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Are you a coach, parent or someone involved in the life of a young athlete? Are you looking for resources and information that can improve their overall development on and off the field while making a positive impact on their lives? If your answer is yes then the DYA Network is here to serve you. On the show we will provide real life examples and time tested advice that will help you motivate and inspire young athletes to reach their fullest potential in sports, life and develop the champion within. Topics on self-confidence building, coaching tips, strength and conditioning, sports performance, injury prevention, fitness evolution, speed training, team building, flexibility, physical readiness, technical skills, mindset, mental toughness, nutrition, goal-setting, concussion education, college recruiting plus much more from the best experts in their field. DYA Network is a one stop shop podcast for total development of the young athlete. The clock is ticking...so let the games begin and join us today.

Developing Young Athletes Network Podcast David Edwards

    • Sports
    • 5.0 • 26 Ratings

Are you a coach, parent or someone involved in the life of a young athlete? Are you looking for resources and information that can improve their overall development on and off the field while making a positive impact on their lives? If your answer is yes then the DYA Network is here to serve you. On the show we will provide real life examples and time tested advice that will help you motivate and inspire young athletes to reach their fullest potential in sports, life and develop the champion within. Topics on self-confidence building, coaching tips, strength and conditioning, sports performance, injury prevention, fitness evolution, speed training, team building, flexibility, physical readiness, technical skills, mindset, mental toughness, nutrition, goal-setting, concussion education, college recruiting plus much more from the best experts in their field. DYA Network is a one stop shop podcast for total development of the young athlete. The clock is ticking...so let the games begin and join us today.

    Tempo Training For Young Athlete Development

    Tempo Training For Young Athlete Development

    Tune in today to learn why every young athlete MUST know how to tempo train. Listen as I explain the benefits and how this can make any young athlete a better performer.

    • 14 min
    Top 3 Ways Coaches Can Build Athletes Trust

    Top 3 Ways Coaches Can Build Athletes Trust

    Building trust is critical to having success in coaching and developing young athletes. Today I will provide you with the top 3 things you must do to build trust and team cohesion as a coach. 

    • 13 min
    The POWER of Building Self-Confidence

    The POWER of Building Self-Confidence

    Today I bring back to you one of our top episodes on ways to improve your athlete's self-confidence. This comes from a TED talk speaker who will provide you with some invaluable information.

    • 14 min
    How to Improve Top End Speed Development

    How to Improve Top End Speed Development

    How can I increase my top-end speed? What are some good speed drills I can use with my athletes this summer? Today I discuss a proven method that has made young athletes faster.

    • 37 min
    Off-Season Training For Young Athletes

    Off-Season Training For Young Athletes

    Do you want to make sure your young athlete has a productive off season. What is a key age  to start and what are some key goals I should focus on and what to avoid.

    • 25 min
    Having a Off-Season Plan

    Having a Off-Season Plan

    Having a plan in the off-season is not only important but is necessary. How do you manage it and know that your plan is truly working? Tune in to learn critical information you don't want to miss.

    • 18 min

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