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Practice Plans

Effective Teaching

The first step for a coach is to develop a game plan or style of play and some tactics around specific game situations. The coaching process is then used to create an environment where the players learn to play to the plan and are eventually able to perform it at a consistently high level.

Having established a game plan or style, the coach must determine what is required of the players to execute the game plan successfully. Understanding this and the current abilities of each player allows the coach to plan practice activities to develop the players’ abilities to deliver individually, as groups, and as a total team.

Practice Plans

The following practice plans are for coaches to use as a guide to assist in organizing their practices and further player development.  In order to allow you to edit they have been posted in word format. Additionally, some corresponding drills are also posted with links to video descriptions.