If your players are on autopilot while going through a training exercise, it's time to up the challenge else development will stall.
Errors come in different forms, some of which we might not even think of as being errors. Improvement comes from addressing them correctly.
A sports psychologist offers up 8 things coaches can do to take their coaching to a higher level. Definitely worth reading.
Here's a quote describing exactly what elite performers are able to do when the internal and/or external pressure is on.
A coach is struggling with getting a group of young players to actually develop in their skills and is looking for help.
We want to encourage players to take chances in order to help them grow and develop, but how do we handle them making the inevitable errors?
What's a coach's role in a match? Should they provide feedback or focus on motivation? The skills is knowing what the situation demands.
Some coaches wonder if they should share stats with their players. A more important consideration is how they use and talk about them.