3 videos

2 questions

Who is the player in your team that you would like to see score the deciding goal?

Why him (he’s the oldest, most talented, a high quality player, most experienced…)?

1 quote

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.

– Oscar Wilde –


3 great players

Michael Jordan

Dainis Kristopans

Vasily Kudinov

2 questions

Have you studied the characteristics of the best rival player carefully?

How will your team try to stop him?

1 quote

The plural of anecdote is not data.

– Kenneth Kernaghan and P. K. Kuruvilla –


3 videos:


2 questions:

What are the most important physical abilities for quality handball?

How do you develop them?

1 quote:

I used to run to school, 10k every day.

And this at altitude, perfect preparation, really.

– Haile Gebrselassie –


3 photos:

2 questions:

When you are preparing for a game, do you write up a plan or do you have everything in your head?

How often do you deviate from the plan if the game is stressful and why?

1 quote:

If it looks right but feels wrong it’s fear.

If it looks wrong but feels right it’s intuition.

– https://www.counselingrecovery.com/blog-san-jose/life-tip-on-trusting-yourself –


3 videos:

2 questions:

Can obedient players be creative?

What is the goal of a coach, to have authority or power over players?

1 quote:

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes.

Art is knowing which ones to keep.

– Scott Adams –


3 locker room videos:

2 questions:

How do you present your ideas to the players before the game?

Are your emotions an encouragement or an obstacle to your team?

1 quote:

Never tell people how to do things.

Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

– George S. Patton –


3 great teachers:




2 questions:

Does a coach achieve his full potential exclusively through wins?

How many times have you won by acting against your players?

1 quote:

The best way to lift one’s self up is to help some one else.

– Booker T. Washington –


3 decisive actions in last 3 minutes:

2 questions:

Why do some young players react better than older players in complex situations?

Is experience a characteristic associated with age or the ability to receive and process information?

1 quote:

The only thing more painful than learning from experience

is not learning from experience.

– Anonymus –


3 posts:

AUTHORITARIAN LEADERSHIP: Basic Characteristics 2/3

MOLDING or Being Systematically Against Creativity?


2 questions:

Is achieving more victories the main goal in training young players?

If we improve our winning statistics by reducing the amount of mistakes in the game, 

can an obsession with winning lead us the wrong way?

1 quote:

Good judgment depends mostly on experience

and experience usually comes from poor judgment.

– Simon Bolivar Buckner, Jr. –


3 ways of preparing the practice:

2 questions:

How many hours will you spend at practice this week, and how much time will you spend preparing for it?

If you’re doing what you’ve prepared, how much time do you need to dedicate to preparation?

1 short story:

A woodsman was once asked,

What would you do if you had just five minutes to chop down a tree?

He answered,

I would spend the first two and a half minutes sharpening my axe.


3 books

2 questions:

What is your biggest coaching value?

What are you best at, and what would you want to be better at?

1 quote:

An expert knows more and more about less and less until he or she knows everything about nothing.

A generalist knows less and less about more and more until he or she knows nothing about everything.

– William Warde Fowler –


3 time outs:

2 questions:

How does a player react if you yell at him to “Keep calm!!”?

And how does he react if you tell him the same thing in a calmer voice,

even if there are only 10 seconds left in the game and the result depends on one final attack?

1 quote:

They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.

– Carl W. Buehner –


3 time outs + next attack:

2 questions:

How precisely do players transfer your ideas into the game?

How much freedom do you give them in decision making, and how much do you force them to follow your schemes?

1 quote:

To be misunderstood is always painful.

Possibly there is only one thing more painful.

That is to be understood.

– Eleanor Hoyt –


3 videos about young players:

2 questions:

Which player would you take in order to progress to a higher ranking with seniors?

How would you train to win the U14 championship this season?

1 quote:

People tend to overestimate what can be done in one year

and to underestimate what can be done in five or ten years.

– J. C. R. Licklider –


3 offense strategies:

Phil Jackson

Josep Guardiola i Sala

Didier Dinart

2 questions:

How do you decide what style of play you will create with your team?

Do you take the age of your players, their build, your vision of good handball, someone’e advice, do you copy someone around you or on TV – what will be the deciding criterion?

1 quote:

Many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.

– William Fitzjames Oldham –


3 video clips:

Spurs Philosophy System Basics – Gregg Popovich

Josh Holliday: The Cowboy Code

Admiral William H. McRaven

2 questions:

What are the top values of your team?

How are you working on them?

1 quote:

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.

– Aristotle –


3 different defense systems:

3:2:1 by Petar Metličić and Vedran Ćurak

5:1 by Vladimir Canjuga

6:0 by Marit Breivik

2 questions:

How many different defence formations will you encounter next season?

How will you prepare your team for each of these formations?

1 quote:

When you know in advance what will happen, in reality – nothing happened.

When you plan spontaneity, spontaneity disappears.

– Dante Panzeri –


3 posts

Training, Tactics & Handball

XPS Sideline & The Sandwich Method

Collective Psychomotor Speed

2 questions

How do you analyse a game?


according to criteria offered by the programme you’re using,

or do you have your own criteria?

1 quote

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift

and the rational mind is a faithful servant.

– Bob Samples –


3 video clips:

Paul Pogba

Josep Guardiola I Sala

Didier Deschamps

2 questions:

How much information is a player capable of processing just before the game?

And how much during half-time or a time-out?

1 quote:

One advantage of talking to yourself is that you know at least somebody’s listening.

– Franklin P. Jones –


3 video clips

Željko Obradović

Rafa Benitez

Josep Guardiola i Sala

2 questions

How capable are you at influencing your players during a game if things take a sour turn?

What do you generally do in these situations?

1 quote

Confidence is contagious.

So is lack of confidence.

– Vince Lombardi –


3 coaches

Football coach

Rutgers coach

Gregg Popovich

2 questions

Is there creativity if mistakes are severely punished?

Is there discipline without obedience?

1 quote

Leadership is not about forcing your will on others.

It’s about mastering the art of letting go.

– Phil Jackson –



Usain Bolt

Teddy Riner

Muhammad Ali


Are handball players decathletes, sprinters, gymnasts, wrestlers, weight lifters, or something else?

What can you use from these sports, and what do you copy non-selectively without really knowing what it’s for?


He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.

Friedrich Nietzsche


3 tools

Video Analysis

Presentation Builder

Sandwich Method

2 questions

How do you watch games with the players?

What kind of videos do you prepare?

1 quote

If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter.

Blaise Pascal


3 TED’s talks

Ken Robinson

Susan Cain

Cameron Russell

2 questions

What are the differences and similarities between goalkeepers, line players, back players and wingers?

How much do you train them accordingly?

1 photo



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