Messing With Success + MORE

Messing With Success + MORE

TRENDS IN SPORTS: Why are Fewer Kids Playing Baseball and Softball?

At a sports parenting event this past week in Norwalk, CT, several of the attendees mentioned that in recent years, there’s been a definite downward trend in terms of kids coming out for baseball and softball, especially at the youth levels. That got me thinking, because certainly the populari.... More »

RecruitLook: NCAA updates social media recruiting rules

NCAA updates social media recruiting rules reposted from our partners at RecruitLook Social media in college recruiting has become too big for the NCAA to control. The solution? Change the rules for how college coaches can interact with potential prospects on social media. The NCAA could no longer e.... More »

Teaching Basketball and Life Lessons in India’s Slums

Steve Jobs once once concluded a short speech on the value of dreamers with the line, “…the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world – are the ones who do!” Pradyut Voleti, founder of Dribble Academy in Gejha village, India is one such dreamer. He star.... More »
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Not All Superheroes Wear Capes + MORE

Superheroes are defined as “benevolent fictional characters with superhuman powers, such as Superman.” Well, maybe it’s time to expand that definition to include non-fictional folks, and specifically, Shavarsh Karapetyan. Here is Karapetyan’s story. The world has seen many gr.... More »
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Resourcefulness: How Parents Help Children Achieve Goals + MORE

When our daughter Sarah was in 7th grade, her Latin Class held student chariot races—reenacting a sport that began in ancient Greece. Sarah’s goal was to build the best chariot so she and her team could win the competition. It was a fun school project, and one that had the potential to help Sara.... 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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