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 […]
Category: "Player Development"
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. […]
Kicking is becoming more and more scrutinised as players transition from junior to teenage age groups. We are finding that players are spending less time in developing this particular area at the key skill development ages of 7 to 13. Here at Vida Footy, we are experiencing players that are prepared to invest in […]
There are many ways to coach. Different techniques, visions, goals, values and communication methods. The end results of whatever coaching methods we use is usually measured in the success of the pre determined goal at the start of the season. In senior footy this is usually measured in a Premiership Flag, for juniors it should […]
Throughout the year, players should be encouraged to kick on both sides of their body. A player who can do has a significant advantage when it comes to playing at a higher level. Even if your player’s goals is not to play AFL, it is still important to teach both sides as it is a […]
Throughout the off-season, it’s a great time to work on your fundamentals before next years season. The following 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 […]