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The Craft of Coaching (Part 4 of 4)
Instruction: "The Teachable Moment" Possibly the biggest difference between skilled coaches and novice coaches is in the quality and quantity of their instruction. There are certain "teachable moments" which occur in a practice session when the skilled coach speaks and addresses a player or group of players... click for
NCSA Recruiting Corner
Too Much Soccer? The Washington Post recently wrote an article that discussed the injuries that can be associated with the sport as a result of being overworked. Playing soccer year-round is definitely helpful when trying to be recruited by college coaches and is a necessity for higher level teams, but you have to be careful not to overdo it.... click for complete story
Velocity Sports Performance Training Tips
Soccer Pre-Season Training: As the spring passes and we head into summer, soccer players begin to think about their upcoming soccer season. As trainers, we consistently asked what players need to be doing to be ready for the demands of the soccer season. To answer this we first look at what it takes to succeed at soccer... click for complete
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
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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