Keri Casas

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Name: Keri Casas
Date registered: January 29, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Attitude, it’s up to YOU! — April 11, 2019
  2. Building Team Chemistry — April 4, 2019
  3. Finding the Athlete Within — March 28, 2019
  4. Taking Private Lessons — March 21, 2019
  5. Coaching with a Purpose — March 14, 2019

Most commented posts

  1. How to Coach the Bratty Athlete — 13 comments
  2. HOW TO SEPARATE SPORT AND FAMILY — 6 comments
  3. How to Build Confidence — 5 comments
  4. How to Coach the Natural Athlete — 5 comments
  5. How to Coach an Athlete Who Takes Private Lessons — 5 comments

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Apr
11

Attitude, it’s up to YOU!

Attitude “Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior positive because your behavior becomes your habits. Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values. Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny.”-Ghandi How you act, react, and respond doesn’t just have the ability to catalyze problems …

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Apr
04

Building Team Chemistry

Building Team Chemistry All too often we have issues among athletes and even among coaches. We have clicks, teammates who don’t get along, athletes who don’t like each other because they have to compete for the same position, and coaches who can’t agree or find common ground. These problems have to be solved in order …

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Mar
28

Finding the Athlete Within

Finding the Athlete Within Going the extra mile isn’t just about putting more practice time in; it is also about finding the athlete that they are as individuals. Whether it is focused on their swing, throw, fielding, pitching, catching, or their mental game, each athlete is learning more about her own skills, abilities, strengths, and …

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Mar
21

Taking Private Lessons

Taking Private Lessons Taking private softball lessons is crucial in the successful development of your athlete’s mechanics, fundamentals, and knowledge within the positions they are training in. Many parents who have played sports before their children believe they are capable of coaching and instructing their athlete. Parents can absolutely help their athlete succeed in a …

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Mar
14

Coaching with a Purpose

Coaching with a Purpose All too often we see and hear coaches talk about the importance of winning, and winning only. While winning does have an important part in the sport itself, there’s also many other factors that hold great value. There is a difference between coaching to win verses coaching for success. Winning holds …

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Mar
07

Bullying

Bullying “Stand up for what is right, even if you stand alone.” Bullying is unfortunately and devastatingly common. No matter how many times we say it is wrong, hurtful, disappointing, and disrespectful and so forth, we still have bullies. In softball we see bullies on the field, in the dugout, between games, at practices, and …

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Feb
28

Being Honest With Your Athlete by Nikoli Sharp

Honesty Do you lie to your athletes? Do you tell them that they have improved when they haven’t? Do you tell them they pitched an incredible game, but they didn’t? Do you tell them their swing looks great when you see flaws? Are you allowing your fear of hurting their feelings and hurting your relationship …

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Feb
21

Taking Responsibility for Yourself by Nikoli Sharp

Responsibility “Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is YOU who will get you to where you want to go, no one else.” Within sports, we tend to fall into this rabbit hole of selfishness, blame, and excuses. Softball is a game of failure. There are incredible highs and incredible lows whether it is …

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Feb
14

Listening, Learning, Understanding, and Reacting to Different Perspectives

Listening, Learning, Understanding, and Reacting to Different Perspectives Getting constructive criticism, feedback, or having to listen to something you don’t want to hear can cause negative reactions, emotions, and future problems among coaches, players, and even parents. Do you get defensive when someone else has a different opinion than you? Some of us can be …

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Feb
07

Game Day Nutrition by Nikoli Sharp

Game Day Nutrition We all know that food and nutrition is important. Like all things, some value it more than others. For competitive athletes, nutrition can make a huge difference in their performance! Speaking from my own experiences as an athlete, and coming from an upbringing in an extremely athletic family, nutrition became a strict …

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