The 5-Minute Football Coach #31
Simple setup, Co-coaches, Choosing your words
Here are your highlights for this week:
Practice of the week
This is as simple a setup as you can find… Yet it encourages players to keep their heads up, make early decisions (where to run and where to pass) and practice their first-touch passing.
Topic of the week
Do you coach your team on your own? If so, you’re probably missing out according to this article from the English FA on working with a fellow coach. Some great tips on what to look out for, to make it really work.
Disclaimer: I started as an assistant coach, now ‘promoted’ to co-coach, and it’s working brilliantly. Pro tip: take the lead on alternate weeks, to make the workload more manageable!
Idea of the week
Some great advice on choosing our words carefully when talking to players:
I hope you enjoyed this. Have a great week!
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