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All Good Things Come To An End.

This isn’t spur of the moment, this isn’t a another phase this isn’t a cry for help or attention this has been coming. There’s only so much persevering you can do before you just have to accept things for what they are. 612 more words

Developing the Complete Player – An Interview with Soccer Coach Oliver Davies

Some people are born to coach. While most youngsters are enjoying themselves on the pitch and dreaming of becoming a professional sports player, others are already taking notes and planning their next training session. 34 more words

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Game Planning an RPO Offense Part 2: Game Planning the Run Game

In our last article, we started the process of an RPO game plan by introducing the concept of breaking down the field into quadrants.

This article, we are going to breakdown the box. 461 more words

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When is enough enough..

The question I am asking myself is how much practice is enough so that a player can reach their technical potential.

I am a strong believer in games based training but I cannot deny that when I try to re-examine my beliefs I always have a little doubt in the back of my mind about do I give the players enough repetitions at all the techniques required to have a strong technical base. 761 more words

Game Planning an RPO Offense Part 1: Personnel Breakdown and Game Plan Prep

Lots of coaches talk about counting defenders to decide where to go with the ball. RPO offense is all about getting numbers to an area, putting defenders in conflict, and taking advantage of where the defense is weak against a given formation.  458 more words

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My Time Coaching Within The Albion Foundation.

Football & coaching has never been a quick root to money, I love the sport. Its bipolar emotions of nerves, angst and ecstasy all in one go there’s nothing like it. 502 more words

Coaching & Chloroform

My mind has been racing since someone posted on Twitter an extract from the 1952 English FA book ‘Soccer Coaching’ by Walter Winterbottom. The extract although only one page was really thought provoking particularly this… 1,131 more words