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Coach Philosophy and Training

There is a lot about a game that you cannot control but I think you can control the way you present yourself - your body language and your emotions.
A lot of players have ability and talent but I think success often comes down to those people who can push themselves and find a way to win - especially when it is not going well.
This is all about reaction - how successfully we adapt ourselves to the flow of the game.

Whilst I believe tactical systems are important I feel that sometimes what it purely comes down to is who wants to win the most, who has the most desire, who is prepared to expend the most energy.

"Teaching youth players"

All young players need freedom of expression to develop as creative players... they should be encouraged to try skills without fear of failure. 

"What makes a player special?

They have to have a mixture of physical talent and technical ability, as well as remarkable intelligence and above all a great passion for the game."