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Cal South E-News | April 2013

April 23, 2013


TOPSoccer players with Abby Wambach at the Cal South Play Hard Play Fair fundraiser on March 24, 2013 | Image: Cal South

Welcome to the Cal South E-News for April 2013


Each monthly issue of Cal South E-News is loaded with news and educational content for all members of Cal South, including players, parents, coaches, and referees. Drop us a line at editor@calsouth.com and let us know how you like the E-News or what sort of content you would like to see appear in it. Enjoy!




Cal South Pro+ Update
Four Cal South Pro+ Players Called Into US Youth Soccer National Training Camp

Eighteen girls -- including 4 Cal South Pro+ players -- from the US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) have been invited to participate in the US Youth Soccer ODP Girls 1996 National Camp, April 20-27 at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista. The camp will coincide with the U18 U.S. Soccer Women’s National Team Camp, and players will be evaluated for possible participation in U.S. National Team events.
Full article inside...


Adult Soccer Update
PSA Elite & Doxa Italia Win Lamar Hunt Berths at 2013 USASA Region IV Open Cup
PSA Elite defeated Doxa Italia, 4-1 in finals action on April 21 to capture the 2013 USASA Region IV Open Cup. Both PSA Elite and Doxa Italia locked up berths in the opening round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
Full article inside...


Alumni Update
Cal South Alumnus Joe-Max Moore Elected to National Soccer Hall of Fame
Cal South alumnus and former U.S. Men's National Team star Joe-Max Moore was one of two players elected earlier this month for induction into the National Soccer Hall of Fame, along with fellow U.S. MNT player Peter Vermes.
Full article inside...


Provided by CB3 Sports Performance Training
Balance Training - Balance is simply the ability to maintain the body’s center of gravity over its base of support. This can be static (standing) or dynamic (moving). Balance is a highly trainable component of sports performance programming. There are a wide variety of exercises that can be incorporated into training sessions.
Full article inside...


Provided by Golazo 
Golazo Teams Up with Cal South Soccer - Cal South Soccer and Golazo, Inc. announced today the signing of a yearlong agreement in which Golazo, the passion brand for soccer, becomes the “Official Beverage Partner” of Cal South. The partnership will unite Golazo’s line of healthy sports hydration beverage choices with Cal South’s ever-growing membership of over 185,000 players, coaches, referees and administrators.
Full press release inside...


Presented by the Cal South Coaches Association
Featured Lesson Plans created on SportSessionPlanner.com
Receiving and Turning  - This month's Featured Lesson Plan from the Cal South Coaches Association spotlights drills used for teaching players the proper methods of turning after receiving a pass. Four variations on the theme are included.
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