The Road to Varsity – Arrived! + MORE

The Road to Varsity – Arrived! + MORE

The Best Way to Teach Your Child to be a Team Player!

There’s good ways to teach your child to be a team player, and there’s there’s the BEST way….   Learn How You Can Talk with Janis!        Related StoriesWhy Coaches Play FavoritesHere’s How You Can Help Your Athlete Handle Sports.... More »
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What’s the Rush? How to Avoid The Troubling Dilemma of The Hurried Athlete + MORE

Are you in a hurry to rush your child’s sports technique development? Before you answer too quickly, let me ask you: Is most of his young life full of structured practices, lessons, and games, with little or no free time? Are you in a hurry to help him improve his skills, perhaps more quickly .... More »
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How to Explain Mental Training to Young Athletes

Mental Game Coaching For Young Athletes A sport parent asks: “My son has been in a slump with all his baseball activities that he cannot seem to shake. He cannot communicate to us what he needs to help him and we don’t want him to fail even more. How do we help him understand?” To answ.... More »

NATA Issues New Sports Health and Safety Best Practice Guidelines

The National Athletic Trainers' Association and Youth Sports Safety Alliance have issued best practice youth sports health safety guidelines.  Touted as the first of their kind, the guidelines, however, largely mirror best practice recommendations that MomsTEAM Institute, a member of the Alliance,.... More »

EPL Previews: Can the Magic of Klopp push Liverpool to new heights? + MORE

EPL Previews: Can the Magic of Klopp push Liverpool to new heights? After Leicester City’s 5000-1 odds to win the Premiership, capping off what is, in all likelihood, the most fantastic championship in major sports history, the perennial powerhouses have gone hard towards defeating the slew of und.... More »
 
I hate it when people criticize my parenting. Our two-year-old had been screaming for five minutes, and we were out of distractions. There’s nothing worse than being stuck on a runway when your kids start freaking out. We had been entertaining him as best we could with games, toys, snacks, and movies…

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 The Road to Varsity   Arrived! + MOREBy Marc Safran, M.D.
Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
And Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

FAI surgery is sometimes necessary to return the athlete to sports participation
Results from FAI surgery are generally excellent, with 95% of athletes returning to sport at about 4-6 months after surgery

Last week we wrote about a condition called “femoroacetabular impingement”, commonly referred to as “FAI”…

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 The Youth Coach’s “Theater”
By Doug Abrams
 
A few years ago, I happened to watch a pee wee hockey practice conducted by a coach who spent nearly the entire hour-long session barking instructions at his 11-12-year-old players. The players seemed willing to follow directions even if the coach spoke in a measured tone without a steady shout, but the coach never gave them the opportunity…

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national flag football tournament 1418167644 1063521105 The Road to Varsity   Arrived! + MORENo matter what your athletic or fitness goals are, the way you fuel your body before, during, and after workouts is crucial. CoachUp partnered with professional Food Scientist Lauren Fortin to create unique, delicious, wholesome recipes, specifically targeted for individuals with goals focused on:
• Weight Loss (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

• Improving Endurance (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

• Recovering from a strenuous workout, big race, or game (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

• Building Strength (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

 
We gathered some of our best coaches (who have some serious skills in the kitchen) to showcase these easy to make flavorful recipes that will fuel your workouts…

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Lyle Micheli, M.D., Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School, O’Donnell Family Professor of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Director of the Division of Sports Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital, provides a fascinating overview of the history of sports medicine from ancient Greece to modern times, and says that if there is one population we should try to keep safe and healthy it is youth athletes.

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High school basketball season began just before Thanksgiving and in early November, I received the email I’ve been waiting ten years for : “You have new games”, read the subject line— and when I logged into the officials’ website— I received my first VARSITY assignments!!  I could barely contain my excitement, but being superstitious, I refrained from blogging about it so as not to jinx the event…

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How does your child handle getting benched? When I say benched, I mean, being either pulled out of the game for some “unknown” reason after he or she seemed to be playing a lot. Getting benched is one of those things that is probably harder for the parents to watch than it is for your child…

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