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Tips for young Baseball Players: Achieving Greatness Through Small Consistent Improvements


As a 12 year old baseball player, it can be easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of daily tasks and responsibilities. It can be hard to find the time and energy to focus on self-improvement and making meaningful changes in your life. But what if I told you that you could make a significant impact by simply striving to be 1% better every day?


John Maxwell, a renowned author and speaker on leadership, has a powerful message about the power of small improvements. He says, "Small disciplines repeated with consistency every day lead to great achievements gained slowly over time." In other words, by making small, consistent changes in your practice and game play, you can achieve big results over time.


So, how can you apply this principle to your baseball game? Here are a few practical ways to get started:


Set daily goals: Set small, achievable goals for yourself every day. It could be something as simple as hitting 10 balls off the tee or catching 10 fly balls. By setting daily goals, you'll be more likely to make progress in your game.


Reflect on your progress: Take time at the end of each practice or game to reflect on your progress and think about what you could do better next time. It's important to be honest with yourself and acknowledge areas where you need to improve.


Learn from others: Surround yourself with people who inspire and motivate you. Learn from their experiences and apply what you've learned to your own game.


Stay consistent: Consistency is key. Make a commitment to yourself to be 1% better every day, and stick to it. It may not seem like much, but over time, the small improvements will add up to big changes.


By following these simple tips, you can start to see real progress in your baseball game. Remember, small disciplines repeated with consistency every day lead to great achievements gained slowly over time. So take the first step today and ask yourself, what can I do to be 1% better today?

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