Drill of the Week: Shooting The Free Throw + MORE

Drill of the Week: Shooting The Free Throw + MORE

The NFL and Dancing with the Stars + MORE

A few years ago, if I told you that Super Bowl MVP Von Miller, Steelers’ star receiver Antonio Brown and football legend Doug Flutie were going to be on a TV show together, you may have thought it would be some type of football documentary. Maybe something like an ESPN Sports Center analysis o.... More »
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Sports Parenting Podcast: Parenting Tips from a Soccer Mom + MORE

To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. In this episode I am featuring Skye Eddy Bruce of The Institute for Soccer Parenting. Skye is the founder of SoccerParenting.com and a former All-American goalkeeper, professional player and collegiate coach. As a mother of two athletes, she kno.... More »

5 Ways to Find Joy as a Sports Parent + MORE

Do you find that your days are flying by all too quickly because you’re so busy? When this happens it’s easy to forget to “smell the roses” along the way. Parents are especially susceptible to this because raising kids is probably the most demanding job ever. Who even has the.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: Is Adam LaRoche Being a Good – or Bad – Father?

Here’s what I find so amazing about sports parenting issues: You never know when the next controversy is going to come from. Case in point: Long-time major league slugger Adam LaRoche made national headlines this past week, insisting that he had language in his contract with the Chicago White .... More »

One Word That Will Raise Your Child’s Game + MORE

Is your child struggling? Maybe he’s in a slump, or perhaps she’s feeling unmotivated. I’d like to tell you about one word that will raise your child’s game. I saw my kids struggle several times through the years as they played. And it wasn’t because they didn’t w.... More »
In the NBA, the battle over free throws rages on as hack-a techniques are getting more popular by the day. With Dwight Howard, DeAndre Jordan, and Andre Drummond getting intentionally forced to shoot free throws can be an absolute nightmare. While the league has made strides in stopping some versions of the foul, it remains […] The post Drill of the Week: Shooting The Free Throw appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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Help Your Athletes Get Mentally Prepared
Do your athletes know exactly how to mentally prepare for competition – so they can perform their best?
We think this is a super important area for young athletes and we’d love your feedback about your kids’ pregame mindset…
Do your athletes:

Get tight or anxious before they compete?
Lack confidence before they start?
Worry about losing or scoring poorly?
Say they worry about letting down teammates or coach?
Fail to use pregame mental preparation altogether?
Get into arguments with you?

How can we help your athletes improve their pregame mental game preparation?
And what mental game no-nos do you make as a sports parent, such as arguing with your kids about game strategy?
Parents: whether you realize it or not, you have a big impact on your kids’ pregame mindset…

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