Defence from their Centre Pass

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When you do your stat sheets start looking at how much turnover your team is getting from their centre pass.  When you think about this, you really should be working on at least two per quarter giving you another eight opportunities per game to score from. Below are two ideas for defence from their centre […]

Turnover Relieves Pressure

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If your team isn’t applying defensive pressure and creating turnovers then your game is hinging on the attack end finishing off from centre passes and umpires. Defence wins matches and it is important that your defence end is relentless in turning over ball for the attack end.  In every team game we hear how some […]

Printing Tutorial

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Printing Tutorial To print out the coaching resources, you must hold a current subscription and be logged in to the site. Browse to the drill/resource you would like to print and click on the small view of the resource/drill located at the top right hand corner of the page. When the resource/drill opens in full […]

Communication

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Communication Coaches communicating with their players and players communicating with each other are an achievement in itself as many teams do not address communication skills. A team consists of so many personalities and each person interprets information differently.  What may offend one player may motivate another so get to know your players.  It would be […]

Looking Down Court

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Looking Down Court How many of your players can look down court and send a sweet long ball?  To have the confidence to release these passes can be an asset to any team especially balls coming out of the defence end. Coaching players to find the spaces and have the vision to look further down […]

The Finish Line

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The Finish Line Our game is made up of four quarters, each one just as important as the other.  After all the hard work that has been done in the first three quarters it’s important players don’t get ahead of themselves as start to look at the finish line. Sports Psychologists will tell you never […]

Remaining Positive

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Remaining Positive You can catch more flies with honey.  Remaining positive throughout the season is a reflection of your dedication to your players, individually and combined as a team. There are times during and after a loss when a coach will feel upset and it’s important to hold those emotions back and reflect on what […]

Practice Game and Team Talks

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Practice Game and Team Talks Still promoting more matchplay for your team. Competition is just around the corner and you’ve coached your team the basics and gone through centre passes, back line throw-ins, systems and defensive strategies.  Have you given your team a chance to practice all they have learnt so far? It’s a good […]

Workshops

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Workshops Associations and clubs will start their coaching workshops so make sure you attend if possible. There is so much to learn and even if you pick up a few new ideas your players will benefit.  Check with your association or club for the dates and times then book yourself in. State Associations will also […]

Talented Players

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Talented Players Talent and potential are two different characteristics.  Talent is right there in front of you and potential is hard work that eventually turns into talent. Over the years I have had players that have been talented when they have entered my team and I’ve had players with potential that have become talented. Coaching […]