The Mizzou protests showed changing views of the media and privacy + MORE

The Mizzou protests showed changing views of the media and privacy + MORE
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The “Disciplining Other People’s Children” Dilemma

We’ve all seen it. Experienced it. Sometimes painfully – a complete display of obnoxious behavior by someone else’s kid. Maybe in a checkout line. Or the candy aisle. Or at a school event or party. For most of us, it takes a lot of willpower to not take over and manage the situat.... More »

Chiefs’ Eric Berry Tackled Cancer in All-Pro Style

After a star collegiate career at Tennessee, where he was a two-time All-American and recognized as the best defensive back in the country, Eric Berry joined the Kansas City Chiefs as the 5th overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. Berry led the team in interceptions his rookie year and was selected as .... More »
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Girls Drop Out Rate Higher Than Boys + MORE

Why Do More Girls Drop Out of Sports Than Boys? We already knew that by the time they are 13, seventy-five percent of kids drop out of sports, mostly because they’re not having fun anymore. But research shows that girls drop out of sports at rates six times higher than boys. We spoke recently with.... More »
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Encouraging Words for Kids That Ignite Self-Discovery and Growth + MORE

Have you ever stopped to think how words of encouragement for kids help them thrive in school and life?  Positive words from parents, teachers, and mentors are a rich source of internal motivation and guidance to children and teens. Often, kids recall your words inside themselves for many years. At.... More »

Why Your Child’s Failure is the Key to Success

One of the hardest parts of being a sports mom was watching my kids experience failure at something they’d worked so hard to achieve. It’s often painful for parents to watch their child’s growing-up process because that almost always includes watching their child’s failure. W.... More »
Wahoo! At long last, in amongst lawsuits and plenty of passionate discussion, the United States Soccer Federation has announced new safety regulations that will help protect the brains of our youngest generation of players. If you’ve been disconnected from recent news, there’s been growing concern over head injuries in contact sports, from the youth level all […] The post US Soccer Takes Major Step Towards Minimizing Traumatic Head Injuries appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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Has your fall season come to an end? I hope it was a good season, but if it was not,  you can guide your child to move on in a way that does not waste the experience. Nominate a coach, volunteer, or parent for the November Positive Youth Sports Award! Take just a minute and nominate…Read More
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While racism and threats to the physical safety of black students are the most important issues amid the unrest at the University of Missouri, a controversy around the rights and responsibilities of the media has lingered all week.
As you know, the chancellor of the University of Missouri and the president of the state system resigned amid growing protests over the administration’s slow and tone-deaf response to a series of racist incidents and what black students say is an unsafe and hostile atmosphere for them on campus…

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