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Grass Roots Coach Cast

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Podcast looking at the different aspects of coaching football (or soccer) at the grass roots and youth level.

Podcast looking at the different aspects of coaching football (or soccer) at the grass roots and youth level.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Podcast looking at the different aspects of coaching football (or soccer) at the grass roots and youth level.

Language:

English


Episodes

37 - More Grassroots talk and when to take the hard decision

4/5/2019
We catch up this week with how the teams have been getting on as we approach the last few fixtures of the season. We also discuss how and when it's the right time to take some of the harder decisions, like letting players go, for the betterment of the whole team.You can email the show: grassrootscoachcast@gmail.com. Follow the show on http://www.twitter.com/GRootsCoachCast.#football #coaching #soccer

Duration:00:44:55

36 - Letting Players Go

3/25/2019
It's another week of grassroots coaching and we discuss letting some players go, and communicating the bad news.You can email the show: grassrootscoachcast@gmail.com. Follow the show on http://www.twitter.com/GRootsCoachCast.#football #coaching #soccer

Duration:00:33:01

35 - Coaching Headaches

3/16/2019
After a couple of weeks off, we catch up with Ben's attempts on dealing with getting a few pelters from parents and accusations of demotivating a player who doesn't want to play in defence. Just another week of grassroots coaching.You can email the show: grassrootscoachcast@gmail.com. Follow the show on http://www.twitter.com/GRootsCoachCast.#football #coaching #soccer

Duration:00:56:22

34 - Unlikely Rivalries and Fixing the Fixtures

2/11/2019
A bit more of a freeform chat this week and we discuss some unlikely rivalries and also suspicions of avoiding fixtures to take a 3-0 loss in the league.You can email the show: grassrootscoachcast@gmail.com. Follow the show on http://www.twitter.com/GRootsCoachCast.#football #coaching #soccer

Duration:00:31:36

33 - Streaming the Players

2/2/2019
The concept of streaming players is our main topic this week. Is creating an elite type of team the best way to go? And does it fit in with the FA's Four Corner Model?You can email the show: grassrootscoachcast@gmail.com. Follow the show on http://www.twitter.com/GRootsCoachCast.#football #coaching #soccer

Duration:00:49:08

32 - Coaching beyond the team and into soccer school

1/21/2019
This week we discuss getting out of that comfort zone of coaching the same players each week and being thrown into a soccer school!You can email the show: grassrootscoachcast@gmail.com. Follow the show on http://www.twitter.com/GRootsCoachCast.#football #coaching #soccer

Duration:00:48:53

31 - General Coach Ramblings

1/8/2019
We did have a topic this week, but after discussing some of the current challenges for around hour we decided to park that for next week. If you're a coach dealing with trying to improve players over parents expectations on results and team tactics, you'll want to listen to this one. You can email the show: grassrootscoachcast@gmail.com. Follow the show on http://www.twitter.com/GRootsCoachCast.#football #coaching #soccer

Duration:00:53:28

30 - Player Apathy

12/19/2018
This week we tackle the subject of player apathy. In particular, if a player is clearly not interested in playing but appear to be pushed into it by their parents.You can email the show: grassrootscoachcast@gmail.com. Follow the show on http://www.twitter.com/GRootsCoachCast.#football #coaching #soccer

Duration:00:39:02

29 - Coach Favoritism

12/10/2018
Coach favoritism is the topic we get our teeth into this week. This interesting scenario came in from a listener and we discuss how we'd handle the situation where a coach seemed to be playing favorites with either their own child, or any other player.You can email the show: grassrootscoachcast@gmail.com. Follow the show on http://www.twitter.com/GRootsCoachCast.#football #coaching #soccer

Duration:00:42:18

28 - Messi Wannabees

12/5/2018
This week we discuss managing those Messi wannabee's who dribble at the expense of passing to teammates. We talk about the impact on teammates, the player themselves and what is really driving that behaviour.You can email the show: grassrootscoachcast@gmail.com. Follow the show on http://www.twitter.com/GRootsCoachCast.#football #coaching #soccer

Duration:01:04:51

27 - Tackling Bullying

11/27/2018
After a bit of chit chat about the weekend football and a bit of injustice with multiple balls on the pitch, we get down to talking about bullying. What our experiences are and how we've approached it. As always, we're open about our experience and give our perspectives and this is one of those unpleasant topics we're all going to come across at some time. You can email the show: grassrootscoachcast@gmail.com. Follow the show on http://www.twitter.com/GRootsCoachCast.#football #coaching...

