- A practice session is rehearsal for the game day routine.
- Through repetition players begin to reduce the number of errors in their performance.
- Consistent, sequential exposure to a practice session routine will produce real results.
- Ask yourself – Does it happen in the game?
If the answer is YES – then do it in practice.
If the answer is NO – then don’t do it in practice.
- When player and ball are moving, learning is taking place.
- When player and ball stop moving, learning stops!
- Duplicate the excitement of the game in your practice session.
- The genius of good coaching is to make hard work seem like FUN.
- Create an atmosphere where the players are allowed to teach themselves!
- Allow them to experiment and fail their way to success!
- Teach them at practice what they can work on at home (Hint: Get-a-ball and Find-a-wall)
- Teach them at practice what they must work on at home (Hint: 1 vs. 1 game)
Learning occurs slowly and that is why patience with ALL players is not only a virtue…
…It is a Teaching Necessity!
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