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USSF New Heading Mandate (March 2016)
Recently there have been a couple of forays into the mystery of skill development by renowned authors Malcolm Gladwell, with his bestseller Outliers and Geoff Colvin’s Talent is Overrated. While both of these authors provide many useful insights for the soccer coach, Daniel Coyle’s The Talent Code devotes even more space to scientific and anecdotal research that is invaluable to a coach who values player development.
Procedure for when there is not a referee available:
CMYSA Coaches and officials are now required by law to take the free CDC online training course Concussion Training for Coaches.