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Getting Your Players to Go Beyond Their Comfort Zone

Interview with Josh Johnson, Associate Head Coach at Ball State University

SOFTBALL IS 90% MENTAL LET'S COACH LIKE IT!

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Today’s guest has his Doctorate (ABD) in Sport Psychology and uses his training to help his players redefine their horizon and reach unexpected new heights.

Described as clever, innovative, and hardworking, he has consistently helped his pitching staffs improve. He has coached at some of the top programs in the nation, including Louisiana Lafayette, including his current position where he helped his pitchers set a program-best ERA this past season.

He also has extensive high-level experience as a fastpitch softball player himself! He has been playing at the Major level of the North American Fastpitch Association (NAFA) as both a pitcher and an outfielder. He was voted Most Valuable Player, was a 16-time NAFA All-World Team selection, and was inducted into the NAFA Hall of Fame.

We are so excited to share the stories and strategies of 
Ball State’s Associate Head Coach, Josh Johnson!

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Reaching your full potential with mental toughness
  • Challenging yourself and pushing yourself past your comfort zone
  • How trust between the coach and player allows the players to play freely, without fear of making a mistake
  • Earning respect through honesty, consistency and trust
  • Having a system to implement mental training

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If you’ve already started to implement the mental game, want more guidance and resources for building it into everything you do (especially when your time is limited and have a limited budget), consider joining our Mental Sweet Spot Academy! 

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We’re also open to topic requests! Just contact us with your suggestions. Until then, hope to see you back here soon!

Alicia & Mel

 


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Interview with Emily Stanley, Assistant Coach at Berry College

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SOFTBALL IS 90% MENTAL LET'S COACH LIKE IT!

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