Posts tagged "Best Practices"

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5 Things Every Youth Coach Should Know from Arsenal Coach Unai Emery

Arsenal FC’s head coach Unai Emery has accomplished a lot in his 47 years. He’s coached successfully in Spain’s La Liga, England’s Premier League, and France’s Ligue 1. In the 15 years since he retired as a player, he’s led his...

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Youth Athletes And Weightlifting

The burgeoning field of strength of conditioning has filtered down to youth sports, particularly in elite club & travel circles. Incorporating weightlifting and speed training into schedules that already include practices, private lessons and games is no longer viewed as a...

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Refueling: Sleep & Hydration For Youth Athletes

Scrolling through Instagram, it’s easy to find athletes referring to what they eat and drink as “fuel.” The intake, be it food, water, supplements, or even the amount of sleep, has become so popularized it’s easy to think of the human...

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The Top 3 Safety Must-Haves For Any Sports Tournament

On April 14th, LeagueApps is hosting the fourth annual Ballin’ for Charity 3v3 Basketball Tournament. It’s a great way for our team to put ourselves in our partners’ shoes by running a tournament. Each year we learn more about all of...

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Youth Sports Injuries: Surgery And Rehabilitation

Youth athletes are facing injury, surgery, and rehabilitation at a higher rate than previous generations. This can be traced back to a handful of factors. Overuse and repetitive stress injuries have spiked as a result of increased practice repetitions and games....

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Report: Youth Field Hockey Participation Rates Soaring

In recent months, major media outlets have reported on youth sports participation rates around the United States. Some sports have seen gains, with ice hockey, lacrosse, and volleyball all reporting sizable increases in their respective participation rates. One sport that has...

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On The Road With LeagueApps: Youth Basketball Leaders Summit

Over 500 youth teams competed in Zero Gravity’s “Battle for the Belt” tournament over the weekend. The annual tournament is an unrivaled celebration of hoops in New England. Teams comprised of players from 3rd to 12th grade duked it out across...

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How To Build A Youth Sports Volunteer Program

There is a multitude of reasons why it is not only necessary but essential for your youth organization to cultivate and maintain a successful volunteer program. For starters, squeezing the most out of your budget is a top priority for any...

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Inside An Elite Soccer Club

Steve Lucey owes a great deal to the game of soccer. It has provided him with a vocation. From his earliest days playing pick-up games in England to his founding of the Arsenal FC in Southern California, there’s no separating Lucey...

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Top Five Tips To Improve Your Social Media Presence

With over a billion users on Facebook, 800 million on Instagram, and 400 million on Snapchat, there’s a good chance your athletes (and their parents) are on social media. Not only that, but plenty of potential athletes are out there too,...