How to Help Young Athletes Overcome Social Approval + MORE

How to Help Young Athletes Overcome Social Approval + MORE

Why Keeping the Fun in Youth Sports is So Important

This post is sponsored by Genius of Play, a one-stop source for play ideas that build real skills. The idea of “hard work’ gets a lot of attention. We teach our kids that if they are not willing to work hard for something, then they will not truly appreciate it. I totally agree with that...Read&.... More »

SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY SECRETS: What Sports Parents Need to Know

As sports parents, we worry so much about our kids learning the correct physical technique or mechanics in their sports…but about their mental approach? For example, what should you say to your youngster if they’re getting visibly nervous or moody before a game? Is it okay if they develop c.... More »
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How to Eat Healthy and Save Money When Traveling for Youth Sports + MORE

Have you figured out how to eat healthy when going to games and tournaments? Let’s be real. Life in busy sports families means that something has to give.What is that “something” for you? For many, mealtimes seem to suffer the most neglect. Travel teams and late afternoon or early.... More »
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How Parents Can Help Young Athletes Improve Focus + MORE

Concentration Tips For Young Athletes Parents, do your kids focus on the score, their statistics, or other outcomes in sports? If so, you can help them avoid the problems associated with these types of focus. When kids focus too much on the outcome, they can’t concentrate on the process. In addit.... More »
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Taking The Ice Bath Plunge For Muscle Soreness- Helpful or Not?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Ice baths have been popular with adult endurance athletes for a long time, and are claimed to reduce soreness and improve recovery The available evidence seems t.... More »
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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 click on contact us to submit your question for Dr…

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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

This week I’d like to direct you to a Wall Street Journal article about Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry and his multi-sport childhood.
Delaying single sport specialization is a model we’ve written about many times, and here is yet another example of how it can work successfully

I write this post from the San Francisco Bay Area, where we’re pretty spoiled these days with our professional sports teams…

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Stephen Curry, Warriors rally from down 3-1 to reach back-to-back NBA Finals “We’re not going home yet!” Stephen Curry hollered that phrase in celebration after the Warriors’ big Game 5 victory last week and then, by way of Sunday’s result, he was eventually vindicated and right once again — but make no mistake, it wasn’t […] The post Stephen Curry, Warriors rally from down 3-1 to reach back-to-back NBA Finals appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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