Today was our first official outing of the season.
We went 1-2 for the day.
There was a fair bit of nervousness, rust, and lack of cohesion on the field during the first two games.
We certainly didn’t play up to our potential in the first two games making several mental, baserunning, and defensive
But, you know what, that’s alright with me and you will read why below.
We did finish with a strong showing during our last game, had a decisive win against a pretty solid team and I saw
more of what I consider to be my “real team”.
In the mean time, each game allowed me to remind the girls of important lessons on their path to excellence.
Here are the three lessons of the day:
Lesson #1 – Every loss, bad performance, or mistake is an opportunity to learn and get better.
You have to analyse what you did, ask yourself how you can do things differently, and improve for next time.
That’s how elite athletes get better. They get a little better each day.
You often learn a lot more by making mistakes and losing