There's value to unstructured play. So how can we give kids more opportunities for that, and how can we be less structured in practice?
There is a tendency to think that only 6v6 play can truly be game-like. This is a failure of imagination, though, and probably also a failure of focus.
If your team is struggling to complete a drill should you keep it going until it's done, or is it better to move on to something else?
We often hear that practices should be harder than matches, but how do we do that? This article offers some ways you can get there.
Having to work with a group of players at different levels of development and/or skill is a real challenges. Here are some ideas for doing so.
An article from the running arena brings up the subject of mental fatigue and focus and how they relate to athletic performance.
By changing up how you structure your wash drills and games you can put them to better work focusing on more specific things.
Here are a couple of ways you can create frustration, distraction, and pressure on your players in practice to help them become mentally tougher.