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Breaking the Machine

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The machine that is premature professionalism in youth sport is a growing problem. Environments created to replicate professional sport, ‘elite’ pathways at 8-years-old and coaches removing autonomy from the environment by exerting total control are modern issues. 

In this article, Player Development Project Editor & academy football coach, Dave Wright challenges the status quo and asks how we can break the...

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