ONE GOAL, ONE EXERCISE, DIFFERENT GENERATIONS

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01/05/2023

When we create a unique learning system with youth categories, the first step is to create a unique playing system and learning path from mini handball to senior handball.

When we design it, we know what kind of exercises we want to create in order to stimulate the development of motor skills and handball skills necessary for such playing.

The logic we follow always starts from the answer to the most important question:

Why?

Why do we want to play this way and not somehow differently?

Why do we teach players to perform these handball skills and not some others?

, then to an important but easier question:

How?

How will we teach the players?

How will we design a long-term plan and program for teaching children so they are able to play like we want?

and to the easiest question:

What?

What will we do in training?

What exercises will we use?

The easiest way is to copy the exercises from fellow coaches or what we see on the Internet, but this can be useless because these exercises are designed to achieve the goals of those coaches and we usually do not know what their goals were and to what extent they match our goals.

Of course, we should use the knowledge and experience of other coaches and adapt such exercises to our goals, but we should always follow the path of thinking:

Why?

How?

What?

In the ideal case, such creation of an exercise follows the player's development path from mini handball to senior age.

CREATING THE EXERCISE

Using the example of an exercise we call "Mercedes", we will explain what that path looks like from mini handball to senior age.

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