The 5-Minute Football Coach #43
Pass and split warmup, 21 days of positive, Kobe Bryant
Here are your highlights for this week:
⚽️ Practice of the week
A super simple warm-up, for groups of 4 (or 3) players. Start with two touches, then first touch only.
📽️ Videos of the week
The English FA started its 21 Days of Positive initiative, sharing one video each day to highlight a message around bringing positivity to football coaching.
We’re half-way through already, and here are the videos shared so far:
Day 1: Ownership and empowerment
Day 2: “Show me what you can do”
Day 3: Select your own challenge
Day 4: “Good defending - well done, Taylor”
Day 5: Values and behaviours
Day 6: Touchline communication
Day 7: Positive parents
Day 8: Clear and concise communication
Day 9: Choice and voice
Day 10: Don’t stop the whole group
Day 11: Player referees
📖 Topic of the week
Terrible news about Kobe Bryant last Sunday. Here he is on coaching:
I hope you enjoyed this. Have a great week!
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