Fragility of Players Confidence – Handle With Care

Our players confidence can be a fragile thing; strong today, broken tomorrow.  One moment their confidence is overflowing to an almost unhealthy level and within seconds it’s gone.   Regardless of where your players current confidence level is, as coaches we need to continuously work towards getting it to a healthy place.   You can’t win[…]

Don’t Miss The Point!

Sports have always been pressure-packed.   End of the game free throws.   Final drive with 2:00 minutes left on the clock.  Lining up face-to-face on a penalty kick.  Pressure is intertwined with sports.  The pressure in these moments is willingly accepted because the ecstasy of victory is so enticing. These moments are what make sports[…]

Why Invest?

Special guest blog written by NFL Linebacker and Lead ‘Em Up Ambassador Lorenzo Alexander Every year I return to my hometown, Oakland, California, to host a youth football camp through my ACES Foundation. I think it’s important to give back to the community, especially to help the youth realize that they have the ability to[…]

Staff Spotlight – Tucker Herzberg

Tucker Herzberg Joined Lead ‘Em Up September 2015 Position: Social Media Coordinator Tucker joined Lead ‘Em Up almost two years ago and coordinates all social media initiatives. With his passion for coaching and working with athletes, he has been a valuable addition to our team. Outside of his work with Lead ‘Em Up Tucker is[…]

Becoming a Self Aware Leader

For leaders to bring out the best in those they are surrounded by, they first need to strive to be the best version of themselves. Being the best version of you begins with with understanding your strengths and weaknesses. Great leaders take full advantage of and capitalize on their strengths, and figure out a game-plan[…]

Lets Get Started

After a year of planning and 6-months of hard work, our team is excited to roll-out the newly updated Lead ‘Em Up curriculum. Whether you’ve been with us for the last 2-years or starting out with us for the first time, everyone will be starting with Season One of the new program. We’ve added a ton[…]