Not a member yet?
Subscribe Now!
Photo: Perfect Game

General : : General
Baseball Goal Setting
Kevin Barr        
Published: Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Baseball Goal-Setting

•  Professional baseball players set individual-goals & write them down.

•  Youth baseball players should list obtaining college baseball scholarship as primary long-term goal.

•  Performance-goals must be established each year that are attainable in short term.

Functions of Goal-Setting

 Provides direction to focus energy.

•  Provides feedback on progress.

•  Provides valuable source of motivation

Principles of Goal-Setting

•  Emphasize performance & de-emphasize game outcome.

•  Be measurable & specific, as opposed to vague & general.

•  Be challenging & realistic

•  Be stated positively, not negatively.

•  Include short term (daily), intermediate, & long-term (dream-goals)

•  Be explicit & write goals.

To receive unlimited one-year membership access for $50.00 to TheBBR, please visit the page shown in the URL below and enter the coupon code

Recent Related Articles
MVPs for PG's Harper, Donaldson
Nationals RF Bryce Harper (p), who performed at the 2009 PG All-American Classic, and Blue Jays 3B Josh Donaldson have been n... READ 
Correa tops Lindor for AL RoY
Carlos Correa, an alumnus of both the 2011 PG All-American Classic and PG National Showcase, edged fellow Puerto Rican and PG... READ 
NL RoY Award to Cubs' Bryant
2009 PG All-American, '09 PG National Showcase alum and current Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was the unanimous choi... READ 
Most Viewed Related Articles
PG alums among KC's Royalty
The Kansas City Royals won the World Series Championship on Sunday with important contributions from 7 PG alumni, including 2... READ 
Recruiting and transfer process
Rick Allen of Informed Athlete provides valuable insight for young ballplayers with questions about the recruiting and transf... READ 
10 PG alumni grab Gold Gloves
St. Louis Cardinals RF and 2006 PG All-American Classic alum Jason Heyward was among 10 MLB players with PG histories to rece... READ 

Keywords in this article
       Player Profile Page    Event Page