Most experienced coaches usually have a starting point planned for their early season practices. They generally know what they want to work on, how long to work on it and when they will begin to work on the team aspects of putting everything together.
Novice or less experienced coaches may have some real issues in getting started and in knowing what to teach, how to teach something, and when to teach different things. This is especially true when it comes to knowing when to begin working on the team aspects of offense and defense.
The individual fundamental aspects of learning basic skills and honing these skills must come before working on team aspects. Players must know how …