Under 15 - Stage 4 - Preparation
⚽ Attention span is greatly lengthened
⚽Understands ethical & moral principles & decision
⚽Enjoys recognition, praise & needs encouragement
⚽Able to understand and comprehend complex instructions
⚽A strong need to be accepted and a fear of ridicule
⚽A strong sense of belonging
⚽Experience physical changes - very concerned with their appearance & very self-conscience & physical changes
Components of the Game
⚽Physical: Work on explosive power, vertical jump, body composition, plyometric(jump) training, football-specific weight training, interval training, recovery exercise & time off for rest, agility training with & without the ball, range of motion exercise; important to focus on proper nutrition & hydration.
⚽Technical: Continue to work on all technique
⚽Tactical: Understanding overall tactics( principle of play) and how to incorporate in the flow of the game.
⚽Psychological: Individual & group identities important at this level. Coach must ensure constant level of discipline, with expectations clear and fair along with player responsibilities & their roles. Priority on positive leadership with all players afforded opportunity to lead and be a team captain. Teams to have discussions & team meetings, with touch on tactical achievements & thoughts as well as goal setting for individual & team. Goals short and long term attainable & measurable.
Leagues & Tournaments To come:
FKF Elite League
Diani Super Cup - Mombasa, April 2021
Nakuru Rausha Kipaji April 2021