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Research Reviews

Sara Santos, Sergio Jiménez, Jaime Sampaio, Nuno Leite The Big Idea When you sit a spell and think over the major point of session planning in sports, you can’t avoid the big idea of transformation. Hence, such training programs are...

Q&A Videos

The question this week comes from Lauren: “Do you have any advice on how I work on switching play with my under 12 team?”   Additional video & reading: Session Plan: The Coaching Spectrum Session Plan: Controlling Possession PDP Magazine:...

Q&A Videos

The question this week comes from Rupert: “I’m always in a rush before training due to working in a shared facility.  Do you have any ideas that could help me get organised quicker and engage the players?”   Additional video...

Q&A Videos

The question this week comes from Tim: “Have we any experience using a games-based approach in the pro-development phase?“   Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything Each week, we will choose a key question from our community for discussion.  In order to build a...

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The question this week comes from Jarred: “What is your take on warm up drills where players have to follow their pass?”   Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything Each week, we will choose a key question from our community for discussion.  In...

Q&A Videos

The question this week comes from Ben: “What tips do you have for designing adaptable sessions when you don’t know how many players will be at training?”   Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything Each week, we will choose a key question...

Q&A Videos

The question this week comes from Steve: “I am coaching U21 football and the lads play at a good level. My biggest challenge is finding a range of sessions that keep the players engaged and interested, can you help with some...