In this our latest live webinar event, PDP Technical Advisor, Dan Wright will host two top youth development experts from Nottingham Forest FC, Tom Mallinson and Lewis Bramley.
Tom is a Professional Development Phase coach working primarily with the U18 players. Lewis is the Lead U9-16 Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Academy.
Dan will host a discussion that dives into a number of issues that challenge youth players through the Youth Development to Professional Development phase. This conversation will cover:
- The support team the club puts around the player
- Physical challenges in youth development
- Growth and maturation
- Relative age effect
- Work on the grass and in the gym
- Blending football and strength and conditioning in sessions
This will be a must watch for coaches wanting to support their players physical development and better understand how professional academies integrate conditioning whilst managing the challenges of growth and maturation.