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15 to 28: A Story of God's Love, Power, and Redemption

15 to 28 is a riveting story that reveals God?s love, power, and redemption through 28 true stories from the life of Coach Matt Deggs.His journey in (and out) of college baseball is a true testament to what is possible when we remove ourselves from the equation and trust God?s plan.

The Baseball Playbook literally covers every area of the game. That is why this has been regarded as the best book in all of baseball. Whether you want to learn how to schedule a practice, evaluate your players, or maintain a field, this book has it all. This is a great book for any player, parent, coach, or fan to learn more about the game of baseball.

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Finding Clarity: A Mindful Look Into the Art of Hitting

What separates a Major League hitter from the rest of us? They can cut through the clutter and find out WHY they are successful. Kevin Wilson, one of the most respected private hitting consultants to the pros, helps you cut through the clutter of launch angles, exit velocities and other confusing language, to help you find clarity and become the best version of yourself in the batters box.

Fueling Young Athletes

Young athletes are always on the go. School, family, and sports eat up a lot of time. For parents and coaches, it can be a challenge to make sure kids are eating healthfully enough to perform at their best on and off the field. Fueling Young Athletes provides the help you need. In this practical guide, Heather Mangieri—a sport dietitian and mother of three active kids—breaks down the nutrition needs of young athletes and explains what the latest research suggests. You’ll analyze current eating habits and preferences and how and where these can be improved. You’ll learn how healthier meals and snacks can equate to improved performance while still being convenient and appetizing.

Heads-Up Baseball : Playing the Game One Pitch at a Time

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Ninety Percent Mental: An All-Star Player Turned Mental Skills Coach Reveals the Hidden Game of Baseball

Relentless Optimism: How a Commitment to Positive Thinking Changes Everything (Sports for the Soul) (Volume 3)

Positive thinking leads to positive outcomes. Study after study proves this. Researchers have found that optimistic people live longer, live healthier, have more energy, have more successful careers, make better decisions, are more productive, are less stressed, have healthier relationships, and (not surprisingly) are much happier than pessimists.

The GoodBatting Book

For more than a decade, Kevin Wilson has been one of the most respected hitting coaches in the game. He works behind the scenes as a private hitting consultant to some of the best hitters in Major League Baseball. Now, for the first time ever in print, he takes you inside the mental game of hitting, explaining things you wish you knew before you got into high school, college or professional baseball.

The Baseball Drill Book

Seventeen of the game's top collegiate coaches have teamed up with the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) to bring you the game's most comprehensive assortment of practice activities. The Baseball Drill Book features 198 drills proven to improve individual and team performance. Former Fresno State coach Bob Bennett, Ripon College's Gordie Gillespie, Lewis-Clark State's Ed Cheff, Wichita State's Gene Stephenson, and South Carolina's Ray Tanner are among the greats who present their best practice drills and insights for improving these skills:

The Mental Game of Baseball: A Guide to Peak Performance

In this book, authors H.A. Dorfman and Karl Kuehl present their practical and proven strategy for developing the mental skills needed to achieve peak performance at every level of the game.The theory and applications are illustrated by anecdotes and insights from major and minor league players, who at some point discovered the importance of mastering the inner game in order to play baseball as it should be played. Intended for players, managers, coaches, agents, and administrators as well as fans who want a more in-depth look at the makeup of the complete baseball player.

Think Like a Warrior: The Five Inner Beliefs That Make You Unstoppable (Sports for the Soul) (Volume 1)

If you want to take control of your life and achieve your biggest dreams, you must develop a "warrior mindset." This book will show you how to stop thinking like a victim and start thinking like a warrior.