Ravizza'isms

  • Get comfortable with being uncomfortable.
  • Control the controllables.
  • Be present, not perfect.
  • Compensate and adjust.
  • Feeling good is overrated.
  • Are you that bad that you have to feel good to play well?
  • Flush it.
  • Trust the Process.
  • Attitude is a decision.
  • Have a good shitty day.
  • Give 100% of whatever you have to win the next moment/pitch.
  • What do you have to go to when the garbage hits the fan, because it will hit the fan.
  • Inhale… Exhale.
  • So what? Deal with it.
  • So what? Next pitch.
  • Simplexity – It can be simple and complex at the same time. 
  • The time is now; the place is here.
  • It begins before it begins.
  • Keep the process greater than the outcome
  • Failure is positive feedback.
  • Keep quality greater than quantity.
  • Adversity is the fertilizer of growth.
  • Just be good – you don’t have to be great. 
  • The process is your armor against results and the fear of failure.
  • The more consistent your preparation, the more consistent your performance
  • Get 100% out of the day you’re having.
  • You have to be in control of yourself before you can control your performance.
  • Do not permit the pressure to exceed the pleasure. Pressure is a privilege.
  • Be where you need to be when you need to be there.
  • One pitch at a time.
  • Get big.
  • Be right here, right now.
  • Manage the moment.
  • Put the hay in the barn.
  • Self-control leads to body control leads to skill control.
  • Just do what you do every day.
  • This ain’t Disneyland.
  • Stand naked before the gods.
  • We can’t be all things to all people. 
  • Step into your circle.
  • You have very little control of what goes on around you, but total control of how you choose to respond to it. 
  • Tension is the body’s way of asking for attention. 
  • What are you working on? 
  • You have to be able to get it done with your A game, your B game and your C game. 
  • A routine is not a superstition or a ritual. It’s not magic. It’s a process that’s fundamental to creating consistency in performance. 
  • It’s one thing to have  experience. It’s another thing to learn from your experience. 
  • Look inside for the answers to life’s questions, not outside. 
  • What you are aware of you can improve; what you are unaware of you can’t.