CoachUp Pic of the Month Contest + MORE

CoachUp Pic of the Month Contest + MORE

How to Be Sure Your Child’s Youth Sports Coach is Really Listening to You

How did your child’s youth sports coach respond the last time you went to him or her with a problem? Coaches may nod their heads and smile, but there’s always a chance that they are only hearing you, and not really listening. Coaches hear every parent that confronts them, but there is a .... More »
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The Psychology Of Words And The Young Athlete + MORE

Ken TaylorYoung athletes live in a pretty strange world. So many adults saying things to them but no one really communicating. Its hard enough for them to decipher one adult's vague instructions but then have to blend the mixed messages of parents and coaches.  Ken Taylor, former NFL cornerback.... More »

To Play Or Not To Play Youth Sports: That Is The Question + MORE

For parents like me trying to make sense of today’s youth sports landscape, there is a steady stream of new influences and impacts to consider when signing your child up for the next season. We are inundated with information about the risks of contact and non-contact sports such as football, lacr.... More »

Coach Spotlight Series: George Foreman III on Boxing + Cross Training + MORE

Coach Spotlight Series: George Foreman III on Boxing + Cross Training Transcription provided by Katie Curtis This week’s CoachUp Spotlight features George Foreman III and his insight into the importance of cross training in achieving any sport-specific goal. During his years of experience, Ge.... More »

Nieman Storyboard’s Annotation Tuesday! looks under the hood of great writing + MORE

I don’t know how I’ve missed this, but Niemanstoryboard.org has a feature called Annotation Tuesday! in which one writer interviews another about some recent or famous piece, and the questions and answers are interspersed throughout the story itself. It’s like the audio commentary.... More »
youth flag football tournaments 1400134979 1133508347 CoachUp Pic of the Month Contest + MOREWe recently interviewed Khano Smith to gain some insight into his coaching philosophy and athletic background. Khano played professional soccer for several years including in the MLS on the New England Revolution and New York Red Bulls. He also played for the Bermudian national soccer team. He is currently a member of the New England Revolution Academy coaching staff in addition to providing private soccer coaching through CoachUp…

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CoachUp Pic of the Month Contest

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Spring is in full swing and you, our athletes and coaches, are getting outside and working hard to reach the next level. We love hearing your success stories and learning about how our coaches have helped so many athletes achieve their goals. That’s why we’re launching a new monthly contest to reward our athletes and coaches who share their stories with us…

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Confession: I’m Distracted

– allprodad.com

 
It was one of those unproductive days.  There were many things to do, but I had been distracted throughout the day.  A quick Facebook check had gone on too long.  A YouTube video someone emailed me turned into several.  A text to a friend turned into a long back and forth.  Hours flew by without much accomplishment…

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So how did we get to this point?
In other words, in the 1960s and 1970s, kids played sports after school or on the weekends pretty much on their own. Ask anybody today over the age of 50, and they’ll regale you with fond memories of how they would play from sun-up to sun-down playing ball……

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Bleacher Report reached a big milestone Tuesday. Founder Dave Finocchio tweeted the news. The numbers refer to unique visitors in the month of April, on all platforms:
For the 1st time in our history, http://t.co/8c3ZboiHCT was the 2nd largest sports website in the US (April-14) pic.twitter.com/teWa6AlGH9
— Dave Finocchio (@DaveFinocchio) May 13, 2014

Imagine if, 10 years ago, you’d said, “A site that does not exist at the moment is going to be the No…

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