The Young Athlete is NOT a small professional . . . . .!!

The young athlete is not a small professional By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. It’s totally understandable to want your injured son or daughter to be healed and back playing sports as soon as possible after injury. And since the progress of the professional athlete after injury is chronicled in great… Go To Full Post

Benefits of heading ban are clear to see . . . . .

Benefits of heading ban are clear to see By Mike Woitalla I have now refereed and watched several games since the elimination of heading for children 10 and under – and have compared them to my notes and memories of games at the same level when heading was still allowed.… Go To Full Post

Landon Donovan: ” A 10-year-old doesn’t need to be heading a soccer ball”

Landon Donovan: ‘A 10-year-old doesn’t need to be heading a soccer ball’ By Mike Woitalla Landon Donovan, the greatest player the USA has ever produced, recently appeared on “The Dan Patrick Show” and was asked about heading in youth soccer. Beginning this year, U.S. Soccer has eliminated heading for children… Go To Full Post