Is the Game Changing? The Wheel is Turning Over the past few weeks studying AFL games I believe we are seeing subtle changes which were ingrained previously in our football makeup. What do we see,? (My Opinion only). Watch this space. Post will be finalized shortly. Swooper. … [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.
Click on any circle to open. Coaching football now requires more documentation than ever. When you are on a two or three year contract the more information you have of your club, players as well as strategies the better off you will be. First area to look at is Evaluation and Review section, looking back and looking forward. I suggest you do this exercise every four weeks, then looking … [Read more...]
This week a video of Geno Auriemma went "viral" he is the current and long serving head coach of University of Connecticut Huskies women's basketball team. He currently has a career coaching record of 987 wins – 134 losses, which is impressive but he has coached the same team since 1985 - how many coaches from all levels in our game can demonstrate such longevity. … [Read more...]
A great deal of leagues start (season proper) in late March or early April so coaches have enough time to have their players in peak or reasonable condition for the start of the season. A few basic ideas below. Remember: The only Limits we have, we place on ourselves ?????? Football Club Season 2017 Training session options • For those players who find it difficult … [Read more...]
Confidence Do not judge success by what you have achieved, but what you should have achieved with the ability you have. A player has good natural ability. He should be trained to use it. He should strive for perfection (or as near to it as possible). Confidence is born from that knowledge and faith in himself. Confidence is born from the player when he has faith in his coach … [Read more...]