We want to go forward but we don’t want to be rushed.
We want to go forward but we don’t want to lose the ball.
In the end, there will be consequences for going forward at the wrong time and in the wrong direction.
When those negative outcomes arise it is how we deal with them that will continue our progress forward. If there are only a few people willing to get the ball back after it’s lost then that one lost ball will turn into bigger problems. Of course there will be special players and people that have an unconscious way of solving problems because of
If we respond collectively to get the ball back or solve the problem we are then dividing the load and increasing the speed of correction.
The easy thing to do is to complain to the referee for the last foul missed or act frustrated with a teammate’s mistake. There are outside factors that we cannot control and we must work with the understanding that these moments will challenge our character and mental strength.
Problem solving is developed over time and is not a gift we are born with. Of course there will be special players and people that have an unconscious way of solving problems due to instinct and repeated exposure to similar scenarios.
When approaching these problems we should be united and confident there is a solution, although the answer might require actions we do not like to do…
Yours in soccer,