The 5-Minute Football Coach #88
Awareness and movement, Defending while overloaded, Connecting with players
I hope you’re well. Here are your 3 coaching tips for this week:
⚽️ Practice of the week
First, a very good talk-through from Wayne Harrison of a session, seemingly simplistic, but focusing on awareness and movement. Simplest is often best!
🥅 Game of the week
Next, a 2+2v2 mini-game about defending while overloaded: deny and delay.
Underloaded 3 Team Game📝 • Defending outnumbered • Finding the spare player🎯 • Combination Play Watch the animation below for how the small sided game works⚽️ @TacticalPad @CoachingFamily @Smedley033 @coachingdrills8 @RussellPope99 @AmplifiedSoccer
💡 Idea of the week
Lastly, how do you handle a player being critical of others? See below for a great way to use this positively:
Shining a 💡on the social corner. A player had been critical of others. Instead of focusing on this, issue a challenge to empower them and provide a sense of responsibility, independence & ownership. 🧠Implicit learning 🤝Connect before correct ✔️Pull, don't push #SundayShare
I hope you enjoyed this. Until next time, have a great week!
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