The 5-Minute Football Coach #32
Transitions, Weight lifting, Calm
Here are your highlights for this week:
Practice of the week
An original setup to work on transitions. All players alternating quickly between being defender, attacker, in and out of possession.
Topic of the week
From Leicester City, a detailed explanation of how they established weight lifting as a core part of their physical training.
This is not really about weight lifting per se. Three good points I took from this:
Keep looking for new ideas (including from other sports)
Be comfortable in going against popular opinions
Build up players’ individual responsibility
Idea of the week
Should coaches always remain calm on the touchline? Interesting question raised on twitter (click on the tweet to see all the answers). The overwhelming consensus is Yes. “Ever notice that paramedics never run to the scene?”
Very much agree. Although someone should have told those two:
I hope you enjoyed this. Have a great week!
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