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1 AFL Coaching Program - Kicking Drills AFL Coaching Program - Kicking Drills
  • 1.1  Left-right Combo
  • 1.2  8 Station Multi-skills
2 AFL Coaching Program - Handball Drills AFL Coaching Program - Handball Drills
  • 2.1  Longer Option Kick
  • 2.2  Marking and Crumbing Threes
3 AFL Coaching Program - Goalkicking Drills AFL Coaching Program - Goalkicking Drills
  • 3.1  Goalkicking in Threes
  • 3.2  Last Man Standing Skills Pentathlon

1.1AFL Tackling Drills

AFL Coaching Program: Left-right Combo
Left-right Combo

The drill should be used pre-season and during warm-up to sharpen ball taking reflexes and develop reflex handball with both hands. Concentration is required to keep errors from creeping in when players become tired.

  • Groups of
    group
    group-arrow
    3
  • Ages
    profile
    9+
  • Balls/grp
    ball
    2
  • Cones
    cones
    0
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    1m
Skills
Handball Quick.
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1.2AFL Junior Coaching Drills

AFL Coaching Program: 8 Station Multi-skills
8 Station Multi-skills

A good first drill after shortball warmups, or to sharpen skills on a lighter night, this drill practices a mix of handball,crumbing, run-past and kicking skills.

  • Players
    group
    16+
  • Ages
    profile
    13+
  • Balls
    ball
    1
  • Cones
    cones
    8
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    100m
Skills
Kicking, Handballing, Crumb.
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2.1Australian Rules Training Drills

AFL Coaching Program: Longer Option Kick
Longer Option Kick

Players occasionally have the choice of several teammates to kick to. If the longer option is within range and not covered, this option is preferred, as the closer player can turn and run past the longer option, receiving a handball from them.

  • Groups of
    group
    group-arrow
    8
  • Ages
    profile
    13+
  • Balls/grp
    ball
    1
  • Cones
    cones
    2
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    100m
Focus
Front & Square, Gameplan/Strategy.
Skills
Kick Long, Handball Quick, Crumb.
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2.2Football Exercises Drills

AFL Coaching Program: Marking and Crumbing Threes
Marking and Crumbing Threes

The best ball winners will have a natural instinct for where the ball is likely to drop from a marking contest, and will be in the best position to crumb or run past. This drill lets players work on positioning around a marking contest and kicking to a leading target.

  • Players
    group
    17+
  • Ages
    profile
    11+
  • Balls
    ball
    1
  • Cones
    cones
    4
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    160m
Focus
Front & Square, Decision Making, Run & Carry, Forward line delivery, Goalkicking.
Skills
GoalKicking, Kicking, Handballing, Crumb, Mark Contest.
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3.1Australian Football Training

AFL Coaching Program: Goalkicking in Threes
Goalkicking in Threes

Converting goal opportunities is critical and often neglected at practice. This drill simulates a set shot at goal, with a person standing the mark and a defender on the goal line.

  • Groups of
    group
    group-arrow
    3
  • Ages
    profile
    6+
  • Balls/grp
    ball
    1
  • Cones
    cones
    0
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    50m
Focus
Goalkicking.
Skills
GoalKicking, Kick Long.
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3.2Football Drills For Adults

AFL Coaching Program: Last Man Standing Skills Pentathlon
Last Man Standing Skills Pentathlon

Introduce some fun at training while also working on precision handball, kicking, marking and goalkicking skills in this 5-event knockout competition.

  • Players
    group
    20+
  • Ages
    profile
    6+
  • Balls
    ball
    10+
  • Cones
    cones
    40
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    80m
Focus
Fun.
Skills
GoalKicking, Kicking, Handballing.
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