Listen to the most recent episode of my podcast: Episode 17 – Nothing is absolute- shiny object syndrome – It still Takes a Village https://anchor.fm/rfh8/episodes/Episode-17—Nothing-is-absolute–shiny-object-syndrome—It-still-Takes-a-Village-e2rcff
Check out my episode “Episode 16 – It takes a Village! The Problem with “The Problem with US Youth Soccer”” from Coach Rich Rants on Anchor: https://anchor.fm/rfh8/episodes/Episode-16—It-takes-a-Village–The-Problem-with-The-Problem-with-US-Youth-Soccer-e2pbq3
It’s Takes a Village – the Problem with the Problem with Youth Soccer is that kids can’t access the whole village because the corners are guarded by the bullies.
Check out my episode “Episode 15 – Futsal, Dasherboards and Player Development ” from Coach Rich Rants on Anchor: https://anchor.fm/rfh8/episodes/Episode-15—Futsal–Dasherboards-and-Player-Development-e2o5ls
Now available from Amazon.com in 2 different covers.
Start to create really important life lessons while helping you(player) or your child(parents/coaches) reach their potential. This is a Journal…
There are 3 sections:
Section 1 includes Goal Setting. Establish Goals for yourself or for your team and chose the target date. i.e. Full Year, Fall Season, Winter Training, offseason, etc.
The goal includes 4 questions –
- What is the Goal?
- Why or Purpose?
- How will you achieve the goal?
- When is the Target Date?
Section 2 is a Daily Journal.
Use the Daily Journal to capture your thoughts, plans, dreams or whatever you want. Keeping track of how a training session went whether with your team or outside training.
Keep track of what you did, how you felt, what you ate, or even the weather.
This is your journal and your place to write your thoughts and feelings, track performance and manage and measure your goals.
These will be helpful for doing a self-assessment at different times of the year or you can keep them and look back in them in future years for inspiration and motivation.
Pro Tip -Journal Topics
- School Conflicts
- Social Conflicts
- Highlight Moments
Food, Water, and Sleep
Section 3 is Where you assess how you are progressing against your targets.
When you combine written goals and daily journaling, you now have what you need to assess your progress.
Establish Checkpoints where you can return and report on your progress. If you have achieved your goals, you can set new goals or new targets that you want to hit. If you are not progressing, you can do a course correction to modify the goals or modify the plan to get there.
Pro Tip – Ideas on Timing
- After Fall Season
- Pre – Spring Season
- Off-Season Training
Two covers are available for purchase on amazon.