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PLAN YOUR SEASON BEFORE PLANNING YOUR PRACTICE

Plan your season before planning your practice.

To steal a phrase from Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits book: Begin with the end in mind. I have been doing this with my team for many years but I never really had a title for it.

Envision your team at mid-season. Think this through thoroughly. What plays you want to be running at that point and the players’ thorough knowledge of it. What defense do you think you’ll be running? The mental and physical toughness you want your team to have. The hustle you expect at that point. The conditioning level you want to be at. Now with that mental picture in mind, start writing.

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Coaching Staff Responsibilities

The following is a copy and paste from a post by Jack Gregory over at the DumCoach Coaching Forum (Double Wing Section).  This is a great breakdown of what each coach should be doing, not just during individual or skills drills but also during team drills. Continue reading Coaching Staff Responsibilities