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NCSA Recruiting Corner
How Are You Searching for the Right Schools and Soccer Programs that Fit You? Many soccer players aspire to play at the
next level after college, which leads many of them to search and choose institutions based solely on the soccer program. A student-athlete has to remember it's about getting an education first... click for complete story
NSCAA Coaching Education
Developing Awareness in Young Players: As players approach adolescence they should begin to develop an overall 360-degree awareness around them. Players must be exposed to exercises and games that force them to begin to think of the field as having two sides as well as length and depth... click for complete story
Provided by Nancy Clark, MS RD CSSD
Protein Power: I recently had the pleasure of listening to a talk by exercise physiologist John Ivy, PhD of the University of Texas, Austin. Dr. Ivy has done a lot of sports nutrition research. Here are a few of his key points that might be of interest to soccer players... click for complete story
Cal South Official Press Release
How to Increase Your Concussion Awareness: Like any sport featuring highly physical activity, soccer has its share of incidents where injuries to the head occur. There always remains the possibility that such an incident can lead to a concussion, which is a type of traumatic brain injury caused by a blow or jolt to the head or body which forces the brain to move rapidly inside the skull... 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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