Listen along with Football Fun Factory founders James Cutting and Jonny Martin as well as FFF Director Luke Chadwick as they delve into and discuss some of the hottest topics in children's football coaching.
The Football Fun Factory Podcast - Word of the Week - Confidence
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3:40Confidence is our Word of the Week at the Football Fun Factory this week! We aim to instill confidence in every child that attends our programmes, both on the pitch but off it too! Check out our latest episode of the Football Fun Factory podcast, where FFF Founders James and Jonny discuss our Word of the Week!
The Football Fun Factory Podcast - Episode 7 - Should children play up or down age groups?
32:22Should a child play up or down an age group? Is it a key part of their development as a player or will it harm them in the long run? The guys talk through the benefits and drawbacks of playing children up and down age groups within youth football. With plenty of experience from all 3 of the guys in being the player as well as the coach in these situations all sides of this fascinating debate are covered.
The Football Fun Factory Podcast - Word of the Week - Kindness
3:38Kindness is our Word of the Week at the Football Fun Factory this week. At the Football Fun Factory we’re kind to each other every week, but at the end of this week we’ll be celebrating ‘Random acts of Kindness day’ so we're focusing even more on being kind at our sessions this week. Check out our latest episode of the Football Fun Factory podcast, where FFF Founders James and Jonny discuss our Word of the Week!
The Football Fun Factory Podcast - Episode 6 - Scouting in youth football.
32:28In Episode 6 of the Football Fun Factory podcast, Luke, James and Jonny discuss the hot topic of scouting in youth football. With all 3 of the guys having huge experience within this area of youth football - this is not an episode to be missed! From Luke's youth playing days, through to all 3 of the guys role at a professional football club, playing the role of scout, there are some fantastic insights as well as stories from both sides of the debate here.
The Football Fun Factory Podcast - Episode 5 - Is it okay to shout at the referee?
30:20Listen along to Episode 5 of the Football Fun Factory podcast where the guys discuss whether it's ever okay to shout at the referee? Whether it's in grassroots football or the worlds biggest stages, is it ever okay for players, coaches or even fans to shout at the referee? What is it about football that creates an environment for people to shout at the referee and why don't we see this in other sports? Listen to the guys talking about what referees experience, and how it could affect the future of the game.
The Football Fun Factory Podcast - Episode 3 - When should children's football become competitive?
37:25The Football Fun Factory podcast is back to discuss another hot topic in childrens football this week - When should children's football become competitive? With Luke, Jonny and James all coming from a vast background in children's football coaching, this is another fantastic debate. Listen in to hear the guys thoughts, as well as another heated debate within Chaddy's Court!
The Football Fun Factory Podcast - Episode 4 - What makes a great coach?
30:12In the latest episode of the Football Fun Factory podcast, the guys talk about what makes a great coach. Once again the guys step into Chaddy's Court and put two opposing opinions on trial before discussing all the things that make a brilliant coach.
The Football Fun Factory Podcast - Episode 2 - Parent Involvement in grassroots football
44:06We're back with episode 2 of the Football Fun factory podcast as the guys talk through another hot topic in the world of grassroots football, parent involvement! Whether your for or against parents getting involved from the sidelines, this is another not to be missed discussion!
The Football Fun Factory Podcast - Episode 1 - When should children join Football Academies?
47:33Listen along to the first episode of the Football Fun Factory podcast, hosted by James Cutting, Jonny Martin and Luke Chadwick. In this episode, the guys step into Chaddy's court to discuss the topic of when children should be joining academies. Talking through the experiences of academies and what they've all seen, this isn't an episode to be missed!