Coaching is a very responsible job and coaches have to know a lot and even better, know how to implement and transfer their knowledge to the players, and see them through the process of transferring that to the field and the matches. It is a very difficult position which requires you to learn and adapt, in order to stay ahead of the competition.
The internet is the easiest way of getting lessons and tips, for almost any topic, including soccer coaching. Here are some sites that you can use as a way to jumpstart your coaching career.
The Coaching Manual
This site has every tip that you can imagine, presented in a graphical way, too, but, they also add the extra tips on how to handle the psychological part of coaching. There are many tips on how you can adapt as a coach to the various psychological problems the players might have, from anxiety to insecurity, to overconfidence. As a coach, you need to be able to help your players overcome all obstacle, physical or psychological.
Regarding the physical part, you have access to drills and exercises, including tips on how to prepare your team, basic strategies and so on. You also have access to some of the Premier League’s players’ advice and opinions. It is a very helpful site that any soccer coach should consider.
This site is known for having some of the best resources that a coach could desire. You have access to tips from professional players, retired or active, as well as a plethora of exercises, drills, strategies, and even nutrition. You can also search their site according to the position of the player, thus getting the tips for something a bit more specific.
Soccer Coach Weekly
If you are having trouble finding the right resources for different types of exercises and different ways of approaching how to train your team, this site is the right one. They offer free tips, a lot of them, by position, by drills, by age, even. Anything from the overall practice to nutrition is available, as well as a paid section which involves specific collections of advice or drills, depending on what you need.
Books are always a good way of improving your skills and getting new ideas. Books on soccer coaching are available online, whether as collections of exercises or a more psychological approach, they are easily obtainable. If specific websites do not have what you need, there are many specialized books which you can easily purchase.
Whether you decide to take lessons from a website, go through a course or read a book, the internet is full of ways you can improve your coaching.