Coaching someone into achieving good sprint mechanics in a training environment, when that is their sole focus, isn’t the hardest thing in the world.
Yet, when a young athlete instinctively adopts these positions as a new and improved way of moving, when their focus is on tactical and skill related execution, it’s pretty satisfying. ⚽️📈 Memorising diagrams and buzz words from a text book doesn’t define a coach. The ability to efficiently implement these in such a way as to reprogramme someone’s movement patterns is the challenge.
In an effort to upskill myself in football circles, I’ve been memorising clichés, so, here goes... @joechristie25
’s injection of pace in the final third has caused defences headaches. His extra yard of pace combined with his 110% work ethic exposes the tired legs of the opposition when there are some tired legs out there. When the ball is put into the mixer, Christie proves that it’s a game of two halves by putting the ball in the net with his cultured left foot.