We asked players on our most recent course to write some feedback. Good and Bad. Here is a few...
"I have enjoyed the football practice" Luke U13
"It was a good experience, thanks Tony & Kevin" James U15
"I enjoyed learning about attacking" Mason U10
"I really enjoyed it, I learnt a lot, it was a great experience" Luke U12
"I enjoyed it a lot" Matt U11
"It was enjoyable" Dominic U13
"I enjoyed the style of the training" Kaine U15
"Thank you so much for helping me this week" Charlie U14
"I enjoyed it because you can have a laugh" Jake U13
"Thanks for your help and loved the course" Harry U10
"It was fun and learnt new stuff" Becks U13
"Thank you for letting me train with you, it's been great and I have learned lots" Kieran U15
RAF Coaching Master Class
Q&A for young players at Uxbridge College
Kevin Gallen and Tony McCool attending Uxbridge College Academy to meet the football team which is run by the QPR Community Trust. The event was arranged in support of the young college students to help them with guidance on their future in life, work or even in the pursuit of their ultimate dream...
To be a footballer.
It was an open Question & Answer session that covered topics including
- Dedication required to sustain a career
- Handling set-backs and disappointment
- Psychological strength and self-belief
- The changes in the game over 20 years
- What do clubs look for in a player
- Coping with Injuries
- How football can prepare you for working life
- Management styles
- Working opportunities in the game
- Things to avoid for personal success
- Personal healthcare
- Plus much more...
"A great experience for our academy players. They were able to hear first hand what it takes to progress not just in the game of football but in life as well. Kevin and Tony kept the players and sports lecturers alike enthralled with their stories of playing and coaching experiences"
Daniel Lloyd - Head of Sport Uxbridge College
"This was a fascinating open discussion which proved really popular with the players. It really left a positive mark on them and subsequently prompted a whole host of interesting discussions after the players had a chance to digest what they had learned about these contrasting footballing careers. Never before have I seen the players so engaged and interactive"
Stephen McCarthy - Football Dev Manager - QPR Community Trust
Read the full story at: http://www.qpr.co.uk/news/article/050213-college-academy-qa-640578.aspx
St Martin's U12 Luton coached by 2Touch Football's Gallen & McCool
2 Touch Football provide in club services to local Luton football club St Martins U12. Working on Technical and Tactical aspects of the game along with offering ideas for the coaches to use in the future. more...