Every coach has their own set of rules to make sure that the players
understand the game and continuously improve. If you are trying to make
sure that your players are receiving the best, you will want to make sure
to find the best ways for you to give them the advice that they need. By
doing this, everyone will enjoy the game more without complications.
The most important part of coaching that you will always need to have at
the front of your mind is to give every player the individual attention
that they deserve. The best way to shape skills and to mold the players
with strengths is to give them positive reinforcement. By first telling
them what they are doing right, their confidence and self-esteem will
stay boosted, which will lead them to better understanding of what they
need to improve.
Of course, you can't just offer encouragement to all of the kids. You
need to make sure that mistakes are corrected by the individual players.
When you do this, make sure that you don't approach it by criticizing the
player. Instead, show them techniques that they may not be familiar
with, and work with them continuously in order to help develop their weak
points. Usually, children and youth will be open to learning the new
skills, as long as it is not pushing them or discouraging them from the
The next part of coaching that you will need to constantly have in mind
is with the overall functioning of the team. If you have a weak link, it
can cause a problem. The majority of the time, this weak link will be
from children who are misbehaving and are unable to pay attention and be
a part of the activity. If this happens, you will need to put on a
strict face and meet the player by first calling them on the behavior,
then making them correct it. If they decide not to straighten up, it is
acceptable to take them out of the game.
No matter what you are coaching, it is always important to meet all of
the players needs. Sometimes, this is related to helping them with
improving and enhancing their skills, while others it is related to
making sure that the team can work together without any problems. Taking
a leadership role with all of the children that you have will ensure that
the game they are playing keeps them active and healthy through