Why do some teams seem to perform well under pressure while others fall apart? What sets successful teams above the rest? Beside developing and teaching his players there are some skills the winning coach must acquire.

  • Teach your players to focus only on the things they can control. When an athlete focuses on “uncontrollables” he is more likely to tighten up and “choke.” The chart below lists things beyond a player’s control and subsequently he should block them out and focus only on things he can control.

Coach Tim Kafer



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Tim Kafer has coached over 25 years of youth baseball. He has worked with players at college, High School and youth