The Mental Game Of Baseball Challenge Chapters 3 & 4

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 139

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Baseball Quizzes & Trivia

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. Remember: Read it, Watch it, Do it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is best judge of how performance measures up against goals? 
    • A. 

      Your friends

    • B. 

      Your coach

    • C. 

      You

    • D. 

      Your teammates

  • 2. 
    What is best needed in order for a goal to be meaningful?                  
    • A. 

      You need to be committed to that goal

    • B. 

      It must be easy to attain

    • C. 

      It should be set very high

    • D. 

      It should never be adjustable

    • E. 

      It needs to be set by the team

  • 3. 
    What is the best process for success?
    • A. 

      Goals – Desire - Dedication

    • B. 

      Dedication – Goals - Desire

    • C. 

      Desire – Goals – Dedication

    • D. 

      Desire – Dedication – Goals

  • 4. 
    In order to be successful you must
    • A. 

      Just think about what you want to succeed in

    • B. 

      Just talk about how you will succeed

    • C. 

      Just take the easiest way out

    • D. 

      You must be committed and ambitious to work at success

  • 5. 
    Those who wish to advance to the top of their profession
    • A. 

      Need to be the smartest person in the business

    • B. 

      Must become the president of the corporation

    • C. 

      Must work hard on their weaknesses in addition to continually working on their strengths

    • D. 

      Cheat, lie and back stab anyone who gets in your way

  • 6. 
    Goals serve you and expectations serve others
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Expectations of others are good goals for us to try and achieve
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A player who can retain his joy for baseball is the one who has not let other's needs intrude upon his own
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A player that can understand the difference between where he is reasonably trying to go as opposed to where others want him to end up approaches his game in the right direction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Successful committed players see setbacks as opportunities
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Good work habits are sometimes instrumental to successful players
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The single most powerful predictor of success in the long run is commitment
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    A player's dedication to fielding practice is not as essential as his dedication to any other part of the game
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Success comes only when proper technique has become a habit
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    You get out of something in direct proportion of what you put into it
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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