The Coaches Role Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 If we wish to obtain respect from players, we need to lead by example We are Role Models Everyday relationships need consistency Respecting young people/players Being aware of the effect that our thoughts, words and the way we express ourselves have on young players. Expressing ourselves without attacking or criticising Listening with … [Read more...]
John Northey's Official online blog. This area will cover a range of topics and may often include a football drill that can be discussed directly with John and the Swooper Coach team.
Alex Honnold rock climber Click Here Alex Honnold Climber Face Cliff … [Read more...]
Six new drills entered in category Foundation drills 2019. Hang Time Hitting Targets Switch and Reset Press Up Forward Reset Game Sense Go to Foundation Drill 2019 … [Read more...]
Concentrate on hitting your target by foot or hand. Marking the ball move off for handpass, follow your handpass until ball is cleared DON'T handpass and run to the next cone stay around the action. Think what is the Effect if I do, what is the Effect if I don't. Key Points Hitting target, Strong marks Quick hands Sharp movement Strong Support Communication … [Read more...]
Organise an evening with Parents and Players to go through your handbook, laying out Player Expectation and Responsibilities for the coming season. Hand out this document below to the parents only, on the night. Go through the document with all in attendance, they then will have a much better idea of their role while watching over the fence and where you are coming from as a Coach. (Next article … [Read more...]
We Coaches Have a "duty of care" Every person in sport, in every role, has the right to participate in an environment that is fun, safe and healthy, and to be treated with respect, dignity and fairness. Bullying denies participants these rights and can result in feelings of disgrace, embarrassment, shame or intimidation. Bullying can also affect an individual's athletic performance, level of … [Read more...]