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Developing Young Athletes Network Podcast

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.

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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.

The POWER of Building Self-Confidence

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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.

Jun 17 2022

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How to Improve Top End Speed Development

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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.

Jun 07 2022

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Off-Season Training For Young Athletes

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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.

May 31 2022

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Having a Off-Season Plan

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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.

May 23 2022

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Neuromuscular Training Off-Season Benefits

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Neuromuscular training. How can it help my child or athletes in the off-season? And why is it a critical piece to all athletes reaching their optimal performance? Tune in to learn the answer to these questions, plus much more.

May 16 2022

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Off-Season Training For Athletes

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Off-Season Training. What is it? Why is it important? And how can it help any young athlete be a better athlete? Tune in today to learn this and more great advice.

May 07 2022

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Easy ACL Injury Risk Home Test

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Want to learn a simple test that can be done at home in less than 2 minutes to tell you if a female athlete is at potential risk of an ACL injury. Tune in to find out.  

Apr 30 2022

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How Does Stability Improve Sports Performance

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How does stability improve sports performance? What is stability? Why is it important? What can I do right now to improve my athlete's stability? Tune in today to learn critical advice for athletes, coaches, and parents.

Apr 23 2022

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How Can Learning Proper Movement Prevent Sports Injuries

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 Can learning proper movement help prevent sports injuries? Today I’m going show you how with a SIMPLE method that can be used by coaches or parents anywhere at any time without equipment. And learn how proper movement can decrease the chance of injury and improve their performance.

Apr 16 2022

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3 Most Common Youth Sports Injuries and How to Avoid Them

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According to the CDC, approximately 50% of youth sports injuries are preventable through education and awareness. Today's episode focus is on answering these questions. Can you avoid common sports injuries with youth? What are some of the common sports injuries that occur in youth sports?

Apr 08 2022

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Top 10 ways to prevent sports injuries with young athletes (2022)

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The month of April is National Sports Safety Month. Tune in to learn Top10 ways to keep your athlete injury-free. Every week this month, we will provide you with great information to keep your athlete healthy.

Apr 02 2022

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Life Lessons and Young Athlete Development

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Tune in today to learn some great advice from one of the best athletes in the history of sports, the late great Kobe Bryant, about how life lessons helped him be a great athlete and a great individual beyond the sport of basketball. 

Mar 25 2022

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Top Exercises And Drills That Can Improve Acceleration

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Today we go over key exercises and drills that can improve speed and acceleration. Tune in to learn a great strategy that you can use to train your athletes.

Mar 18 2022

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Why Acceleration is Important in Field and Court Sport

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Certain skills are crucial to helping young athletes reach their fullest potential when it comes to field and court sports. Today I will go over why the SKILL of Acceleration is essential. Tune in and learn how it can be a key to improving performance.

Mar 11 2022

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How To Find The Right Coach

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How do you know if a coach or trainer is a good fit for your athlete(s) or child? Today I discuss some essential tips that can help with this process. Tune in to hear what is sometimes overlooked, which is a key in making this decision. 

Mar 04 2022

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Strength Training For Young Athletes Part 2

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Tune in to part 2 of our final series on strength training for young athletes. Learn why strength plays a significant role in improving speed and power as we go over various types of strength and a progression strategy.

Feb 25 2022

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Strength Training For Young Athletes Part 1

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Today is part of a 2 part series on strength training for young athletes. Tune in to learn how strength plays a critical role in young athletes' development and performance. Learn why every athlete has to develop strength and the benefits it offers.

Feb 18 2022

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Improve Athletic Performance With the Athletic Stance

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When giving an athlete a slight edge in performance, some key components have to be developed. The athletic stance is a critical position that is used in every sport. Tune in to learn why it has to be a  part of every young athlete's training and development.

Feb 11 2022

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How Can Athletes Overcome Obstacles

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Sometimes learning a new skill or task can seem like an insurmountable obstacle, especially when there is a sense of urgency to achieve a goal or dream. Today I bring you a great analogy of how to deal with overcoming these obstacles based upon a simple method used by Holywood actor Will Smith that has helped him construct one of the most successful careers in Hollywood history.

Feb 04 2022

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Self Image and Athlete Performance

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How does self-image impact athlete performance? How do we improve it? Learning why this is a crucial component to a young athlete's long-term development is critical to their success. Tune in as I provide tested and proven methods and resources.

Jan 28 2022

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By unknown3800 - Apr 29 2020
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Such a great podcast ,this man really knows what he is talking about and has great tips!!

Something new and different

By From books to podcasts - Nov 03 2018
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I think the motivational tips are refreshing. I love the interviews...great tips from the coaches.