To listen to this new podcast series, click on the above arrow. Welcome to Week 3 of Head Games! The mental game of youth sports is key to your child’s success and this week we focus on Athletes and Their Body Images. My co-host for the series is Diane Munoz, counselor, blogger, and recoverin.... More »
Whether you are a parent of a 5, 15, or 25-year-old, it’s always good to take a hard look at how you are doing at parenting. This year, I want to be sure that there are some things my kids really, really know, and in order for them to know these things, I will...Read More
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More About Why Criminal Prosecutions Can Help Control Parental Violence in Youth Sports
By Doug Abrams
A few years ago, a Minnesota judge sentenced a father to six months in prison for grabbing his son’s pee wee hockey coach in a choke hold during a practice session while the 11-12-year-o.... More »
What is emotional intelligence? How do parents and teachers nurture it at home and in the classroom? What methods are working?
Emotional intelligence (EI for short) has become a popular term since Daniel Goleman authored his book with the same title in 1995. Several decades of research not on.... More »
Your athlete’s success will face a lot of challenges. Youth sports is full of challenges, there is no doubt about that. You’ve seen your child face playing time battles, coaching conflicts, teammate clashes, and performance slumps. And these are without a doubt big hurdles for your young.... More »
Video: is this the end for Alex Rodriguez? Here at CoachUp, we like to ask the hard-hitting questions, so we’re going to tackle the topic of one of sport’s most polarizing figures: New York Yankees’ Designated Hitter, Alex Rodriguez. Rodriguez, a controversial figure, may finally, after twenty-two seasons, be facing the end of his dwindling […]
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Do you have a basketball player in the house? If so, you know the challenges that come with earning minutes in the game. Today’s guest post by Glen Izevbigie from The Better Game gives some very specific ideas on how to help your child earn more basketball playing time. Playing time isn’t everything, but explaining…
If your youth sports organization is run through, or in connection with, a church or other religious organization, you may want to brush up on sex offender laws in your state. Why? A New Jersey judge recently ruled that sex offenders in New Jersey are allowed to work with children as long as they’re part of a church group…
There is a debate among business professionals about whether to put your customers or your employees first. “Why does it have to be an either / or?” we wonder.
When Protect Youth Sports faced this challenging experience, we decided to focus on three things we knew our expert team of industry leaders could deliver really well…