Tag: decision making

Are we asking the right things from our players

Are We Asking Our Players To Do The Right Thing?

With Jason Stevens, Senior Coach White Hills Football & Netball Club SUMMARY: How many coaches have asked their players to crack into a contest and win the contested footy? If I was to take a stab in the dark, I...

/ August 12, 2012
Working the Ball Forward Drill

Working The Ball Forward – Developing Patience & Pressure

This training drill aims to teach team play with a strong emphasis on developing patience in attacking players and building defensive pressure skills for defenders. Requiring only 8 players and a forward 50 zone this is a great drill for...

/ April 18, 2011
Hocket is the epitome of an Invasion Sport

Invasion Sports & Game Sense – Their relevance to young footballers

By Mark Neeld, Head Coach Western Jets FC (TAC Cup) and Coordinator of Health & Physical Education Geelong College Preparatory School Background Simply put, an invasion sport is a game between two opponents, one an attacker and one a defender, where...

/ May 10, 2008
Reaction Drill

Reaction Drills – Developing Decision-Making

These are two drills designed to develop your player's reaction and decision-making skills, fitness and shepparding. They have been thankfully provided by Jamie McGinley from the AFL ACT league. Ideal for smaller groups of players to increase fitness building. Reaction...

/ March 8, 2008
T Drill

T Drill – To Enhance Decision Making

This is a drill aimed to enhance the decision-making ability of players whilst practicing kicking or handballing skills. The T-Drill is a good warm up and skill development drill that is also fun as well. Works in groups of four....

/ June 8, 2006