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im unfit nd over wight and i have bin for some time?

im unfit nd over wight and i have bin for some time but i still played football im caprin and got player of the year but i left my team but want to go back im trying to get fit and lose wight before i got back should i get fit before i got back or go back and not bother

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pre season training for U18 girls any ideas? fitness?

pre season training for U18 girls any ideas? fitness drills?

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Disciplining for misbehaviour during practice?

Disciplining for misbehaviour? 8-11 year olds, they dont really get bored because i know that sometimes that can be the cause. How or what can i apply a bit of strictness into the team.

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Pre Season program for 7 sessions and ideas?

Need a Pre Season program for 7 sessions and ideas for Open Age team of good ability?

Colin Pickering Coach, England

How much fitness work is required for U12's

This is my first season coaching u12's - I have a lot of experience with coaching younger children in which I concentrated on skills, ball work etc (90%). Just wondering does anyone have any thoughts or ideas on how much fitness work is req'd for 11 and 12 year olds.

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Annual training plan for U15 players?

HI all, how can I prepare an annual training plan for football under 15 aged athletes? If you have a sample plan please attach it to your answer. Thanks!

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Pre-season query for fitness SAQ etc

Hi I'm beginning Pre-season training with my squad and am wondering what is the best sequence to do when using fitness/agility /SAQ ie.; heavy work first or last and light work when in my session which will last 45 mins? Thanks peter ps this will be followed by another 45 mins of drills and warm down small game

Peter OBrien Coach, Ireland

How can I improve the shot power of my U13s?

Hi, I coach u13 team and most of them really have poor shoot power. I tried to show them proper way to shoot the ball, we worked on approaching the ball with small steps, and now after few months their shoot technique is mostly satisfying, but they simply lack power. There are 3 or 4 players who can shoot the ball well, but others can't shoot on goal from 15 or 20 metres out which is really worrying because in other teams we play against almost all players can shoot the ball much further than my players. I think 13 years old is too early to start with any serious strength trainings. Any ideas?

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First time Coaching Gig

Hello All,I will be coaching my daughter's U16 Div 2 team this year, I just wanted to ask fellow coaches and mangers what to expect. I'm not new to the game, in fact I currently play in the state league myself, but there is a difference between playing the game and actually managing the team. I guess my questions lie around team management techniques and what should I look out for or what should I be aware of? The season starts in a month and training commences next week, so what is the best way to get the kids in shape fast? Thank you.

Teddy Peters Coach, Australia

how can I plan the session of my team

how can I plan the session of my team

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Fitness levels in my squad

How do I improve the fitness levels of my under 9s team. Asked using Sportplan Mobile App

rob ling Coach, England

My under 14s are struggling in the second half of matches

As a result we are losing games die to half of them being unfit. I only have 12 players sometimes 11, so they know I don't have the option of dropping them.Leading up to these last 6 games do people think I should focus on cardiovascular training rather than ball work? Asked using Sportplan Mobile App

Steve ODonoghue Coach, England

What split fitness / football ??

Hi all, looking for some help boys are under 16s decent level but seem short of fitness. What percentage of 2 x 2 hour training sessions would be football v fitness ?Falling behind teams we were better than ? Asked using Sportplan Mobile App

Coach, Scotland


Hi does anyone have any good fitness drills for some of my U10 kids please

Ray Harrison Coach, England

free access to agility and fitness

I was offered free access to agility and fitness library. but it says locked, upgrade.

Julie Lumb Coach, England

How to instill confidence and ...

Our under 12's have made the jump from 9 a side to 11 a side. We have entered a big city league were results are hard to come by. We play a super 1st half and lose it massively 2nd half, through heads down & fitness. Any suggestions on confidence boosting & training drills to help steady a ship. We are playing a 4 - 2 -3 - 1 formation.Yes we are getting a bit of negativity from the parents to, which does not help. Thank you in advance.

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What is the best pre-game warm...

What is the best warm up routine for U9 boys before a game? Thanks Coach Heath

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Pre-match warm up to prevent a...

My Under 9 team keeps starting games slowly. Normally by half time they are just getting switched on and playing like they can. What's a good pre-match warm up to get them switched on and ready to go right from kick off?

Paul Cope Coach, England

Soccer ball missing from menu?...

I was creating an exercise in the soccer planner, and when I went to add a ball into the diagram there was no ball on the menu. I created a new diagram and it was available. Did I do something wrong, is there a setting so I don't have to start over with that original exercise plan?

Mark Morgan Coach, United States of America

How do i get my u14 team to co...

During a match, my team seem to stand back and let the other team take control. Is there anyway I can get them to be first to the ball and compete to win?

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