Seasons begin at the first open tryout. The evaluations and feedback at tryouts are perhaps the most influential part of any team’s season. Sports tryouts don’t determine the success of a team, but if done correctly, can fast track to a championship. Address these areas to create an effective, efficient, and enjoyable tryout session.
For kids, summer offers a much needed break from the daily responsibility of sitting in class and doing homework. Too often, however, this means more screen time. We’ve put together a variety of ways that will help you get kids the off the couch and enjoying fitness-related activities.
Ray Newland is the face of the goalkeeping training industry. He enjoyed a 10 year professional career in England and Scotland, but his playing days were cut short after suffering a devastating training injury at age 28. With his playing days behind him, Ray shifted his focus to teaching. In 1999, he started his goalkeeping […]
The sport and business industries have many similarities, one being the impact of branding. Fans of sports team find identity in logos, elevating them as the singular symbol of the emotions and experiences of fandom. And sometimes they need to be updated to match their personality or to engage a new market with a different […]
The 2019 NBA Finals provided numerous thrills and emotional moments, like the antics of Raptors superfan Drake and devastating injuries to Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson. Lost in the mayhem were two key factors that fueled Toronto’s success— the team creation, and the willingness to take risks. Read our analysis of what took the Raptors […]
In January, the Blues were dead last in the NHL standings. Six months later, the team sits atop the hockey world after defeating the Bruins in Game 7 at Boston. With their magical run complete, we highlight the keys to their success- the willingness to reset, the ability to recover, and their commitment to their […]
A thriving company culture has become a new standard in today’s evolving workforce. Company culture serves as the personality of your brand and defines the environment that employees work in. In this article, Upper Hand Founder & CEO Kevin MacCauley sheds light on how to build and maintain a company culture that supports employees and […]
The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicked off June 7th in France, and we’ve put together a guide of all you need to know about the tournament. Read about the tournament favorites, players to watch, interesting storylines to follow, and more!