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

Effort Contributes to Success, A CoachUp Basketball Success Story + MORE
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How to Make This the Best Year of Youth Sports EVER! + MORE

Are you pumped for another year of youth sports? Is your child excited about playing and having fun? I am very excited to share with you something that will help you and your child have an awesome year of sports! It’s a first-time opportunity that I’m very excited about! Here’s how.... More »
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UNICEF UK Names MomsTEAM Institute Pioneer Organization For U.S. Implementation of Int'l Safeguards for Children In Sport + MORE

            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONCORD, MA, January 13, 2015  MomsTEAM Institute, a leading youth sports safety advocacy, education and watchdog non-profit organization, has been named as a "pioneer organization" to implement the In.... More »
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This key practice can help you build a positive attitude! + MORE

Nothing good ever comes from being negative. Nothing! When you consistently put yourself down after a failure or continually catch yourself doing things wrong, then the only “good” you’ll do for yourself is to kill your self-confidence and tighten your muscles. I don’t have to tell you the.... More »
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How Do You Know if Your Athlete Has Burnout?

Burnout in Young Athletes In the the video series “Sessions With Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your youth sports psychology and mental training questions that deal with sports parents and the mental game challenges their sports kids have. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to .... More »
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Novak Djokovic – Tennis Star and Goodwill Ambassador + MORE

When Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray and won his first French Open, he made history in the sport. He went on to claim a career Grand Slam. He became the first man after Rod Laver to be holding all the 4 major titles at the same time. This was his 12th overall Slam singles title and 6th tournamen.... 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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