ALL FREE CONTENT FROM 2023 – COACHING

Even though this is a paid membership site, I’m always reading and taking notes and sometimes something I read is so useful that I can’t keep it to myself. In these cases, where I’ve simply rehashed someone else’s work, I’ll pop it up for free because all I did was read it, and take notes...

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ALL FREE CONTENT FROM 2023 – STUDIES

Even though this is a paid membership site, I’m always reading and taking notes and sometimes something I read is so useful that I can’t keep it to myself. In these cases, where I’ve simply rehashed someone else’s work, I’ll pop it up for free because all I did was read it, and take notes...

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FOOTY TRAINING FALLACIES THAT NEED TO GO PART 3

In the first 2 posts we’ve covered points 1 – 8, and today we finish off with points 9 – 11. #9 – MISS A KICK, PUSH UP AND HELP At training, players are usually kicking to a single teammate all on their own with zero defender’s so any kick that doesn’t go directly to...

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FOOTY TRAINING FALLACIES THAT NEED TO GO PART 2

The first post in this series had points 1 to 4, today we have points 5 – 8. #5 – KICKING UNDER FATIGUE I’m not going to argue that this never happens but in my opinion it happens less than we think it does and if it is happening a lot, than use your rotations...

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IMPLICATIONS OF YOUTH GIRLS PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT ON PARTICIPATION

These notes come from athletic preparation and performance coach Paul Gamble and looks at how the physical development of youth/teen girls can greatly influence their continued participation in not just footy, bit any, and all sport. It provides some excellent insight into how different influences can have life lasting effects on competitive sport in the...

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HOW WE LEARN TO MOVE (ROB GRAY) NOTES PART 5

About a month ago I posted a very short excerpt from a book I had just completed titled “How We Learn to Move” by skill acquisition specialist Rob Gray and now with some AFLW winding down I can finally start posting the numerous noted I took from it. I’m sure you’ll get plenty our of the notes on their...

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FOOTY TRAINING FALLACIES THAT NEED TO GO

I started playing footy in grade 4, while not turning 8 until after that season with a birthday in late September, in under 14’s as there was no younger age groups in country Victoria back in 1988! Between then and now I had 4 years out of football after moving to Melbourne then started back...

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GAME/TRAINING SCENARIOS – WHAT TEMPO OUT OF DEFENSIVE 50?

This is a scenario that presented itself from the AFLW Grand Final this past weekend and has multiple game fundamentals involved in it, and when I say fundamentals I don’t mean kick, mark and handballing, but actual fundamentals of team invasion sports such as space, timing and team cohesiveness. There’s more than 1 way to...

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SPORTS COACHING OPINIONS TWITTER THREAD

Last week, Rugby coach Dan Cottrell put this post up on Twitter asking “What opinion of yours in sports coaching will have you like this?”, along with an image of very self-satisfied cartoon character. It got a bit of traction with 97 responses to the actual post but I also saw dozens of quoted replies...

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HOW WE LEARN TO MOVE (ROB GRAY) NOTES PART 4

About a month ago I posted a very short excerpt from a book I had just completed titled “How We Learn to Move” by skill acquisition specialist Rob Gray and now with some AFLW winding down I can finally start posting the numerous noted I took from it. I’m sure you’ll get plenty our of the notes on their...

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