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Cal South E-News // January 2009

January 09, 2009

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. Or stop by the Cal South booth at Soccer Nation Expo 2009 at the L.A. Convention Center on February 21-22, 2009 and say "Hi!" to us. We hope to see you there!

Curing Common Coaching Problems (Pt. 3 of 3)
Too many substitutions, too often - This is a mistake made most often by coaches who have never played soccer. Soccer is not football, where subs run in and out on every play bringing secret messages from the coach. Nor is it hockey, where line shifts every 90 seconds are de rigueur... click for complete story

Velocity Sports Performance Training Tips
Wow, That Team is Dynamic!!! - Soccer is an incredible display of athleticism, technique and fitness. It's dynamic, so why not warm up that way? As a trainer of athletes and athleticism my greatest weapon is the dynamic warm-up. It allows me to secure three major areas of concern: immediate injury reduction, injury reduction over the long term and performance enhancement the natural way... 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

Narrowing Down Your List - If you haven't done so already, you will soon be in the position to make your final decision on where you will be attending college for the next four years. Many of you are currently speaking with multiple coaches and may even have several offers on the table. The most challenging part of the recruiting process is complete... 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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