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A Positive Voice

Oct 30, 2012   //   by admin   //   Club News, Coaching  //  Comments Off on A Positive Voice

Written By Mike Antrobus, FA Skills Coach and reproduced from TheFA.Com Mike Antrobus, FA Tesco Skills Coach, emphasises the need for positive language when working with young players. At times …

The Correct Mindset To Learn

Sep 21, 2012   //   by admin   //   Club News, Coaching  //  Comments Off on The Correct Mindset To Learn

Written By Mike Antrobus, FA Skills Coach and reproduced from TheFA.Com When coaching youth players, there can be the risk of placing too much emphasis on teaching them technical skills, …

BBC News reports on the changes to kids football

Sep 17, 2012   //   by admin   //   Club News, Coaching  //  Comments Off on BBC News reports on the changes to kids football

BBC News reporter Mike Bushell reports on how the changes to kids football announced in the FA Youth Development Review are set to have a positive impact on our national …

FA Youth Development Review

Aug 19, 2012   //   by admin   //   Club News, Coaching  //  1 Comment

It’s time we let kids decide the way they should play On the 28th May(2012), The FA formally ratified some of the recommendations of the Youth Development Review. These amendments …

Giving young players confidence to try new things

Jun 29, 2012   //   by admin   //   Club News, Coaching  //  Comments Off on Giving young players confidence to try new things

Every footballer needs to try new things on the pitch to improve, but young players may lack confidence to do so. Kids Coach Naomi Richards tells us how we can …

Peer Review and Communities of Practice

Jun 11, 2012   //   by admin   //   Club News, Coaching  //  Comments Off on Peer Review and Communities of Practice

Written By Mike Nolan and reproduced from TheFA.Com Mike Nolan is an FA Licensed Coach embarking on the FA Youth Award journey and has, in essence, created a ‘community of …

Parents – to shout or not to shout?

May 31, 2012   //   by admin   //   Club News, Coaching  //  Comments Off on Parents – to shout or not to shout?

Is it always good for parents to shout from the touchline at a football game? And how does their involvement affect their child? Kids Coach Naomi Richards takes a look. Follow the …

A Socratic Approach to Coaching Football

Apr 27, 2012   //   by admin   //   Club News, Coaching  //  1 Comment

Written By Dave Piggot, Senior Lecturer in Sport, Coaching and Exercise Science at the University of Lincoln and reproduced from TheFA.Com Socrates (470-399 BC) was a famous teacher who became …

Recommended Books

Apr 18, 2012   //   by Graham Goddard   //   Club News, Coaching  //  2 Comments

As coaches, parents and players, there is so much to discover about our sport and about coaching and the ways in which we learn. Below I’ve listed some books that …

Spaced Out

Mar 5, 2012   //   by admin   //   Club News, Coaching  //  Comments Off on Spaced Out

Written By Mike Antrobus, FA Skills Coach and reproduced from TheFA.Com Have you ever asked a child to “find a space”? There are lots of outcomes to this question; they …

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