Welcome to
Player Development Project.
Already a PDP Member?
Get access to all PDP content. About Membership
Book a one-on-one call with our team. PDP Mentors
Looking to partner with PDP? Club Partnerships

PDP Mentors: Book a one-on-one call with our team and discuss your coaching challenges. Learn more

The Magazine

Overcoming Outset Obstacles

Adrian Bradbury is the founder and academy director of Football for Good, Uganda’s only full-time residential elite youth football academy and scholarship program. He has over 10 years’ experience in international coaching, education, and community advocacy and development. In this article, Adrian explores the unique obstacles impacting young footballers in East Africa, and explains that we all have ‘outset obstacles’ to overcome in our coaching.


Aubameyang, Mahrez, Mane, Salah and Wanyama are just a few of Africa’s growing list of global household names, rightly considered to be among...

Get access to all exclusive
members content now.

Start your PDP Membership now and get unlimited access plus you will get exclusive members-only features:

  • - Customise your content feed by selecting your favourite topics
  • - Save any articles, videos or session plans to view later
  • - Exclusive members-only emails, events and offers

Have you claimed your free ebook yet?

Coaching Fundamentals: Six Steps to Creating Quality Training Sessions Your Players Will Love

Download Now FREE