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Volume 6 Issue 8
August 2013

In This Issue
I Want to Play in College
Pros and Cons of Clinics
Remaining Optimistic
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In this issue: Tony Earp's third in an excellent three-part series about playing soccer in college focuses on three important considerations every athlete should take into account. Brian Gotta writes about the pros and cons of coaching clinics. And Stanley Popovich comes through again with another great article containing terrific advice to help athletes through adversity.

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I Want to Play in College (Part Three) Tony Earp
By Tony Earp

The following is the third in Tony Earp's excellent article, (which we've brought you in three parts) with tips for getting to and choosing the right college for soccer. If you missed them, you can read Part One and Part Two: Read Article
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Brian GottaPros and Cons of Coaching Clinics
By Brian Gotta, President of CoachDeck

Every year, as we talk to youth sport leagues across the country, we hear of organizations conducting coaching clinics for their volunteer coaches. We're big believers in this type of training and think everyone should do it. However, there are some ways to make clinics more effective and, even at their best, coaching clinics have limitations. Read Article
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Remaining Optimistic After Losing
Stan Popovich
By Stanley Popovich

Some athletes who do not perform well at their event may have a difficult time in getting over their most recent loss. As a result, here are a list of techniques that an athlete can follow in staying optimistic for their next event. Read Article
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