Hank Aaron, the greatest baseball hitter of all time played in a National League city – Atlanta, home of the Braves. Growing up in Kansas City, an America League City, where I first followed the Kansas City Athletics and then the Kansas City Royals, Hammerin Hank didn’t receive a lot of .... More »
A new study published in the Journal of Physiology and then written about by The New York Times is making waves for its intriguing look at the human mind and exercise. In which, the researchers injected a group of male rats with a substance that helps understand the effects of exercise on the brai.... More »
Twins… double the love, the fun, and the joy! But sometimes twins can be double the trouble – or at least that’s how it feels when sibling competition kicks into high gear and you’re trying to manage the chaos in “stereo.” And it’s not just twins. Parents with siblings close in a.... More »
Basketball season is here for many of you? Are you ready? Here’s some things you must bring to the game if you want to make it a great season: It’s Your Last Chance! Nominate a coach, volunteer, or parent for the November Positive Youth Sports Award! Take just a minute and nominate someo.... More »
It’s 2016–a new year with new seasons, new coaches, and new challenges as a sports parent. And if you are to keep the positive in your child’s youth sports experience, here are 5 things you absolutely must let go: Other people’s opinions of you If you are a parent who doesn.... More »
If you’ve ever performed in any event where expectations, judgment, and the potential for failure were on the line, then it’s likely you’ve experienced some performance fears.
It’s that feeling of being jittery, uncertain, having difficulty staying calm or focusing your mind, sweating, being sick in the stomach, and various other physical and mental discomforts that might start hours or even days before a big competition…
Have you ever sat in the stands or on the sidelines of your child’s game and felt totally helpless? Nominate a positive coach, parent, or volunteer in youth sports who’s doing an awesome job! Click here to submit your nomination.
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3 Ways to Show You Care When You Can’t Make it to the Game
By Kathleen Burke, TeamSnap
Between the time it takes readying kids for school, helping with homework, keeping the family fed and, oh yeah, going to work, sometimes no matter how hard you try to plan ahead, getting to your child’s sports game just doesn’t happen…
What does it take to be successful in sports – or in life for that matter? It’s a question often posed, but one without a clear answer. Jordan Fliegel, CoachUp Founder and President, took a stab at answering it by taking a look at those who are already successful and outlining 6 unconventional habits of extremely successful people…