Enhance player understanding with “flipped coaching”


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Summer is here, and for just about every high school coach, now is the time when you become a full-time coach. Time feels like it is on your side, and you can work on things that will make your team better in the fall. What is the most effective way you can put yourself and your team ahead of the time crunch and the week-to-week in-season sense of urgency? Last summer, I had the privilege of interviewing coaches who use a classroom method called “flipped learning.” The coaches refer to the method as “flipped coaching.” I adopted this method last season, and I was able to help a young offensive unit learn what they needed to do to be successful. Flipped coaching utilizes simple tools to give your players the ability to learn at their own pace and have some materials to refer to when they need review. Installation meetings and film review can be done beforehand with the coaches’ key points and instruction saved for further review. The advantage comes for the player in that he can learn at a pace comfortable for him. In a live meeting, a coach cannot be rewound and listened to again. With flipped coaching, the player can do exactly that and review as many times as he needs…read more


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