How to Help Your Child Develop Ball Handling and Hand-Eye Coordination + MORE

How to Help Your Child Develop Ball Handling and Hand-Eye Coordination + MORE

One-handed NFL Prospect Shaquem Griffin

Shaquem Griffin was the feel good story of the 2018 NFL Draft Combine. The NFL keeps discovering new talent every now and then. It is not just team performances that keep football fans fascinated by the stories. The individual stories, where athletes rise from the ground to attain glory is what fans.... More »

SPORTSMANSHIP: HS Boys Lax Team Intrudes on Visiting Girls Before Playoff Game

Well, what happened the other day in Yorktown, NY? Depending on who you talk to, there was some sort of dust-up between the members of the Yorktown HS boys lax team…and the Somers HS girls lax team that clearly ruffled some feathers – especially on the Somers side. Many of the Somers parents.... More »
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Focus on Fun For Your Athletes, Not Scholarships

Helping Kids Experience The Benefits of Youth Sports “If your overriding goal for youth sports is a Division I scholarship, you need to rethink your priorities,” said Larry Stone, a sports parent for 27 years in a recent column that appeared in the Seattle Times. “First of all, it.... More »

5 Truths That Will Help Your Child Play Well with Kids Who are “Different.”

This post is sponsored by Genius of Play, a one-stop source for play ideas that build real skills. Youth sports is a great place for kids to learn how to deal with kids who are different. Whether it’s race, religion, skill-level or economic status, kids come together to play sports and they a.... More »
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Snowboarding Ankle Injuries: The Snowboarder’s Fracture

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Snowboarders tend to get more ankle injuries than skiers, and skiers tend to get more knee injuries than snowboarders The “snowboarder’s fracture” is uniqu.... More »

Helping Young Athletes That Check Out

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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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Exercising With Jess: 5 Minute Workouts — 9 Upper Body Yoga Poses In order to kick off your summer on the right foot, CoachUp is putting together a series of quick, easy exercises that you can do every day. This week, we’re checking out 5 minute workouts in the form of 9 great and simple […] The post Exercising With Jess: 5 Minute Workouts — 9 Upper Body Yoga Poses appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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CoachUp Announces Strategic Partnership with EverybodyFights to Bring Boxing Fitness to Coaches + Athletes Today, we’re incredibly excited to announce a partnership between CoachUp and EverybodyFights, Boston’s Best Gym of 2016. As always, CoachUp is constantly looking to improve our product and experience, so a partnership with EverybodyFights is a natural fit…

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This is Part 1 of a 3-part series, Help Your Child Have a Ball in Sports, brought to you by AER, the first Automatic Ball Pump. In youth sports, there’s no magic formula for success. There’s no quick fix for acquiring perfect ball-handling skills and hand-eye coordination. It boils down to repetition and hard work, beyond…

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