Remembering the Importance of Father’s Day + MORE

Remembering the Importance of Father’s Day + MORE

INNOVATIONS: Why Not Set National Benchmarks so that Athletes Can See How They Match Up?

In today’s column, I’m going to make a strong suggestion and try to make a case that perhaps there’s a better way to raise our kids in sports than what we’re currently doing. Now, admittedly, this is something of a radical approach. I’m the first to admit that. But the truth is…..... More »

How You Can Change What’s Wrong with Youth Sports in 2017

Changing the youth sports culture is complicated, and it’s simple. Here’s one thing you can do to change it…   Are you a basketball mom?        Related Stories5 Truths That Will Help Your Child Play Well with Kids Who are “Different.&#.... More »

New Coach, Teacher, Friends, School? 5 Steps to Helping Your Child Handle Change + MORE

This post is sponsored by TeamSnap, a company that does its very best to make back-to-school sports as easy as possible by providing the best tools to help teams and parents run their organizations smoothly. As a new school year gets under way, your child may have to handle change in more than one .... More »
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Can We Shift the Paradigm in Youth Sports? + MORE

I was recently in Ohio for a family event. At this event, my father and his friends began sharing stories of their childhood. Everyone shared stories of their days of triumph on the sporting fields in their small Midwest town. As the event progressed, it evolved into a full on discussion about youth.... More »
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Can A Basketball Warmup Program Prevent Basketball Injuries?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Specific basketball warmup programs focusing on balance and agility show reductions in lower extremity injury rates These warmup programs are attractive because .... More »

Improve Your Game: Summer Product Review


flag football tournament 1466258839 2092937832 Remembering the Importance of Father’s Day + MORELooking to improve your game? With kids out of school and the official kick-off of summer days away, thought it would be fun to take a look at a few youth sports products that fit the season. All of these products are offered at the Sports Feel Good Stories Store. Here’s a cool thing: with the purchase of any of these 5 products, or any products at the store, you’ll also receive a certificate pack free that you can give to your favorite teacher/classroom…

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by Nick LaSpada More often than not, Father’s Day is lost in gifts and sentimental cards that ultimately hold little meaning over the years. What really counts, at least to me, are the memories that explain your story and the journey of how you made it to this very day. I can remember playing catch with my […] The post Remembering the Importance of Father’s Day appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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