afl kicking drills

  • 1.1Work around the marking player
  • 1.2Judging the throw-in
  • 2.1Kick to forward options
  • 2.2Football Netball
  • 3.1Circle tag goalkicking
  • 3.2Lane Race

1.1Australian Football Coaching

AFL Kicking Drills: Work around the Marking Player
Work around the Marking Player

This drill practices kicking long and accurately to a leading target, positioning front and square to this target, and long handball to a running player.

  • Players
    group
    16+
  • Ages
    profile
    15+
  • Balls
    ball
    1
  • Cones
    cones
    6
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    100m
Focus
Front & Square.
Skills
Kick Long, Handball Quick, Crumb.
Related
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1.2Afl Training Routine

AFL Kicking Drills: Judging the Throw-in
Judging the Throw-in

Every boundary throw-in will have variation in the depth and angle of the throw. Followers must carefully watch the ruckman while the ball is in-flight, and position themselves according to the predicted landing zone.

  • Groups of
    group
    -4
  • Ages
    profile
    13+
  • Balls/grp
    ball
    1
  • Cones
    cones
    0
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    20m
Focus
Skills under pressure, Defensive, Contested ball, Front & Square, Stoppages.
Skills
Ruck, Crumb.
Related
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2.1Junior Afl Training Drills

AFL Kicking Drills: Kick to Forward Options
Kick to Forward Options

From the centre square, quick handball can release a player who may have several leading forward options. This drill practices using quick hands in a congested centre square, and then good decision making to select the forward in the best position to receive and score.

  • Players
    group
    18+
  • Ages
    profile
    16+
  • Balls
    ball
    3+
  • Cones
    cones
    4
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    100m
Focus
Decision Making, Forward line delivery, Goalkicking.
Skills
GoalKicking, Kicking, Crumb, Mark Contest.
Related
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2.2Afl Drill

AFL Kicking Drills: Football Netball
Football Netball

This drill is excellent for testing the attacking and defending abilities of your players. Once the ball is turned over, players must quickly make the transition from attack to defense and vice versa.

  • Players
    group
    20+
  • Ages
    profile
    15+
  • Balls
    ball
    2+
  • Cones
    cones
    8
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    160m
Focus
Contested ball, Decision Making, Run & Carry, Forward line delivery, Goalkicking, Fun.
Skills
GoalKicking, Kicking, Handballing, Tackle, Shepherd, Crumb, Mark Contest.
Related
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3.1Kids Football Drills

AFL Kicking Drills: Circle Tag Goalkicking
Circle Tag Goalkicking

This drill combines clean ball movement up one side of the ground until a forward is well-placed for a shot on goal, with some hard running after disposal.

  • Players
    group
    20+
  • Ages
    profile
    6+
  • Balls
    ball
    2
  • Cones
    cones
    0
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    160m
Focus
Hard Running, Run & Carry, Forward line delivery, Goalkicking.
Skills
GoalKicking, Kicking, Handballing, Crumb.
Related
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3.2Afl Training Tips

AFL Kicking Drills: Lane Race
Lane Race

This fun drill forces your players to concentrate on accurate disposal to win a race between 3 teams. Players can choose the riskier longer kick, or play the percentages by keeping the ball short.

  • Players
    group
    18+
  • Ages
    profile
    6+
  • Balls
    ball
    3
  • Cones
    cones
    28
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    160m
Focus
Skills under pressure, Front & Square, Run & Carry, Fun.
Skills
GoalKicking, Kicking, Handball Long.
Related
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