Why Pre-Match Activities are an Extra Opportunity for Young Players to Learn?

.Learn Ups or Warm Ups?

Many fellow coaches treat warm up as standard routine, set up few exercises and knock few balls around. They do know that the basic purpose of a warm ups is to prepare your body for physical activity, but it can present another opportunity to extend players learning from their weekly training session also.
Grassroots environment provides on average 1 training session a week; therefore, pre-match activities are the extra opportunity for young players to learn. Moreover, for the coaches is wonderful chance to set up “learn up” which provide continuity of learning from the previous training session. This will have allowed players to revisit their learning and continue to improve both individually and collectively too. Here are few tips as to how “learn ups” can help young players improve and utilise their skills in a match environment:
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