The CoachUp 2013 Coach Awards + MORE

The CoachUp 2013 Coach Awards + MORE

When children bicker: Stopping the fight before it starts

Guest Post by Dr. Laura Markham Bickering is not yet a full-fledged fight, but it could become one. Or it could just go on all day long until it drives you crazy. Some amount of bickering is normal, since kids are still learning how to express their needs appropriately. But bickering is always a .... More »

Chicago Bears Fan Guide, Schedule, Traditions

Da Bears! This Chicago Bears Fan Guide is your blueprint to following one of the most storied franchises in the league. If you’re new to pro football or new to Chicago, this short read will get you up to speed quickly. And, if you’re a long-time fan, it will serve as a handy reference re.... More »
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Football Under Assault- But Good News About Heads Up Tackling

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A recently published study in the Journal of the American Medical Association showed an alarmingly high percentage of brains of deceased football players had fin.... More »
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Fantasy Football: 11 Winning Tips To Shock Your League + MORE

Writing “Fantasy Football: 11 Winning Tips to Shock your League” was long overdue. Now with the season nearly upon us is time for everyone to review these tips. Winning at fantasy football isn’t just about finishing first in your league and winning the Super Bowl. Sure, that’s a big .... More »

The “Mild” Concussion

This post was written originally in 2011, but has been re-posted numerous times, it will continue to be posted until we all get the message… ========== Hogwash!  There is NOTHING mild about a concussion, period.  However media, teams, players and even medical staffs continue to use this nome.... More »

The CoachUp 2013 Coach Awards

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 1394550814 758444812 The CoachUp 2013 Coach Awards + MOREWe’re pleased to announce the winners of our first ever CoachUp Coach Awards. We established the CoachUp Awards to recognize our top coaches whose phenomenal work is helping athletes around the country reach another level. The CoachUp team took a number of factors into account when awarding these honors, such as: coach score, client reviews, testimonials, response rate, and first-hand experience working with coaches directly…

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The National Athletic Trainers’ Association has released a new position statement on the management of sport concussion.. The release came during the NATA’s 5th annual Youth Sports Safety Summit in Washington, DC.

The statement is an update to the NATA’s original 2004 concussion guidelines (Guskiewicz KM, et al…

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Be Who We Be

– InstituteForSportCoaching.com

“Be who we be. If we be who we ain’t, we ain’t who we be.” I said this to my team once in a pregame speech. What I wanted them to understand was that if we expected to be successful and reach the goals we set for ourselves, we would need to consistently be at our best. We needed to do the right things to the best of our ability as often as possible…

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Spring Break is a time your kids are definitely looking forward to. But maybe you aren’t. Perhaps your kids are on break, but you aren’t. Or maybe you are off work, but can’t afford to go anywhere. Or maybe your spouse has to work, while you and the kids get a break. What can you do to make your spring break staycation fun for the entire family?
Whether you are able to take a trip or not, you want to make the most of any time off…

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Magazine editor Ann Friedman, who says she’s been in the biz since 2005, writes in an essay at CJR.org, “Journalists my age and younger have never operated under the illusion that a staff job at The New Yorker or a New York Times column was in our future. But nearly a decade into the digital-media revolution, another shift has occurred…

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The boy was a proud member of the Greensburg HS varsity basketball team. Problem was, the head coach informed the young man that the team had a strict policy about hair length and maintaining a clean cut image, and that unless he cut his hair, he would be off the team.
The boy protested. He pointed out that there were no such rules for the other varsity boys’ teams at the HS, and certainly no such hair-length rules applied to the girls’ teams…

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