1.TIP FOR THE YOUTH COACHES: PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN
Three qualities of a professional football player are: ambition
, self reflection
and self activity.
Therefore this tip: let the young football player establish what he is already able to do and what he still has to learn (self reflection)
, let him think about realistic goals (ambition)
and stimulates the player at accomplish these goals (self activity)
Something like this is called a 'Personal Development Plan'.
An example that you can incorporate immediately will you find here
2. IMPROVE YOUR TECHNIQUE WITH A DRIBBLING SPEC
The dribbling spec prevents the football player to see the ball at his feet. A lot of players have the bad habit of looking uninterrupted at the ball while dribbling or passing. This dribbling spec will restrict your downward vision and will help you focus your vision to the action around you.
To watch some exercises with a dribbling spec, click on the picture below.