In this Masterclass Webinar replay, the PDP team host top academy coaches, Mark Lyons and Tom Mallinson for an in depth discussion on academy football in England.

Mark Lyons is the Pre-Academy Co-ordinator & Lead Coach at Leicester City FC and Tom Mallinson is a Professional Development Phase Coach at Nottingham Forest FC. Experienced Academy Coaches, Dan Wright and Dave Wright will host Tom and Mark for a round table discussion on professional academy football in the UK. All four of our expert panel met on The FA UEFA A license and this conversation sheds light not only on the academy system, but covers a range of topics including:

  • Bio-banding
  • Developing individuals in a tea
  • Age appropriate learning
  • Transition between age groups
  • Playing players “across” age groups
  • Session design for each phase

+ Much more

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