Tag: junior development

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
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
Champions at the Highest Level

The Secrets of Success In Football: What Champion Athletes Do To Succeed And What Sports Psychologists Are Teaching Players At The Highest Levels

Summary: Have you ever wondered what the secret behind a champion's success is? Why some players achieve success against the odds while others with seemingly greater talent fail to live up to expectations? If you could change the way your...

/ June 5, 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

How The Vic Metro Under 16 Squad Is Preparing For The National Championships

With Andrew Johnston, Calder Cannons Development Manager and Coach of the Under 16s Vic Metro Team Summary: The Under 16s state championships are hotly contested each year between the major football states of Australia. It's also a fertile breeding ground...

/ May 18, 2009
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
Essendon vs Frankston

The Success Secrets of Essendon Keilor College’s Elite Football Program

SUMMARY: Essendon Keilor College is the first established elite football school in Victoria. Their program has been so successful that in the 9 years since its beginning, the school has produced 13 players drafted into AFL lists, and over 50...

/ June 9, 2006