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On the team: A Responsible Sports approach to tryouts

With soccer season about to start for many players across America, tryouts may be a subject that looms large. Tryouts can be tough not only for the athletes, but for their parents and coaches as well. Parents may find it difficult to console a child who has failed to make a team. Likewise, coaches often dread “the cut,” informing players that gave their all that they just didn’t make it.
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Rewards can motivate and unite a team

In an effort to try to improve player performance, coaches sometimes inadvertantley focus on weak plays, lack of leadership or poorly executed skills. But Responsible Coaches know filling tanks and positively motivating players brings out better outcomes.
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Parenting Education | Choosing the right sport and physical activity program for your child

Programs promoting sport and physical activity for children and youths have proliferated in recent years. Because the philosophies, objectives, facilities and leadership of those programs can be so diverse, it’s imperative that parents/guardians assess program quality, both initially and periodically, to determine whether the program will provide a positive experience – physically, socially and emotionally - for their children.
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Coaching Education | The Dawn of Zone One

Looking at the landscape in the United States, I believe there aren't enough top coaches who are working with younger players.
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Champions crowned as 2011-2012 US Youth Soccer National League season concludes in Las Vegas

The US Youth Soccer National League Under-15, Under-16 and Under-17 Boys and Girls, and Under-18 Boys completed their third and final day of matches today at the Bettye Wilson Soccer Complex in Las Vegas, held in conjunction with the Players Showcase.
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Different paths to stardom (Sebastian's Story)

The most remarkable rookie early on in the MLS season must be Velasquez. The 21-year-old midfielder, who started Real Salt Lake’s first two games and set up goals in both wins, took a non-traditional route to the U.S. pro league.
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Should kids train for sports outside of school and club sports? The experts at Responsible Sports weigh in.

Last month, a Responsible Sports Parent wrote to our panel of experts to ask: Should a high school athlete be allowed to train for sports outside of his normal already-busy school sports schedule. We asked two of our experts to weigh in.
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2011-2012 US Youth Soccer National League season set to wrap up in Las Vegas

The US Youth Soccer National League season will wrap up March 23-25 at Bettye Wilson Soccer Complex in Las Vegas alongside the Players Showcase
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US Youth Soccer debuts Player Development Model

US Youth Soccer is excited to announce the release of the Player Development Model, which provides a curriculum for clubs from the Under-6 to Under-19 age groups. The curriculum is designed to serve as a standard to guide each of US Youth Soccer's 55 member State Associations and more than 5,500 clubs on how to effectively train athletes of all levels and abilities.
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National award winners to be announced tonight

A highlight of the US Youth Soccer Workshop is the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala. The 2012 Awards Gala will be held on Friday, Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. See the announcements at or tonight.
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