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Cal South E-News | October 2011

October 19, 2011

Welcome to the Cal South E-News for October 2011
Each monthly issue of Cal South E-News is loaded with free educational content broken into useful categories for parents, coaches, players and referees. Drop us a line and let us know how you like our newsletter. Enjoy!

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PARENT EDUCATION
Provided by Cal South
CODES OF CONDUCT: Several years ago, Cal South established a Code of Conduct outline for players, coaches, parents and spectators. Similarly, referees are expected to follow a long-standing Code of Ethics established by the U.S. Soccer Federation, their direct governing body. This is a good time to remind ourselves of the appropriate conduct that all Cal South members, no matter their role, should take into consideration whenever they are attending or participating in a soccer match...
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COACHING EDUCATION
Provided by NSCAA
TRAPPING V. RECEIVING: While some may consider the difference between trapping a ball and receiving a ball to be an exercise in semantics, I see them as two different terms. When I hear people say they want to learn how to trap the ball, I believe what they really are asking for is how to stop the ball from moving, right at the feet. There are a number of ways to teach this, depending upon how the ball arrives at the player...
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COLLEGE PLANNING - NCSA Recruiting Corner
Provided by National Collegiate Scouting Association
HOW DO YOU FIND A SCHOOL THAT'S RIGHT FOR YOU?: Many factors and people will influence your college decision, but you need to remember that the choice is yours. Don't let distractions impact your decision and always keep your needs and wants in mind. You are the person who will be attending the school and playing soccer there for four years, so you need to be the person who is deciding what type of school is going to be a good fit...
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NUTRITION EDUCATION
Provided by Nancy Clark MS RD
HOW TO EAT WELL FOR SOCCER: I'm in high school and am just beginning a soccer program. I have decent nutritional habits, but what I want to know is now that I'm exercising more, should I change my eating habits? And if I do, what types of foods should I emphasize and what should I eat less of?
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LAWS OF THE GAME
Provided by U.S. Soccer
ASK A REFEREE: The USSF's National Referee Program office receives a multitude of inquiries regarding FIFA's Laws of the Game and numerous questions involving some often confusing rules and calls. Here is a quick sampling of recent topics and the resulting responses...
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