Resources

Up2Us Sports provides a variety of tools and trainings available at no cost to help further promote the SBYD movement and trauma-informed coaching.

 

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SPORT AND TRAUMA PLAYBOOK

Up2Us Sports and Edgework Consulting work together to leverage the power of sports to help kids heal. Our aim is to create a sports environment that can encourage kids to be physically active, become more comfortable in their bodies, develop competence, and make meaningful connections with caring adults and supportive teammates.

 
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SBYD Research brief

Sports-Based Youth Development is a methodology that uses sports to provide the support and opportunities youth need to be healthy contributing citizens now and as adults.

 
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A TRAUMA-SENSITIVE SPORTS PRACTICE

With so much research emerging about the physical components of trauma recovery and new investment in creating trauma-sensitive environments, Up2Us Sports is committed to reimagining youth sports as part of the solution for all young people, especially those living in urban underserved communities.

 
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SPORT FOR HEALING

From our partner Edgework Consulting, “The Case For Sport As a Medium to Foster Healing From Psychological Trauma” is an excellent resource that summarizes much of what our Up2Us Training is all about.