| Soccer Tournaments: My True Beliefs|
By Adrian Parrish
Fact: Soccer Tournaments are not helping with the development of youth soccer throughout the US. There are lots of articles about the nation becoming overly-crazed on soccer tournaments, yet through the whole US Soccer hierarchy we keep promoting and creating more, as well as encouraging teams to participate in them. Why? Read Article
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| When Our Heroes Let Us Down |
By Brian Gotta, President of CoachDeck
It's bound to happen. Your son or daughter's favorite players are discovered to be among the many who have done performance-enhancing drugs. Or, it could be they're a cheater of a different kind - in their marriage. Perhaps they've joined the ignominious list of athletes who've been arrested for DUI, battery or other crimes. When the "heroes" our children look up to fall from grace before our eyes, what should we tell them? Read Article
| The PERFECT Referee Watch! |Know someone who is refereeing youth soccer? Suprise them with the perfect gift. In addition to being an attractive sports watch, the Goal Count Watch boasts a dual tally-counter for keeping score, along with a game timer mode. Visit our website
Goals & Expectations: Do's & Don'ts
by Patrick Cohen
One of the more difficult juggling acts that you have to learn to pull off as an athlete if you want to most consistently be a peak performer is how to effectively use and balance your goals and expectations. Read Article
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Visit www.STOPSportsInjuries.org for information on preventing overuse and trauma injuries in children.