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Setting your goals

Setting your goals

Football is all about goals, you need to score more goals than your opponent to win the game. Likewise, if you want to improve, you will want to score your own personal goals. Goals don’t just have to be the big white posts at the end of the football pitch, they can be anything which leads you on the pathway to success. How do we set our goals and what should we do when we figure them out? F... »

Flipping the Field

Flipping the Field

Some truely interesting ideas and concepts from NSCAA : http://www.nscaa.com/news/2013/01/flipping-the-field?utm_medium=short_url Vince Ganzberg, NSCAA Academy Staff Instructor, presents a unique concept coaches can implement into their practices. Entitled “Flipping the Field,” Ganzberg recommends using technology to enhance a players ability to learn. “Flipping the Field” ... »

What are the Five P’s?

When organising and leading my team into competition, I like to remind the players of  “The 6 P’s”, an adage used throughout the British military that is designed to help you remember it’s message. Proper Planning and Preparation Prevents Poor Performance This ensures that all the players understand that they are preparing for something bigger and that there is something mo... »

“Go and get a drink!”

“Go and get a drink!”

I coach 7 years old to adults and I like to keep the intensity high. I watch my players as they train and I like to make sure that they are pushing themselves and not just “going through the motions”. At the end of a segment of the coaching session, after I have given the players some feedback on their activity, I usually shout “go and get a drink”. Too often I hear from so... »

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