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Pitching: Mental Fundamentals

Derek Johnson

Associate Baseball Coach Vanderbilt University

By addressing the mental side of pitching, your pitcher will learn how to pitch winning baseball games even when he brings his "B" or "C" game to the field.

Mental Side of Pitching

Improving your baseball pitching staff, requires mental preparation in addition to the physical pitching drills.

Pitchers as Championship Thinkers

Thinking like a champion is a must for your pitcher. He can't make excuses for poor pitching, he just needs to find a way to win even with his "B" or "C" pitching game.

Measuring The Mental Stuff

You know how to chart the pitchers speed, pitch count and the physical stuff, but there are mental things you need to chart for your pitcher.