For Rec and New Coaches: Four Drills to Eliminate from Practices

With practice getting underway, let’s looks at a few common drills that you can find coaches all over the U.S. using in youth practices, and why they shouldn’t be used! A lot of drills were created a long time ago without much thought to what, if anything the drill teaches and whether it instills more bad habits than it teaches productive skills. For each drill, I’ll also suggest an alternative that should teach the same skill, but with fewer unintended consequences!

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