Playing Smart Soccer!

Smart Soccer is an injury prevention program designed for soccer players (ages 6 – 14), their parents, teachers and coaches. With the help of the Canadian Soccer Association, this information guide has been created to enhance knowledge about the importance of injury prevention in soccer. This program is an education booklet, available in English and French, which provides important safety and injury prevention knowledge on issues including equipment, weather, technique, skill, and injury. Please download your free copy of the booklet today. (.pdf) (3 MB)

Smart Soccer is an injury prevention program designed for soccer players (ages 6 – 14), their parents, teachers and coaches. With the help of the Canadian Soccer Association, this information guide has been created to enhance knowledge about the importance of injury prevention in soccer. This program is an education booklet, available in English and French, which provides important safety and injury prevention knowledge on issues including equipment, weather, technique, skill, and injury. Please download your free copy of the booklet today. (.pdf) (3 MB)
For more information about this soccer program, please contact the ThinkFirst Canada National Office at 1-800-335-6076.
Click here to open the booklet in French (.pdf) (3 MB)

Guidelines for the Return to Soccer

Canada Soccer outlines return to soccer guidelines. The return to soccer guidelines provide member organizations with a five-step process, including a checklist of weighted questions known as the Return to Soccer Assessment Tool.