Bob has a unique professional resume which combines an eighteen-year professional baseball career with a master’s degree in sport psychology and counseling from Boston University. Bob won 110 major league games pitching for six teams; the NY Yankees, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals, Texas Rangers, San Diego Padres and Minnesota Twins and was a member of the 1992 National League All-Star team.
Bob is also a member of the Applied Association of Sport Psychology and is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant. He is the author of the book “Ninety Percent Mental: An All-Star Player Turned Mental Skills Coach Reveals the Hidden Game of Baseball.”
In this interview, Bob and Cindra talk about:
- The struggles he experienced getting to the majors
- Why it’s important to consider what your ultimate fear is
- Why adding “so” can help to reduce future-based thinking
- How positive anchoring statements can be helpful
- What he means by 90% mental
- The 3 domains of performance
You can learn more about Bob’s work at https://bobtewksbury.com/ and find him on Twitter @Bob_Tewksbury.