I Love WATCHING You Play! + MORE

I Love WATCHING You Play! + MORE
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55 Best Back-to-School Articles for Parents + MORE

Parents, are you ready for back-to-school? Teachers, would you like to share some great parenting articles with student’s families?  This popular list of back-to-school articles is updated each year. It contains some of the latest thinking and research on learning, achievement, family well-be.... More »

6 Ways Good Sleep Can Help Your Athlete Play Better

This article is sponsored by SleepAdvisor.org, a company that is dedicated to helping everyone achieve their optimal sleep level and wake up each day with more energy and focus. Good Sleep is often overlooked as a fitness strategy for athletic performance. Every athlete knows they need the right cal.... More »
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Six Summer Sanity Strategies for Parents + MORE

This is it. That time of year when it hits you – summer’s in full swing and there’s no school reprieve. Let the “what do we do NOW” chants begin. There is hope, however, for getting through the “dog days” of summer without losing your marbles, your patience or your temper. Let’s tak.... More »
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Refueling After Training Or Games + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Muscle recovery after exercise requires a combination of carbs and protein. Muscle is believed to recover better if refueling starts in the first hour or two aft.... More »

Iowa Hawkeyes Start a New Tradition by Waving to the Children’s Hospital

What would you think if you saw the entire crowd at a packed football stadium waving to the children’s hospital behind them? Sports have long been seen as something that the ordinary people look up to for inspiration and encouragement. Whatever they are going through, they look up to their fav.... More »

Brooke de
Lench, Founding Executive Director of the Moms Team Institute of
Youth Sports Safety, hits the target when she calls concussions "the predominant
youth sports safety issue of the 21st century."  Parents are much more concerned today about the perils
of sports-related traumatic brain injuries than parents were even a few years

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Gridiron Heroes and the Movie

– theconcussionblog.com

Being part of the concussion space there are many different things that come to my inbox. Much of that is garbage and thinly veiled attempts at advertising for something that I am not interested in. A couple of weeks ago… Continue reading →

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Last week, we brought you a look at one of the world’s most under-appreciated sports, ice hockey. The reactions were so strong and positive that we’re doing it again by taking a closer look at Ultimate Frisbee’s Horizontal Stack. For new athletes to the sport, yes, throwing and catching are massively important, but understanding how […] The post Drill of the Week: Ultimate Frisbee’s Horizontal Stack appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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After-school programs often rely on buses to transport students. Sometimes the buses (or vans or whatever they use) are operated by the private-sector business who is running the after-school activity program. Other times, the school district provides the buses. Either way, providing transportation for children so they can participate in worthwhile after-school activities is super helpful to families who are already stressed trying to balance work-family responsibilities…

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I Love WATCHING You Play!

– changingthegameproject.com

By James Leath “STOP LOOKING AT YOUR PHONE!” yells Tasha, a point guard on the 6th grade YMCA basketball team I was coaching. Immediately, I smile and start to explain to her that I forgot my watch and I needed to make sure we were on schedule. Tasha rolled her eyes, clearly unimpressed with my […]

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