Messing With Success + MORE

Messing With Success + MORE

How to Turn a Bad Season Around

What is a “Bad” season anyway? Have you ever gone through a season that can only be described as “Bad?” Maybe your child is struggling with getting along with her teammates. Or isn’t getting the playing time he wants. Or isn’t improving at the rate you’d lik.... More »

Sports Parenting Podcast: Give Your Athlete the Physical Advantage + MORE

To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. In this episode I am featuring Bryan Schwebke of Bryan is the founder and owner of Paramount Performance, a physical therapy, performance training and consulting practice dedicated to helping athletes stay healthy and.... More »
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Remembering the Importance of Father’s Day + MORE

by Nick LaSpada More often than not, Father’s Day is lost in gifts and sentimental cards that ultimately hold little meaning over the years. What really counts, at least to me, are the memories that explain your story and the journey of how you made it to this very day. I can remember playing ca.... More »

How to Sell Used Youth Sports Equipment

This post is sponsored and paid for by, a site where you can buy and sell used sports equipment. Their mission is to provide athletes with a more affordable way to get gear so that everyone can play the sports they love.  During 22 years of being a sports family, our closets have.... More »

How the Hard Work of Youth Sports is Still Fun

This post is sponsored by Genius of Play, a one-stop source for play ideas that build real skills. There is rarely anything fun about the hard work of youth sports. Although hard work and fun can co-exist in youth sports, let’s not sugar coat the sweat, the sore muscles, and the exhaustion that yo.... 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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