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Each monthly issue of the Cal South E-News is chock-full of free educational content broken into useful categories that parents, coaches, trainers and referees will enjoy. So dig in, enjoy, and we'll see you again next month.
WINNING A NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP (Part 2 of 2)
Slowly, over the course of the season and despite periodic grumbling, this began to happen with the Huskies. As the team approached the championship part of the season, there was more of an acceptance among all the players as to how they were going to best contribute to the team's mission...click for complete story
TIPS ON BEING A GOOD "SPORT PARENT"
The good thing about finding coaches you can trust is that you can then
just sit back and enjoy watching your children play. You don't have to bother telling them what they're doing wrong or right. You don't even have to remind your kids to tie their shoes. You only have to be willing to give up control... click for complete story
WHY YOU FEEL SORE: DELAYED MUSCLE SORENESS
Last month I spent a great weekend in Winchester, Va., where I spoke about knee injuries to physical therapy students, then later had the opportunity to watch a local girls team train indoors under the steady hand of James Wood HS coach Mark Pennypacker. After watching an hour of training, Mark asked if I wanted to join in for scrimmage. That was like offering candy to a child. Of course I was going to play. We
played three games to 5, and I learned something that night that I've learned time and time again - I learned that pain can be quite instructive...click for complete story
NCSA RECRUITING CORNER
Every college soccer coach has a specific number of scholarships available each year, as well as a specific number of roster spots they need to fill. The number of scholarships and the number of roster spots do not always match up, in fact, in most cases these numbers are very different. For example, a Division I men's soccer coach with a fully funded program has 9.9 athletic scholarships available... click for complete story
IN THE GOALKEEPER'S POSSESSION
This article is designed to help make referees and players aware of what constitutes "goalkeeper possession," and what opponents may and may not do when the goalkeeper has possession. While the ball is in the possession of the goalkeeper, it cannot be played by an opponent. Any attempt to do so may be punished by a direct free kick. "In the possession of the goalkeeper" is defined as...
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