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The question this week comes from an anonymous grassroots coach: He asks, “Should I recruit stronger players?” Click here to find out more about Player Development Project Membership Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything Each week, we will choose a key question...

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Coaching youth sport is complex, challenging and rewarding. In this Masterclass Discussion we speak to Founder of Changing the Game Project and youth coaching expert, John O’Sullivan. PDP Editor, Dave Wright hosts John for an in depth discussion which dives into a range...

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In this episode of “On the grass..” we are joined by Rob Carlisle. Rob is the Programme Leader – MA Sport Coaching and Development at the University of Chester. He is completing a PhD examining the organisational cultures of professional...

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In this Masterclass Discussion, Dr. Craig Harrison is hosted by PDP Editor, Dave Wright for a wide ranging conversation on youth development, skill acquisition and the importance of play in the learning process for children. Craig and Dave cover a...

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In this Masterclass Discussion, Player Development Project hosts, Dave Wright and Dan Wright sit down for a fascinating conversation with world leading Sports Psychologist, Dan Abrahams. Dave and Dan facilitate an in depth conversation with Dan on his experience in...

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The question this week comes from Joe via Facebook: “Is it OK for a young player to commit a professional foul?” Click here to find out more about Player Development Project Membership Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything Each week, we will...

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In this episode of  ‘On the Grass’ we are joined by Jonas Munkvold. Jonas is a coach at Vålerenga in Norway, he joins us to share his 1v1 model as we discuss developing the individual in the team.

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In this Masterclass Discussion, FA National Women’s Coach Developer, Amy Price shares her unique approach to player development with Dave Wright & Dan Wright in a highly engaging conversation. Amy shares research on how coaches can use the principles of...

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Alan Good is the coaching director for Focus Field Hockey, a hockey club in Virginia that aims to grow the game, develop players and people and help those who wish to play at the collegiate level in America get recruited....

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How can you make your environment as positive as possible? In this Masterclass Discussion, Positive Psychology expert, Lara Mossman joins PDP Editor, Dave Wright for an in-depth discussion on positive psychology in coaching. Lara is one of Player Development Project’s...

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In this episode of “On the Grass” Dan Wright is joined by Debbie Sayers from Salisbury Rovers. Debbie discusses the importance of play and why their club put the child at the centre of every decision, this includes picking formation and...

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In this Masterclass Discussion, PDP Editor Dave Wright is joined by Head of Specialist Coaching & Lead In Possession Coach at The FA, Aaron Danks. PDP Technical Advsior, Dan Wright also joins the discussion for a fascinating conversation on youth...

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“On the grass” is a new project hosted by Dan Wright. In each show Dan is joined by an expert guest, with the ultimate aim is to share some of their experience and knowledge to help other coaches working in...

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Dave and Dan sit down to discuss a new show coming to the podcast..tune in to find out more! Click here to find out more about Player Development Project Membership

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The question this week comes from Mark, via Facebook: “When are players ready for a playing position?” Click here to find out more about Player Development Project Membership Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything Each week, we will choose a key question...

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In this Masterclass Discussion, PDP Editor, Dave Wright is joined by highly experienced Academy Coach, Arthur Brammer for a wide ranging conversation on player development. Arthur Brammer is a holder of the FA Advanced Youth Award and the UEFA A...

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The question this week comes from Steve, via Facebook: “How can I be more effective with my communication?” Click here to find out more about Player Development Project Membership Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything Each week, we will choose a key...

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The question this week comes from Adam, via email: “Should girls play in boys teams?” Click here to find out more about Player Development Project Membership Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything Each week, we will choose a key question from our community...