Tots Football

-withfigurewingedwolfI get a lot of questions from parents regarding when they should get their child involved in football. There are numerous issues with this question.

In my opinion, there is not a specific age where a child should get involved in football. What parents should be considering is whether their child wants to play football. Watching them during their generic play can sometimes help answer the question.

Are they constantly kicking anything that looks like a ball? Though the answer to this might be, yes. This still doesn’t give a full answer that your child wants to play football. The best way to find out is by trying, take your child to a session see how they get on.

For the company I work for, I run a session of Tots Football for children aged between 18 months and 5 years. At a normal session, I can get between 10 and 20 children attending the session with a member of their family. Continue reading

The FM Teacher – An Introduction

Hello and welcome the website for The FM Teacher. On this website, I will share posts about my own coaching as well as posts about two football games that I frequently play: Football Manager and FIFA.

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As you probably have guessed my actual name is not the FM Teacher, my real name is Ryan. I  am a qualified PE teacher with coaching experience in various sports. Currently, I am a working as a Sports Coach for Coventry Sports Foundation. In this job, I visit various Primary Schools around the city and lead sessions coaching various activities. Alongside my job, I am managing a local U15s football team that currently play in the Coventry Minor League. Previous to that I have managed a U12s football team and coached a disability football team. Continue reading