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Cal South E-News // July 2009

July 03, 2009

ELITE CUP -- AUGUST 1 & 2 // sponsored by ELITE-WEAR.NET

Come and join us at the Elite Cup, August 1st and 2nd at the John Blanche Memorial Soccer Complex for an exciting weekend soccer festival! The tournament has grown from the last few years and we will have some great clubs represented. Come by and visit the Village with rides, activities, War of the Keeper and much, much more.

The tournament will be played all in one location in Temecula. You will play a minimum of three games, with finals on Sunday. Competition will be available for boys and girls ages U8-U19. Registration deadline is July 14, 2009.
For more information visit www.elitecupsoccer.com

Each monthly issue of Cal South E-News is loaded with free educational content broken into useful categories that parents, coaches, trainers and referees will find useful. Drop us a line and let us know how you like our newsletter. Enjoy!

NCSA Recruiting Corner

What College Sports Can Do For You: Playing sports in college is more than just playing the sport you love for a few more years. You will be part of something that only a select few are lucky enough to be part of and many are envious of. If you are someone who is fortunate enough to play college athletics, make the most of the opportunity and don't take one second of it for granted, because it will be over before you know it. The benefits you will gain from college sports will last a lifetime and they will always set you apart... click for complete story

Velocity Sports Performance Training Tips
Getting Moving Without Moving: Activation & Injury Prevention: Great practice requires great planning. Implementing injury preventive techniques is a part of that plan. Soccer, like most sports, takes place in a very chaotic environment. The stress and angular forces inflicted on an athlete's body can be tremendous, and in the case of injury, disastrous. Knee injuries in particular are one of the most common occurring injuries for the developmental age soccer player... click for complete story

Herbalife Independent Distributors Nutrition Education
Healthy Choices Set Good Examples for Active Kids: When it comes to feeding their children, parents certainly have the best intentions. But many have busy lifestyles that don't always allow enough time for grocery shopping, meal planning or cooking. Others may not be aware of the healthiest ingredients or cooking methods and may too often rely on fatty or starchy foods as the basis for meals... click for complete story

NSCAA: How to Make Drills Work
There are a few simple guidelines for developing coaching exercises. Books devoted to drills rarely satisfy the particular needs of a coach, and at best can only point the coach in the right direction. Some of the best and most effective drills for your team may be those you create to address the specific needs of your team. I would like to present a few rules to help a coach in this process... 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

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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