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Cal South E-News | January 2012

January 19, 2012

In the photo above: Recent action from the 2012 U.S. Youth Soccer Region IV ODP
Championships in Phoenix, AZ | Photo credit: Cal South

Welcome to the Cal South E-News for January 2012
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!

Provided by National Collegiate Scouting Association
Tips from College Coaches: NCSA Athletic Recruiting recently surveyed college coaches to find out additional information about what they look for in recruits. Every coach is different, but many coaches are looking for the same thing in a recruit. Here are some important questions and responses you should be aware of and keep in mind when speaking with coaches...
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Provided by US Youth Soccer and Responsible Coaching
Tips for Managing Playing Time: One of the most challenging issues facing a coach is the allocation of playing time. As a responsible coach, want not only to win, but also to use sports to teach youth athletes life lessons. And warming the bench will not provide all of the life lessons that sports can teach...
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Provided by Nancy Clark, MS RD
Recovering from Hard Exercise - How to Refuel: What's best to eat for recovery after a hard workout? That's what soccer players, marathoners, and body builders alike repeatedly ask. They read ads for commercial recovery foods that demand a 3 to 1 ratio of carbs to protein, tout the benefits of a proprietary formula...
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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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Provided by US Youth Soccer
How Parents Can Help: Parents of U6 and U8 players play an active part in the enjoyment their children have in youth soccer. Encouragement to try new things is step one. Now that they are out there kicking, running, laughing, falling down and all chasing the ball simultaneously, they need positive reinforcement...
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