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Manchester United sign 1-on-1 client, Harrison Parker

We are super proud of Harrison Parker signing for Manchester United’s U15’s. Harrison’s dad approached leading skills coach, Saul Isaksson-Hurst, 4 years ago to support Harrison in addition to his academy training. At the time Harrison didn’t have much confidence on the ball and needed to improve his technical skills….Read More

Linking Ball Mastery To The Game

Master your techniques to take into game situations Mastering 1v1 skills and ball mastery in an in-game situation is guaranteed to make you the game-changer. However, practising 1v1 skills alone or with a teammate is completely different to using those skills in-game.  To be able to use your 1v1 skills….Read More

Noni Madueke’s Pre Season Pays Off

PDA Football 1 on 1 Head Coach Saul Isaksson-Hurst has been training with PSV’s attacking midfielder, Noni Madueke. Saul and Noni have been working over pre-season on 1v1 opportunities, specific to his position to create goal-scoring opportunities. Saul used unopposed training to Noni’s training and linked all the drills realistic….Read More

5 Key Attributes Of Top Midfielders

What makes a great midfielder? Why do Thiago, Phil Foden and KDB stand out? There is no magic formula but there are attributes that every top midfielder must master. Here are 5 key midfielder attributes that you would see in a top-class footballer: 1. Receiving under pressure – At the highest level….Read More

Key benefits of having a 1 to 1 Football Coach

Team training normally only involves a few hours a week and the amount of time players get to spend on the ball and to focus on the individual is limited. Making sure players have good quality time on the ball is crucial for a player’s development.  1on1 time with an….Read More

How to get more power on your shots

how to get more powerful shots in football

Being able to get the perfect amount of power on your shot is just as important as being able to shoot on target.  Hitting a powerful shot does not require putting all your strength into your shot. In fact, this will actually hinder the shot, it’s about focusing on technique….Read More

Nottingham Forrest signs Cyrus Christie

Nottingham Forest Cyrus Christie

Cyrus Christie has signed a season-long loan deal for Nottingham Forrest FC from Fulham. The PDA 1 on 1 client and Head Coach, Saul, have been working together for the last couple of years. The right-back has become Nottingham’s ninth recruit of the summer. Head coach, Sabri Lamouchi, puts the final touches together….Read More

Goal Setting

Setting football goals

Setting football goals for the upcoming season will not only help your mental training, but it will also measure your performance. Here are some tips from PDA Football to help you set your goals. Think about having 3 different goal stages: Short Term – Your next game Medium Term –….Read More

Are You Football Season Ready?

Get ready for the football season with these top tips from Premier League Coach’s With summer coming to an end we face another exciting football season. What are you going to do to make sure you’re the best player on the pitch this season? Even though you will start Pre-Season with….Read More

Fulham Defender, Cyrus Christie, Returns To The Premier League

Fulham are back in the Premier League after winning their 2-1 Championship playoff final against Brentford. Fulham’s defender, Cyrus Christie, will be returning to the Premier League for a second time with the Fulham Squad. The PDA 1 on 1 client has been working with Head Coach, Saul has been….Read More

The FA Cup Final: Chelsea VS Arsenal

The Emirates FA Cup Final - Chelsea vs Arsenal

On the 1st August, the FA Cup Final will Kick-Off between local derby rivals and previous FA Cup winners, Chelsea and Arsenal. The Gunners got their seats in the finals with a brilliant 2-0 win over Manchester City on Saturday The Blues eliminated the remaining Manchester team, Manchester United in an….Read More

Saul Works With Arsenal Striker, Tyreece John-Jules

PDA Football 1 on 1 Head Coach Saul Isaksson-Hurst has been training with Arsenal Striker, Tyreece John-Jules. Tyreece has been at Arsenal since he was eight and signed his first professional contract in early 2018 as well as being selected to represent England at under-19 level. Over recent years, Tyreece and Saul….Read More

Max Aarons nominated for Golden Boy Award

Norwich City and PDA Football 1on1 client Max Aarons has been nominated for Tuttosport’s Golden Boy Award, which recognises the top 100 players under the age of 21. Almost 5 years ago Aarons turned to PDA Football Head Coach and specialist soccer skills coach Saul Isaksson-Hurst for one-to-one training. Aarons….Read More

Relentless Drills Paying Off

Sometimes players just need a little confidence boost and personalised support to help their game. Players can regain or boost their confidence levels by working on their technique and having a chance to try things in a positive environment where making mistakes are ok. What our customers are saying about Coach Will’s….Read More

Saul makes it into the Daily Mail!

Check PDA Football 1on1 Head Coach Saul Isaksson-Hurst in the Daily Mail https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-7815755/Meet-150-hour-private-coach-working-Premier-League-stars-academy-wonderkids.html

The importance of working on your weaker foot in football

It is now becoming more and more imperative in the modern game to be able to use your “weaker” foot if you’re serious about being the best player you can and making it to the top. Why is it important to work on your “weaker” foot? To be a top….Read More

Scottish FA to ban U12 children from heading football

It was released this week that the Scottish FA are expected to ban children under 12 from heading footballs in the next few weeks, due to possible links between head injuries and dementia. This comes after a report from the University of Glasgow found that former footballers are 3.5 times more at….Read More

Premier League Winter Break – All You Need To Know

Premier League teams will be handed a winter break for the first time in 2020. Here’s more information on the 2019/20 Premier League winter break and how it will fit into the English football calendar. When is the Premier League winter break? The first winter break will take place between Feb….Read More

Top Tips To Stay Fit & Sharp Over Christmas

With the Christmas period upon us it means overindulging in food and drink…for most. As a footballer or aspiring player now is a great opportunity to get ahead of your opponents and teammates and push on. That’s not to say you can’t enjoy your Christmas break, but everything in moderation. Consistency….Read More

Christmas Gift Guide 2019 For Grassroots Football Players

Not sure what to buy your son, daughter, niece or nephew for Christmas this year? Why not play your part in their footballing development by gifting them of these exciting football training gifts this year. Here is the ultimate Christmas gift guide 2019 for grassroots football players. Football Boots Every footballer needs a reliable, sturdy….Read More