ThinkFirst Canada's Smart Soccer/Du Soccer Intelligent is an injury prevention program developed to promote safe soccer for soccer players aged 6-14. This program has been written for parents, coaches, teachers, and officials. Although this booklet has been designed for players from 6-14 years old, most of the information contained in the booklet is applicable to soccer players of all ages and skill sets. Click here to read more about Sport Smart programs.
With the help of the ThinkFirst Smart Soccer Committee and sponsoring organizations, such as the Canadian Soccer Association, this information guide has been created to enhance knowledge about the importance of injury prevention in soccer. Click below to download our Smart Soccer resource free of charge, made possible thanks to the generous support of Ronald McDonald House Charities
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