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TGfU: Back to the Basics

TGfU: Back to the Basics

Introduction On Feb 11 2013, Dr Len Almond came to the university to talk to our students about TGfU, the original ideas that informed the approach, and where he felt we should be going in the future. It was a very stimulating talk, and I’ve tried to summarise what were, to me, the main points … Continue reading »

Developing decision makers in invasion games

Developing decision makers in invasion games

Some weeks ago I was asked by the FA to deliver a CPD session to the FA Tesco Skills coaches at their national training event at St George’s Park. The session went ahead earlier this week and I thought I’d try to capture my thoughts on the matter here so they don’t escape from my … Continue reading »

Making great drills

Making great drills

Why are drills important? Coming from a TGfU background, there is often little to be said about drills. Games yes, but not drills. Admittedly, it’s much harder to create a great game – one that really effectively overloads tactical decision making of some kind – than a great drill, but repetition is still important for … Continue reading »