Sports Parenting Podcast: Tips for Basketball Players Who Want to Play at the Next Level + MORE

Sports Parenting Podcast: Tips for Basketball Players Who Want to Play at the Next Level + MORE

4 Things Your Child’s High School Coach May Not Tell You, But SHOULD + MORE

This is Part 4 of a 6-part series What Your Child’s Sports Coach Wants You to Know, sponsored by TeamSnap, a company that does its very best to give parents, coaches, and teams a tool that will facilitate clear and consistent communication.   If your child is playing high school sports, th.... More »

How to Deal with a Negative Coach + MORE

If your child has ever been coached by a negative coach, you have probably been tempted to fight fire with fire. If he’s a yeller, you want to chew him out. If he’s critical, you want to be critical about him being critical. If he focuses more on the mistakes of the team than on...Read&#.... More »

Have you Ever Felt the Pain of Politics in Youth Sports?

Have you ever felt the pain of politics in youth sports? If so, you will identify with this mom’s story: My two sons who played football in high school were both what I consider victims of politics. It has soured my taste for kids and sports. When my oldest son was a freshman he was...Read.... More »
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The Greatest Motivational Speeches Of All-Time + MORE

With the Sweet 16 kicking off tonight, there’s no better time than now to revisit one of our favorite posts from 2013! Below is a list of our favorite motivational speeches from the best sports movies. Not only do these coaches understand the preparation, strategy, and drills behind a great te.... More »

Top 5 Youth Sports Injuries,Part 4: Female Concussions and 3 Facts You Should Know

This week, Female Concussions is the fourth injury in a 5-part series on youth sports injuries, sponsored by the UHealth Sports Medicine Institute, part of the University of Miami health system. UHealth is paying me for these posts because they believe strongly in the importance of a safe youth.... More »
Woo! That Hot Stove is blazin’ now and, before you know it, baseball will be up and running! At many high schools, baseball can start as early as February, so now is the perfect time to tune up and prepare for your most important set of tryouts yet. We’ve talked about hitting, pitching, and fielding […] The post Drill of the Week: Stealing Bases appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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By Laurie Mandel 

If you’re like many parents, you’d probably agree there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done. From taking care of tasks at the office to helping the kids with their homework and getting them to practice and games on time, there is hardly a minute to slow down…

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Official Responses to Hazing
 By Doug Abrams
The Ooltewah (Tenn.) High School boys’ varsity basketball season is over. The school superintendent canceled the remainder of the schedule on January 6, after three older players were arrested for allegedly raping a 15-year-old freshman teammate in a cabin during the team’s overnight stay at a tournament in nearby Gatlinburg on December 22…

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To listen to this episode, click on the above arrow. If your child plays basketball, and desires to keep playing through high school, perhaps even college, you must listen to what my guest, Kyle Ohman of has to say. He has some great tips for parents, coaches and athletes about basketball success…

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