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A podcast where we discuss all things that relate to soccer coaching. Covering all ages and abilities of players and all levels of coaching. What is great coaching and how can we deliver effective and enjoyable sessions for our players?

A podcast where we discuss all things that relate to soccer coaching. Covering all ages and abilities of players and all levels of coaching. What is great coaching and how can we deliver effective and enjoyable sessions for our players?
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United Kingdom

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A podcast where we discuss all things that relate to soccer coaching. Covering all ages and abilities of players and all levels of coaching. What is great coaching and how can we deliver effective and enjoyable sessions for our players?

Language:

English

Contact:

07967760497


Episodes

Episode 10 - “Is there a better way?”, a conversation with Stuart Armstrong from the Talent Equation.

4/16/2019
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In this episode we are delighted to be joined by the wonderful Stuart Armstrong. Stu discusses his podcast (www.thetalentequation.co.uk/podcast) and tells us why he started it and what he's learned on the journey so far. As huge fans of the podcast ourselves we were delighted to have Stu on. It was great to get to know more about him, get an insight into his coaching principles and find out about his hopes for encouraging all us coaches to always be thinking "is there a better way?". The...

Duration:01:20:34

Episode 9 - Coach CPD, Sessions & Player Reviews...a conversation with Lewis Bloom from Wycombe Wanderers

4/10/2019
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In this episode we welcome Lewis Bloom from Wycombe Wanderers FC to discuss coach CPD, what makes a great session and player reviews. Lewis explains his role in supporting the Wycombe Elite Development Academy (EDA) and shares his thoughts on a number of topics relating to coaching at this level. @SoccerCoachCast info@thesoccercoachingpodcast.com

Duration:01:22:43

Episode 8 - Making the transition from playing to coaching and how your coaching principles can change...a conversation with James Brooks.

4/5/2019
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In this episode we talk with James about making the transition from playing to coaching and some of the challenges in changing your mindset from being `result` focused to being `development` focused and how these impact on your coaching principles.

Duration:01:06:20

Episode 7 - Interventions and Counter Coaching

3/27/2019
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In this episode we discuss the different types of interventions, how they impact on a session and the difference between using them in training and matches. We also discuss the idea of `counter coaching` as well as the benefits of a 2-2 formation at 5 aside, England FA DNA and collaborative training games.

Duration:01:01:21

Episode 6 - Rondos & Positional Play, a conversation with Kieran Smith

3/20/2019
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In this episode we chat with the super knowledgeable and wonderfully accommodating Kieran Smith about his time in Spain and his passion for Spanish football. We discuss how this influenced his coaching methodology and take a closer look as how to use `rondos` and the importance of `Positional Play`. Kieran also explains how he uses `layering`, the difference between difficulty and complexity and the importance of having an `end goal` as a coach. I hope you enjoy the episode and thanks so...

Duration:01:13:54

Episode 5 - Ball Rolling Time/Active Learning Time & Collaborative Training Matches (CTM's)

3/6/2019
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In this episode we discuss a question sent in from Santi (who is coaching in the Philippines) around the difference between ball rolling time (BRT) and Active Learning Time (ALT). We then discuss the idea of Collaborative Training Matches (CTM`s) as a tool for supporting training and providing a bridge between training and matches.

Duration:00:56:20

Episode 4 - Why it’s not `Winning v's Development`

2/20/2019
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So why is it not about `winning v’s development`….? Football (soccer) is a sport. And sport is by definition: “an activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment.” Compete: “strive to win something by defeating or establishing superiority over others.” This means that `wining` (and losing) are intrinsically built into sport and therefore are built in to football (soccer)…you can’t remove it or chose...

Duration:01:13:19

Episode 3 - The Coaching Environment

2/7/2019
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Episode 3 – What is the `coaching environment`… and how important is it? · What do we mean by the environment? - Not the weather or physical conditions. - It is the combination of Culture, Philosophy, Values, Expectations and Habits. - Its the intangibles (and tangibles) that impact on the practical and physical aspects of the session. · Is it important to consider these elements and if so why? - YES!!! – The environment is the engine that drives behaviour and behaviour drives...

Duration:01:10:46

Episode 2 - How to get the most out of matches?..a conversation with Chris Fraser

1/29/2019
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In our last episode we spoke about the key ingredients that can make for a fun and effective coaching session. We came up with 10 elements that we felt should be considered and tried to explain why we believed they were important. If you haven’t already done so please do listen to episode one and let us know what you think. As equally important as what goes into the training, is what goes into the match days. So for this episode Mark and I are delighted to have the super talented and...

Duration:01:12:53

Episode 1 - What ingredients make for a great soccer coaching session?

1/22/2019
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In this episode we discuss the ingredients that help make for a fun and effective soccer coaching training session. We explore the ten things to consider for your sessions that may help maximise the learning and development potential of the session, and ensure your players are challenged, enjoy and get the most out of the training. 1) PLANNING – Session plans / Structure / Challenges / STEP / Progression / The Unexpected 2) A CLEAR THEME - Coaching points / Curriculum / The Why /...

Duration:01:06:22