The Greatest Motivational Speeches Of All-Time + MORE

The Greatest Motivational Speeches Of All-Time + MORE
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What Young Athletes Learn From the Mindset of Olympians + MORE

Mental Toughness Lessons From Olympians With the start of the summer Olympics, kids and teens have lots to learn from Olympians—dedication, perseverance and courage, for example. Daniel B. Peters, PhD., a psychologist who specializes in children and families, notes that many Olympians begin their.... More »

3 Keys to Earning Basketball Playing Time + MORE

Do you have a basketball player in the house? If so, you know the challenges that come with earning minutes in the game. Today’s guest post by Glen Izevbigie from The Better Game gives some very specific ideas on how to help your child earn more basketball playing time. Playing time isn’t ev.... More »
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Can 6 Questions Predict Elbow Injury Risk For Young Pitchers?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: We are gaining more knowledge about the factors responsible for overuse injuries and catastrophic elbow ligament tears in young pitchers It is far better to moni.... 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 »
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Helping Young Athletes With Mental Rehearsal + MORE

How To Mentally Rehearse Using Visualization deal with sports parents and the mental game challenges their sports kids have. Visit and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast. Here’s the question Dr. Patrick Cohn.... More »
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How To Improve Kids’ Self-Confidence
One of the biggest challenges young athletes face before a game, parents tell us, is doubt about their abilities.
In fact, that’s what we see, too. Just before a game, kids start telling themselves that they’re no good at making three-pointers, that they don’t think they can beat a team with such big players, that they’re worried they’ll repeat the fatal mistake that cost the team the championship two years ago…

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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 team — but they also […] The post The Greatest Motivational Speeches Of All-Time appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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