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Cal South E-News | March 2010

March 18, 2010

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!

Video Tips from Cuties Spokes-Mom, Olympic Gold Medalist,
World Cup Champion & Cal South Alumna Joy Fawcett

The E.L.M Tree of Mastery:
While winning the game is the end-goal of playing sports, parents can easily lose sight of the important steps to success that make that finish possible. It's like neglecting healthy snacks throughout a game and focusing only on the post-meal feast. It's those snacks that keep you fueled - sometimes literally, sometimes figuratively...
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NCSA Recruiting Corner
How Do Athletes Commit So Early? It seems like college coaches are recruiting earlier and earlier each year and it's true, they are. The top programs don't want to risk losing a top athlete to their competition so they try to get verbal commitments as early as possible... click for complete story

Velocity Sports Performance Training Tips
Sport-Specific vs. Individualization: Over the years sport coaches, parents, and athletes have often asked me what is the best way to prepare an athlete for their specific sport. Many coaches in the sports performance field debate whether an exercise or drill mimics what that athlete does on the playing field... click for complete story 

Herbalife Independent Distributors Nutrition Education
Vitamins Are Part of a Total Health Package: It comes as no surprise that those individuals who use vitamin and mineral supplements also engage in other healthy behaviors, such as trying to eat a well-balanced diet and being physically active... click for complete story

NSCAA Coaching Education
Tackling Self-Focused Players: Many people are familiar with the "me" syndrome, which is characterized by players whose focus is on individual achievement and glory in lieu of the success of the team. Given the choice between doing what will give them individual glory or what will help the team succeed, the players afflicted with the "me" syndrome will choose the former over the latter... 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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