CoachUp’s Top Sports Books to Read + MORE

CoachUp’s Top Sports Books to Read + MORE

REFLECTIONS: The Power of a Simple Phone Call….

Repaying Favorite Coaches and Teachers Years Later By Doug Abrams  My most recent column explained the enduring player-coach bond. “Behind only the parent-child and child-sibling bonds, the teacher-student bond can be one of life’s most lasting. Coaches are teachers, and players are their stude.... More »

Coaching Youth Sports: Getting To The Heart Of The Matter + MORE

The heart of every team and player experience is the coach. Coaches have a choice of going down one of two paths. One is a win-based approach. The other is often called developmental, but I prefer to call it "relationship- and experience-based coaching. " Win-approach coaching is the mos.... More »

Top Performing 2015-2016 NFL Teams + MORE

Top Performing 2015-2016 NFL Teams The 2015-16 NFL season is underway, and (with 11 weeks under the belt) enough time has passed to draw some conclusions about standings. There’s been a number of memorable games, including the victory of the Cincinnati Bengals over the Seattle Seahawks (27-24). Th.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: When Too Much Really Does Become Too Much…. + MORE

New Poll Shows Continuing Parental Discontent About the “Youth Sports Arms Race”   By Doug Abrams   Many youth sports parents today are too young to remember much about the Arms Race that pitted the United States against the Soviet Union during the Cold War from 1945 until the Soviet state dis.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: More Discussion of E-Gaming as Sport

Building upon Doug Abram’s superb column from earlier this week about the threat that videogames pose to our kids’ long-term health, I presented to the WFAN listening audience this straightforward question: knowing how popular videogaming has become in recent years with our kids, has it.... More »
national youth football championships 1409408651 1064890737 CoachUp’s Top Sports Books to Read + MOREA sports dad tells us that his talented 8-year-old golfer gets upset when a player with lower abilities beats him.
“He then acts poorly and Dad is embarrassed. How do you help him to stay focused and learn that losing is part of sports?” asks the dad.
A major problem here: The player is comparing himself to others…

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flag football tournament 1409408660 1715739754 CoachUp’s Top Sports Books to Read + MOREThe CoachUp office is buzzing with excitement over the release of Reaching Another Level: How Private Coaching Transforms the Lives of Professional Athletes, Weekend Warriors, and the Kids Next Door, written by CoachUp CEO and founder Jordan Fliegel. If you haven’t downloaded your copy yet, be sure to do so on Amazon…

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