An Almanac classic. Matt Zurbo watches Friday night’s preliminary final in a Kings Cross. Outstanding analysis. Engaging description. Fine writing.
Matt Zurbo wraps up his series on coaching tips and gives some final advice.
Matt Zurbo on the importance of the communication between a coach and his kids away from the game.
Matt Zurbo on how to deal with kids who are being pushed for senior footy.
Matt Zurbo on how to teach the kids about preparation and planning.
Matt Zurbo continues his series on coaching kids. Here he gives some ideas on how to teach kids about strategy.
Matt Zurbo on how to coach the kids who struggle with the basic skills of football.
Matt Zurbo gives tips on how to keep football fun for the kids.
Matt Zurbo continues his series on coaching kids. Here are some suggestions for what to do with the better-skilled kids in the team.
Matt Zurbo continues his series junior coaching. Here’s his suggestion on what to do if a kid feels like quitting.
Matt Zurbo continues his series on coaching young footballers. Here’s another suggestion – which doesn’t cost much.
What does Matt Zurbo suggest when hardly any players turn up for training?
Matt Zurbo’s writings on coaching kids continues. Part three is about body language; “Coaching kids who are losing each week is the best challenge there is in football… You have to speak from your ribs. You have to believe, or there’s no point at all.”
Matt Zurbo on coaching juniors: Part 2. “The biggest mistake you can make is treating them like kids…”
Matt Zurbo begins a 15-part series on coaching kids. Here’s some suggestions which I suspect you wouldn’t have thought of before. [Wish you were my coach Old Dog – Ed]
This series will run Monday-Friday for three weeks.
Old Dog on Daniel Menzel and the determination to return from injury.
Matt Zurbo with some thoughts on the booing of Adam Goodes .