What is the benefit of a player-led training session?

 

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

“I’m working with players around the age of 14. What are your thoughts on having a group of 2-3 players replace the coach and lead one training session per week?

Additional video & reading

PDP Magazine: Who We Are is How We Play – James Vaughan

PDP Magazine: Culture & Coaching: The Shadow of Team Values – John Alder 

Masterclass Discussion: Building Team Culture & The Women’s Game – Tony Readings

Blog: Creativity: Playground to Premier League – James Vaughan

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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Dan Wright
Dan Wright
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Dan Wright is a UEFA A licensed academy coach & blogger with experience working at grassroots level through to professional academies in the UK & Africa.
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