How CTE is Impacting Sports

CTE stands for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and is a disease caused by repetitive head injury and/or concussions.  Obviously head injuries and concussions are a concern for soccer players and we’ve had some frightening personal experiences with BSG.  It’s a very scary thing and as parents we need all the information we can get.  

Recently I was sent an infographic from Ohio University’s Coaching Education Program that has some very intriguing content…and is pretty sobering.  Of course you need to do your own research, but I found this pretty interesting.  

Has your player ever had a concussion?

Ohio University Online

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ECNL and EGSL- Big, Bigger, Biggest

About a year ago I wrote a post about ECNL and EGSL- What’s the Deal? and it is one of my most popular posts.  If you want specifics, please read that post, but in short ECNL stand for Elite Clubs National League and is presently the most competitive girls league in the country.  There are only […]

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Futsal with Friends

My girls love, love, love playing futsal (5v5 indoor soccer-read here for more information).   We’ve had to take a break from playing for a while due to schedules, but this winter, LSG is back playing in a league with a group of friends.  It’s a great way to join together friends from all different […]

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Tryouts- How Early is too Early??

Yep, it’s tryout time again!  If you need some tips, please read the post Club Soccer Tryout Tips. How early is too early to have Club Soccer tryouts??  In case you aren’t familiar with the Southern California Club Soccer season it goes something like this for the younger teams (U8-U13)… Season Begins  February/March- New teams form […]

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Happy 2015

Happy New Year!  I wish you a 2015 filled with terrific teammates, multiple medals, productive practices, dexterous driving, priceless team parties and most of all your own soccer family.  Let’s do this!  

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2014- An Awesome Soccer Year

2014…an awesome soccer year! JANUARY Rockstar Cup LSG’s team were the champions… VEGAS CUP Both girls played in this fun tournament     FEBRUARY/MARCH State Cup (Presidents- San Diego) for LSG   NATIONAL CUP for BSG in Lancaster (Booo… although the weather was quite nice this year)   APRIL/MAY Scrimmages/Tryouts/Team Bonding/Galaxy Game    VC Fusion Tournament JUNE  Sand Soccer (Huntington […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

Thank you so much to all of you who take the time to read my little blog.  I wish you all a wonderful holiday spent with friends and family! Hark! the herald angels sing, “Glory to the newborn King!” Peace on earth, and mercy mild, God and sinners reconciled Joyful, all ye nations, rise, Join […]

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