Effort Contributes to Success, A CoachUp Basketball Success Story + MORE

Effort Contributes to Success, A CoachUp Basketball Success Story + MORE

30 Day Family Time Challenge + MORE

  Happy New Year! One of the best New Year’s resolutions we can make this year is to bring our families closer together and spending more time together. Join us and kick off the New Year with our 30 Day Family Time Challenge. It’s 30 days of simple ways for you to focus on loving.... More »

WOC #15 Julie Foudy, Two-Time World Cup Champion and ESPN Analyst, on Choosing to Matter

Julie Foudy is a two-time FIFA Women’s World Cup champion and Olympic gold medalist. She played for the United States women’s national soccer team from 1987–2004. Foudy finished her international career with 271 caps and served as the team’s captain from 2000–2004 as well as th.... More »
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CoachUp MVP Awards: Chase Wickham + MORE

Back in July, we allowed our athletes and parents to vote for their favorite coaches across the platform so we could highlight the winners. Of those winners, the full article can be found here, Chase Wickham, a soccer coach from North Carolina received our award for Most Impactful, accompanied by th.... More »

LeBron James – NBA Superstar + MORE

LeBron James – NBA Superstar LeBron James is considered by many as the “face of the NBA” for so many reasons, including his skills and feats on the court. He is one of those rare National Basketball Association (NBA) players whose opinions have significantly influenced key league decisions.... More »
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Help Sports Kids Feel Self-Confident Before Competition

Improving Self-Confidence With Mental Preparation Parents, it’s important to recognize that confidence is the Number One mental game skill that helps kids perform to their potential. And when young athletes learn how to build their confidence in sports, it can transfer to other areas of their.... More »
True confession: I’ve never been one to use outlines or checklists. What I mean by that is: I’m a dummy.
I wish I could tell you that I don’t do these things because of some philosophy I’ve got going, but really I’m just lazy. 
Well, “Grammar Girl” Mignon Fogarty and Baltimore Sun content production manager, and former copy chief, John McIntyre might just convince me…

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“Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.”
– Ambrose Bierce
We are men and it’s no secret that most of us have an angry man button that, when pressed, emits anger. The degree of anger depends on the person, but in almost all cases that emotion is counterproductive to fixing whatever set us off…

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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

There is increasing pressure on youth and adolescent football leagues to reduce concussion risk in the younger players
Possible solutions include “heads up” tackling, better helmets, and eliminating tackle football at the younger age groups
Football’s governing bodies might be wise to consider a model similar to USA Hockey’s American Development Model (ADM), with age restrictions on tackling
This emotionally charged issue needs careful objective analysis soon, as the sport could be at a crossroads for youth participation

Let me say from the start that I love NFL football…

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Jacob was an enthusiastic and energetic player on his town’s basketball team. While he worked hard both at practice and home with his father, Bill, he needed a little something more to become the “go-to” point guard on his team. In an effort to find Jacob additional instruction to complement his team practices, Bill and his wife discovered CoachUp…

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Surviving Tryout Season

– changingthegameproject.com

Spring and early summer usually bring about an annual rite of passage in youth sports: TRYOUTS! They can be a time of great joy, or tremendous disappointment. Tryouts can be a time filled with pressure, stress, politics and many of the other unsavory aspects of youth sports. They can also be a time where a […

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