Sports Feel Good Story of the Year Winner + MORE

Sports Feel Good Story of the Year Winner + MORE
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How a CoachUp Session Works + MORE

At CoachUp, this is the summer of big things and even bigger plans, but while we love watching Stephen Curry smolder in the Western Conference Finals, we’ve been building great content and videos each day. Our newest video is one near and dear to our collective hearts and likely overdue at thi.... More »

HEROIC ATHLETES: Ivy League Baseball Continues to Attract Top Talent, Both On and Off the Field

Anybody who has heard my radio show over the last 15 years knows that I’m a big supporter of Ivy League baseball. To me, there’s just something very unique and special about talented baseball players who are also brilliant and accomplished students. Even more, because the baseball season.... More »

Cut Down on Youth Sports Conflicts by Using These 3 Channels of Good Communication

In every relationship, you must have good communication for it to be healthy. That truth applies to family, friends, co-workers, and yes, it also applies to youth sports. After 28 years of being a coach’s wife and 21 years as a sports mom, I’ve concluded that the biggest conflicts resulted from.... More »

For Athletes in Weight-Sensitive Sports: Food for Thought + MORE

While many athletes yearn to be leaner and lighter, some athletes have to be leaner and lighter. If you compete in a sport with weight classes (i.e., wrestling, lightweight rowing) or in a sport that is sensitive to weight (cycling, running), you likely put pressure on yourself to achieve a weight .... More »

The Fencing Response + MORE

Originally posted January 7, 2011 this was one of the first places to examine and educate people about the Fencing Response, since that time this post has been viewed nearly 50,000 times. This is a great resource. ========== The fencing response is an unnatural position of the arms following a concu.... More »
Making sports positive for your child is not a one-time decision. It is actually a series of steps you must take every day, every week, every season. It’s said that a journey of 1,000 miles begins with one step. Begin the journey of positive sports parenting Today. One. Step. At. A. Time. Purpose to show…

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national youth football tournaments 1418079480 1213569201 Sports Feel Good Story of the Year Winner + MORE“Juggling for Jude: 9 year-old raises $32,000 to fight cancer” is our TeamSnap and SportsFeelGoodStories.com Sports Feel Good Story of the Year winner for 2014. And, what a great story it is!
Sports Feel Good Story of the Year Winner
Hollis Belger
Hollis Belger’s story, submitted by her mother Allison, highlighted Hollis’ almost daily practice of soccer juggling – using just her feet – as she spearheaded a fundraising campaign to benefit St…

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I have been asked by many people what my thoughts are on the first law suit filed against a state high school association in regards to concussion.  With this coming in my “home” state of Illinois, people figured I would have a strong statement or unique perspective.  I have struggled with coming up with exactly […]

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The fourth week is complete in our search for the greatest fictional coach of all time. Bombay goes down to Mickey! Eric Taylor continues his domination by beating Mr. Miyagi in a close one. Now comes the moment we’ve all been waiting for. Who is the greatest fictional coach? Is it Eric Taylor or Mickey Goldmill? We make a case for each below…

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Organized sports can do wonders for dads, moms, and kids alike. But some families get lost down the rabbit hole. So here’s a good question: Is recreational sports running your family life? It might be if you don’t remember the last time you got together with your best friends for a Saturday night barbecue…

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Across just about every team sport, young defenders are coached how to read an opponent’s body cues to avoid being caught out of position.  Whether in hockey, basketball, soccer or football, if a player can learn to focus on a consistent center point, like the chest, he can take away the offensive attacker’s element of surprise…

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