Parenting Children with ADHD + MORE

Parenting Children with ADHD + MORE

USING PUNISHMENT AS A COACHING TOOL + MORE

A lot of coaches regularly employ punishment as a "teaching" tool with their athletes and teams. If the team/athlete fails to execute well, makes a lot of mistakes or loses, the coach punishes them with more physically brutal practices, extra trainings and usually extra, long hard conditioning.  I.... More »

Coach Spotlight Series: Daniel Flores + MORE

Our next stop in the Coach Spotlight Series is Daniel Flores, one of our excellent baseball coaches in California! If that name sounds familiar, it’s because we’ve featured Coach Flores in one of our incredible success stories — if you need a refresher on that, you can find his vid.... More »

How to Show Self Control as a Parent and Stay off the Sports See-Saw + MORE

How to show self control as a parent is a challenge for most sports parents. In many ways, sports parenting can be like riding a see-saw; one minute you are riding high as you watch your child hit a home run, score a touchdown or make her first soccer goal. The next minute you are watching your....... More »

10 Things You CAN Change About Youth Sports

There’s a lot of negative stuff happening in youth sports these days. Do you ever get frustrated with it? Don’t you wish you could wave a magic wand over a team, coach, or parent, and change them? After 34 years of being a wife and 29 years of being a mother, I’ve concluded that tr.... More »

BOOK REVIEW: HEMORRHOIDS AT HALFTIME -An Insider’s View of High School Athletics

Over the course of my doing my radio show over the years, I have assembled a pretty substantial library of books on sports in this country. Many of these works are written by dedicated individuals who share my passion and concern for what’s happening to kids in sports. And the vast majority of the.... More »

Parenting Children with ADHD

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national youth football championships 1442926856 968132352 Parenting Children with ADHD + MOREI often speak to parent groups about the challenges of parenting a child with ADHD. One of the most common questions asked is “How can I get my child to do what I ask him to do?” While many parents come to my presentations to hear about how to help children with ADHD focus more, be more organized, manage their time better, and curb their impulsive behavior, it is the discussions around compliance and challenging behavior that truly resonate and engage most parents…

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First and foremost, welcome to CoachUp’s revamped blog! Our new and improved blog will feature interviews with coaches, easy and fun drills for improvement, and even the opportunity to learn a little bit more about our team. There’s no better way to start off your week than with a fresh activity to implement in your training!
Since we’re in the thick of the fall season already, we’re kicking it off with one of our favorite soccer drills — Power + Finesse…

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