How to Help Young Athletes Overcome Social Approval + MORE

How to Help Young Athletes Overcome Social Approval + 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 »

Gettin’ Schooled with Grayson: What will you gain?

Gettin’ Schooled with Grayson: What will you gain? Over the summer, Grayson Williams-Krebs was an outstanding addition to the CoachUp family as a hard-working intern that knows the passion required to play sports after high school. Although she’s in the middle of her senior year at th.... More »
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How to Develop the Confidence of a Champion + MORE

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 t.... More »

“How Do I Let Someone Else Take Over?” + MORE

A parent recently asked me: How do I let go? The million dollar question!        Related Stories5 Simple Steps to Your Child’s Youth Sports Success“How do I Keep My Child Interested in Her Sport?”New Coach, Teacher, Friends, School? 5 Steps to He.... More »

ABUSIVE SPORTS PARENTS: The Epidemic of Trying to Find Refs and Officials to Work Youth Games Continues… + MORE

Another Reminder About How Referee Shortages Can Threaten Youth Leaguers’ Safety By Doug Abrams Late last month, The Daily News (Longview, WA) published a thoughtful youth sports article by Jason Leskiw, “Officials Shortage Widespread Problem With No Solution Yet in Sight.” Prominent among the.... 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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