Duration:00:58:48

26 - Random grass roots discussion, facilities, talking on the pitch, over-dribbling, challenges

11/17/2018
Dave and Ben discuss a random set of topics this week including games being cancelled and the need for more all weather pitches, encouraging good habits through challenges, over dribbling and talking on the pitch.You can email the show: grassrootscoachcast@gmail.com. Follow the show on http://www.twitter.com/GRootsCoachCast.#football #coaching #soccer

Duration:00:44:33

25 - Dynamics of the Management Team

11/5/2018
This week we discuss the dynamics of the Managerial and Coaching teams. It all just happens on it's own doesn't it?!You can find out more on https://www.footyfactory.us or tweet https://twitter.com/footyfactorydal.You can email the show: grassrootscoachcast@gmail.com. Follow the show on http://www.twitter.com/GRootsCoachCast.#football #coaching #soccer

Duration:01:02:22

24 - Interview with Sean Afkhaminia of Footy Factory

10/28/2018
We're delighted to speak to the CEO and Technical Director of the Footy Factory in this episode. Footy Factory is an organisation dedicated to developing talent in Dallas, Texas. We get insight from Sean into the current challenges faced by US soccer and the approach taken by Footy Factory.You can find out more on https://www.footyfactory.us or tweet https://twitter.com/footyfactorydal.You can email the show: grassrootscoachcast@gmail.com. Follow the show on...

Duration:01:13:32

23 - Picking the team up after a setback

10/22/2018
Setbacks are always going to happen in football and in life. So it's how we react to and deal with those that is our topic for today. But before picking the players up, sometimes it's the coach that first needs to have a bit of therapy! Special guest phone call in this episode from Ben's Mum.You can email the show: grassrootscoachcast@gmail.com. Follow the show on http://www.twitter.com/GRootsCoachCast.#football #coaching #soccer

Duration:00:40:36

22 - Coaching the Individual or the Team

10/15/2018
When planning and setting up practice sessions, we ask whether we focus more on coaching individuals or on the whole team and tactics.You can email the show: grassrootscoachcast@gmail.com. Follow the show on http://www.twitter.com/GRootsCoachCast.#football #coaching #soccer

Duration:00:38:53

21 - Prioritising Player Development or Results

10/7/2018
This week we talk about whether as coaches we should be focusing on player development or match results? We discuss the answers that we all think we should say, but try to explore between those lines. You can email the show: grassrootscoachcast@gmail.com. Follow the show on http://www.twitter.com/GRootsCoachCast.#football #coaching #soccer

Duration:00:57:07

20 - Managing the Sidelines

10/1/2018
This week we talk about some of the negative experiences and interference from the sidelines.You can email the show: grassrootscoachcast@gmail.com. Follow the show on http://www.twitter.com/GRootsCoachCast.#football #coaching #soccer

Duration:00:48:39

19 - Welcome Back for the New Season!

9/24/2018
We've had a few weeks off, which turned into a few more weeks off and now we're back! We discuss going into the new season and glad to be back again regularly. You can email the show: grassrootscoachcast@gmail.com. Follow the show on http://www.twitter.com/GRootsCoachCast.#football #coaching #soccer

Duration:00:40:59

18 - Commitment and Dedication

6/28/2018
Commitment from the players AND parents is the topic for this week. We talk about some scenarios which have come up, how we've handled it and how we think we'll handle it in the future. Plus Dave goes into a bit of a rant! You can email the show: grassrootscoachcast@gmail.com. Follow the show on http://www.twitter.com/GRootsCoachCast.#football #coaching #soccer

Duration:01:00:07