The Mental Game Of Baseball Challenge Chapters 1 & 2

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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. 
    Difference between two athletes is
    • A. 

      20% physical and 80% mental

    • B. 

      30% mental and 70% physical

    • C. 

      60% mental and 40% physical

    • D. 

      50% mental and 50% physical

  • 2. 
    Which best describes goals?
    • A. 

      Should not be easily attainable, but they should be reachable

    • B. 

      Need to challenge the player by pushing him towards his limits

    • C. 

      Should not be changed to hastily

    • D. 

      Should encourage a player to work hard & be rewarded for his efforts

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 3. 
    Which best describes a result goal?
    • A. 

      Seeing the ball well

    • B. 

      Seeing the target well

    • C. 

      Batting .300

    • D. 

      Making sure your stance is correct in the batter's box

  • 4. 
    Which is not a performance goals?
    • A. 

      To hit the breaking ball

    • B. 

      To get a better jump on balls hit over my head

    • C. 

      To pitch more effectively on the inside part of the plate

    • D. 

      To have a 2.35 era

  • 5. 
    What is an example of a negative goal?
    • A. 

      I don't want to strike out as much as I did last year

    • B. 

      I gotta get a hit this time up

    • C. 

      I need to get on base

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 6. 
    A physical performance is the outcome of a thought
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The mental message has nothing to do with physical action of the body     
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Habits are thoughts done over and over and become programmed behavior
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
     How you think has nothing to do with how you play
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Attitudes can't be changed even after they've been recognized
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Winners never fail
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Winners admit by taking the fault for something that goes wrong in their lives
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Judgment of success is focused on your own specific approaches & actions not on stats
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    A loser sticks to unrealistic and unattainable goals that are beyond his skill level
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Goals must be compatible, limited in number, be prioritized in order of importance,  be put in writing, signed by the goal writer and read at least three times a day in order to effectively sink in to our thought process    
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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