Founder of Changing the Game Project and top Player Development Project contributor, John O’Sullivan shares his ideas about the definition…

John O'Sullivan
John O'Sullivan
7 minutes

Rest is not only important at the performance end of sport, but it is crucial in the development of young…

Todd Beane
Todd Beane
2 minutes

What role might emotional intelligence play in coaching? In this conclusion to his two-part blog, we follow the personal journey…

Sam Grace
Sam Grace
6 minutes

Regular PDP contributor, Dan Wright gives us an excellent insight into his 3 month journey from the comforts of West…

Dan Wright
Dan Wright
7 minutes

Bio-banding. Is it the answer or just another challenge in RAE? In Player Development Project Magazine Issue #10, Cruyff Football…

Steve Lawrence
Steve Lawrence
7 minutes

In the last issue of PDP magazine we featured part one of our exclusive interview with Dan Micciche, covering his…

Dave Wright
Dave Wright
22 minutes

Sharing knowledge, approaching coaching in an evidence-based manner and accepting what we don’t know can only add to player development…

Mark O'Sullivan
Mark O'Sullivan
4 minutes

Michael Beale has had the privilege of coaching some of the best young talent in England from the very beginning…

Dave Wright
Dave Wright
18 minutes

Is the structure of the traditional education system stifling the development of young players through a mechanistic view to learning?…

Mark Upton
Mark Upton
2 minutes

Is psychology being embraced in coaching environments? Many modern coaching courses and clubs have improved their advocacy of sports psychology, but…

Blaine McKenna
Blaine McKenna
4 minutes