October’s Positive Youth Sports Award Goes to…. + MORE

October’s Positive Youth Sports Award Goes to…. + MORE

SPORTS PARENTING TIPS: Coaching Kids is a Serious Responsibility

The response to Doug Abram’s column last week regarding “coaches who apologize” generated a remarkable number of downloads and hits, and that interest continued this AM on my radio show. The general consensus was that — especially with younger athletes (10 and under) — .... More »

What to Look for in Your Kids’ Sports Drink

What’s the best kids’ sports drink for your child to consume? There are so many that claim to be the best, how’s a parent to know? Let’s start with a simpler question: are sports drinks even necessary? A couple of weeks ago, I was one of the speakers at the Elite Soccer Summi.... More »
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Our Top 10 Moments from NBA All-Star Weekend + MORE

The 2016 NBA All-Star Weekend crushed it as usual. From dunks to skills and everything in between, the three-day event in Toronto didn’t disappoint the viewers. Of course, we at CoachUp were a little biased thanks to our friend Stephen Curry competing on both Saturday and Sunday, but we’.... More »
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High School Hockey: Goal of the Year + MORE

Scoring the game winning goal in an overtime hockey game is a big deal. When it also gives your team a chance to go to the Minnesota State High School Tournament, it’s a bigger deal. And, when you score it with style and flair, well, it’s enough to call it the high school hockey goal of .... More »
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The Minnesota Wild and The State of Hockey + MORE

The Minnesota Wild, despite having played in the NHL for only 17 seasons, are connected to their fan base. Other professional sports organizations, with much longer histories, don’t enjoy the same type of relationships. This year’s team is trying to fight off archrival Chicago Blackhawks for.... More »
Another Story About a High School Athlete
Who Has Overcome Physical Challenges
 By Doug Abrams
 
Every so often, a human interest story captures the true spirit of athletic competition. The story is especially worth savoring when the spotlight shines on an athlete who is not yet old enough to graduate from high school…

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5 Steps to Believing in Yourself

– competitivedge.com

If you have big dreams for your athletic career, it’s essential that you believe in yourself. It doesn’t matter if you’re an all-star with a great record or an underweight newcomer with far less experience than the rest of your team, self-confidence has the power to propel you further than your physical abilities alone and it can make or break your chances of success…

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October’s Positive Youth Sports Award goes to Sherry Connor, from Charlotte, North Carolina.   Sherry has been coaching for six years and presently coaches high school and club volleyball. Sherry is described as:   An amazing coach, and an amazing person. She cares about each of her players as individuals, not just what they can do…

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