Tag: coaching

  • Coaches: Limit Joystick Coaching

    \’Joystick Coaching\’ occurs when coaches dictate and control the movement of players on the field. During games, let players play and have fun. Let them think for themselves and make mistakes. It\’s part of the game.

  • Fun Practice Alternative: Chess

    What do chess and soccer have in common? Quite a bit. Many of the skills that are required to be a good chess player carry over nicely to the soccer field: planning ahead and understanding and studying the opponent are just two examples. Plus, having several \’chess\’ practices throughout the season will be a nice…