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Coaching Education | November 2007

November 7, 2007 09:00 PM
Jacob Daniel attempts to answer the question of whether or not player development is more efficient during practice or game time.  He takes the four trainable components, Technique, Tactics, Fitness and Psychology, and evaluates the difference between practice time and game time.  Daniel also answers the question of what the game to practice ratio should be, as well as how to prevent player burnout. 

Click here to download this month's coaching education article about whether player development is better during practice or game time. US Youth Soccer Coaching Department offers a number of programs to educate new youth coaches and enhance the skills of current coaches, continuing the progress of the game. Don't forget to check out the newest offering from US Youth Soccer - The Novice Coach: An Introduction to Coaching Youth Soccer DVD Two-Disc Set. Created by the US Youth Soccer Coaching Education Department is designed for coaches that are new to coaching youth players regardless of previous experience. Get your copy today at US Youth Soccer's Online Store!

An additional program is the Coaches Connection, established to educate and further the flow of information between the coaches across the nation, the Connection connects you to the US Youth Soccer Coaching Education Network. Open to anyone, the Coaches Connection is for coaches, parents, referees, administrators…you. Click here to learn more.




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