Getting Recruited for College Sports: When Should It Begin? + MORE

Getting Recruited for College Sports: When Should It Begin? + MORE
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Not All Superheroes Wear Capes + MORE

Superheroes are defined as “benevolent fictional characters with superhuman powers, such as Superman.” Well, maybe it’s time to expand that definition to include non-fictional folks, and specifically, Shavarsh Karapetyan. Here is Karapetyan’s story. The world has seen many gr.... More »

3 Exercises to Develop Winning Concentration + MORE

Your ability to focus on what's important and let go of everything else is absolutely essential to reaching your potential as an athlete. If you concentrate on the wrong things at the wrong time, you'll never perform to your true potential!   Concentration is one of the KEY mental skills responsi.... More »

You’re Invited to a Free Online Soccer Summit! + MORE

Do you have a soccer player in the house? If your answer is YES, then you won’t want to miss this free online soccer summit hosted by scholarshipsforsoccer.com. If you’re answer is NO, then you may still want to listen in on some of the summit sessions because they actually can apply to.... More »
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Coming Back From: Knee Meniscus Surgery

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Recovery is highly variable, but generally speaking most young athletes can return to sprinting, cutting, and jumping sports at about 6 weeks after partial menis.... More »
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PITCH COUNTS: Are They Really Working…or Resulting in Too Many HS Forfeits? + MORE

Now that we’re most than halfway through the HS baseball season, I thought it would be smart to review whether the state-by-state rules regarding pitch counts and limits are actually having a positive impact. And overall, I do think it’s very fair to say that the pitch count rules have – i.... More »
CoachUp Celebration: Coach David Beats Cancer! Back in December, you might remember the stirring blog post about Coach David  — in it, we detailed his attempts to beat cancer, coaching on CoachUp, and staying strong. Today, we’re proud to announce that our friend is officially cancer-free and ready to go at life with a renewed […] The post CoachUp Celebration: Coach David Beats Cancer! appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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The trend for kids to get recruited for college sports as early as middle school disturbs many youth sports experts. But there is no doubt that kids have a better chance of playing in college if they plan ahead. The question is, how early is too early? According to Athnet, a college recruiting site, the…

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How To Avoid Over-Coaching Your Athletes
Some well-meaning parents tend to give kids too much advice just before a game.
It often sounds like this: “Don’t forget to get your foot behind the ball when you’re kicking. Keep your head up when you’re shooting.”
Worse, parents remind young athletes not to make the mistakes they made last game: “Don’t make a turnover the minute you get your hands on the ball like you did last time!”
When parents load kids’ minds with too much information like this, it’s a huge distraction for the young athletes…

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Kevin Durant joins the Golden State Warriors + Stephen Curry Yesterday, Kevin Durant made the shocking decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder, the team that drafted him nine years ago, for the Golden State Warriors and CoachUp’s very own Stephen Curry. While other teams like the Boston Celtics, Miami Heat, and Los Angeles Clippers […] The post Kevin Durant joins the Golden State Warriors + Stephen Curry appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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If you want to reach your potential as an athlete and go as far as you can in your sport, then you’ll need self-confidence to help you get there. 
Physical talent, strength, great reflexes, coordination and endurance are not enough. You have to BELIEVE IN YOURSELF AND YOUR ABILITIES. You have to develop that inner “knowing” that self-confidence is all about…

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