How do I affect players of all abilities in my group?

 

The question this week comes from Spence, via Twitter:

“What are your thoughts of the potential negative effect on players playing at a sub-standard level? For example, I have very good midfielder making great forward passes but other players aren’t making the correct runs or anticipating the pass.

Additional video & reading

Blog: Praise vs. Affirmation – Stephen Rollnick

Magazine: Relative Age Effect – Steve Lawrence

Magazine: Bio Banding: Solution to RAE? – Steve Lawrence

Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything

Each week, we will choose a key question from our community for discussion.  In order to build a broad range of answers which will be valuable for our community, we need you to get involved.

Here’s what you can do:

  1. Ask questions. Post them in the comments of this post, Tweet them to us at @playerdp, ask them on our Facebook page, or in the PDP Innovation Space.
  2. Answer questions. Every Friday, we’ll post a new Friday Q&A video. If you have anything to add or share regarding any of the questions asked, feel free to add your thoughts to the comments section below.

TOP ARTICLES DIRECT
TO YOU EVERY WEEK.

Enter your details below to receive our free weekly newsletter.

Dan Wright
Dan Wright
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Dan Wright is a UEFA A licensed academy coach & blogger with experience working at grassroots level through to professional academies in the UK & Africa.
You may also like: