Pre-Game Nerves? 8 Tips to Cope + MORE

Pre-Game Nerves? 8 Tips to Cope + MORE

6 Things You Should See From the Sidelines as You Watch Your Child Play

As you sit on the sidelines, what are you watching most? The score? The time-clock, your phone, or your child? As hard as it is, I’d like to suggest that you tear your eyes away from the scoreboard and focus more on what you observe as you watch your child. There some important things that...R.... More »

How to Be the Parent and Let Youth Sports Coaches Do Their Job

Do you know how to simply be the parent and let youth sports coaches do their job? 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. Although parents and coaches..... More »
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How to Show Your Child That You BELIEVE in Him + MORE

BELIEVE. Do you understand the power of that one word? There are many words that we as parents say to our kids that empower them, but one of the strongest words I’ve seen that builds my kids up is the word “believe.” Believe is a word on a sign in the Clemson football meeting room..... 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 »

How to Treat Your Middle School Athlete Like He Should Be Treated

As with every stage of parenting–from sleepless nights to potty training, all the way to setting curfews and paying college bills–there are adjustments you make in how you care for, discipline and relate to your child. And so it is in youth sports. You will not, and should not, treat t-.... More »

Fantasy Football Awards

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youth football tournaments 1473885513 35584556 Pre Game Nerves? 8 Tips to Cope + MOREFantasy Football Awards don’t have to be the same old same old. Throughout fantasy football season and at season’s end, it’s fun to recognize various achievements and miscues with a series of fun, fantasy football certificates specifically designed for that purpose.
Fantasy Football Awards
Each pack includes 35 Fantasy Football Certificate templates…

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Yoga for Enhanced Athletic Performance by Ali Singer Research studies show that yoga is a great complement to any sport. It enables you to approach your physical peak and utilize the power of fine-tuned concentration to improve overall performance. Along with increasing strength, coordination, flexibility, and focus, statistics show that yoga expedites muscle recovery, allowing practitioners […] The post Yoga for Enhanced Athletic Performance appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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One parent asked me: How do I deal with parents who don’t volunteer for anything, but complain about everything as they sit in the stands?   I want to help the parents on your team coach their children to overcome struggle. Read about how I can help YOUR team!    
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Pre-Game Nerves? 8 Tips to Cope

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In spite of all our assumptions about what it takes to become a capable athlete – strength, agility, speed, balance, technical skills, cooperative behavior – one of the MOST IMPORTANT skills you can master is that of staying calm and composed under pressure. Staying loose pre-performance is the secret to a championship effort…

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