The Mental Game Of Baseball Challenge Chapter 10

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The Mental Game Of Baseball Challenge Chapter 10 - Quiz

The following challenge was developed from the book "The Mental Game of Baseball" by H. A. Dorfman and Karl Kuehl. In it the authors present their practical and proven strategy for developing the mental skills needed to achieve peak performance at every level of the game. This challenge is designed to test your knowledge and understanding of the tips provided in it and to help you improve your concentration, visualization, focus and relaxation so you can directly improve your performance. As a member of the Nauset Baseball Team, you are required to read "The Mental Game of Baseball Outline" available on Nauset High School's Student SPORTS Page and complete each chapter's challenge. Remem


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is not a proper condition for visualization?
    • A. 

      Private and quiet location (spot)

    • B. 

      No distractions

    • C. 

      You must be in a relaxed state (Mind, body and spirit)

    • D. 

      Blocking out thoughts or distractions instead of dealing with them

  • 2. 
    It is important to use visualization 
    • A. 

      5-10 minutes a day

    • B. 

      10-15 minutes a day

    • C. 

      15-20 minutes a week

    • D. 

      1 hour per week

  • 3. 
    Visualization is also known as
    • A. 

      Mental practice

    • B. 

      Mental rehearsal

    • C. 

      Imagery

    • D. 

      Only “a” & “b”

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 4. 
    Visualization means that you   
    • A. 

      See yourself hitting the ball to a specific area

    • B. 

      See your teammates making the right plays

    • C. 

      See the ball going into your glove and making the proper throw all the time

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Only “a” & “c”

  • 5. 
    Visualization allows a player to create his own ideal environment
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    You shouldn't visualize yourself playing from a coaches eye or that of an observer            
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    As a pitcher seeing the breaking ball dipping down over and over is not part of visualization
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Using all your senses helps make visualization more effective
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Not everyone can visualize 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Your mind gives guidance to your muscles  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The more real the experience – the mental practice – the more effective is your performance           
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Visualizers don't see the ball in every detail but they perceive it vividly enough to see themselves doing what they want to do successfully
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Visualization should only be a part of game preparation 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Visualization is the ability to recall information in physical forms and images, instead of words and at times can be more effective than physical practice 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False