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Better sessions and fewer problems

Poor player behaviour is an issue every coach will face during their coaching journey. Yet, very few coaches plan to prevent disruptive behaviour...

With some basic behaviour management strategies and routines, coaches can help minimise disruptive behaviours and help the players get ready to learn.

In this edition of The Boot Room – we bring you the very best behaviour management advice to help keep your group engaged, motivated and focussed on football.

Merfyn Roberts, FA Coach Educator for the Social Corner, explains how better coaching sessions mean fewer behaviour problems, providing 10 top-tips for coaches to use at their next training session or game.

Suzanne Smith, FA County Coach Developer, features in our behaviour management video demonstrating how praise, positive interactions and individual and group challenges can improve the behaviour of the players in your group.

There are also articles from FA PE Co-ordinator, Creag Lawrence, and FA County Coach Developer, Mike Antrobus, on why behaviour management in the football setting matters.

February's issue of The Boot Room is now live and available in our new free digital area on 

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