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

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

Hockey Training Tips: Off-Ice Balance Training + MORE

By Steve Chmielewski, DPT Physical Therapist at Athletico, Westchester, IL Key Points: This blog post first appeared in Sports Medicine Weekly, founded by our partner Dr. Brian Cole The author points out the need for proper balance training as part of off-ice preseason hockey preparation, to improv.... More »

Welcome from Dr. G! + MORE

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3 Keys to Earning Basketball Playing Time + MORE

Do you have a basketball player in the house? If so, you know the challenges that come with earning minutes in the game. Today’s guest post by Glen Izevbigie from The Better Game gives some very specific ideas on how to help your child earn more basketball playing time. Playing time isn’t ev.... More »

Getting Along With The Coach When You Don’t See Eye-to-Eye

Getting Along With The Coach When You Don’t See Eye-to-Eye: Advice for the Youth Sports Parent Sooner or later, every youth sports parent sees their child play for a coach that they don’t agree with — whether it’s about playing time, game strategy, position choices, or coaching demeanor.... More »
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#TheConcussionChallenge + MORE

It’s really simple…  Watch this video, then RT or forward in email or post on Facebook…  It’s not as fun as cold water and you won’t be donating money, but you will be understanding concussion and passing that along…  This was the idea of my good friend Katheri.... 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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