Coach Spotlight Series: Jared Pava + MORE
Living in Minnesota, it can be a long winter unless one embraces the great outdoors. Having enjoyed spring, summer and fall hikes at nearby Lebanon State Park, it was time to see if walking trails could be as enjoyable in the winter. Friends who had recently purchased snowshoes encouraged us to give.... More »
It’s easy to blame the coach when things don’t go as we’d like. Coaches are easy targets. When your child is not playing to his potential, when she is sitting too long on the bench, or when you don’t like the way a play turned out–parents are on the prowl for someone to.... More »
Applying The 3 R’s of Refocusing in Youth Sports It may sound silly, but sports kids can get really distracted by what they’re wearing and what their teammates and opponents are wearing. Take swimmers, for example. One middle school student tells us she gets really distracted by overweight .... More »
In youth sports, no two events are alike. The score, the mistakes, the opponents, the weather, the officials, and how your child feels are all variables that influence the youth sports event experience and make each one unique. However, even though there’s no way for you to know what each comp.... More »
Has your child ever come home and said, “I want to quit!”? What is youth sports like for you? Would you take a few minutes to answer three simple questions? Click Here. Related StoriesGetting Recruited: What College Coaches Want You to Know Abou.... More »
We’re well-overdue for a new Coach Spotlight in 2016, so we’re excited to add another entry with Coach Jared from New York! Since it’s been a minute, it may be worthwhile to revisit the purpose of these blog posts — many of you may not ever teach Yoga, or even take a lesson of it […] The post Coach Spotlight Series: Jared Pava appeared first on CoachUp Blog.
If we were to peer inside an athlete’s mind while he was in the middle of a great game, we would consistently find a number of predictable mental elements present. The presence of these mental components creates the special INTERNAL ENVIRONMENT within the athlete that enables the peak performance to happen, fuels the athlete’s motivation, and keeps him involved in the sport over the long haul…