Blog Posts by Jeff Pill

What Is Over Coaching And How Can We Prevent It?

August 22nd, 2016

Tweet What is over coaching? Excessive input from the coach while the players are playing in such a way that the coach’s input becomes debilitating to the player’s ability to perform to the best of her ability and stifles her development. In short, the coach is playing instead of the player, making all of her […]

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How to Use S.W.O.T. for Player Evaluations

June 28th, 2016

Tweet The off season is a great time to provide much needed feedback to the players. Often, the more informal nature of the game this time of year lends itself to the chance to talk directly with players about their progress. This can often be done by meeting with a few players before and after each […]

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Getting the Most Out of Your Training Session

June 20th, 2016

Tweet Being an accomplished player now requires that you take on another level of responsibility for yourself as an athlete. It is no longer enough to sheepishly admit to your coach that you are not fully ready for training, and that you have not made any investment in your own development besides the formal training […]

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Comparing Coaching Methods

June 6th, 2016

Tweet As we approach another season of coaching, I thought it would be appropriate to have a discussion on coaching methodology.  How we choose to teach has a huge impact on the player’s development. At the young ages, our main goal should be to instill a high level of enjoyment for the game, and to […]

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Spring Season Training Ideas

May 24th, 2016

Tweet One of the challenges of coaching during the Spring season is the fact that with many of the players, you have been together all year long. The Fall went by quickly, and we had to endure all of the rain and increasingly cold weather. Then, it seemed as if we were indoors forever! Now, […]

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Jeff Pill

About This Author

Jeff is the creator of the famous "PIll's Drills". These drills have been used by thousands of coaches all over the world, and at one time were receiving over 300,000 hits a day. His drills have been used all over the world and translated in to German as well as several other languages.