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

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

Extended Stay America for Team Travel

When I ask my daughter what her favorite memories of her high schools sports years were, she always says the travel. She can’t tell you whether they won their competition or not, but she can tell you all about the team bonding, late night chat sessions with her teammates and the team dinners. .... More »

WOC #21 Nate Sanderson, Two-Time Iowa High School State Champion Basketball Coach, On The Art of Engaging Parents in a Winning Team Culture

If an athlete’s inner dialogue is made up of the voices they hear most often and most intensely in their daily lives, what are we as parents and coaches saying that can form a champion’s mind? Join us as we talk to Two-time Iowa High School State Basketball Championship winning coach, Nate Sande.... More »
youth sports 1527214583 1843630099 Our Top 10 Moments from NBA All Star Weekend + MORE

68 Countries Where Women’s Soccer Dominates + MORE

Soccer is definitely the world's most popular and most played sport! Our friends at Soccer Training Lab have come up with a cool infographic that shows just how popular women's soccer is around the world by spotlighting the 68 countries where the women's teams are actually stronger than the men's te.... More »

3 Ways to Protect Your Child When He’s Playing Outdoors

This post is sponsored by N’visible patch, a safe and effective way to protect your kids from but bites when playing outdoors.  With spring here and summer fast approaching, playing outdoors is an everyday event. Outdoor athletes face unique challenges as they not only battle sports opponents, th.... More »
 1503047652 1069642692 Our Top 10 Moments from NBA All Star Weekend + MORE

How to Get Kids Mentally Ready For Competing + MORE

Mental Preparation For Young Athletes A parent asks: “My child doesn’t seem as mentally ready as some of the other kids in his league. I need concrete ideas on what to say and do to help my child prepare for competition.” “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”.... More »
youth flag football tournaments 1455649602 1770988206 Our Top 10 Moments from NBA All Star Weekend + MOREBy Dev Mishra, M.D.
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…

Continue Reading On blog.sidelinesportsdoc.com »

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.

Continue Reading On blog.coachup.com »