When it comes to Football coaching, there are two distinct aspects on which you need to focus; training sessions and match days. And while training sessions are essential for developing the skills and abilities of your team, what it really all comes down to is how well you do in the game. Here are a few things that a Football coach needs to consider for their game day coaching:
1) Choose a starting team
When it comes to picking a starting team, many coaches choose based on their individual performance the previous week. Try not to do this. Instead, focus on how well each team member did in practice that week. In addition, you may also want to consider other variables such as attendance, effort, and attitude.
If you pick a starting team and see that every player starts you lacking in warm-up, feel free to change things up. You want to make sure that all the players are ready to play and focused on doing their best before you put them in, so never be afraid to change the starting line-up last minute if you need to.
2) Making adjustments
When it comes to team play, you never know how well your team (or individual players) will perform in a given week. In addition, you may not be familiar with the other team’s skills and plays. Since the game is unpredictable, the decisions you make in advance may not work to your advantage. If this is the case, feel free to switch things up in the first half. If you see that one of your team members is evenly matched with your opponent, switch it up. Similarly, if you notice that the other team is very athletic, feel free to change up your scheme.
3) side construction
If you are a good trainer, most of your training should be completed during practice. Use practice time to train your players and improve their skills, and use game time to see how well the training sessions are working. Don’t use game time as an opportunity to yell and yell at your players. Instead, save any interjections for issues that require immediate attention.
4) Speak in the first half
As the game progresses, be sure to take notes on both the positive and negative aspects of playing. While you may see a lot of things that need to be worked upon, try to limit your halftime discussion to talking about 2 or 3 issues. Be specific when dealing with issues and never be afraid to praise players for a job well done.
5) Talking after the game
Once your players have had some time to cool off, take a few minutes to address anything you didn’t have a chance to talk about for half the time. Pay attention to any improvements that can be made and that can be incorporated into next week’s training session. Similarly, discuss where improvements have been made – responding positively will keep players motivated!
When it comes to Football coaching, there is a lot of work to be done both in the Soccer training sessions and on the pitch. If you are a good coach, you will develop a strong bond with your players that will keep them motivated to win games for you and their team.