The scouts snickered. They looked at the time again. To this day the 5.28 second 40 yard dash time is one of the slowest for quarterbacks in the history of the NFL combine. His 24.5 inch vertical leap didn’t have them lining up at his door either. He had been a good, but not an
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The concept of stress relief has far greater implications for families with ADHD than it might seem. That’s because parenting a child with ADHD is demanding, with its impact on parents often underappreciated.
There is a common insinuation that ADHD is not “real.” Some people think parents just.... More »
There’s a major New York Times best-selling book that was published about two months ago, and it has the simple title of GRIT: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.
The author is Dr. Angela Duckworth, a professor of psychology at the Univ of Penn who has studied this trait – grit — for .... More »
Although he’s off on a cruise right now and we’re very jealous in chilly Boston, we wanted to highlight one of our wonderful interns, Jack. He’s been with us since January, offering his current student-athlete perspective wherever he can. Born and raised in Massachusetts, Jack has .... 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.... More »
Training and practice are 90% physical, 10% mental. But during a performance or game-time when it really counts, that ratio gets flipped, and 90% of your success depends on your mental strength and concentration.
What does this mean?
To become a champion you must train like one. Of course that means doing whatever it takes physically to get yourself to the next level…
Two weeks ago, in the NY Times, sportswriter Jere Longman looked at the IMG Academy HS football program in depth. Started just a couple of years ago, the IMG administration is very upfront about their approach: in short, they are recruiting nationally (except Florida) for the very best HS football players in the country…
After the game, when the lights are out, the gym doors are closed, who is your child? Do you know someone in youth sports who is making youth sports a positive experience for kids? If you’ve already nominated someone, they are still eligible for the October award. If you haven’t, nominate them now!
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We’re back for another edition of Weekend Fun, so if you don’t have plans yet, we’ll help make them for you! On top of our favorite activity of the week, we’ve included some of the hottest sports tilts of the weekend as well. That way, once you’re exhausted from all your exercise during the day, you’ll know what CoachUp’s thinks you need to watch at night — who do you think will win?
Unfortunately for us up in the Northeast, we’re slowly seeing those nice, warm outdoor days slip away — so make sure you take advantage of this weekend and get active! This time, our Weekend Fun is FootGolf — yes, you read that correctly…