We discuss his new book, 'Developing Skill: A Guide to 3v3 Soccer Coaching', The book outlines how minimum numbers can be used to get the maximum return from football practice.
Fans, pundits and social media love to cry out, in unison, “No plan B”. The phrase is great for those who wish to talk about the game but not do so in any real detail.
In Episode 13, The Lads are joined by Professional Soccer Coach and Author Gerard Jones to discuss best practice when its become to dealing with parents in youth football.
In football control has a number of meanings. One team dictating the flow of a match through their play or tactical plan. A player reigning in their emotions.
The lads are joined by Jonathan Henderson discusses his role as the Bristol Rovers Academy Manager, the club's coaching philosophy and the Journey through the academy a player who from being scouted to signing as a Pro.
In the first episode, The lads are joined by Diarmuid O'Carrolll who recently retired from Football and currently works for the Irish Football Association as Club and Community Development Officer.
Sport is full of them. People going to great lengths to make certain that they end up a winner. People determined that they don’t end up a loser.
How do we handle the young player who comes off the pitch kicking the water bottles? The child who cries every time they lose the training game? The boy who scream at his team mates when the pass is not good enough?
There is nothing more thrilling. Nothing more bewitching. Nothing more exhilarating. Nothing more infuriating. The dribbler is a very special breed.
What the hell is FUTSAL? I hear you ask. So I thought I would quickly go through what the differences are between Futsal vs Five-a-side football.
Frustra fit plura quod potest fieri per pauciora. William of Occam would have made an excellent football coach.
In 2008/9 Manchester United had Ronaldo, Rooney and Tevez but it was the impact of Federico Macheda that most people will remember most. For Macheda this would be his moment of success,
As coaches we have two fundamental questions to ask ourselves. The first; Why did I become a coach? The second; Who is it for?