INNOVATION IN SPORTS: Backyard Sports Eliminates Parental Pressures on Kids + MORE

INNOVATION IN SPORTS: Backyard Sports Eliminates Parental Pressures on Kids + MORE

CoachUp Wears ‘Grey for Anna’ + MORE

CoachUp Wears ‘Grey for Anna’ While CoachUp is all about working while nobody is watching, we often like to take a step back and celebrate our success stories from time to time. This story is about a courageous young girl named Anna and her extraordinary journey towards present day, whe.... More »

March DADness + MORE

  Excitement, emotional roller coasters, surprises, disappointments, upsets, success, and unforgettable moments. Those words are a short summary of the NCAA College Basketball National Tournament, also known as March Madness. Those exact same words can also be used to describe fatherhood. Much.... More »
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How Video Games Can Improve Your Kids' Hand-Eye Coordination + MORE

Well, there goes that golden piece of parental logic.  For years, we’ve been arguing, imploring and threatening our kids to get off their Xbox, PS4 or even Wiis (are those still around?) and get outside for some fresh air and reality.  It isn’t healthy, we argued, to sit in front of th.... More »
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What Do Girls Want To Get Out Of Sports? + MORE

Too often, coaches treat female athletes differently than male athletes. Coaches tell females to act more like men. But, truth is, girls and women don’t approach sports in the same way men approach sports, says Joan Steidinger, author of “Sisterhood in Sports: How Female Athletes Collaborate.... More »

How to Get Young Athletes to Eat Well for Sports + MORE

Parents want their young athletes to feel good, eat well, and perform their best. But that’s not always easy to accomplish when you’re dealing with hungry, growing bodies, different food preferences, and food temptations around every corner. I’ve heard a variety of food complaints from .... More »
 

A resistance training program, while beneficial for all children and teens, is particularly important for young adolescent girls, says a 2014 international consensus position statement. (Loyd RS, et al. 2014)
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Several years ago, Danny Bernstein, a former HS and college athlete, decided that he like what his own kids were going through in youth sports. Too much pressure on the kids to succeed, too many coaches pushing on the kids to excel. The element of fun had been squeezed out of the youth sports experience…

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junior football tournaments 1394988387 466094016 INNOVATION IN SPORTS: Backyard Sports Eliminates Parental Pressures on Kids + MOREWith Selection Sunday upon us and undoubtedly an exciting tournament about to play out, we thought it would be fun to take a video look at some of our favorite story lines from this year in men’s college basketball.  We narrowed it down to 5 stories, and here they are in particular order:
1.) Creighton’s “It’s raining 3s” outburst against Villanova…

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