One thing all coaches develop the longer that they coach is experience, for one can read all of the books and manuals in the world, but until one starts doing it themselves, all they are reading is other people experiences.
For to gain experience can be a double-edged sword, especially in the early days of one’s coaching, and as hard as it may be, one has to take the long approach, for experience is only gained by doing things and if one does things, mistakes and perceived failures will happen along the way.
The following video is from about 2012, though it is an interesting look at the coaching process and the different styles involved.
And as one watches the video, there is a couple of main themes that comes through, in that all coaches try to teach too much technical stuff at the start, and how all coaches have their own coaching style, and they work the principles around who they are.
For ultimately coaching is about developing a love of learning and improving in your players, therefore the players become self-motivated and a self-motivated player becomes easier to coach.
And when it comes to playing on the field, there is no right or wrong, instead start thinking in terms of enhancing or hindering ones play.
So instead of saying to the players, that’s wrong, because sometimes the most wrong way can be the most innovative way to do things
Pioneers: The Fosbury Flop
Instead, maybe start saying is what you’re doing enhancing or hindering what yourself or the team is trying to achieve and of your own and the teams play?