Schlagwort-Archive: feyenoord

Coaching creativity and executive skills in youth soccer

“The conclusion of this research was that players with better developed executive functioning skills in these areas have a better chance of succeeding as a football player.” (Glenn van der Kraan)

I love the idea of developing executive functions, creativity and skills. What I miss is the question about the consequences of early specialisation. This sounds a bit like a technique to produce good soccer players from early youth. Intuitively I think about childerns rights, burnout, dropout, …