Gone is the anxiety of having our looks just right, practicing what we were going to say, and the nervousness of our first date. Time has passed and the union has grown. We’ve entered into the comfortable relationship.
The progression, if put on a timeline, is rather startling. It star.... More »
This is a topic that doesn’t seem to be discussed all that much these days. And yet, it’s an issue that continues to be a real concern for coaches, athletic directors, parents, and of course the athletes.
I’m talking about the art of disciplining athletes, especially HS and travel team ath.... More »
We’ve got some new updates for you in this latest edition of the Coach Spotlight Series. This week’s Spotlight features basketball coach Andre Speech. Andre was one of the first CoachUp coaches to upgrade to the CoachUp Premium Membership. It’s been more than a week since we released .... More »
USA Today: Outdated misconceptions make concussions worse Only one game into the newest NFL season and we’re already in knee-deep controversy surrounding concussions. After a series of unpunished helmet-to-helmet hits on the Carolina Panther’s Cam Newton, many worried that the reigning M.... More »
Boosting Confidence in Young Athletes
A young athlete writes:
“I am a badminton player and I am finding it really hard to not get shaky or lose confidence when in a game if I miss a shot, my coach keeps telling me that I am I good player and I should believe in myself but then I just get more.... More »
Julian Edelman recently took us through the strength and conditioning program he uses to stay in peak physical condition. If you don’t know Edelman’s story by now, you should. He played QB throughout his high school and collegiate career but didn’t receive an invite to the 2009 NFL Combine…
The importance of having regular date nights in marriage is something we emphasize here at All Pro Dad. But have you considered double dating in marriage?
The first year of our marriage, we didn’t have many friends who were married. This left us feeling isolated on occasion. Then we connected with other couples who shared similar values and views on marriage…
Can I pour that juice for you? Are you sure that’s the right answer? We ask our kids lots of questions each day in the hopes of avoiding minor messes and stained shirts, and because we want to build up their confidence. But here’s one question we should be asking instead: should I let my kids fail?
It’s a scary concept…
The Cost of youth sports seems to take more and more out of parental wallets every year. The cost of equipment, travel teams, travel expenses, private coaching. and miscellaneous fees can add up to thousands of dollars spent each year for one family. Is it really worth it? And what are you hoping to get…