Abiding by the rules and knowing what they say can keep your team out of trouble in tight situations. The laws concerning the technical area on the field and the behavior expected of those in the technical areas is something all coaches should know and should educate their players and player's parents about. Review Management of Behavior in the Technical Area by Alred Keinaitis, Manager of Referee Development and Education for US Soccer to brush up on your knowledge of the technical areas.
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