A player is developed on and off the field. Player development involves the following aspects:

  1. Technical Development

This is the development of the technical skills of a player. Technical development includes, passing, dribbling and shooting amongst other things.

 

  1. Tactical Development

This is the development of the tactical skills of a player. Tactical development includes the principles of attack, principles of defence, positional skill amongst other things.

 

  1. Physical Development

This is the development of the psychomotor skills of the player. This includes growth, recovery, speed, coordination and actions amongst other things.

 

  1. Mental Development

This is the development of the cognitive skills of a player. Mental development is also known as the construction of thoughts processes, which includes, preparation, positive thinking, acceptance, sporting culture, hygiene, problem solving and decision making amongst other things.

 

  1. Social Development

This is the development of social skills of a player. The player is being developed on how to prioritize human needs in the growth and progression of society. This includes emotions, confidence, friendship, education, sense of responsibility amongst other things.

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