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Cal South E-News // June 2007

June 09, 2007


WELCOME TO THE NEW CAL SOUTH E-NEWS!
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.


SOCCER WEIGHT TRAINING
Presently many coaches are reluctant to use weights in their fitness training for fear of their players losing flexibility. Many have mistaken weight training for weight lifting. Weight training is used in various sports in America and is slowly being accepted in soccer...
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STOP COMPARING

You will have a much better experience as a sports parent if you stop comparing your child to his fellow athletes. Youth sports doesn't need to become a contest between parents to see whose child is the most gifted. These contests take up so much energy and don't really prove much of anything. They don't prove that you're a better parent or that your child is a better person or that they're destined to have a better life... click for complete story


HEAT ILLNESS BECOMES A CONCERN
As we approach the summer months, it is always a good time for a refresher on the dangers that high temperatures can bring. Unfortunately, because summer is a very popular time for tournaments and camps, it makes the message of taking proper precautions against heat stroke and other heat-related illnesses and death even more important...click for complete story


NCSA RECRUITING CORNER

With summer finally here, most youth soccer players are finalizing their summer soccer camp plans. Summer soccer camps can provide players with a great opportunity to improve skills during their off season months and receive evaluation and training from experts other than your club/high school coaches... click for complete story


RULES OF THE GAME - PART 1
Last year, the Cal South E-News ran a series of articles pertaining to the Rules of the Game. We received several positive comments and requests for additional information. As a follow-up, we are providing the following article which provides a more detailed explanation to the most important Laws of the Game. Due to it's length, we have broken the article into 4 sections.... click for complete story

We hope you enjoy this month's issue. If you have any comments you would like to make regarding the Cal South E-News, please send us an email toeditor@calsouth.com.We look forward to hearing from you!

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