NBA All-Star Game 2020
2020 NBA All-Star Weekend Recap & Highlights

The 2020 NBA All-Star festivities were some of the most exciting in recent memory. Over three nights, we saw Trae Young and Luka Doncic shine in the Rising Stars Game, a big man win the Skills Challenge, a memorable dunk

NBA All-Star Game Changes
2020 NBA All-Star Game Preview: New Rules and Form...

The biggest storylines surrounding this year’s All-Star Game are not about the players or contests, but about the format and structure of the game. The league altered the format of the game, factoring in donations to charities and homages to

Upper Hand Software
Circle City Success Podcast ft. Kevin MacCauley wi...

Kevin MacCauley is the Founder & CEO of Upper Hand which is a software that helps to streamline all aspects of business operations in sports and fitness. He recognized a need for a scheduling software when he was coaching Little

Upper Hand video analysis tools for hockey goaltenders
How Technology Is Giving Hockey Goalies the Upper ...

During games, Geiger holds an iPad and charts every save, goal, wide shot and puck handled by the goalies. During postgame video review, the goalies add more context, such as where the shot was taken and what kind of shot

Athlete Evaluations and Effective Feedback Communication
Ultimate Guide for Effective Feedback and Evaluati...

Performance evaluations are found in all aspects of life. In school, students are graded on homework and exams. In the workplace, there are continuous performance reviews. But with sports, there aren’t any standards or metrics to be graded on, which

Kobe Bryant Mamba Forever
Mamba Forever: A Tribute To Kobe Bryant

It has been a week since the tragic helicopter crash in Southern California that killed 9 passengers, among them Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna. As the shock, confusion, and disbelief continue, we look back at one of the most

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January 2020 Product Update

In addition to tearing down those holiday decorations and focusing on this year’s resolutions, Upper Hand customers can head into 2020 enjoying many new features. In this January lineup you’ll find even more flexibility when creating new programs with the

Avoid Coaching Burnout
4 Ways to Avoid Coaching Burnout

Sports are becoming increasingly more competitive, putting additional pressure on coaches and trainers at all levels. Along with developing your athletes, the business aspect of the profession can be just as grueling. Between daily practices, developing strength and conditioning programs,

Athlete Waiver template
Creating a Sports and Fitness Waiver Form

One very important aspect of your sports and fitness business is a well executed client/athlete waiver. This will help protect you from any liabilities due to injuries during classes or training, or other unforeseen circumstances. In addition, a sports waiver

Fitness staff empowerment
Key Lessons for Sports & Fitness Staff Empowe...

Sports and fitness staff empowerment is critical to help your business retain capable and committed employees. Focus on training them to become independent and trusting them to make informed decisions, allowing them to grow and develop in their roles, and