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Skill: Adapting to the Environment

PDP Lead Researcher James Vaughan highlights recent experiences adapting to new environments to discuss the research around affordances, forms of life and scorpion kicks.

At PDP we often talk about the importance of the player development environment. We encourage coaches, clubs and parents to take a holistic view - a view that considers the immediate and long-term influence of cultures, societies, organisational structures and global systems. However as well as this zoomed out view, a holistic approach also incorporates a deep appreciation of the environment.

The Environment

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