SPORTSMANSHIP: When Things Start to Get Ugly at High School Sports…. + MORE

SPORTSMANSHIP: When Things Start to Get Ugly at High School Sports…. + MORE
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Bone Loss In Young Females: Once It’s Lost It’s Tough To Get It Back

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A woman develops about half her bone mineral content during her adolescent years, and healthy bone mineral content and bone mass lower the risk for stress fractu.... More »
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Helping Young Athletes Cope with Pregame Distractions + MORE

Help Sports Kids Focus Before Games Let’s say you’re getting your sports kids ready for a soccer game. But a number of unforeseen events pop up. First, you can’t find their uniforms, and have to borrow some from the coach. Next, you arrive at the game, and it’s pouring—even though it was .... 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 »
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When Will What We Know Change What We Do in Youth Sports? + MORE

“My daughter and I had to miss her grandfather’s funeral when she was 12 for a cheerleading competition.” I had to read that twice to be sure what I was reading. This was an actual comment we received recently on Facebook. We receive a lot of heartbreaking stories from readers, but this one se.... More »

12 Signs That a Sports Parent Needs to Take 2 Steps Back + MORE

You don’t have to be a crazy sports parent to be a little too invested in your child’s youth sports experience. I was never seen as a whacko parent, but there were definitely times when I sensed that I was taking my kids’ games way too seriously. When I was thinking clearly enough .... More »
With Spring Training in full swing, it’s important to remember that your baseball workouts need to extend past just physical efforts. Baseball is an incredibly cerebral sport and it’s not all about swinging the hardest or pitching the fastest. In fact, most of the game is played out in the mind’s eye — which does […] The post Drill of the Week: Mixing Mental Exercises Into Your Baseball Workouts appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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This is Part 3 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. The transformation of kids from pre-elementary through gradeschool, is mind-boggling…

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A Role for High School Athletes When Fans Resort to Slurs and Vulgarity
By Doug Abrams
Last Friday night, Catholic Memorial School downed Newton North High School, 77-73, in a hard-fought Massachusetts basketball division title matchup at Newton North High School. Catholic Memorial is an all-boys private college preparatory school in West Roxbury, and Newton North is a public school that has a large Jewish population in the community and the student body…

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