Our Top 10 Moments from NBA All-Star Weekend + MORE

Our Top 10 Moments from NBA All-Star Weekend + MORE

TRAVEL TEAMS: A Club Team Worth Emulating….

For years on my Sports Edge radio show, I have cautioned sports parents about the potential pitfalls and real concerns regarding travel team sports. Everything from unfair tryouts to coaches who want to win at all costs to the escalating amounts of time and money that having a child on a travel can .... More »

How to Pull Your Child Out of the Dumps of Discouragement + MORE

Youth sports is a roller coaster of emotions, for parents and kids. And when you are at a low point in the ride, it seems like climbing out of the dumps of discouragement is a very daunting task. Hitting slumps. Dry shooting spells. Missed shots. Or maybe your child feels dejected because of team .... More »

4 Mindsets That Hold Your Child Back from Being a Leader

Do you get frustrated watching your child play because you wish they would be more assertive and become a leader in the game? Do you wonder what is holding your child back from being a leader? Chances are, your child doesn’t have a clear understanding of what leadership really is. In fact, t.... More »
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How to Help Your Child Develop Ball Handling and Hand-Eye Coordination + MORE

This is Part 1 of a 3-part series, Help Your Child Have a Ball in Sports, brought to you by AER, the first Automatic Ball Pump. In youth sports, there’s no magic formula for success. There’s no quick fix for acquiring perfect ball-handling skills and hand-eye coordination. It boils down to repe.... More »
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The Shortest Workout Part 2: Blood Flow Restriction Exercise + MORE

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training involves use of KAATSU bands or pressure cuffs to temporarily restrict blood flow during resistance exercises This type of tra.... More »
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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Author Gregg Easterbrook recently published an excellent thought-provoking article in which he stated the risks of brain injury might be significantly reduced by banning tackle football until at least age 12
One cited scientific study showed that contact sports participation was the highest risk factor for late development of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)
Another cited study stated that starting tackle football before age 12 is a critical risk factor for later poor brain function
Football may need to follow hockey and soccer’s direction in placing a minimum age on tackle football

Each month we see more published scientific data that allows us to dig deeper into the subtleties of concussion risk and outcomes…

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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’ve put together a list of our […] The post Our Top 10 Moments from NBA All-Star Weekend appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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