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by Andrea Montalbano
"Breakaway" is the book for kids who love soccer, sportsmanship and friendship. Perfect for camps, teams and schools. The book is part of Scholastic's 2011 Summer Reading Challenge and is a top-rated book by the Kansas Education Association.
Click here to read a special excerpt from this book
NCSA Recruiting Corner
Four Ways to Stand Out in the Recruiting Process: When there over 700,000 athletes playing high school soccer throughout
the United States and less than 65,000 going on to compete in college, you will have to work very hard to make yourself stand out from the rest. Here are some key ways to accomplish this... click for complete story
NSCAA Coaching Education
Coaching and the Clock: One of the most valuable tools in coaching soccer, and probably the most underused, is the clock. The game of soccer is a timed event, and, depending on the time expired in that event, a team's philosophy and tactics may change... click for complete story
Provided by Nancy Clark, MS RD CSSD
How to NOT Lose Weight: Do you skip breakfast to save calories? Many soccer athletes, in their efforts to be light, lean and fast, think a good way to shed a few pounds of undesired body fat is to skip breakfast. After all, they aren't hungry when they wake up in the morning, so why not save a few calories...? Bad idea... 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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