Concepts & Playing Aims
A concept is the idea of how you want to play the sport that you compete in and a playing aim is a target to help you get there and if you want to improve yourself or your team or set yourself on the path to be a winning coach, the first action you must take is to choose what concept you will work to.
As a coach, the concept and the on field playing aim sets the foundation for everything else that follows. Though they are such a small part of the equation and can seem so insignificant, they have such a huge impact on what you subsequently do.
For example, your concept may be:
Focusing on the keys of your sport, you will become both efficient and effective on the sports field – in other words, you play better
Skilled players, with discipline, playing a game based on the basics, will play at a higher level than the opposition