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 […]
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One of the skills that often gets forgotten at training is tackling. Teaching your players the best ways to tackle can be a crucial skill that helps the team overall, as well as the personal development each boy or girls gets. Recently, with the new rules on bumping and sling tackling, the tackle needs to […]
Warming up for a training session needs to have purpose. Additionally, there needs to be several focuses and goals within the first part of your training session. As coaches, you need to think about what you are trying to achieve through the whole session so that time is best utilised, rather than just some throw […]
This article will go through various technical focuses that are important to incorporate from the start of the season so that players can start working on their opposite side. We have noticed a large number of players who could kick really well of their preferred side; but kicked substantially worse on their opposite foot. […]
As we look into the last few games of footy, it’s important to remember to still plan and have purpose behind every training session as we prepare for finals. Skill development should never be overlooked, and if you see someone at training doing something wrong, you should still fix it. However, the main focus this […]
If your team is playing in the finals this weekend, well done! What a great opportunity to get your players used to the added pressure of finals footy. There will be plenty of emotions from players, parents and coaches, but it is important to remember it is still junior footy, and the main goal of […]