[Podcast] Deliberate Practice Week 8 - Ask the right questions, solve the right problems

By Keith Grabowski | Posted 10/18/2019

Today’s guest on the Coach and Coordinator podcast is Andy Ryland, senior manager in education and training at USA Football. While working at USA Football, he has helped develop the Heads Up Football and Master Trainer programs as well as worked in improving tackling techniques. Before coming to USA Football, Ryland spent time playing for the USA Men’s National Rugby team. He played linebacker in college at Penn State University.

Ryland and host Keith Grabowski discuss correcting your team’s problems by directly identifying them.

2:40 Four major errors coaches try to solve

6:15 Focusing on the physical error and how to attack/fix it

13:55 Breaking down the offensive line – footwork, fit, finish

16:20 Breaking down quarterbacks in the passing game – release, accuracy, decision

18:25 Perceptual errors

19:55 Cataloging errors and grades

23:30 Simple ways to improve your grading

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Deliberate Practice 7 - Rethinking drill set up and helping players solve problems

Deliberate Practice 6 - Practice to teach the finish

Deliberate Practice 5 - Preparing for the Dude

Deliberate Practice Week 4 - Teaching Players to take advantage of opportunity

Deliberate Practice 3 - Creating situations in practice; comm, handling the late step, option O

Deliberate Practice Week 2 - Train Away Penalties

Deliberate Practice Week 1 - Early Season Psychology

Vision, Decision, Action. Andy Ryland - Senior Manager of Education and Training, USA Football

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