DECISION MAKING PART 2

Here’s another take on decision making that can be added to the framework from yesterday’s post. These notes are taken from an article from Peter Motzenbecker, a Soccer coach from the US and quite detailed and worth a read in itself. Here are my notes from it. Environment, coach, team, club and the team’s game...

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DECISION MAKING PART 1

These notes were taken from an info graphic that I came across about a week ago from UK UEFA Soccer Coach Michael Loftman and I reckon it allows to easily and simply breakdown what goes into each and every decision a player makes on the ground. Almost every local/amateur coach could improve their output dramatically...

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25 COACHING TIPS FROM 25 COACHES

Below you’ll find 25 tips from 25 coaches from all different sports and area’s of life of which I’ve tried to link to their socials so you can give them a follow if you desire. I’m sure you can easily put half of these into action in your very first training session for 2021. Culture...

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PSYCHOLOGICAL SAFETY (THE RICHMOND METHOD)

Ever since the outrageous turnaround from Richmond 2016 to Richmond 2017 and to now, we’ve heard a lot about their culture and how it is such a major driver of their on and off field success of recent years. These notes are taken from an article by Laura Delizonna who is an executive coach with...

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SO WHEN CAN I USE CONE-TO-CONE DRILLS?

I’ve laid it on cone-to-cone drills pretty hard long enough as 99% of the time they are just simply no good and not even remotely representative of a game, of which I’ve discussed adnauseam in previous posts. That being said if you aren’t part of the solution then you’re part of the problem so here...

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3 GAME COMBO TRAINING DRILL

Today I watched a training drill from an Irish Gaelic coach today and thought how similar it looked to 1 I have already posted but also how I could make that previous drill also more game representative and wholla – the 3 Game Combo training drill is born. Players Required: Everyone who trains that night...

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WHY TACTICS ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT ASPECT OF COACHING (PART 2)

Earlier this week I posted part 1 of a 2 part video on why I believe tactics are the most important aspect of coaching, especially at local/amatuer level where elite levels of skill and running ability aren’t seen too often. Below is the link for part 2 of the video as well as a PDF...

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WHY TACTICS ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT ASPECT OF COACHING (2 PART VIDEO)

We had a Xmas lunch function this past weekend for the footy club and I got into discussions with the new President who I’ve played along side for years in regards to training and how I think it should look like. That was after about 10 beers so I thought I’d lay it our properly...

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INTRODUCING/TEACHING TACTICS

I’ve come to the personal realisation and opinion that everything starts with the tactical co-active. From a technical standpoint there will be specific kicks and handballs that you need to be able to do in each tactical game moment with the prime example being an in-board kick that needs to be low, flat and hard...

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GAME SIMULATION ONLY SESSION

We train to get better at games, that’s a given. The biggest problem that we all know is there is that you can’t just play games of football each and every week for fear of injury so we need to find other ways to train simulated under similar but different, conditions. My personal belief is...

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