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1. Be reasonable in your demands on the young player's time, energy and enthusiasm. Remember that they have other interests

2. Teach your players that the laws of the game are mutual agreements which no-one should break.

3. Avoid over-playing the talented players. The "just average" players need and deserve equal time.

4. Remember that children play for fun and enjoyment and that winning is only part of it. Never ridicule or yell at the children for making mistakes or losing a game.

5. Ensure that equipment and facilities are safe and appropriate to
the age and ability of the players.
6. Develop respect for the ability of opponents as well as for the judgement of officials and opposing coaches

7. Follow the advice of a doctor n determining when an injured player is ready to play again.

8. Gain respect by being generous with your praise when it is deserved and set a good example in every way.

9. Improve your players through coaching - frequent match play or long practice sessions do not guarantee development.

10. Make a personal commitment to keep yourself informed on sound coaching principles of growth and development of children.

11. Never Smoke in the presence of Children