Timing

You have 90 minutes training available to you To start with complete your standard warm up, then emphasizing the point of interval training start the session with a small game, 15 minutes after stop the game for a breather, water intake and reshuffle the teams. Maintains freshness and improves fitness. Remember you have the opportunity… Continue reading Timing

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Delivery

This was an idea I came up with to improve my delivery, this was during nights when I was bored with college work, cables and computers and wanted to invest some time in something else. When delivering a routine consider three statements. Three steps for each drills. First being what do you need for that… Continue reading Delivery

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Academy staff ideas…

Minimum 3 coaches per age group, this allow training sessions to flow and for it to be a more enjoyable experience for each one of the players. You can never grow short of coaches. The better quality the training sessions the more chance you have of player retention. I don’t know what access you have,… Continue reading Academy staff ideas…

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Academy thought’s

The following is some information I picked up through experience, was a little passage that i wrote to a club where he was at a loss as to what to do with so many players. A recent development that I witnessed was a restructuring of an academy. Presents several challenges, including accommodating a massive range… Continue reading Academy thought’s

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An idea channel

The following is just a collection of ideas, I hope these golden nuggets of wonderful information prove productive. “Picked up from the world of Futsal. Ball goes out of play the team in possession has to bring the ball back into play within 4 second or they have to hand over possession. Encourages quick thinking… Continue reading An idea channel

Notes

There can be occasions, and don’t get me wrong they are rare, where the opposition are highly disrespectful, where teams argue everything, generally do everything in their power to breach the unwritten rules of sportsmanship. This may anger you or frustrate you, keep it in mind that this is not your problem, work towards maintaining… Continue reading Notes

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A rondo for a minute

This is a routine that I love, I spend time using it every week and it has provided me with an end product, please spend time adapting it to your own requirement or just simply use it as it. Each drill that will be explained is set out on the principles below. Layout Based on… Continue reading A rondo for a minute

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The blog of all blogs

have been a coach for a number of years now and throughout those years I have had a number of experiences which contributed to my development at doing what I do. Instead of these thoughts and experiences rattling around in my brain a couple of years ago I made the decision to write them down,… Continue reading The blog of all blogs

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Warm Up

Run down length of cones both feet in gap between each cones x2 Repeat Sideways left and Rightx2 Side step through cones x2 Backwards Sidestep x2 Sprint length of cones x1 Reaction Sprints 360 Degree Rondo/Passing/Sequence Passing Recently left a club where I was lead coach of a u13s group. Above was the warm up… Continue reading Warm Up

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Player Made

Something made by a young player, impressive work.