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Training Session disruptions

How can i nip it in the butt when the players are just messing around when they should be listening during practice, dont want to shout at because ill lose all respect from them?
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tried this method most of kids suffocated and so now looking for new players, but looking on the bright side no more disruptions during sessions!, so thanks for advice.  might use a stun gun or cattle prod next time!!!

I just put them into a match.  not ideal. but at least they are doing something with a ball at their feet.

i ask the to all sit down, and then say when you want to learn put your hands up, that has worked many times, or i ask for those who want to do fitness training please keep talking

Cheers Justin ill take that on board, at least your answer was a sensible one!
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i also spoke with the parents, had a meeting with the kids with them, that sorted out some bits, my boys still like to talk and they are now U15, i only wish they did more talking on the pitch! 

I have used the sit out method if it's one or two mucking about and it does work. The kids don't like being excluded. 


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Try just standing still and not saying anything and just waiting for them to stop messing about. It may take a bit at first but when you get the players that went to train and play games to stop and realised that you're not going to carry on until it has stop I would hope they would stop as they are stopping there mates from training 


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Cheers Gareth very much appreciated
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First step is to try to get them to understand that their actions are disruptive to the rest of the team , second is to make them sit out a drill in "a naughty zone" third is to limit game time on match day, 

I would stop and ask them have they something to contribute? Often putting them on the spot making them think twice about their behaviour. I also would add consequences eg sit out for 10mins and would carry it out.

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