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

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

SPORT SAFETY: Getting an Insight on Kids’ Vision

Dr. Don Teig is a Florida-based eye doctor who has dedicated his career to not only providing top-flight eye care to professional athletes in a variety of sports, but has also tried to be on the leading edge of technological advancements with sports and eyesight. In his new book, HIGH PERFORMANCE VI.... More »
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Kids Are Still Playing The Same Day Of Concussion- Don’t Be That Guy!

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: More than a third of young athletes treated for concussions at a Texas sports clinic went back into the game after their injury despite safety recommendations Wh.... More »

What do you do when your child’s coach isn’t doing a lot of coaching? + MORE

“My child’s coach doesn’t do much coaching… what do I do?” Here’s how I answered that parent’s questions: Learn More About How You Can be a Sticky Sports Parent!        Related StoriesDon’t Fall for these 10 Youth S.... More »
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Parents: Give Your Kids Permission to Make Mistakes + MORE

Do Parents Expect Athlete to Not Make Mistakes? Do your sports kids struggle with their composure or game after making mistakes? We receive this question a lot: A coach asks: “I coach a U16 girls team, and I find that while they are great athletically, they tend to fold under pressure and cru.... More »

Proposed ASTM Standard For Women's Lacrosse Headgear: Why I Voted To Approve + MORE

Today, I did something I had never done before. As a member of ASTM International's subcommittee on standards for headgear and helmets, I had the privilege of voting on a proposed helmet standard, in this case a new standard developed for headgear in women's lacrosse. (F08.53). read more.... 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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national youth football tournaments 1400047087 1320890190 Effort Contributes to Success, A CoachUp Basketball Success Story + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
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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