The Most Underrated Value of the US Woman’s Gymnastics Team + MORE

The Most Underrated Value of the US Woman’s Gymnastics Team + MORE

How to Raise Influencers

If you want your child to grow up a leader, not a follower, then you must raise influencers. Influencers do not follow the crowd, they forge their own path. Influencers care about helping others more than advancing their own agenda. Influencers see and sieze an opportunity to help others; while othe.... More »
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Pitch Smart Recommendations for Youth Baseball

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Young pitchers are at risk for arm injuries due to a number of factors, and pitching while fatigued is perhaps the biggest risk for injury MLB’s Pitch Smart gu.... More »

SPORTSMANSHIP: What To Do When Neither Team Tries to Win….

Game-Fixing and Youth Coaching Ethics By Doug Abrams Under the headline, “Two Youth Teams Apparently Fixed a Match At a Tournament,” Fox Soccer writer Alex Dowd described a U-18 girls game played on July 28 at the US Youth Soccer National Championships in Frisco, Texas. He reported that the two .... More »

6 Things You Should See From the Sidelines as You Watch Your Child Play

As you sit on the sidelines, what are you watching most? The score? The time-clock, your phone, or your child? As hard as it is, I’d like to suggest that you tear your eyes away from the scoreboard and focus more on what you observe as you watch your child. There some important things that...R.... More »

NEW: Photo Certificates for Softball

These new Softball Photo Award Certificates enable you to easily create keepsake awards complete with a favorite photograph and personal words of praise. Choose from 20 different designs including individual player options and team options. “Our original Softball Award Certificates is one of o.... More »
The Most Underrated Value of the US Woman’s Gymnastics Team For many years, young girls did not dream to be Gymnasts. Thanks to Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, and the rest of the US Women’s Gymnastics team competing in the Rio Olympics, that has massively changed. Not only did they dominate the team-wide competition — they won last night […] The post The Most Underrated Value of the US Woman’s Gymnastics Team appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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Too many athletes mistakenly believe that when you compete, your focus needs to be on the competition and what they’re doing. There is no better example of this than watching Phelp’s semi-final and final races in the 200 M Butterfly against South African swimmer, Chad le Clos.
le Clos had stung Phelps in 2012 at the London Olympics by beating him in this race, delivering one of the more emotionally painful blows the decorated Olympian had ever experienced in his swimming life…

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