For a few weeks I kept hearing the name of this boy. He would come up in the car, or be the answer to the question, “Who are you texting?” Then one day there he was, strolling up to my car window as I dropped her off at a party. He was confident and pleasant, wearing glasses and a white t.... More »
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Do you know how your child wanted to be treated after playing sports? This post is an excerpt from my book 11 Habits of Happy and Positive Sports Parents. To get your copy or learn how you can give one to every parent on your child’s team, click here. Does your child know and believe...Read&.... More »
Sports parents, are you teachable? Are you willing to keep learning about how to be a better parent or do you think you’ve got it all figured out and don’t need any improvement? Most parents would probably say they could use some help, but when it comes to sports parents, it seems like m.... More »
This past week, new research out of Boston University revealed that kids under the age of 12 who play tackle football have a tendency in later life to develop behavioral, cognitive and depression issues.
Now, we have heard endlessly in recent years about the dangers of concussions from playing tac.... More »
We recently interviewed Coach Matthew K, a private basketball coach with CoachUp. Coach Matthew has an extensive college basketball resume. During his sessions, he focuses on what basketball players need to improve, want to improve, and need to help them advance in basketball.
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The New York Times ran a big feature piece two weeks ago about how Division I soccer coaches are furiously recruiting girls at the middle school level, and offering them athletic scholarships even before they have started HS.
This is hard to believe, but then again, maybe it’s not. This kind of thing has been going on for sometime with college basketball coaches chasing middle school players who happen to well over 6 feet tall…