Having kids in sports does not automatically turn you into a stressed out sports parent. In fact, I’ve known many parents who know how to enjoy the experience without letting it turn them into crazed moms and dads. Families with multiple kids playing multiple sports are more prone to the stres.... More »
When I ask my daughter what her favorite memories of her high schools sports years were, she always says the travel. She can’t tell you whether they won their competition or not, but she can tell you all about the team bonding, late night chat sessions with her teammates and the team dinners. .... More »
Parents: Help Sports Kids Let go of Mistakes
In “Sports Psychology Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from Kay about what she can do when her son freezes because the coach is really intense.
Visit Sports Psychology for Athletes at Peaksports.com and click on contact us to su.... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Warmup based injury prevention programs such as the FIFA 11+ and others show a dramatic reduction in injury rates for young athletes
The results are so impressiv.... More »
Every parent wants to prevent injuries in youth sports. Here are some real steps you can take. This post is sponsored by SPRTID, a player safety app that provides important medical information for coaches and teams to help them keep young players safe. Safety is a top concern for many sports par.... 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…