Skilful players

Developing Skilful Players Workshop


Title: Developing Skillful Players

Date: Thursday 29th September 2022

Time: 7 - 9pm

Venue: Beverley Leisure Centre 3G pitch, Flemingate, Beverley HU17 0LT

Cost: Free

Event delivered by:

Ryan Davies - FA Coach Developer 

Overview of the event:

This event will take a look into how we can help develop skilful behaviour within our players, what it looks like across the 4 corners, what practices might help and how we can shape the practice to encourage more exploration of skilful solutions.


The event will showcase a number of practices, delivered by our Coach Development Officers, for you to consider. They will highlight how we can apply a range of constraints that will present new problems for our players to overcome, they will ask you to observe and consider how the 4 corners interconnect and influence how players adapt to new situations.

Questions this workshop will aim to answer:
- What is a skillful player?
- How can we, as coaches, support the development of skillful players?
- What does ‘skillful’ look like across the FA 4 corners?

What can coaches expect to take away?

- Some example practices that they could use to support them with this topic.
- An understanding of how constraints can encourage the player to develop skillful solutions
- Knowledge of how the 4 Corners connect to encourage skillful play


Are there any tasks to complete ahead of the event?

Please watch the 2-minute pre video and consider what a ‘skillful’ player looks like to you.

Pre-workshop video:


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