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So, Is it still “Just a Game?”

June 16th, 2013 (No Comments)

It’s been a couple of months since the tragedy in Utah unfolded.  This incident has made headlines not just in the United States but around the world, as well.  Ricardo Portillo left home on April 27th to fulfill his passion of working as a soccer referee during a recreational game.  He didn’t come back home.

You Can’t Out Exercise a Bad Diet!

May 28th, 2013 (No Comments)

Let me explain why so many people won’t lose the weight they want to. First, there are so many obstacles put in place that set you up for failure from the very beginning. The mindset is this, “I’ve got to change drastically and do things that are going to be hard.” This is absolutely wrong. […]

Sleep Tight!

May 18th, 2013 (No Comments)

Back in the day, bedding foundations were made of wood frames and ropes woven together with some sort of mattress placed on top. The ropes, over time, would stretch and sag. Periodically these ropes would have to be tightened. That’s where the phrase “sleep tight” comes from.

New Certified Training Locations!

May 16th, 2013 (No Comments)

SOPTI, the Sports Officials Physical Training Institute is constantly in the process of establishing additional Hands on Training locations. The purpose of SOPTI is to address the physical needs of game officials and provide a positive impact on the future of competitive sports. We are fully committed to remaining the premier sports officials’ physical training […]