Tag: Game Sense

14 vs 11 Drill

14 vs 11 Game Sense Training – Ball Movement & Structures

This is a great drill that allows a team to practice their ball movement and structures in match like conditions. It is an excellent drill for the entire team (or multiple squads) to compete in. 14 vs 11 Game Sense...

/ March 20, 2016
Running Goal Kicking Drill

Running Goal Kicking – Game Simulated Pressure

This is a goal kicking drill that allows players to practice their running kicking at goal while under game-simulated pressure. At the time of publishing this drill, the Adelaide Crows regularly performed this drill during their pre-game warm ups. Running...

/ September 26, 2010
Training Youth

Training and Developing Youth

Expert Advice from Gavin Bell, West Coast Eagles Development Coach SUMMARY: Managing youth has always been a tricky issue. What should you be teaching young players at training as a junior coach? And how should you manage a young player's...

/ August 1, 2009
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
Developing Junior Players

AFL Secrets To Developing Junior Players

With Andrew Lockyer, Former West Coast Eagles Player and Current Coach of the East Fremantle Colts SUMMARY: When you become a junior coach, you also become a custodian of the great game of Australian rules football. For it is your...

/ April 20, 2008
Frawleys Full Oval

Frawley’s Full Oval – Moving from Defense to Offense

This is a fantastic drill – designed by former Richmond Coach Danny Frawley – that provides specialized training for all players involved. Forwards and defenders get game-based training at both ends of the ground and in different defensive set ups....

/ April 10, 2008
Cue Kicking

Cue Kicking – In game kicking replication

This is a kicking drill that replicates various kicks during a game of football. Players practice kicking at varying angles, such as directly at the leading player, or out in front of a player leading away from the kicker. Cue...

/ September 9, 2006