Monday, October 05, 2015
A Few Tips on Running Your Training Session
Before you take the field for your next training session, check out some of these tips that could enhance your session.
Figure 1 - At the outset get eye level with the players – it helps to bond the group and to keep the attention of youngsters
Figure 2 - Get into action quickly - less talk, more play
Figure 3 - When you are explaining the rules of the activity or making a coaching point for the team, gather them in front of you for clear communication and undivided attention
Figure 4 - Organize the equipment, the training space and the players before you start an activity during the training session
Figure 5 - Sometimes you can adjust the training space [dimensions of the grid] on the fly
Figure 6 - There's not always a need to stop an activity as you set up for the next activity
Figure 7 - Occasionally have a fellow coach video tape your training session
Figure 8 - Ask for feedback on that video from your club director of coaching or a more experienced and higher licensed coach in your club
Figure 9 - ALWAYS maximize the kids playing time
For more tips on creating a training session check out our freshly updated document on "How to Write a Training Session Plan"