ABUSIVE COACHES: LL Coach Sues a 14-Year-Old Player + MORE

ABUSIVE COACHES: LL Coach Sues a 14-Year-Old Player + MORE
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SPORTS SAFETY: Let’s Not Give Up on Youth Football Too Quickly + MORE

In Praise of Youth Football Guest Column from Wayne Mazzoni Listening to Coach Wolff’s show this past Sunday morning, but not having the time to call in, I feel compelled to add to the conversation on youth football.  Having been a part of youth sports as a player, coach, and parent, I can tell y.... More »

Should You Go to Your Child’s Youth Sports Practices?

There’s been debate over whether youth sports practices should be closed to parents. Here’s my thoughts on parents and practice. Help Me Raise $500 for Caps for Kids! Caps for Kids is a program that gives autographed baseball caps to kids battling cancer. The  caps and autographs are f.... More »

COMMUNICATING WITH THE PARENTS: Part II of Doug Abrams’ Experiences as a Youth Hockey Coach + MORE

 Using Email to Communicate With the Team’s Parents (Part 2) By Doug Abrams Part 1 of this three-part column urged community youth league coaches to consider using email to share observations and explanations with parents before, during, and after the season. The Part provided emails that I, as h.... More »
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Mental Rehearsal For Athletes – Peaksports Video + MORE

In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about how to use visualization for athletes in competition. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or po.... More »
Well, this is just nuts.
A chiropractor in California claims he suffered a severed Achilles tendon when one of his LL players rounded third base en route to scoring a winning run. The boy threw his helmet up in the air and on the way down, it struck the coach in his lower leg, seriously injuring him…

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We recently interviewed one of CoachUp’s private soccer coaches Coach Michael F. With many years of soccer coaching experience under his belt and a successful athletic career that led to playing professional soccer, Coach Michael deserves to shine under the spotlight.
Tell us about yourself.
I have over 20 years of experience playing soccer,  and I am still currently playing professional soccer in Philadelphia…

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