Terrorism and Children: Tough Conversations That Matter + MORE

Terrorism and Children: Tough Conversations That Matter + MORE

DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: Will New Guidelines for Youth Football Make A Difference?

Ken Belson of the NY Times did a wonderful article this past week about a new initiative from U.S.A. Football, the nation’s governing body when it comes to amateur football, to do something to stop the dropping numbers of HS students who are deciding not to play football. Belson reports that s.... 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 »
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5 Players to Watch in the 2016-2017 NFL Season + MORE

5 Players to Watch in the 2016-2017 NFL Season With the NFL season quickly approaching again, there are many questions left to ask — decidedly, however, none of those include the 5 Super Bowl Contenders or 3 Reasons Why The Broncos Won’t Repeat. Why? Well, it’s simple: nobody.... More »

Extended Stay America for Team Travel

When I ask my daughter what her favorite memories of her high schools sports years were, she always says the travel. She can’t tell you whether they won their competition or not, but she can tell you all about the team bonding, late night chat sessions with her teammates and the team dinners. .... More »

Sport Technology Update: Realtime Feedback from Medball or Barbell + MORE

I first blogged about new RFID technology being implanted in a basketball back in 2012. I recently came across similar technology being implanted in a medicine ball or attached to a barbell. Thanks to Assess2Perform, coaches and athletes now can measure almost instantly such MOEs as: Angle of relea.... More »
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Now that we’re full swing into the NBA season, it’s the perfect time to watch, learn, and train for your upcoming basketball tryouts this winter! You might be the best shooter or rebounder in the world, but if you have trouble taking care of the ball, you’ll find yourself missing out instead of playing…

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kids football tournaments 1447752844 984281728 Terrorism and Children: Tough Conversations That Matter + MORETerrorism has become a sad and terrifying part of life in the 21st century. It is difficult enough for adults to understand and make sense of violent acts perpetrated against innocent people. But what about children? How do adults help kids make sense of terrorism while promoting children’s well-being at the same time?

As the recent acts of terrorism in Paris played out on live television, children and adults struggled with similar questions: Why did this happen? Could it happen to us? Should we be afraid?
Often our first reaction is to protect children from frightening news…

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