Playing Better Baseball
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BeschreibungInside tips to improve all areas of your game
PortraitRick Wolff's inside knowledge of baseball comes from an outstanding career as a professional player, television analyst, writer, and coach. He played in the 1971 College World Series while a sophomore at Harvard University. The following year, he was drafted by and signed with the Detroit Tigers. When his playing career ended, Wolff served for eight years as the head coach at Mercy College (NY), where he transformed a struggling Division III program into a nationally ranked Division II organization. From 1989 to 1994, Wolff served as the roving performance enhancement coach for the Cleveland Indians.The author of 14 books about sports, business, and sport psychology, Wolff has written articles for numerous consumer and academic publications ranging from "Sports Illustrated" and "Sport to Psychology Today" and "Psychological Reports." He has served as on-air commentator on ESPN, SportsChannel, and the Madison Square Garden Network.Wolff received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Harvard University, magna cum laude, and his master's from Long Island University, with high honors. He is a long-time member of the American Baseball Coaches Association and the Association for the Advancement of Applied Sports Psychology. He lives in Armonk, NY, with his wife and three children.
"""The very best book available for teaching the mental, physical and fundamental sides of baseball. Playing Better Baseball gives you an unparalleled insight into the advanced game of baseball. It's tremendously informative, unbelievably technical and extremely enjoyable to read. Playing Better Baseball will be the key to helping you bridge the gap between potential and performance."""
Cleveland Indians AAA Manager
USA Today Baseball Weekly's
1996 Minor League Manager of the Year
"""Playing Better Baseball"" is very thorough in covering every aspect of the game, especially the mental side of baseball."""
Joseph J. Grillo Jr.
Head Baseball Coach
Byran Hills High School
Yonkers, New York
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: HUMAN KINETICS
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 1997
Seitenanzahl: 208 Seiten