The question this week comes from Nick via Facebook:

As an NPL (National Premier League, Australia) coach and now a parent, my son has been identified as a good player with great ability and a great football brain, but he has been told he needs to improve his awareness. What can I do as a parent now to help him improve his awareness so he can progress to the next level?

Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything

Do you have a coaching question that we might be able to help with? We would love to hear from you. Here’s what you can do:

  1. Join the conversation on our PDP Slack Community.
  2. Post them in the comments section, tweet them to us at @playerdp, or ask them on our Facebook page.

Additional Resources

Check out other Q&A Videos here.  

Ebook: Coaching Fundamentals: Six Steps to Creating Quality Youth Soccer Training Sessions Your Players Will Love.

Effective Coach Communication Guide: 6 Expert Strategies for Football Coaches to Better Understand their Players

Image Source:

Popular searches: defending, finishing, 1v1, playing out from the back, working with parents