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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

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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.

    How to Coach Confidence

    How to Coach Confidence

    Self-Confidence is a critical SKILL that every young athlete must have to reach their full potential. Tune in today to learn two key proven methods that I have used to coach and build self-confidence in young athletes.

    • 9 min
    Weight Lifting Advice: For Young Athletes

    Weight Lifting Advice: For Young Athletes

    When can I start lifting heavier weight? Today I will answer this question along with essential weightlifting guidelines for young athletes.

    • 18 min
    Skills in Sports

    Skills in Sports

    Skills in sports what type of young athlete would you choose. A young athlete with sports-specific skills or one with athleticism. Tune in today to hear my answer to this question that was asked to me by a young athlete.

    • 14 min
    Importance of Taking Action

    Importance of Taking Action

    What do you do if you are a young athlete being recruited by college coaches but you are told that you need more development? Today, we revisit an episode where we discussed this scenario and the athlete's advice.

    • 13 min
    Self Motivation: Key Tips for Motivating Young Athletes

    Self Motivation: Key Tips for Motivating Young Athletes

    Self Motivation is a key skill that is necessary for life to be truly successful. But how do I know if a young athlete is self-motivated? Today I will go over true testimonies as I discuss great tips and motivational activities for athletes.

    • 11 min
    Youth Soccer Coaching

    Youth Soccer Coaching

    On today’s throwback episode our guest believes that real youth soccer development means developing children on the field with technical skills and off the field with life skills, he continues to burn the FIRE for his sport.

    • 36 min

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