The principles of play are the fundamental strategies that a team uses to effectively adapt to any tactical situation during a game. They consist of concepts that coaches use to focus their team’s objectives and to evaluate the performance of their players on the field.
Regardless of one’s positioning on the field, defensive principles apply to the whole team. It is easy to assume otherwise - that the defending principles should only apply to defending, and attacking should be left to the forwards.
The most essential aspect of Scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law - to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled individuals and play a constructive role in society.
A basic necessity that is often overlooked is sleep. It is one of the most important things to affect the overall health of a person as it helps one maintain optimal health and well-being. Experts believe that it is as vital as eating a balanced diet.
In sports you are only as strong as your mind, for the mind can push even an injured body to victory. The mind is also the key when it comes to helping your body recover faster. Psychological skill training is the process that involves training athletes to learn psychological skills that help in the process of relaxing and regulating their mind.
Due to the lockdown, it’s getting harder for everyone to stay motivated and continue learning new skills. This is especially true for young footballers and to address this need, RFYS has been enabling online education for its young athletes and their coaches. The webinar series is covering a range of topics across football training & tactics, nutrition, mental conditioning, and much more.