arrival activities

Arrival activities are an effective way to start any session. They enable us to engage our players from the moment they get to training, provide valuable opportunities for building connections, and can give us time to set up our upcoming practice(s). But what constitutes an arrival activity? And how can we successfully implement them? Below, we discuss the fundamentals of arrival activities, and how to use them in our sessions. In This Article What Is an Arrival Activity? The Benefits of Arrival Activities — And…

Good planning is an essential part of coaching. As coaches, we want kids to be respectful of the people around them and come to practice ready to learn and give their all. But we owe them the same respect in return — and this means preparing well-organized practices that are captivating, educational, and tailored to their needs as both individuals and a team. Session planning often seems daunting for inexperienced coaches, but it’s something we can all improve if we’re willing to learn. Below, we’ll…

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