Category: Coaching Strategy

Secrets of Winning Coaches

Secrets Of Winning Coaches Revealed

SUMMARY: Imagine getting twelve of Australia’s leading coaches into a room and asking them all to reveal their closely guarded secrets to success. Imagine the amazing insights and wisdom you would discover. And the potential success these secrets could bring....

/ July 21, 2012
Sports Psychology

How Port Melbourne Plotted Their 2011 VFL Premiership Season – And What They’re Doing In 2012

SUMMARY: Aside from the usual running and conditioning programs teams execute during the pre-season, how else can coaches prepare their teams for success in the lead up to a season? We asked the great Gary Ayres how he prepared Port...

/ May 1, 2012
Preseason Training AFL Fundamentals

Preseason Training Program Fundamentals In AFL Football

SUMMARY: Premierships are won and lost in the preseason – or at least that is the view of many of the AFL’s leading coaches. So what should you consider when you develop your preseason program? We asked Mitchell Cook, a...

/ April 4, 2012
Kicking Mistakes in Juniors

The 5 Most Common Kicking Technique Errors In Junior Players – And How To Remedy Them

SUMMARY: Kicking is arguably the most important skill in our game. It's the one thing AFL and state league recruiters look at most when considering a player. Yet most junior players have never been taught how to kick properly. In...

/ September 12, 2011
Kick Builders

The Kicking Rainmaker: How A Seventy Year Old Queenslander Is Turning Kicking Coaching On Its Ear

SUMMARY: The common belief in AFL circles is that every player’s natural kicking action is different and therefore, their technique should be tweaked rather than overhauled. Now seventy year old Roy Redman from Kick Builders, along with his protégé Sean...

/ August 17, 2011
Harnessing the Natural Flair in Young Players

Coaching Kids with Flair: How To Harness The Natural Flair In Your Young Players?

With Collingwood legend Nathan Buckley SUMMARY: It is so common that nearly all of us who have coached for a while have seen one or two kids come through junior football who have that x-factor. Those who can take the...

/ April 7, 2011
The great John Wooden

It Takes 10 Hands To Score A Basket

Insights from the great John Wooden, named “Coach of the 20th Century” by ESPN and one of the most successful basketball coaches of all-time. SUMMARY: "A champion team will always beat a team of champions." You may have heard the...

/ October 10, 2010
What Makes a Football Captain

What Makes A Great Footy Captain?

 Leadership Secrets From Brisbane Lion’s Superstar Jonathan Brown SUMMARY: What does a great captain do? Are they there to lead the team through the banner, call the coin toss and deliver a motivational speech before the game, or is great...

/ September 5, 2010
Preseason Training Camp Secrets

Secrets To Pre-Season Training Camps

SUMMARY: Preseason camps are an excellent way to bring your players together and prepare your team for an upcoming season. The question is, what objectives should you be trying to achieve at your camps and how can you go about...

/ August 3, 2010
AFL Career Transitioning Program

Insider Secrets To Developing Young Players: A Sneak Peak Behind Anthony Rock’s New “SKINS AFL Career Transition Program”

SUMMARY: One of the advantages of being drafted to an AFL club as a young player is the cutting edge development opportunities you get access to. But what about those talented young players who sadly don't get drafter? How can...

/ July 18, 2010