I Want to Invite You to Help Me Spread the Positive in Youth Sports! + MORE

I Want to Invite You to Help Me Spread the Positive in Youth Sports! + MORE

5 Things Any Parent Can Do at Home to Help Make the Next Sports Season Your Child’s Best

This post is sponsored by CoachTube, a marketplace for learning and teaching online sports where athletes and coaches are mastering new skills taught by the top 1% of coaches.   Many parents assume that the season will be shaped solely by what happens at their child’s practice. But the h.... More »
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Yoga and Youth Sports: A Winning Combination + MORE

Yoga and youth sports is not a connection that youth sports parents and coaches always make. While yoga has become increasingly popular, not as many coaches have instilled yoga practices into their sports’ practices. As of 2015, about 10% of adults participated in yoga, but only about 3% of ki.... More »

10 Unexpected Things You Can Expect in Youth Sports

Every youth sports parent should embark on the youth sports journey remembering the quote first uttered by playwright Oscar Wild: To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.  Expect the unexpected is a perfect prediction of what will happen when your child plays sports. After 22.... More »

PITCH COUNTS: Brand New Pitch Limits Start This Spring All Over the Country: Be Forewarned!

PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL PITCH COUNTS TO GO INTO EFFECT THIS SEASON By Steve Kallas In July 2016, the National Federation of State High School Associations (“NFHS”) announced that, beginning with the 2017 spring baseball season, each state member would have to institute a pitch count rule for high sch.... More »
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When Young Athletes Struggle With Self-Doubt

Helping Young Athletes Overcome Negative Beliefs It’s common for young athletes to struggle with doubt and negative thoughts about their performance. They tell themselves that: They aren’t good enough. They can’t beat the competition. They’re going to let down their coaches, parents, and f.... More »
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Introducing Nate, The Newest #CoachUpWay Winner Here at CoachUp, we’ve loved hearing your experiences and stories that represent the #CoachUpWay. After another tight month of voting, we’ve successfully found the next winner. It’s time to meet Nate, a young basketball player that has worked hard to achieve his goals…

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Waseca High beat Marshall High School in 4 overtimes in a hoops thriller to win their sectional playoff game and go to the Minnesota State High School Tournament. The neutral site of Gustavus Adolphus College’s Lund Gym held one of the most incredible high school basketball games ever played.
When Waseca beat Marshall 103 – 100, everyone in attendance knew they had been at a memorable game…

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