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Lombardi’s “Seven Blocks of Granite” to Success

Lombardi’s “Seven Blocks of Granite” to Success

As someone in business for sports, I naturally gravitated towards the many inspirational anecdotes and motivation stories, in relating my own coaching and business experiences. The purpose of this post is to summarize the core teachings of Vince Lombardi’s advice from his motivational talks in the 1960’s and to empower you and your leadership team […]

50 Inspirational Sports Quotes

50 Inspirational Sports Quotes

Coaching Tips

Needing a motivational push? Here are 50 of our favorite motivational sports quotes to help boost inspiration for you and your team.

3 Reasons You Should Accept Apple Pay

3 Reasons You Should Accept Apple Pay

Financial

Apple Pay is a newer contactless payment method built into Apple devices that has gained popularity the past year. It’s security and ease-of-use make it a highly attractive option for businesses looking for frictionless payment options for their clients. We explore three of the top reasons why you should look at implementing a processing service […]

Using Digital Marketing to Attract Youth Sports Sponsorship

Using Digital Marketing to Attract Youth Sports Sponsorship

Branding

In a technology age, people flock to the internet to search for answers, locate nearby businesses, socialize with friends, and shop online. It’s crucial for your youth sports business to remain current in your digital strategy, especially if you want to attract local or corporate sponsors. Here are 3 best practices to follow to increase […]

PODCAST EPISODE 47: NUBABILITY ATHLETICS

PODCAST EPISODE 47: NUBABILITY ATHLETICS

Podcast

Sam Kuhnert, founder and CEO of Nubability Athletics, joins us on the podcast. Nubability is a sports development program that teaches children and teens from ages 4 to 17 with limb differences and amputees to play mainstream organized sports. Nubability currently has over 80 coaches and devotes a significant amount of time in the community.

5 Ways Apple Pay Will Benefit Your Clients

5 Ways Apple Pay Will Benefit Your Clients

Financial

Apple Pay is a contactless payment method built into Apple devices and is designed to replace the need for physical credit and debit cards. Here are 5 reasons as to why you should allow clients to use Apple Pay at your sports and fitness business and give clients the best experience when making transactions with […]

4 Steps to Effective Sports & Fitness Facebook Advertising

4 Steps to Effective Sports & Fitness Facebook Advertising

Marketing

Social media has made it easier for marketers and businesses to reach potential customers on many ways, but Facebook Advertising continues to be one of the biggest attractions. Sports & fitness Facebook advertising can be an invaluable tool for your business, especially since the size your potential audience is very significant. Plus, one of every […]

The Importance of Incident Reports in Sports and Fitness

The Importance of Incident Reports in Sports and Fitness

Sports Business Management

Incidents and injuries happen in sports and fitness, and it’s important to have procedures in place for your employees to follow when situations arise. Having structured response guidelines allows your business to standardize the reaction to all incidents and maintain a high-level response related to customer safety.

PODCAST EPISODE 46: FORCE Basketball

PODCAST EPISODE 46: FORCE Basketball

Podcast

Randy Orisma and Stephen Schwarz from FORCE Basketball (NYC) join the Upper Hand Sports Pod. Powered by SuperMe Performance, FORCE Basketball benefits from the guidance and expertise of a comprehensive strength and conditioning program specifically tailored to youth basketball athletes by certified trainers, improving overall athleticism and reducing the likelihood of injury.