Wade Boggs on His Pre-game Routine in Baseball
“I went into a cocoon for 15-20 minutes before each game. This was my quite time, my preparation time. I focused on the pitcher and how he would try to get me out. I would envision getting a hit off the pitcher.” – Wade Boggs
Pregame routines help you mentally prepare for competition. A pre-game routine can be used to mentally rehearse many different scenarios you will encounter during a competitive event. Visualizing his performance in the dugout is why Hank Aaron was so successful at the plate. By imagining different situations and successful execution your chances of success can be dramatically enhanced.