Photo: Perfect Game

Baseball Goal Setting

General : : General
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
PG2012.

http://thebbr.com/athletic-development-program-sign-up.html

Recent Related Articles
2080 Baseball: Tebow Alert!
2080 Baseball scout Dave DeFreitas was on hand at the private workout at Dedeaux Field (USC) for Tim Tebow and provides his t... READ 
Informed Athlete: College or Pro?
Rick Allen of Informed Athlete provides valuable insight to players who were drafted as the July 15 signing deadline approach... READ 
PG welcomes Smith aboard
Former Howard College NJCAA Coach of the Year Britt Smith has accepted a position with PG that enables him to create new oppo... READ 
Most Viewed Related Articles
PG welcomes Smith aboard
Former Howard College NJCAA Coach of the Year Britt Smith has accepted a position with PG that enables him to create new oppo... READ 
Informed Athlete: College or Pro?
Rick Allen of Informed Athlete provides valuable insight to players who were drafted as the July 15 signing deadline approach... READ 
2080 Baseball: Tebow Alert!
2080 Baseball scout Dave DeFreitas was on hand at the private workout at Dedeaux Field (USC) for Tim Tebow and provides his t... READ 
 



Keywords in this article
       Player Profile Page    Event Page
About Perfect Game :: Contact us :: Site Map
Copyright 1994-2016 by Perfect Game. All rights reserved. No portion of this information may be reprinted or reproduced without the written consent of Perfect Game.