If you have ever played baseball or had a son or daughter who played baseball, you know what "ready position" is. It is one of the first things my two boys learned in t-ball right along with don't swing your bat in the middle of your teammates. One of my boys had a much harder time remembering it and found the dirt at his feet and the planes in the sky much more entertaining than the game. I am sure his poor coach must have yelled it a hundred times a game. It seemed as though he would never remember but one day it clicked and he was in "ready position" more often than not. I can't recall if it took getting hit with a ball to help him remember, but knowing him that was probably what did it!