Google+ Blueprint for Football: Best Coaching Links This Week: Football IQ, Physical Literacy & More

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Best Coaching Links This Week: Football IQ, Physical Literacy & More

Over the past years there has been an increasing realisation of the importance of intelligence in football.  Defining and measuring a concept as nebulous as intelligence is difficult, however.  Andres Iniesta might provide the key to changing that.

Keeping on the theme of the brain in football, here’s a piece by John Haime that talks about building and sustaining confidence in footballers.

Something that I plan to look into in greater detail during 2017 is physical literacy.  If you have any thoughts, questions and ides, do feel free to share them.

In case you missed it, there’s been a lot of fuss in Scotland over Ian Cathro getting the job of Hearts manager because he never had a significant playing career.  Given his experience in coaching, I can’t believe that people are actually talking about this but, still, it was encouraging to see Rangers manager Mark Warburton come out with is opinions.

“Two things define you: your patience when you have nothing; and your attitude when you have everything" -  Imam Ali

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