Drill of the Week: Liverpool + Goose Run + MORE

Drill of the Week: Liverpool + Goose Run + MORE

How to Recognize the Uncontrollables and Stay Focused on What Matters Most + MORE

When you go into a game focusing on one or more UC’s or “uncontrollables” three things will always happen to you. First, you will begin to get nervous and physically tense. Second, you will lose your self-confidence. Third, and as a direct result of these first two, your performance will qui.... More »

New Sports Training Categories Added to CoachUp! + MORE

Here at CoachUp HQ, we’re constantly racking our brains to find new ways to help athletes around the nation progress in sports and life. But we wanted to take it one step further. How can we help our athletes and their parents in their day to day lives? How can we really make a big impact? L.... More »

SPECIALIZATION CONCERNS: Why Do We Force for Kids to Choose One Sport by the Time they are 10? + MORE

We have inadvertently created a problem for our kids over the last 20-25 years, and why I understand why travel team programs share a lot of the blame, I also feel that ambitious Moms and Dads have had a major role in allowing this problem to grow. I’m talking about the reality that in just ab.... More »
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An American National Sport Coaches Association? + MORE

I have been living in Alexandria, Va for the past two years. I quickly recognized that many national and regional associations representing groups of professionals or an industry are headquartered here.  A sampling of my favorites include: There must be dozens more associations like this here in.... More »
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6 Essential Tools to Help Your Child Overcome Anxiety + MORE

A Guest Post from Julie Sams, MA, LPC Anxiety stems from your child’s reaction to stress, and according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America affects one in every 8th child.  From the child who is deeply afraid of bees to the child who will not leave their home out of fear, anxiet.... More »
Did you run out of fuel in the 85th minute of your soccer game last week? Were you forced to the football bench during a crucial 4th quarter 3rd down? Are your skills up to par, but find that it’s your endurance letting you down when it matters most? These drills are great for any fall sport athletes looking to up their self-determination and physical endurance — so, football, soccer, cross country, whatever, this drill is for you…

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nfl flag football tournament 1444068089 2104252979 Drill of the Week: Liverpool + Goose Run + MOREAbout 63 percent of game 1 winners in the World Series go on to lift the Series trophy. In the first game of the 1988 World Series, things looked bleak for the Dodgers. Down by one run in the bottom of the 9th inning. Manager Tommy Lasorda and the Dodgers were one out away from giving the Athletics Game 1, a lot of momentum and a great chance to win it all…

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What is Mental Toughness for Athletes?

– youthsportspsychology.com

kids football tournaments 1444068083 753481223 Drill of the Week: Liverpool + Goose Run + MOREIn “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about what mental toughness is for athletes. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast.
In this video I’m going to talk about what mental toughness is and what the mental skills that are included in being a mentally tough athlete…

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The fall season is underway, so you likely are beginning to get a feel for how confident your athletes are feeling in their sport.
If you’re uncertain about whether they’re feeling confident, here are a few things to think about. If you can identify what busts kids’ confidence in sports, you’re on your way to boosting their confidence and performance…

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To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. You may think that the best thing you can give your young athlete is being the team mom, paying for the club team, or even being at every single game. But my podcast guest in this episode, Scott Rosberg from Coach with Character, actually has a…Read More

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