Yes, Sometimes You Really Should See A Doctor + MORE

Yes, Sometimes You Really Should See A Doctor + MORE

TRAVEL TEAMS: Sports Parents Need to Have the Courage to Speak Up and to Ask the Tough Questions + MORE

I continue to receive lots of queries and questions regarding issues with travel teams, or as they’re sometimes called by different names, such as elite, premier, or just club teams. But no matter what they are called, they all basically work from the same premise: that they offer a higher level o.... More »
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Coach Spotlight Series: Mark Phillips on Building Relationships with Athletes + MORE

We’re back with an early week Spotlight, this time on Mark Phillips, one of CoachUp’s oldest and most reliable coaches on the platform. For years, Coach Mark has made a living alongside us by offering fair, honest coaching while also creating long-lasting relationships that keeps athlete.... More »
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Messing With Success + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Today’s post is purely my opinion, with some observations on parental influence in teenage athletics. Towards the end of the school year, we gather with the Athletic Traine.... More »
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The Greatest Motivational Speeches Of All-Time + MORE

With the Sweet 16 kicking off tonight, there’s no better time than now to revisit one of our favorite posts from 2013! Below is a list of our favorite motivational speeches from the best sports movies. Not only do these coaches understand the preparation, strategy, and drills behind a great te.... More »

Sports Parenting Podcast: A Discussion Every Parent and Coach Should Hear about Athletes and Body Image + MORE

To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. Whether you are a parent or a coach, you need to know that many athletes–yes, boys too–struggle with body image. For some, it leads to eating disorders. Today’s podcast guest is a young woman who fought an eating disorder for 10 y.... More »
A few weeks ago, we featured our newest CoachUp Infographic that focused on answering one question: Are you a good or bad sports parent? The results, of course, were pretty frightening and highlighted the parent’s inability to separate themselves from their child and their own athletic endeavors…

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A Letter to My Son’s Coach

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(This article by Mary Ann Ware first appeared here on her amazing blog and is reprinted with permission) To My Son’s Soccer Coach: Last weekend, after the final game of the season, you posed with my son and his seven teammates in front of the goal for some team pictures. There you were, one man […]

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Yes, Sometimes You Really Should See A Doctor

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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Very broadly speaking, see a physician if you have a nagging physical ailment that you’re just not sure about
For acute injuries on the field of play there are some “red flag” situations that I outline below that often need immediate evaluation
And finally, for ongoing problems you’ll need to be on the lookout for decreases in sport performance or chronic painful movements…

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