Tag: Club Culture

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
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
How Coaches can plan for the future

Where To Start As a NEW Coach Of A Team And How To Plan For The Future

How Simon Goosey Is Tackling The “New Coach” Blues at the Frankston Dolphins in the VFL! SUMMARY: Every coach at one time or another has gone through it, almost like a right of passage. I'm talking about the difficult task...

/ September 2, 2009
The great Gary Ayres

How The Great Gary Ayres Helped Turn The Fortunes of Port Melbourne in The VFL

SUMMARY: In 2006, the proud Port Melbourne Football Club won just 3 games and finished 13th in the VFL. The following season, the club improved their record to 7 wins, finishing 7th, but were still a long way from where...

/ July 7, 2009
Sports Psychology

THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX: How Effective Sports Psychology Can Transform The Culture and Performance Of Your Football Team!

With motivational guru Lee Harper-Penman. Includes 4 things you can "copy" to influence the culture and motivation at your club! SUMMARY: What exactly do sports psychologists do? And can they really make a contribution to your team? Recently we invited...

/ June 28, 2009
Coaching Young Football Players

Understanding The Coaching Issues Surrounding Young Players – And The Strategies To Address Them

With Trevor Potts, Reserves Coach of the South Adelaide Football Club and one of the most successful coaches in SANFL history. SUMMARY: If you've ever coached a group young players, you'll understand the huge opportunities they offer -- as well...

/ October 3, 2007