Posts tagged coach thinks

Are there times when you ask your players to scale back their play to facilitate the drill?  How often do you tell your jammers to “play dumb” or “go at 50%”? 

Don’t do that.

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Let’s take a minute to talk about role definition and training.  

It’s a great idea.  I mean, it’s how other sports do it.  It allows your players to get really strong at the skills they need for a specific role. It allows them to excel as a role.   It gives players focus.  It makes for straightforward lesson planning.  It means you don’t really need a Line Up Manager (in the original sense of the bench role) and you can put analytical and specialised coaches on the bench. 

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