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The exercises and drills you use must be relevant to the coaching point you are getting across.
This week I wanted to work on the agility of my players as well as other aspects of fitness. I find that one of the best ways to do this is set up an agility course that I can show them being worked on by players from the English Premier League.
Watching EPL players doing something often makes youth players work harder and that is something you want at every training session.
Practice is how your players develop so what they work on during your coaching sessions is what they take with them to the next match – a poor training session often results in a poor game.
How do players weave in and out of defenders easily , or jump over a defender at an awkward angle to avoid being tackled or fouled?
So we worked on this session this week that I set up and showed the players in action on my laptop, watch it below: