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Cal South E-News | February 2011

February 19, 2011


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WELCOME TO CAL SOUTH E-NEWS
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! 


Provided by Cuties & Soccer Hall of Famer Joy Fawcett

Cheering On Your Child - On and Off the Field: 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. Have you noticed that your kids perform better when they receive positive reinforcement and praise?... click for complete story


NCSA Recruiting Corner
What are good questions to ask coaches? Always prepare yourself with questions to ask before you call a coach or meet them face to face. This will help you learn more about a school and will encourage a relationship with the coach. Dig deep - don't ask questions that you could easily find the answers to by looking at the college website... click for complete story


NSCAA Coaching Education
High-Pressure Defense:
Forwards and midfielders play a critical role in a high-pressure defense and can win the possession back quickly if they attack in an organized manner. This discussion assumes that the team is playing a 4-4-2 system. I consider it to be the most commonly used formation, and there is not much of a difference between this formation and others like 3-5-2... click for complete story


Provided this issue by Nancy Clark, MS RD CSSD
Want better recovery? Eat more colorful fruits:
Tired of feeling sore after a game? Try eating more colorful fruits and veggies. Tart cherries, pomegranates, purple grapes, and blueberries: these are just a few of the colorful fruits and their juices that are filled with healing powers... 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

We hope you enjoy this month's issue. If you have any comments, please send us an email at pjohnson@calsouth.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

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