Coaching Youth Athletics: Practice Organization and Coaching Philosophy

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Coaching Youth Athletics: Practice Organization and Coaching Philosophy

Tony Duckworth

Head Coach Men's Basketball, Huntingdon College

Coach Tony Duckworth, head men's basketball coach at Huntingdon College, discusses practice organization and the philosophy of coaching Youth athletics. The most important aspect is knowing and understanding your athletes. Practice should be organized around the strengths and weaknesses of younger athletes. Coach goes into the age-specific needs of youth teams, including attention span, skill level, teaching basic skills of the game versus complex strategies, and much more. Great video for anyone involved in youth athletics.

Coaching Youth Athletics: Practice Organization and Coaching Philosophy

The most important aspect of coaching youth athletics is knowing and understanding your athletes. Practice should be organized around the strengths and weaknesses of younger athletes. Coach goes into the age-specific needs of youth teams, including attention span, skill level, teaching basic skills of the game versus complex strategies, and much more. Great video for anyone involved in youth athletics.