Young Japanese Woman Breaks Into Australian Rugby + MORE

Young Japanese Woman Breaks Into Australian Rugby + MORE

10 Secrets Young Athletes Want Dad to Know

Sports Dads, can we talk for a minute about your young athletes? As a coach’s wife for 3 decades and sports mom for 21 years, I’ve seen just about every kind of sports dad there is, and I know you–you are most likely very competitive, love your child, and ultimately just want him o.... More »

SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY: Today’s Appearance on The NFL Network + MORE

Just FYI…..many of you know me for my work in the field of sports parenting. But long before I became involved in this area, I did my undergraduate and graduate work in psychology. And I specialized in sports psychology which, back when I was in college, was pretty much an unknown and uncharte.... More »
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MomsTEAM Institute's Screening Of Sony Pictures' Concussion Movie Ends Year On High Note, But More Work To Be Done + MORE

  On December 21, 2015, MomsTeam Institute of Youth Sports Safety held a special advance screening of Sony Pictures's new movie, Concussion, starring Will Smith, at the Loews - Boston Common theatre. Joining me at the screening and a post-screening reception at the Ritz-Carlton were concu.... More »

YOUTH BASEBALL TRENDS: “Can’t Anybody Here Play This Game?”

When Casey Stengel was managing the hapless New York Mets in their first year of existence in 1962, Casey became so frustrated with his team’s lack of fundamental baseball that he once exclaimed in frustration: “Can’t anybody here play this game?” That moment was well over 50.... More »
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How to “Win at Losing” and our Other Favorite Books of 2017 + MORE

As the summer holidays roll around for those of us in the northern hemisphere, it is a great time to do some reading. Twice a year we compile a list of the books we have enjoyed in the fields of athlete development, leadership, coaching, and parenting, and share them with our readers so that you The.... More »

Put the HAPPY Back in Your Holidays

– positiveparentingsolutions.com

 1450296281 1473672583 Young Japanese Woman Breaks Into Australian Rugby + MORETips for More Joyful Parenting This Season
For some parents, this season is merry and bright. For others, it’s like the “Santa gone wrong” photo with kids screaming and Santa looking like he needs a serious vacation.  If your holiday is starting to look more like the second scenario, take heed; there are tips and tricks for keeping your wits about you and having lots of fun throughout the holiday season…

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Another day, another coach spotlight! This week we hung out with Coach Justin from Falls Church, Virginia! At this point, you know the drill: if you’re lucky enough to live near Coach Justin, feel free to shoot him a message, chat him up, maybe even book him as well. Otherwise, every interview we do with […] The post Coach Spotlight Series: Justin Diggs appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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

US Soccer recently recommended several changes to rules about heading the ball for younger age groups, designed to decrease the risk of concussion
I’d encourage you to view the following video segment from San Francisco television station KTVU in which Mike Woitalla presents an excellent, balanced perspective on reasons to support US Soccer’s changes

This week’s post is a little bit “holiday light” as I’d like to point you to an excellent video segment from San Francisco’s station KTVU…

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youth sports 1450296270 959046014 Young Japanese Woman Breaks Into Australian Rugby + MORERugby is one of the most important and most followed sports in Australia. But for a young Japanese woman to make an inspirational career in rugby is something unheard of. This is the story of Ayane Hirata, who has gone on to inspire so many Japanese women that there are so many who are following on her footsteps…

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Listen, we need to have an honest and truthful conversation about kicking field goals — they’re not easy and you can either win or lose the game on a single kick. Undoubtedly, these are incredibly high pressure situations, but for those with nerves of steel, kicker may just be the right position for you…

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What does it take? What does it take to get from where you are to where you want to be? Where does grit and determination translate into success and when will those long hours working finally pay off? It’s the journey. The progress. The earned gratification. It takes the #CoachUpWay. Every day, athletes work towards their own victories with coaches, […] The post Get Your Story Reposted by Stephen Curry — Here’s How appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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