How to Help Kids Get Back on Track When Distracted + MORE

How to Help Kids Get Back on Track When Distracted + MORE
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How Sports Kids Benefit From a Strong Mental Game

Benefits of Mental Game Training For Young Athletes Sports parents and children alike may be hesitant to adopt mental game coaching for a variety of reasons… It’s common for a sports parent to think: “If I encourage my sports children to work on their mental game, it might HURT their .... More »

Why Athletic Talent isn’t Enough + MORE

Your child may be an amazing athlete, but athletic talent is not enough for them to achieve their goals. In a study that is rather long and tedious, author Daniel Chambliss addresses The Mundanity of Excellence as it relates to Olympic swimmers. His conclusions go against the grain of what we see a .... More »

CLUB TEAMS: How They Are Redefining Youth Sports in America

A week or so ago, there was an excellent in-depth article entitled EMPTY BASES in the March issue of NEW JERSEY Monthly Magazine ( that really deserves some discussion. In short, the article focused on the growing and devastating impact that club teams are having on local youth and rec.... More »
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When Parents Force Kids to Specialize in One Sport

Young Athletes’ Motivation For Playing Sports A young athlete writes: “My father made me start taekwondo when I was still very young. I am tired of the injuries and with the fact that they don’t care if I am hurt or not. I still like the sport but I am too stressed to do it and I .... More »

Watch What You Say in the Stands!

Seriously, folks, it’s time to watch what you say in the stands…   Are you facing a roadblock in your parenting? In your sports parenting?  I’m a certified life coach who can help you. I’m not a counselor, therapist, or even a consultant. I will not tell you what to do,.... More »
Creating + Managing Your CoachUp Premium Packages When we launched the CoachUp Premium Membership last month, we wanted to provide coaches with a way to be more flexible in their offerings. If you have a Premium Membership, you’ll be able to offer all sorts of training plans. Some CoachUp coaches dove right in and started doing really cool […] The post Creating + Managing your CoachUp Premium Packages appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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Applying The 3 R’s of Refocusing in Youth Sports
It may sound silly, but sports kids can get really distracted by what they’re wearing and what their teammates and opponents are wearing.
Take swimmers, for example. One middle school student tells us she gets really distracted by overweight guys in tight Speedos…

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