When training players for lower league clubs, it would be important to focus more on the physical aspects such as pace and stamina.
Retraining a player to play in a new position can be a cost-effective way of providing additional cover for your team without having to make a new signing.
General coaches work with and train both senior and youth players.
First-team coaches only work with and train the senior players, they do not work with or train youth players.
Fitness coaches work with the senior and youth players, but only deal with the physical aspects of training.
Goalkeeping coaches work with and train both senior and youth goalkeepers.
Youth team coaches only train youth players, they do not work with or train senior players.
Remember that your youth players are still developing and as such will tire quicker. Be considerate with your workloads when devising youth schedules.
When assigning coaches to training schedules, take care not to overwork them. Even the best coaches can't give the players the attention to detail they want if they've too much to do.
The shooting training category covers a player's finishing, long shots and composure.
The attacking training category covers a player's passing and creativity.
The defending training category covers a player's tackling, marking and concentration.
The tactics training category covers a player's anticipation, decisions, positioning, movement, team work and command of area.
The goalkeeping training category covers a player's aerial ability, handling, kicking, throwing and one-on-ones.
The aerobic training category covers a player's acceleration, agility, balance, jumping, pace and reflexes.
The strength training category covers a player's natural fitness, stamina, strength and work rate.
Player's attributes will naturally decrease during the off-season, when they are away on holiday or doing very little training.
Too much intense physical training during the season is likely to tire your players out faster and increase the risk of injuries.
Intense physical training is best carried out in pre-season, before the domestic season is under way.
Staff on part-time contracts have less time to train players than full-time staff.
When managing a semi-professional club, it's a good idea to try and tie down key players to full-time contracts to maximise their training time.
Players who are very versatile are less likely to lose new positions they've learned through retraining when they're not playing or retraining the position.
Players who are very versatile are more likely to successfully retrain to a new position.