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Helping Youth Baseball Players Deal with Failure

Strategies to Help Sports Kids Overcome Failure Fear of failure affects sports children in all types of sports, but can be especially challenging in baseball, says Nova Newcomer, executive director, Friends of Baseball, in Portland, Oregon. “The tough challenge with baseball is it’s a failur.... More »
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When Can I Return To Sports After ACL Surgery? + MORE

By Geoffrey Abrams, M.D. Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   And Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Most surgeons will like to see at least 90% strength in the operated.... More »

6 Ways to Give Your Athletes the Gift of Independence

Happy Independence Day! We celebrate this day in remembrance of our country breaking free from the control of Britain. But as parents, we struggle with the whole independence thing in our kids because our desire to be involved in their lives often keeps us from giving them the space to become autono.... More »

European Championship 2016 Preview + MORE

by Ben Nadeau, Danny Moon, Terrell Brown, and Daniel McGuinness editing by Katie Curtis We’re back! You didn’t think we’d preview Copa America Centenario and then just completely sleep on the European Championship, didn’t you? CoachUp has assembled the same great team to brin.... More »

WOC #21 Nate Sanderson, Two-Time Iowa High School State Champion Basketball Coach, On The Art of Engaging Parents in a Winning Team Culture

If an athlete’s inner dialogue is made up of the voices they hear most often and most intensely in their daily lives, what are we as parents and coaches saying that can form a champion’s mind? Join us as we talk to Two-time Iowa High School State Basketball Championship winning coach, Nate Sande.... More »

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How to Get Kids Into The Kitchen for Cooking and Quality Time

If you’re looking for a new way to connect with your kids – or for them to eat healthier – get out some kid-sized aprons. Cooking with your kids may take a bit longer and might not have the best presentation, but you’ll spend quality time as a family, and since little ones are more likely to eat things they’ve helped prepare, everyone wins!
Spending time with you in the kitchen provides kids the one-on-one attention they crave…

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I really liked this advice from P.R. consultant Kellye Crane on Muck Rack Daily: Run your communications career like a freelance consultant.
Now before you run away screaming that you’re not in P.R., listen to what Crane says after noting that Muck Rack caters to both P.R. people and journalists:

Pros in both groups would be wise to keep their options open for the most opportunities…

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I’m guilty a million times over. It is difficult to see anyone in pain, particularly a loved one. It might be me just wanting them to be ok. It could also be my desire to alleviate the discomfort of awkward silence. Maybe I just want to solve the problem so I can feel important. I want to say something that will make it alright…

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BOOK REVIEW: CHANGING THE GAME: My Journey Through Life and Sports
By George Selleck with Wendy Fayles
Dr. George Selleck has led an extraordinary life. And he’s done it with sports as his internal compass.
In this rare and thoughtful memoir, Selleck – one of the all-time great athletes at Stanford University, starring in both basketball and baseball – writes poignantly that sports was not just fun for him as a child, but that they provided him with the emotional pathway to develop his self-esteem and ultimately his self-confidence to become one of the most accomplished and innovative psychologists and counselors of our time…

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