Coaches Information

The Waipuna coaches handbook contains important information for all coaches from training times to, keeping records, duties and responsibilities etc. Click here

Waibop Playing Regulations - click here

For instructions on how to input scores into sporting pulse click here

Waibop Coaching courses. As a coach of Waipuna FC the club will cover the cost Waibop courses. Full details of courses and dates attached - click here

Waibop referee courses - click here

Subbing Systems for 8th grade to 12/13th grade. To ensure all players get fair and equal playing time throughout the season you can use one of the following systems

The following documents give a guide to exercises that can be used for coaching. 


Air Traffic Control

Attacking volleys at different heights

Back to goal basics

Ball manipulation and familiarity

Between the cones

Brazilian Full Backs

Co-ordination, teamwork, agility

Counter Attack like Roberto Mancini

Creating Space to receive a pass

Creating space with throw-ins

Defenders of the Realm

Delay the attacker in 1 v 1

Don't whack your goalkeeper

Dribble, pass and knock-off

Dribble and avoid the pass

Dribble and avoid the pass 2

Dribbling square

Flying with wingers

Full back v wide player

Fullbacks attack from deep with a wall pass

Goalkeepers can counter-attack

Heading knock-off

Hi the target man

How to play 2-3-1


Lay-off pass

Manchester United's three-ball routine

Moving Targets

Nearest adds pressure

On Strike! Shooting with accuracy

Overlap movement to score

Pass down the sides, dribble across the middle

Pass one way run the other

Pre-Season - The Goalkeeper

Rapid recovery

Receive, pass, offer

Recycle the Ball

Running in pairs

Score and Assist

Set and go

Shoot and defend close

Speed Agility

Step-over and shoot

Stop the attacker 1 v 1

Technique and movement

Technique circuit

The intelligent formation

The next Jack Wilshere

The tuck jump

Think attack, think advantage, think win

Three-player attacking game

Tiki-taka - The Barcelona way

Top 10 mistakes parents make about sport

Volley like Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Why this free kick results in a goal

Wide and central advantage

Winning the moments of transition