April 22nd @ 8pm ET / 7pm CT

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4 Core Skills

In our 50+ years of experience and research, we've developed four core skills to help you build an effective mental approach. This is a proven process that will enhance your hitting routine, and help you compete at your best with consistency.

  • Reset: an action to get your attention to the present moment. For example: tighten your batting gloves, knock dirt off your cleats, or focus on your bat label.

  • Mindful breathing: There are two components to mindful breathing. First, inhale for 4-6 seconds and exhale for 4-6 (or more) seconds. Second, breath using your diaphragm (stomach).

  • Focus Cue: This is a word or phrase that you repeat to yourself to lock your attention on the task at hand. For example: , “see the baseball”, or “attack the pitch”, or “trust my zone.”

  • Mindful Courage: Accept any ineffective thoughts that enter your mind, then come back to your focus cue. This allows you to trust your focus cue, relax, and hunt the pitch in your zone.



Adam Rosales

Adam Rosales played 14 years of professional baseball; 11 years in the Major Leagues. In 2005 was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 12th round out of Western Michigan University, and made his MLB debut in 2008. in 2009 Adam was the proud recipient of the "Heart and Hustle" award. He played in the MLB for six different organizations: Cincinnati Reds, Oakland A's, Texas Rangers, San Diego Padres, Arizona Diamondbacks, and the Cleveland Indians. He is currently coaching in the Oakland A's organization, and is the owner of Baseball Utility.

Lead Instructor

Ronnie Ortegon

Ronnie Ortegon has over 30 years of coaching experience! After playing collegiate and minor league baseball he coached at the high school level, climbed his way up to become an MLB hitting instructor. Ronnie has been a part of five MLB organizations: Philadelphia Phillies, Cincinnati Reds, Atlanta Braves, Texas Rangers and the Toronto Blue Jays. Ronnie is the author of “The Hitter’s Discipline”, and he believes that with a game plan and planned approach for every at bat you will maximize your ability in competition.

Mental Skills Expert

Andy Pierce

Andy Pierce has over 8 years of experience working in the field of sport and performance psychology. He has a masters degree from National University in Performance Psychology. He currently works as a Master Resilient Trainer-Performance Expert for the United States Army training elite Special Forces Soldiers and Army Ranger Soldiers in performance and sports psychology. He specializes in mental skills and techniques that help athletes to perform at their best with consistency.