Ladson Lightning Bolts: Welcome

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Thursday, May 24
Looking for a Pitching Coach?

This is Samantha Martin (Sam) 843-323-8784
She was a pitcher at USC: Salkehatchie
She charges $15 for a half hour lesson
and $25 for a full hour 
This is Whitney James 919-417-3255                            
She was a pitcher for Charleston Southern University.
She charges $20 for a half hour lesson.                        
She gives lesson at Goose Creek High School.                     


This is Kaili, she pitched for Georgia
and is giving lessons at Gahagan.

Ability is what you're capable of doing.
Motivation determines what you do.
Attitude determines how well you do it.
Lou Holtz:

Philosophy of Life...

Keep your thoughts positive...because your thoughts become your words.

Keep your words positive... because your words become your actions.

Keep your actions positive... because your actions become your habits.

Keep your habits positive... because your habits become your values.

Keep your values positive... because your values become your destiny.

Team Work

Discipline is what you do when no one is looking! It's being considerate of the other person. Having good personal habits - you are polite, on time, and take care of business with pride. We must be disciplined as individuals first, and then as a team.


1. Knows the importance of BEING ON TIME.
2. Hard work in practice has taught her the value of regular hours and good training habits.
3. Has learned that the TEAM comes before herself. This strengthens her character; as she is sometimes called upon to sacrifice for others.
4. Has learned to take orders; in taking orders, she learns how to give them.
5. Knows discipline is the essence of every successful organization; as a member of the team, she understands the need for it.
6. Has learned that many of these things establish a degree of self-discipline.

1. Doesn't beat itself by mistakes.
2. Keeps penalties to a minumum.
3. Is always ready to play - INTENSITY.
4. Has the guts to come back from behind.
5. Rises above adversity.
6. Never, never quits.

             T    Together
             E    Everyone
             A    Accomplishes
             M    More



A winner is always a part of the answer;
A loser is always a part of the problem.
A winner always has a program;
A loser always has an excuse.
A winner says, "Let me do it for you;"
A loser says, "Thats not my job."
A winner sees an answer for every problem;
A loser sees a problem in every answer.
A winner sees a green near every sand trap;
A loser sees two or three sand traps near every green.
A winner says, "It may be difficult, but it's possible;"
A loser says, "It may be possible, but it's too difficult."
When a winner makes a mistake, he says, "I was wrong;"
When a loser makes a mistake, he says, "It wasn't my fault."
A winner works harder than a loser and has more time;
A loser is always "too busy" to do what is necessary.
A winner goes through a problem;
A loser goes around it, and never gets past it.
A winner makes commitments;
A loser makes promises.
A winner says, "I'm good, but not as good as I ought to be;"
A loser says, "I'm not as bad as a lot of other people."
A winner listens;
A loser just waits until it's his turn to talk.
A winner respects those who are superior to him and tries to learn something from them;
A loser resents those who are superior to him and tries to find chinks in their armor.
A winner feels responsible for more than his job;
A loser says, "I only work here."
A winner says, "There ought to be a better way to do it;"
A loser says, "That's the way it's always been done here."

Techniques To Reduce Stress I (Click Here)
Diaphragmatic Breathing:


Five Mental Keys of an At-Bat Routine (Click Here)
Patrick J. Cohn, Ph.D.

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Upcoming Games
Date Event Time Location
Fri 4/28 Diamond Ladson Wildcats vs. Ladson Lightning Bolts 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Ladson (Tom Conley Field)
Wed 5/3 Diamond Ladson Lightning Bolts vs. Ladson Bandits 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Ladson (Tom Conley Field)
Upcoming Practices
Date Event Time Location
Thu 4/27 Glove/Ball Practice 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Coach Paul's Field
Mon 5/1 Glove/Ball Practice 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Coach Paul's Field
Tue 5/2 Glove/Ball Optional Practice 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Coach Paul's Field
Thu 5/4 Glove/Ball Practice 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Coach Paul's Field
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