“Be present” The stereotypical image of the coach at practice, from movies at least, is the gruff, unsmiling, tracksuit clad
“Go to practices” The lot of the coach is lifelong learning. It is a journey with no end. To become
“You get better at what you practice” Although this is self-evident, sometimes the self-evident things are the ones you most
“The other 3 day rule” Routine is the enemy of motivation. For players to be fully engaged in the preparation
Coaches are concerned with training load. The load that players are able to complete is decisive for their conditioning. More
“Less players = shorter practice” Every coach is concerned about the training load of their team. The most basic (and
“Check the equipment” Coaches often (it not always, hopefully at least) preach precision and attention to detail in their players.