No, this post is not about practice repetitions. Well, at least not in the way we normally talk about reps. Have a read to find out the difference.
If we want our players to get the most out of training they must understand what we want from them and get useful, specific feedback.
How can we create a situation with our coaching staff where we are able to go beyond simply being the sum of our collective parts?
A reader asked where I'll focus my time and efforts to try to give my Medaille teams the competitive edge they need to improve over recent performances.
It's worth reading the thoughts and advice of coaches with tons of experience and success. This book from Alex Ferguson is a good add to your list.
It's been an interesting start to my time coaching at Medaille. I'm starting to get a handle on everything, but there's a lot of work to be done!
How are you allocating the time you spend in practice on the various actions of the game? Do you even know how they break down?
Since 2013 I've kept coaching journals here on this blog. I will be continuing that for the upcoming school year with the Medaille men's and women's teams.