At the start of one of our training sessions, I gathered the players together in the changing room. I was concerned that the players were struggling to bond. There were petty arguments on and off of the field and as a team, their performance was suffering.
This little workshop took approximately 20 minutes.
I wrote down 2 questions, asked the players to get into groups according to their positions, so all Defenders plus the GK worked together, all midfielders, etc.
They had to work together. I also needed to know a little more about what they knew of the game and how they translated their knowledge. I was pleasantly surprised….
Above: My two questions to the players.
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