I had a fun weekend with my two older teams playing the last of their outdoor games for a while. The 2009's won one and lost two competitive games in another 2007 division. more important than the score, they played really well. They struggled a bit to score but that's to be expected against the bigger stronger players they faced. My 2005's had their first game since coming back from quarantine. They also played great but couldn't finish their chances. The … [Read more...]
#228 Technical Training at Home with Techne Futbol
We’re now into the second full week of the ‘Stay at Home’ order in Kansas. I wish that more people were following it strictly. I'm seeing too many people on the news that are just acting as if nothing is out of the ordinary. Kansas hasn’t seen the huge spike in cases and deaths that some areas have. I'm hopeful that we can avoid that happening by taking the necessary steps now. My hope is that we can get back on the field starting May 1st. That would give … [Read more...]
#226 Dealing with a Season Postponed by COVID-19
Well, I can safely say that it’s been the weirdest week I’ve ever had during a spring season. Things seemed to be changing by the hour not just by the day. At the end of my intro last week I said that I hoped to be back on the field in two weeks. Now it’s looking more like two months would be a more realistic time frame. The local league, and also our club, have canceled everything through April 30. There's at least a chance that May will end up being … [Read more...]
#198 Should We Be Doing Isolated Technical Training?
It's great to have completed the Director of Coaching course. Last weekend I finished the revisions for my assignments and the reflections on each assignment. Now I'm just waiting to hear if everything I've turned in is satisfactory or not. Now my attention has turned to preparing for the recreational league season as well as my first week of training with our competitive teams. There's a lot to do in the next three weeks and then everything will be up and … [Read more...]