TRENDS IN SPORTS: When Too Much Really Does Become Too Much…. + MORE

TRENDS IN SPORTS: When Too Much Really Does Become Too Much…. + MORE

How You Can Crush These Top 5 Challenges of Sports Parenting

The challenges of sports parenting do not stop when the game is over. They follow you wherever you go and intrude into any hour of the day. It’s enough to drive you crazy. But you don’t have to be a crazy sports parent! I’ll be the first to admit that there are challenges to parenting an..... More »
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If I Could Kill A Word in Youth Sports, I’d Kill These 5 + MORE

Have you ever said something to your child you wished you could take back? Between the car ride to the game, the stands, the sidelines, and the car ride home from the game, there’s a lot of damaging words spoken by parents to their athletes. Words can hurt. Words can cause lifelong damage. W.... More »
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Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn You! 6 Things Every Parent Should Know About Youth Sports + MORE

Consider yourself forewarned. Youth sports is a mixed bag, albeit one that is totally worth the hassle! Are you prepared for the journey? I’ll tell you 6 things you should know in less than 5 minutes.   Let them be little. Even as you help them grow up. Download my ebook now, 22 Ways to .... More »

European Championship 2016 Preview + MORE

by Ben Nadeau, Danny Moon, Terrell Brown, and Daniel McGuinness editing by Katie Curtis We’re back! You didn’t think we’d preview Copa America Centenario and then just completely sleep on the European Championship, didn’t you? CoachUp has assembled the same great team to brin.... More »

Teach Your Child to Treat an Opponent Like a Sister!

Before you laugh and call me crazy, listen to what I mean when I say, “Treat Your Opponent Like a Sister”. It’s probably not what you are thinking!   Help Me Raise $500 for Caps for Kids! Caps for Kids is a program that gives autographed baseball caps to kids battling cancer. .... More »
New Poll Shows Continuing Parental Discontent
About the “Youth Sports Arms Race”
 
By Doug Abrams
 
Many youth sports parents today are too young to remember much about the Arms Race that pitted the United States against the Soviet Union during the Cold War from 1945 until the Soviet state dissolved in 1991…

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“A happy family is but an earlier Heaven” – George Bernard Shaw
A closer family bond is the solution to many of the trials and tribulations life throws at the family. [Tweet This] Those moments are inevitable and the way to survive and conquer them is the same as it is for any other storm — create a solid foundation…

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Tired of reading about all that is wrong in youth sports? So are we! TeamSnap and I have teamed up for the Make It Right Campaign this fall to share stories with you of people who are doing what they can to Make It Right in youth sports. There are lots of folks out there who…Read More

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You probably already know that playing sports can benefit your daughter. I’m sure you can think of a few of these benefits off the top of your head, but there may be a few you haven’t thought of.
The Women’s Sports Foundation, a leading internet source for girls and women in sports, lists the following benefits for girls in sports:

Better Grades and Graduation Rate: High school girls playing sports are more likely to get better grades and more likely to graduate from high school than their non-playing counterparts…

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There were three really interesting pieces I read last week tied to departures in the media biz. They don’t really have anything to do with each other, but together they give three glimpses that serve as a little snapshot of some big issues in media at the moment.
OK, only two of them do. We’ll start with them…

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