Coach Spotlight Series: Artie Gigantino + MORE

Coach Spotlight Series: Artie Gigantino + MORE
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When Will What We Know Change What We Do in Youth Sports? + MORE

“My daughter and I had to miss her grandfather’s funeral when she was 12 for a cheerleading competition.” I had to read that twice to be sure what I was reading. This was an actual comment we received recently on Facebook. We receive a lot of heartbreaking stories from readers, but this one se.... More »

5 Tips for Effectively Confronting a Coach

Confronting a coach is not a habit that I advocate when a parent is unhappy with playing time, position, or even coaching strategy. But I know that there will be times when you feel you must do it anyway for one of those purposes, or even for a reason that has nothing to do with...Read More &#.... More »

Eat Fat, Get Fat or Eat Fat, Get Healthy? + MORE

  Remember when the "eat fat, get fat" mantra was all the rage? Athletes avoided fat like the plague. They ate poached fish, dry salads, and steamed vegetables in efforts to reduce the risk of getting fat - to say nothing of having a heart attack. Unfortunately for many low-fat .... More »

Soccer Moms and Dads, Don’t Miss This!

Got a minute? Learn More About the Elite Youth Soccer Summit        Related StoriesYou’re Invited to a Free Online Soccer Summit!When You Think Your Child isn’t Trying Hard EnoughThe 5 Biggest Mistakes I Made as a Sports Parent and How You Can Avoid Th.... More »
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Injury Prevention Warmup Programs Work- Use One!

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Warmup based injury prevention programs such as the FIFA 11+ and others show a dramatic reduction in injury rates for young athletes The results are so impressiv.... More »
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Are you unsure as a parent how to identify when your kid needs mental training or are lacking in confidence when they compete?
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We’re back! After a week off for the holidays, we’re so pleased to present our interview Coach Artie for this week’s spotlight. Artie trains as a football coach out of Walnut Creek, California — he was the defensive coordinator and linebacker coach at Cal + USC, as well as the special teams and linebackers coach with the Oakland […] The post Coach Spotlight Series: Artie Gigantino appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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