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REPOST: Is it worth reading? “Chop wood, carry water” By Joshua Medcalf

I am reposting my review of “Chop Wood, Carry Water” by Joshua Medcalf originally published in August 2020. The book came up in a recent podcast interview with John Lannan, former Major League Baseball pitcher and now Mental Performance Coach for the Toronto Blue Jays (that episode will drop in early 2022). John and I …

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How Can Working with a Mental Performance Coach Enhance Your Baseball Career?

Mental performance coaching, often referred to as sport psychology, has been part of professional baseball for over 30 years. Pioneers like Harvey Dorfman and Ken Ravizza helped make mental skills training accepted in baseball.  Since the 1980s, the prevalence of mental skills coaching within major league baseball has grown steadily and significantly. Today, almost all …

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