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    The pursuit of perfection: How do you teach professionalism to players?

    Perfection doesn’t exist in football because it’s a game of errors. Mistakes are made by everyone, starting from coaches, through players, and ending with referees and VAR. And yet the best players stand out from the crowd due to their pursuit of perfection. They try to fly higher and higher, challenging their own limits, but…

    How can a player develop his potential?

    The coach plays a very important role at all stages of shaping the player's personality. His function is invaluable, but also incredibly complex. The coach can act as a mother, father, good uncle, colleague, friend, confidant, advisor, enemy and policeman. It all depends on the stage of the player's development and problems that the player…

    How to motivate a young player to work and contribute to their self-confidence?

    A Chinese proverb goes: "If you don't know where you're going or how to get there, chances are high you're never going to get there". It is a very accurate description of situations I frequently experience during work with young players. If you strip down this seemingly simple piece of wisdom to its component parts…

    3 rules of children training

    Young parents often start teaching their children sports from a very young age. They like to watch them have fun and be active, but some have the ambition of bringing up their kids to become professional athletes. However, as much as they would want to see their children winning games and trophies, there’s a long…

    Mentality of the winner in early years training

    It may sound sentimental, but there’s a reason why everyone says that every player needs a heart to play and a strong mind to take the pressure of the training and the game. Winners are made, not born, and that process of “making” is very hard and complicated. That’s why it should start as fast…

    How to bring the best out of the team?

    This is a concern of every single manager and coach around the world. No matter how much effort they put into preparations for the season, it is difficult to guarantee consistency in their players’ performance. This does not result from the incompetence of the coach or the athletes’ lack of commitment – they simply have…

    Elite athlete raising in your family? Practical rules for parents!

    Leo Messi earns approximately $111 million, Cristiano Ronaldo $108 million, and LeBron James $88.5 million a year. In addition to financial benefits, there’s also tremendous fame and recognition - something you cannot put a value on. These are attractive incentives, which is why an increasing number of parents want such a future for their children.…
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