Posts by yarmouthcolts

Watch Good Soccer

Hi, coaches – I just sent this to my high school teams and coaches and thought you may all like it too – it is good for coaches and players to watch good soccer 🙂 https://vimeo.com/232295043 Pay attention to the up/back/through combinations as well as the give and goes involving three players. I also love…

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Two Quick Reads

Hello again coaches – I recently read two quick articles that I felt compelled to share. I hope you like them too: http://basketball.coachesdirectory.com/article/encourage-athletes-article.html & http://devzone.positivecoach.org/resource/article/why-more-mothers-should-coach-youth-sports Michael Hagerty, Sr. Middle School Teacher High School & Youth Coach M.S.Ed. & NSCAA National Diploma

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This guy gets it!

A great message to share with our teams and one that certainly supports The Colts Way! Michael Hagerty, Sr. Middle School Teacher High School & Youth Coach M.S.Ed. & NSCAA National Diploma

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World Class Coaching

Hello again coaches – I continuously find the World Class Coaching site very worthwhile in generating ideas for drills.   https://www.youtube.com/user/WORLDCLASSCOACHING   Here for example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xAdVYu4FmE   Michael Hagerty, Sr. Middle School Teacher High School & Youth Coach M.S.Ed. & NSCAA National Diploma

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Coaching Resources

Hello again coaches,   I saw this on twitter and thought it was worth sharing: http://coach.ca/publications/Winter2016/#8/z Lots of great stuff there – I really liked the “coach loan” idea – which supports our use of GPS coaches. 🙂   In case you want to start planning some drills – check this out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXUnFkGOBOw&feature=youtu.be&a I love the combination play…

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What success really looks like

Hello again everyone – I wanted to share a video link and ask you to have your daughter watch this prior to Sunday’s game. We still have loads to cover – set pieces & dead balls, different formations, positional roles and responsibilities, and more – but one constant focus will be on the girls’ movement…

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I hope we do not win every game…

Hello again everyone – I hope this finds you all well. I just wanted to share something a friend of mine shared with me today – see the link below – some of you have likely seen it already – I loved it as a parent and a coach: http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/22/health/uconn-basketball-auriemma-video-youth-sports-parenting/index.html It reminded me that I…

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Principles of Play Analysis

Hello again coaches, I hope this finds you all well and, like me, already planning your fall season! Just a quick note here as I wanted to share a video that I think would be worth watching – and maybe a few times over – before this summer / fall as it helps emphasizes many…

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Shooting Drills

Hello again everyone – I hope your weekend was met with some degree of success, even if that success was not always on the score board 🙂 I wanted to let you know we are working on the coaching help document for the next two weeks, but will not finish it until tomorrow (Monday, 10/10) –…

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Please don’t scream at the children

Hello again everyone – I want wish you all luck this weekend and I also want to share another good, quick read (see link below). While I do not agree with everything in the article (for example, I do give a lot of instruction during a game, but mostly to kids without the ball), this…

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