How do we develop a style of play?


The question this week comes from Chris, via the PDP Innovation Space:

“What is the best way to identify and develop a style of play for our club?

Additional video & reading

Masterclass Discussion: Developing Forward Thinking Players – Edu Rubio

Masterclass Discussion: Principles of Player Development –Jose Manuel Figueira

PDP Magazine: Built on Trust: Inside Birmingham City Academy – Dave Wright

PDP Magazine: Dutch Innovation: Inside Feyenoord Academy – Dave Wright

Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything

Each week, we will choose a key question from our community for discussion.  In order to build a broad range of answers which will be valuable for our community, we need you to get involved.

Here’s what you can do:

  1. Ask questions. Post them in the comments of this post, Tweet them to us at @playerdp, ask them on our Facebook page, or in the PDP Innovation Space.
  2. Answer questions. Every Friday, we’ll post a new Friday Q&A video. If you have anything to add or share regarding any of the questions asked, feel free to add your thoughts to the comments section below.


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Dave Wright
Dave Wright
Dave Wright is a Co-Founder of Player Development Project and UEFA A licensed coach with 15 years coaching experience in England, Australia & New Zealand.
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