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How to be Coachable

How to be Coachable – coachup.comd/ It may sound obvious, but coaches want to work with players who are coachable. The latest column about recruiting tips on USA Today High School Sports talks about a quality players might not think about but coaches notice. The column says most athletes start their career as coachable but it…

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Understanding the needs of the vegetarian athlete

Understanding the needs of the vegetarian athlete – nays.org Use these tips to help your young athletes manage their vegetarian diets so they are properly fueled to compete on game day.    Continue Reading Understanding the needs of the vegetarian athlete – nays.org

Marathon Training Tips

Marathon Training Tips – coachup.comd/ Fall weather makes it a great time of the year to start training for a marathon. Whether you’re thinking of trying your first marathon or you’re a seasoned pro training for marathon number five – these 10 tips will help make your training an enjoyable success. CoachUp coach, Mick Grant,…

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Coaching concern: Dealing with a stutter

Coaching concern: Dealing with a stutter – nays.org Don’t allow a stutter to prevent you from coaching kids. Use these tips to address the issue and help ensure a positive experience for you and your players.   Continue Reading Coaching concern: Dealing with a stutter – nays.org

What It Takes To Play College Sports

What It Takes To Play College Sports – coachup.comd/ “Give back. Be a good example. Play the game the right way. Graduate. Lead your community.” Augustana University Head Football Coach, Jerry Olszewski has the right idea about what it means to be a student-athlete. He recently sat down with USA Today High School Sports to…

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Jessica's Journey: Playing many youth sports sparked golden career

Jessica's Journey: Playing many youth sports sparked golden career – nays.org Jessica Mendoza – Olympic softball champion, four-time college All-American, prolific hitter and ESPN broadcaster – shares how her youth sports experiences laid the foundation for performing at a high level in everything she does.    Continue Reading Jessica's Journey: Playing many youth sports sparked…

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Parents: Don't worry!

Parents: Don't worry! – nays.org You can’t control plays, performances or outcomes of games so it does you – and your young athlete – no good worrying about every aspect of their participation. So relax and help your child fully enjoy the experience and learn some valuable life lessons.     Continue Reading Parents: Don't…

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Aching arms: Higher velocity equals increased injury risk, study says

Aching arms: Higher velocity equals increased injury risk, study says – nays.org The harder youth pitchers throw, combined with playing on multiple teams, opens the door to shoulder and elbow injuries.   Continue Reading Aching arms: Higher velocity equals increased injury risk, study says – nays.org

How to be a Good Sports Parent

How to be a Good Sports Parent – coachup.comd/ We all know what makes a bad sports parent. They yell at their kids during games and argue with the ref or coaches. But what comes to mind when you think of a good sports parent? How they act on the sidelines is one indication, says…

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Helping your child appreciate adversity

Helping your child appreciate adversity – nays.org Are you prepared to help your young athlete when adversity strikes? Use these tips to pull them through the disappointment and embrace these special learning opportunities.   Continue Reading Helping your child appreciate adversity – nays.org

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