Objectives and responsibilities 1.To finish off and reward the efforts of your midfielders and defenders 2.To maintain scoreboard pressure 3.Looking to create scoring opportunities 4.Applying enormous pressure when the ball is in the 50m arc. Go to Forward Line Plays - Top Right hand side in Categories … [Read more...]
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Endurance Running Fartlek Tpye Power running, sprint, jog Players work in groups of 3 – 4. It is important to make sure players are well stretched or build into the running drill slowly. The drill is as follows; Groups all start at the same time on different starting cones. Power run (over ¾ pace) the sprint section. Recovery jogs are to be very slow (on toes and moving, no … [Read more...]
Normally people will send me an email with a good old fashioned clean joke, but not this morning. Read this as you won't regret it. Two Choices, What would you do?....you make the choice. Don't look for a punch line, there isn't one. Read it anyway. My question is: Would you have made the same choice? At a fundraising dinner for a school that serves children with learning disabilities, the … [Read more...]
The Career Coach/Player/ Student/Sports Person: Setting and Achieving Goals The new year is a time for making plans for what you want to accomplish. I used to make resolutions, which were quickly given up on before the month of January was even over. Now, I prefer setting goals. Goals are dreams with deadlines. Goals must be specific and measurable. Your goal might be to become a (your … [Read more...]
Forrest Gump dies and goes to Heaven. He is at the Pearly Gates, met by St. Peter himself. However, the gates are closed and Forrest approaches the Gatekeeper. St. Peter says, "Well, Forrest, it's certainly good to see you. We have heard a lot about you. I must tell you, though, that the place is filling up fast, and we've been administering an entrance examination for everyone. The test is … [Read more...]
OFF SEASON MAINTENANCE TRAINING (Ideas Only) Two training sessions per week during the festive season One of the sad things about being fit is that if you do nothing you become unfit very rapidly. Hence the old saying “if you don’t use it you lose it”. In the six to eight week period (festive season) it would be quite possible to lose significant amount of your fitness and condition. … [Read more...]