Author: Thomas van t Wout

Which players in your youth academy are ready for the next step? Deciding which players remain in the academy next season and which teams they will play in, is a tough decision. Several aspects need to be taken into account (tactical skills, motivation, anthropometrics, physical...

As a coach you want your team to get fully rested during the winterbreak without losing all fitness after the holidays, so your team doesn't have to catch up lost fitness when recommencing competition. A winter break, generally lasting about 14 days, is the perfect opportunity to shrink any accumulated fatigue...

As a coach, you want to train your team as hard as possible and minimize the injury risks. Balancing between those two extremes is a tough job. You don’t want to train too hard causing exertion, or worse: injured player(s). Training too soft with the...