U.S. Soccer mandated certain Player Development Initiatives on heading and build out lines which were instituted by Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer prior to the start of the 2016-17 season. EPYSA has shared their resources on these issues to ensure everyone understands and complies with these rules:
- Explaining the 7v7 Build Out Line (Video)
- Coaching with the 7v7 Build Out Line (Video)
- Game Day Procedures Regarding Youth Heading (Video)
- U.S. Soccer Player Development Initiatives
These laws were established to make players better and assure the safety of young players.