Our Favorite Basketball Player and Your Kids’ Confidence + MORE

Our Favorite Basketball Player and Your Kids’ Confidence + MORE
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How Unruly Crowds and Parents Hurt Kids’ Confidence + MORE

Unruly parents and crowds can really hurt kids’ confidence, says Gil Fried, professor and head of the sport management department at the University of New Haven and an expert on crowd control. Why? Just think about it. When athletes are trying to perform, what could distract them more than adu.... More »

Coach Spotlight Series: Getting Coached Up With Brandon Ball

CoachUp Featured on NECN! A few weeks ago, CoachUp was lucky enough to be featured on NECN’s CEO Corner so we could dish on our company, goals, and achievements. If you haven’t checked out the first video with our very own John Kelley, head here to watch that in all its glory! However, .... More »
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Is Sugar Killing Our Kids?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Processed sugar and high fructose corn syrup are likely responsible for a number of negative health issues, such as obesity and metabolic syndrome Create a lifet.... More »

How Your Child Wants to Be Treated After Playing Sports

Do you know how your child wanted to be treated after playing sports? This post is an excerpt from my book 11 Habits of Happy and Positive Sports Parents.  To get your copy or learn how you can give one to every parent on your child’s team, click here. Does your child know and believe...Read&.... More »

LEGAL CONCERNS: Allowing Retired Coaches to Continue on the Job – Common Sense Wins the Day + MORE

Sensible New Jersey Law Permits Retired Coaches to Continue Coaching By Doug Abrams   On July 30, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a bill that, effective immediately, permits interscholastic teacher-coaches to continue coaching without interruption when they retire as teachers. For con.... More »
national youth football championships 1389990034 2121594555 Our Favorite Basketball Player and Your Kids’ Confidence + MOREThe NFL is a quarterback league.  Passing reigns supreme.  QB’s touch the ball on virtually every offensive play for a team.  Acting like coaches, quarterbacks are generals on the field of play.  They act as spokespeople for their team off the field.  They embody what the team is all about…

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College basketball season is in full swing, but one of our favorite players is not out on the court.  If you have never heard of Jason McElwain, you’ll want to take 5 minutes and watch his amazing basketball heroics.  Can you infuse this same amount of confidence in your children even when they face what seem insurmountable obstacles?  Here are 10 ways to raise confident kids…

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I have two daughters. Both played competitive sports. My hope for them when they were younger and now as young women, is that they be strong, self-assured individuals in the world who carry the belief that they can do ANYTHING that they set their mind to. And, most important, that they have the self-respect and courage to speak up, take care of themselves and not allow themselves to be abused in any situation…

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kids football tournaments 1389990043 611526281 Our Favorite Basketball Player and Your Kids’ Confidence + MOREWhen I first got into sportswriting, I thought I had to generate content faster than everyone else, especially when it came to reporting news. I always thought getting news out first was the best way to build an audience, but that isn’t always the case.
As part of the Bleacher Report Advanced Program in Sports Media, I’ve learned to slow down and focus more on the quality of my arguments…

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flag football tournament 1389990046 849948769 Our Favorite Basketball Player and Your Kids’ Confidence + MOREFor many parents, sending their kids off to practice for some type of organized sports team is both a mundane and expected part of family life.  It is nice to be reminded that those opportunities aren’t always available for a vast majority of aspiring athletes.  Economic challenges, parent commitments or even modes of transportation can keep the next Kyrie Irving or Damian Lillard out of the gym…

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