Communicating With Sports Kids After Mistakes
A sports parent says:
“I feel I need assistance with what to say to kids after they have made a mistake…”
Learning to deal with mistakes is one of the most beneficial aspects of sports psychology, and will benefit your children through.... More »
By Rachel Flanagan
With summer break comes a burst of new
activities for families, including summer camp for kids, plus a plethora of
sports and academic opportunities. That means you and your children meeting and
interacting with new counselors, coaches, tutors and others.
There are m.... More »
Please excuse the shakiness of this video, but I made it last weekend as I drove across the country from Florida to Oregon with my son, helping him move to a new location. He’s a great young man, I believe in him, he’s strong and he will do well. But it sucks that it’s so very...R.... More »
Changing the youth sports culture is complicated, and it’s simple. Here’s one thing you can do to change it… Are you a basketball mom?
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Here at CoachUp HQ, we’re constantly racking our brains to find new ways to help athletes around the nation progress in sports and life. But we wanted to take it one step further. How can we help our athletes and their parents in their day to day lives? How can we really make a big impact? L.... More »
Recent news stories casting athletes, teams and sports in a negative light have shifted from the sports page to the front page in record numbers. It’s sad. Serious issues, problems and concerns have been identified and need to be addressed.
At the same time, the sports world continues to provide some inspirational stories that warm the heart…
This is the second in a series of podcasts on Mental Toughness. Today, I welcome VJ Stanley, youth sports expert, speaker, and author of Stop the Tsunami in Youth Sports. VJ’s book focuses on achieving balanced excellence and health while embracing the value of playing for fun. In other words, let the kids have fun!…
I recently listened to a TED talk by Sir Ken Robinson regarding educating our children. He made the argument that in order for kids to learn you have to engage their curiosity, individuality, and their creativity. He then went on to make this brilliant analogy: Death Valley is the hottest, driest, and lowest place in the United States…