How a CoachUp Session Works + MORE

How a CoachUp Session Works + MORE

Sports Parents, Whose Game Is it? Yours or Your Child’s? + MORE

Sports parents, are you letting your child play his or her game, or are they playing yours? This post is an excerpt from my book 11 Habits of Happy and Positive Sports Parents.  To get your copy or learn how you can give one to every parent on your child’s team, click here. It’s hard for spor.... More »

How to Help Your Child Win Where It Really Counts: In Their Head!

To listen to this new podcast series, click on the above arrow. Perhaps you’ve heard the saying “Sports is 80% mental”, or maybe even that it’s 90% mental. I read from one sports psychologist that actually it’s 100% mental because thoughts influence actions and those ac.... More »

6 Ways to Give Your Athletes the Gift of Independence

Happy Independence Day! We celebrate this day in remembrance of our country breaking free from the control of Britain. But as parents, we struggle with the whole independence thing in our kids because our desire to be involved in their lives often keeps us from giving them the space to become autono.... More »

DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: New Study Targets Long-Range Effects on 6-12 Year-Olds

This past week, new research out of Boston University revealed that kids under the age of 12 who play tackle football have a tendency in later life to develop  behavioral, cognitive and depression issues. Now, we have heard endlessly in recent years about the dangers of concussions from playing tac.... More »
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How to Help Young Athletes Overcome Social Approval + MORE

Coping With Pressure in Youth Sports In the new video series “Sports Parents Success Tips,” 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 cl.... More »

How to Help Kids Focus Before a Game

– youthsportspsychology.com

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What to Tell Sports Kids Before a Game
A parent asks, “Can you tell me two simple things to tell my sports kid before a game that will help him and not stress him?”
This parent has the right idea. Just before a game, you want to keep it simple.
You don’t want to fill kids’ heads with technical instructions–the how to, reminders of past mistakes, or what results you expect…

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flag football tournament 1463712079 1106826384 How a CoachUp Session Works + MOREA guest post from Sexual Health Educator, Amy Lang, MA
You’ve barely got a grip on the sex talk and Holy Cats! You need to have a porn talk too? Ugh. The reason to talk to your kids about pornography is probably pretty obvious — your kids are online and so is porn and chances are…the two will eventually collide…

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At CoachUp, this is the summer of big things and even bigger plans, but while we love watching Stephen Curry smolder in the Western Conference Finals, we’ve been building great content and videos each day. Our newest video is one near and dear to our collective hearts and likely overdue at this point, but we’re […] The post How a CoachUp Session Works appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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