We know that youth development is complex and this is particularly relevant for young people who are experiencing massive change through their teenage years. Ensuring the physical development of young players is one of many coaching challenges we face when working with young people.

In this Masterclass Discussion, PDP Co-founder Dave Wright hosts two top experts in athlete development and human movement. Dan Cooke is an A Licensed coach with experience at all levels and is currently completing his PhD through the Sport Research Institute in New Zealand. Dr. Craig Harrison is Founder of the Athlete Development Project. He holds a PhD in Athlete Development and supervises several PhD and Masters students at AUT University.

In this discussion, Dan, Craig and Dave dive in to a range of topics including:

  • Growth and maturation
  • Training load
  • Rate of Perceived Exertion
  • Practical tools for coaches
  • Much more

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