Selecting A Concussion Educator: Rosemarie Moser Recommends Experts With Extensive Clinical Experience

Selecting A Concussion Educator: Rosemarie Moser Recommends Experts With Extensive Clinical Experience

ACCOUNTABILITY WITH ATHLETES: Time to Employ Zero-Tolerance?

I used this morning radio’s show to focus on the importance of discipline with kids in sports today. In my opinion, and I realize I tend to be old school, there’s a general lessening of discipline with athletes today. Whether it’s because coaches are wary of having angry parents pr.... More »

A Thank You to All the Fathers in CoachUp Nation

A Thank You to All the Fathers in CoachUp Nation Last month, we detailed our favorite and most unique Mother’s Day gift ideas, but now it’s time to shine a light on the second half of your dynamic duo: the father. To many young athletes, their father is ultimately one of their first coac.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: TIME Magazine Cover Story Reveals Youth Sports is a $15 Billion Industry

Hard to believe, but true. I grew up during a time when youth sports were not influenced by parents, travel teams, elite camps, the college recruiting of middle school kids, and so on. When you went outside to play with your friends, you found an empty field or sandlot, put down markers for boundari.... More »

GETTING CUT FROM A TEAM: Always a Difficult Moment for Athlete, Coach, and Parent + MORE

There are very few moments as potentially devastating in a young athlete’s life than trying out for a team and not making the final roster. Of course, when kids are first introduced to youth sports, everybody who tries out for the team makes the team. That’s a given in pretty much every .... More »
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Do Your Kids Excel In Practice Then Freeze Up During Games? + MORE

Lisa Cohn here to tell you: We are seeing more and more perfectionist athletes today. And that’s good news and bad news when it comes to sports. For example, my 6-year-old son loves to practice, but freezes up during games. If asked why, most athletes say things like, “I’m worried I may do som.... More »
 

With youth sports concussion safety laws in place in all 50 states, increased public awareness about concussions, and growing concern about
the long-term effect of repetitive head impacts, the demand for
concussion education, not just for parents, coaches, and athletes, but
for health care professionals, such as primary care and emergency room physicians, as well, is at an all-time high, and
promises to go even higher in the coming years…

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