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Welcome to the PDP Podcast. Each week we publish a new episode where we answer your coaching questions, or we conduct an in-depth interview with a top coaching innovator. Learn from the world's most innovative player developers. Join our community at playerdevelopmentproject.com. Submit your coaching questions to us on Twitter (@playerdp) or Facebook (facebook.com/playerdp).

Welcome to the PDP Podcast. Each week we publish a new episode where we answer your coaching questions, or we conduct an in-depth interview with a top coaching innovator. Learn from the world's most innovative player developers. Join our community at playerdevelopmentproject.com. Submit your coaching questions to us on Twitter (@playerdp) or Facebook (facebook.com/playerdp).
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Welcome to the PDP Podcast. Each week we publish a new episode where we answer your coaching questions, or we conduct an in-depth interview with a top coaching innovator. Learn from the world's most innovative player developers. Join our community at playerdevelopmentproject.com. Submit your coaching questions to us on Twitter (@playerdp) or Facebook (facebook.com/playerdp).

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Episodes

Birmingham City FC Learning Tribes Review

5/21/2019
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In this podcast, Dave and Dan are joined by Mike Dodds (Lead Youth Development Coach), Danny Barham (Head of Analysis) and James Brayne (Lead U11/12 Coach) to review the Learning Tribes Conference at Birmingham City.

Duration:00:23:20

Q&A: Should possession practices be directional?

5/16/2019
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The question this week comes from Nicky, via Facebook; “Should possession practices be directional?” Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything Each week, we will choose a key question from our community for discussion. In order to build a broad range of answers which...

Duration:00:19:54

Masterclass Discussion: Learning Culture: A Conversation with Reed Maltbie

5/9/2019
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In this Masterclass Discussion, PDP Editor Dave Wright is joined by Reed Maltbie for a fascinating and wide ranging conversation on youth development. Reed is a TEDx Speaker, has a Masters in Sports Psychology & Early Childhood Education and is founder of Coaches...

Duration:00:32:56

Birmingham City FC Learning Tribes Conference 2019 with Mike Dodds

5/7/2019
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This week we are joined by Mike Dodds, Lead Youth Development Phase Coach at Birmingham City. In this conversation, Mike and Dave discuss the Learning Tribes Conference 2019.

Duration:00:18:45

Q&A: How can I help my players with emotional control?

5/2/2019
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The question this week comes from Elliott, via Facebook; “How can I help my players with emotional control?” Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything Each week, we will choose a key question from our community for discussion. In order to build a broad...

Duration:00:26:29

Q&A: What are the benefits of mixed playing experiences?

4/23/2019
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The question this week comes from Paul, via email; “What are your thoughts on playing different teams that are of a better level?” Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything Each week, we will choose a key question from our community for discussion. In...

Duration:00:19:57

Masterclass Discussion: Youth Development with Dan Robinson: Behind the Scenes at Burton Albion FC

4/14/2019
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Dan Robinson is the Academy Manager at Burton Albion FC in England and a former Assistant Coach & Goalkeeper Coach with the New Zealand. In this Masterclass Discussion, PDP Editor Dave Wright sits down with Dan to discuss his coaching...

Duration:00:26:06

Q&A: How can I support an unhappy player?

4/9/2019
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The question this week comes from Michael, via email; “I have a challenge with an under 14 player, the player doesn’t smile and doesn’t get on with the rest of the team, it seems to be for an unknown reason. ...

Duration:00:23:31

Q&A: Should I give my players equal playing time?

3/26/2019
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The question this week comes from Appleton AFC, via Twitter; “What is your view on equal playing time with players from U7 – U17” Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything Each week, we will choose a key question from our community for discussion....

Duration:00:24:25

Masterclass Discussion: Athlete Development with Ken Lynch

3/22/2019
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Ken Lynch is a High-Performance Athlete Development Consultant at High-Performance Sport New Zealand and works with sports people across a range of codes. Originally from Ireland, Ken is an expert in high-performance athlete pathways, athlete talent identification and high-performance strategy. In...

Duration:00:26:50

Q&A: What advice do you have for half-time talks?

3/12/2019
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The question this week comes from Ryan, via Twitter; “What areas should coaches cover for half-time team talks, for Foundation Phase age players?” Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything Each week, we will choose a key question from our community for discussion. In...

Duration:00:20:23

Q&A: 7 Tips for Successfully Coaching Teenagers

2/26/2019
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The question this week comes from Gordon, via email; “I’ve just started coaching teenagers for the first time, do you have any advice?” Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything Each week, we will choose a key question from our community for discussion. In...

Duration:00:39:35

Masterclass Discussion: Understanding & Developing the Person: An Interview with Cameron Knowles

2/14/2019
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Cameron Knowles has been part of the Portland Timbers organisation for well over a decade. Following a 7-year professional playing career at Real Salt Lake, the Timbers and Montreal Impact, Cameron made the move into coaching where he worked as...

Duration:00:21:37

Q&A: How can I improve the motivation of my players?

1/21/2019
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The question this week comes from Dave, via twitter; “Is hunger or desire coachable? I have some Under 13 players who are lacking in desire but they have a goood technical base.” Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything Each week, we will...

Duration:00:17:56

Masterclass Discussion: Youth Development at Leicester City

1/11/2019
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Steve Kirby has over 15 years experience working in academy football in England. Formerly Lead Youth Development Phase Coach at MK Dons, Steve is now the U18 Assistant Coach at Leicester City FC. In this interview, PDP Editor, Dave Wright...

Duration:00:24:13

Q&A: How do I help apprehensive young players with their confidence?

12/4/2018
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The question this week comes from Chris, via email; “How do I help young players with their confidence when they are showing signs of being apprehensive or nervous about getting more involved at training?” Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything Each week,...

Duration:00:09:10

Q&A: How do coaches structure sessions?

11/20/2018
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The question this week comes from Elliott, via twitter; “How do coaches structure sessions? I know it depends on topic, but I’d love to hear from a typical session” Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything Each week, we will choose a key...

Duration:00:18:55

Birmingham City FC: How to Create an Exceptional Learning Environment

11/4/2018
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In this Masterclass Discussion, PDP Editor Dave Wright hosts Birmingham City Assistant Academy Manager, Stuart English. Stuart has vast experience in player development having worked at Luton Town FC, Brentford FC and Birmingham City. In his role at BCFC, Stuart...

Duration:00:21:59

Q&A: Should you specialise or coach at all age groups?

10/22/2018
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The question this week comes from Sarah, via email; “Should you specialise or coach at all age groups?” Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything Each week, we will choose a key question from our community for discussion. In order to build a broad...

Duration:00:14:20

Q&A: Is there value in a pattern of play?

9/24/2018
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The question this week comes from Pete, via the PDP Facebook Page: “Is there value in a pattern of play?” Your Turn: Ask PDP Anything Each week, we will choose a key question from our community for discussion. In order to build...

Duration:00:23:35