Monthly Archives: June 2012

Jun 22

More DBSP Athletes Sign, Are Honored

By Dan Blewett | Pitching

The big goal of my training program is not to make my athletes strong, faster, or better – it’s to make them into college and hopefully professional athletes. Many more have made this step recently: Kent Frantz: Big 12 Conference Pitcher of the Year Kent trained in Warbird Academy all winter and proved to be […]

Jun 17

3 Confidence-Boosting Techniques For Athletes

By Dan Blewett | Mental Training

I’m currently reading Unleash the Warrior Within┬áby Richard Machowicz, a Navy SEAL. The book talks about Self-talk in chapter 3 and highlighted a few things that I was pleased to find that I was already doing, self-talk being one of them. I use baseball analogies because I’m a baseball player, but all of this article […]

Jun 15

Forced Public Confidence; Perception is Reality

By Dan Blewett | Mental Training

When in the gym, I continually talk with my athletes about issues that require confidence – playing sports, wooing girls/boys, confrontations, meeting new people. All of this public talk about confidence, and the assumption by my athletes that I possess the virtues on which I speak, leads to increased confidence for all of us. Forced […]

Jun 08

Adapt to Hitters’ Adaptations

By Dan Blewett | Mental Training

You can’t expect to get the same hitters out the same way for an entire game. In my last start, though I knew this, I didn’t trust my own realization that I need to adapt as the game went on. I didn’t struggle or get hit because of it, but I ceased putting batters away […]