Messing With Success + MORE

Messing With Success + MORE
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The Hottest Team in the NFL: The Vikings + MORE

With a 5 & 0 record, a sensational new stadium and a new quarterback leading the charge, the Vikings are the talk of the NFL. With Sunday’s dominating performance over the Houston Texans, and previous wins over the Carolina Panthers and arch nemesis the Green Bay Packers, the Vikes have establ.... More »
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Minnesota Gophers Don’t Sit Out NCCA Big Dance + MORE

The NCAA Tournament tips off today with a full schedule of games, and this year a surprise guest is the Minnesota Gophers. With only 7 wins last year, coupled with some off the court troubles, Minnesota wasn’t expected to do much this season. Apparently the word didn’t reach the young team and c.... More »

Iowa Hawkeyes Start a New Tradition by Waving to the Children’s Hospital

What would you think if you saw the entire crowd at a packed football stadium waving to the children’s hospital behind them? Sports have long been seen as something that the ordinary people look up to for inspiration and encouragement. Whatever they are going through, they look up to their fav.... More »

PARENTS V. COACHES: Coping with Parental Expectations for their Athletes

I’ve given this a great deal of thought, and of all the crucial issues confronting youth and amateur sports, I think the growing concern of coping with unrealistic parental expectations may be at the very epicenter of all the problems that coaches and parents face today. Yes, of course, issues.... More »
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Six Ways to Keep Winter Blues at Bay

Helping Parents Keep Their Wits on Long Winter Days For parents with little ones, winter days can feel like an eternity.Cold temperatures, weather hazards, the dreaded cold and flu season, and the onset of cabin fever can lead to a frustrating loop of, “I’m bored” and “What are we going.... More »

Messing With Success

youth sports 1463009939 1680495784 Messing With Success + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Today’s post is purely my opinion, with some observations on parental influence in teenage athletics.
Towards the end of the school year, we gather with the Athletic Trainers and coaching staff  to see what worked and what didn’t in terms of the health and performance of our high school athletes…

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Exercising With Jess: 10 Minute Crunch-less Abs Thus far, our weekly workouts with Jess have been a massive success — so thank you to everybody that’s watched, subscribed, or shared our awesome at-home workouts already. However, that means it’s time to turn up the intensity and start sweating! This week, Jess is leading you through […] The post Exercising With Jess: 10 Minute Crunch-less Abs appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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The Importance of Athletes’ Pregame Mindset


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Help Sports Kids Overcome Self-Doubt
Do your sports kids lose confidence just before a game or competition?
Confidence in youth sports is the most important mental game advantage.
They worry, for example, about the size and strength of their opponents, and compare themselves to other athletes.
They tell themselves they’re too slow to block shots today…

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This week’s CoachUp Spotlight features our friend Paris Davis — here he’ll be sharing his thoughts on running his own business through CoachUp, ideas for promotions, how he on-boards his clients onto the platform, and more. Believe it or not, Paris is one of our longest standing coaches on CoachUp, so he’s become an incredibly valuable resource for us […] The post Coach Spotlight Series: Paris Davis on Promoting His Business through CoachUp appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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