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Cal South E-News // February 2008

February 09, 2008



WELCOME TO CAL SOUTH E-NEWS!
Each monthly issue of the Cal South E-News is loaded with free educational content broken into useful categories that parents, coaches, trainers and referees will find useful. Dig in, enjoy, and we'll see you again next month.


THE PERILS OF CRITICISM (PT. 1 OF 2)
When you consider all the barriers that athletes face in their search for success and then think of all the ways coaches assist athletes in reaching their goals, there is something that just does not fit: That is the major form of giving feedback to athletes... click for complete story


WIN OR LOSE

When you become a sports parent, you take an oath to always be there for your child. Win or lose, you will love them; win or lose, you will respect them; win or lose, you will accept them with all of their strengths and limitations. The oath of sports parenthood can even be more binding than marriage, because a child can't go out and look for a more supportive parent... click for complete story


NUTRITION FOR YOUNG ATHLETES
In a period when many parents enroll their children in organized sports, it is imperative that basic nutrition guidelines for young athletes be followed. This will help these children to progress to their desirable potentials. Along with their improvement in performance, a healthy diet may reduce injury, reduce recovery time between competitions...click for complete story


NCSA RECRUITING CORNER

How to Score Financial Assistance at Division III Colleges: It is a common misconception that Division III colleges do not award scholarships. They simply do not offer athletic scholarships. Some parents are weary about pursuing private out-of-state Division III institutions because of the sticker price. Do not think that just because a college costs $40,000 or more per year that you can not afford to attend... click for complete story


LAWS OF THE GAME Q&A
The USSF's National Referee Program office receives a multitude of inquiries regarding FIFA's Laws of the Game and numerous questions involving soccer ephemera. Here is a quick sampling of recent topics and the resulting responses... click for complete story

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