Sporting clubs from across Victoria are being urged to apply for funding to boost their equipment, skills and administration expertise. Minister for Community Sport Ros Spence announced that applications are now open for the latest round of the Victorian Government’s 2020-21 Sporting Club Grants Program. The grants provide clubs with up to $1,000 for new […]
Category: "Coach Development"
At Vida Footy, we use grids regularly in our sessions and holiday programs because they teach players at all levels fundamentals that directly help with real game situations. Grids can be employed at all levels, including tackers! Make sure you modify the grid so that they work and watch your players improve their tactics and […]
Transitioning out of defence is one of the most important parts of your tactics on game day. Not only does it get you out of defence, but it can, if done quickly, move the ball into the forward line fast. One of the best ways to use this defensive to attacking tactic is when the […]
Key points around Ground Ball Cleans hands ( 1 touch ) Always look to get low using your legs Spread fingers and get dirt in your fingernails when picking up the ball Eyes always on the ball Footwork, always adjusting feet prior to picking the ball up Create challenges how many effective ground balls eg […]
During the off-season is the best time to work on your fundamentals before next season. The following article will go through the main steps in working on your kicking technique. If you would like further help with your kicking and other skills for that matter, why not come and try our Skills Sessions this term […]
Reaching Your Full Potential in Football – a mental training guide for athletes and coaches – with Damien Lafont from Vida Mind. Many athletes and coaches have heard of the world “mental toughness”. Most people assume that mental toughness is about using the mind to be become physically tough; but it’s so much more than […]