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Q&A: How do I affect players of all abilities in my group?

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

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