Keri Casas

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Name: Keri Casas
Date registered: January 29, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Believe In Yourself — November 7, 2019
  2. YOUR Words, YOUR Choices, YOUR Actions, YOUR Consequences — October 31, 2019
  3. The Green Monster — October 24, 2019
  4. The Unsure Athlete — October 17, 2019
  5. Injuries…What do we do? — October 11, 2019

Most commented posts

  1. How to Coach the Bratty Athlete — 13 comments
  2. How to Teach Commitment and Perseverance — 9 comments
  3. HOW TO SEPARATE SPORT AND FAMILY — 6 comments
  4. How to Build Confidence — 5 comments
  5. How to Coach the Natural Athlete — 5 comments

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Nov
07

Believe In Yourself

Believe In Yourself “Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable.” We have so many incredibly talented athletes within our organization and that come in for lessons who are determined, strong, diligent, and smart! BUT they are holding themselves back with their mental game. Somewhere along the way of their softball journey, they lost their …

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Oct
31

YOUR Words, YOUR Choices, YOUR Actions, YOUR Consequences

YOUR Words, YOUR Choices, YOUR Actions, YOUR Consequences There is a lot of different coaching styles that come from so many different personalities and perspectives that stem from different backgrounds and experiences. As a parent and/or a coach, we become our own person with our own beliefs and styles of discipline, teaching, and coaching that …

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Oct
24

The Green Monster

The Green Monster “Never take your crown off to make your haters feel comfortable.” Jealousy is inevitable. Some feel it more than others, but it always arises among all types of people, teams, groups, friends, family, peers, etc. We can’t help it, it just happens! BUT it is so incredibly important as coaches and parents …

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Oct
17

The Unsure Athlete

The Unsure Athlete “What if I fall? Oh, but my darling, what if you fly?” As parents and coaches, we go through phases, and our athletes also go through phases; one phase that athletes go through is feeling and wanting to “not play anymore.” Now, this can be completely upsetting for us! We will become …

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Oct
11

Injuries…What do we do?

 Injuries…What do we do? “Never let a stumble in the road be the end of the journey.” Unfortunately, in any sport, injuries are inevitable. Some are minor and some are major. Some can be even life changing and altering, while some can be a small scrape to the knee. But what can we do to …

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Oct
03

Don’t Pout! The Selfish Athlete

Don’t Pout! The Selfish Athlete “You can’t be a smart cookie with a crumbly attitude!” Selfish athletes? Do you have them on your team? Do you have players who pout, complain, and disrupt your team dynamic? Unfortunately, there is always an athlete who is selfish and sadly, it causes a much bigger problem within the …

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Sep
26

School Comes First, Right?

School Comes First, Right? “Don’t wait for tomorrow when you can start today.” As athletes and parents we tend to get blinded by the excitement when the words “college” and “softball” are fused together on the horizon for our daughter’s future. We forget or sometimes lose the ability to find balance with our busy schedules; …

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Sep
19

WHO IS SHE PLAYING FOR?

Who is she playing for? “You have to know that you are good enough and worth it. Once you master belief in yourself no one can steal that love from you.” Who is your athlete playing for? Is she playing for herself, or is she playing for you, her parent, coach, or mentor? It is …

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Sep
12

I Don’t Fit the Mold

I Don’t Fit the Mold “Don’t follow someone else’s way, find what works for you and stick to it.” Fitting in is easy for some and hard for others. We have young athletes who want to have the coolest clothes, makeup, shoes, games, and so forth, not necessarily because they like those materialistic things, but …

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Sep
05

I’m Busy: Don’t Be Busy, Be Productive!

I’m Busy: Don’t Be Busy, Be Productive! “You did not wake up today to be mediocre.” Busy. A common word we use as an excuse when we don’t want to do something. A word that is severely misused and misunderstood. If you look up the definition of busy, you will find: “occupied with or concentrating …

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