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Curing Common Coaching Problems (Pt. 2 of 3)
Disruptive players - Often players disrupt practices or cause problems on the bench because they're bored. Usually they're bored because they're inactive. The cures for inactivity are simple. During practices, less talking by the coach, more movement by the players, smaller groups so each youngster touches the ball more will help. During games, don't just keep your eyes glued to the
field... click for complete story
Velocity Sports Performance Training Tips
Off-Season Soccer Conditioning - Most soccer players would like to start their season faster than they've ever been, and by "faster" they mean faster at sprinting, not jogging. They'd also like to be able to sprint as hard at the end of 90 minutes as they did at the beginning. Unfortunately, many players think that the best way to build off-season speed and endurance is to start logging in lots of slow
miles on the road. One of the common misconceptions about endurance training is that it's all the same... click for complete story
FREE Cal South Online Parenting Course
Cal South and Sports Path, the leader in online sports education courses, have formally announced an agreement designed to help bring parental soccer education to the forefront. Through this partnership, Sports Path will provide a Cal South-branded course entitled "Preparing Your Child for Youth Soccer," which is free to Cal South members interested in furthering their soccer parenting education... click for complete story
NCSA Recruiting Corner
Division III Schools: Why They May Be a Better Fit Than You Think - Somewhere along the line, Division III schools received a bad reputation. Some student-athletes who are not well informed tend to think that only the worst athletes go to Division III schools or that they are too expensive to attend. This is not necessarily the case and in order to find out, you must look into each Division III
school thoroughly and make sure that you ask the right questions... click for complete story
Laws of the Game: Ask the 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... click for complete story
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