Exploring the ins and outs of the Football Development Model and what it means for everyone in youth football - parents, coaches and leagues.
It's the Football Development Model in podcast form. It's got everything you need to know about the model and what it means for everyone in youth football - no matter your role. This podcast includes interviews from the medical and science field as well as the football field.
Listen to learn what parents like about it, what coaches gain from it and how leagues implement it to create a stronger future for our game and the kids who play it.
The first six episodes lay the groundwork - they cover the what, the why and how this model builds better athletes, coaches and leagues. Ready to get started? Here's the kickoff.
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It's a mouthful, that's for sure. Find out what this new model means for you as a parent, coach or league.
Once you understand the basics, dive into the background on why this is the perfect time for a new model of youth football.
Senior contact, limited contact or non-contact - it's all football. Listen to the differences and benefits of each game type.
Just like the sun is at the center of our solar system, this model is focused on the athlete. Learn how it makes better athletes, not just better football players.
Coaches will have to learn a few new tricks with this model. Let's discuss why it's more than worth the effort.
Leagues have seen a lot of change over the years. This change will make the good leagues stronger and breath life into those stuck in limbo.
Every week we’ll dive into different topics that cover the model in real life. Join us for conversations with experts from USA Football, the medical world and sidelines across the country. Find out how it’s working to help make America’s favorite sport better, safer and more fun.