Common Fears For Ball Players With Throwing Yips


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In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, starts his new series in Sessions With Doc, where he answers mental game questions.

Here’s the question Dr. Patrick Cohn answers this week:

Do you struggle with throwing down to 2nd base or simply throwing balls in a baseball game?

Jason said:

“I grew up playing baseball my whole life. I get nervous when I even just think about throwing and when I try to throw hard at my target I throw it in the dirt or over the person’s head. How do I get over this?”

In this video you’ll learn:

The fears that cause you to throw a ball into the dirt or throw it over the pitchers head or the 1st baseman’s head unexpectedly.

We call this the throwing yips in baseball.

What are the yips?

Listen to this week's podcast to learn more about the yips and what Dr. Cohn says you can do to get relief and throw freely again

Head over to Peak Sports and check out Breaking The Yips Cycle:

Breaking The Yips Cycle: Mental Strategies to Improve Confidence & Throw Freely Again

Download our FREE baseball yips report!

8 Mental Game Strategies To Break The Yips Cycle

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