Tag: defenders

The powerful Collingwood Football Club

Confessions of a Collingwood Football Coach

Our No-Holds Barred interview with Collingwood Defensive Coach, Mark Neeld SUMMARY: Being one of the richest clubs in the AFL, Collingwood is famous for always being on the cutting edge of coaching strategy in football, and defence is no exception....

/ June 1, 2009
Teach AFL Defenders

Rules and Philosophies For Defenders – What Are Coaches Teaching Defenders Nowadays?

With Dale Tapping, Assistant Coach Of The Western Jets in the TAC Cup and former Defensive Coach of Williamstown In the VFL SUMMARY: A lot has been said about the importance of developing team rules so players know how they...

/ April 4, 2008
Developing a Killer Backline

How To Develop a Killer Backline: 5 Cutting Edge Strategies From Melbourne Football Club Assistant Coach, Mark “Bomber” Riley

SUMMARY: Is the backline under-rated? The obvious role of the defensive unit is to stop the opposition scoring goals, but how many coaches teach their players that shots on goal by their own team are generally generated from the back...

/ September 4, 2007