I study pitchers. I visualize pitches. That gives me a better chance every time I step into the box. That doesn’t mean I’m going to get a hit every game, but that’s one of the reasons I’ve come a long way as a hitter.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
It's the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.
I used a lot of visualization in terms of who I would be guarding and who would be guarding me. When I was walking down the street for, say, lunch, I’d imagine those individuals in front of me. I’d imagine going around them.
Some guys need to see things on a grease board. I like when you can see it in your mind.
I have been visualizing myself every night for the past four years standing on the podium having the gold placed around my neck.
Visualization lets you concentrate on all the positive aspects of your game.
Dreaming means rehearsing what you see, playing it over and over in your mind until it becomes as real to you as your life right now.
You visualize pitches. You see it in your head; you think it. I used to play every pitcher in my mind before I went to the ballpark. I started getting ready for ever game the moment I woke up.