How To Escape The YouTube Loop

Posted by Tim Nash on Oct 18, 2017 10:56:00 AM

Yesterday, I went to YouTube to get some ideas for my week of soccer practices. Of course, I quickly found a nice collection to check out. But here’s what happened.

I started with a video about teaching possession. Then I watched one about possession with a diamond midfield. Then I saw one with one of the best players of all time, Johan Cruyff, explaining the how he played in the diamond. I had to watch that one.

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Topics: Team Communication, Mobile Coaching, Effective Communication, video coaching

Are You Edu-taining Your Team?

Posted by Tim Nash on Oct 3, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Students entering college this year have always had access to technology that makes their lives more efficient. They have never had to use a phone book, never had to stop to ask for directions. They have always been able to settle a debate by asking Google, and all of their music has always fit in their pocket. Virtually everything they need is literally at their fingertips.

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Topics: Team Communication, Elite Sports Teams, Mobile Coaching, Effective Communication, Coaching, video coaching

Coaching Effectively With Video

Posted by Tim Nash on Aug 17, 2017 8:50:56 AM

In his book, Training Soccer Champions, Anson Dorrance, the head coach of the University of North Carolina women’s soccer team, explains his theory on the difference between using video with men and women.

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Topics: Athletic Performance, Elite Sports Teams, Athlete Development, Mobile Coaching, Coaching, video coaching