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1 Kicking Drills For AFL Players Kicking Drills For AFL Players
  • 1.1  Tap and Crumb
  • 1.2  Quickest of 4 Crumbers
2 Handball Drills For AFL Players Handball Drills For AFL Players
  • 2.1  2-on-2 Goalscoring
  • 2.2  Marking Contest Middle
3 Rucking Drills For AFL Players Rucking Drills For AFL Players
  • 3.1  Centering Kick or Shot
  • 3.2  Supporting Pairs

1.1AFL Kick Training Drills

Drills For AFL Players: Tap and Crumb
Tap and Crumb

This drill is good pre-season as it develops aerobic fitness through an intense 60-90 second period of jumping up high and bending down low. It's also useful for improving the crumbing skills of taller players.

  • Groups of
    group
    group-arrow
    3
  • Ages
    profile
    6+
  • Balls/grp
    ball
    2
  • Cones
    cones
    0
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    2m
Skills
Ruck.
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1.2Junior Football Coaching

Drills For AFL Players: Quickest of 4 Crumbers
Quickest of 4 Crumbers

Being the first to the dropzone greatly increases your chance of winning the clearance. This drill has running receivers who kick to marking players at hotspots, then tests the positioning of 4 crumbers.

  • Groups of
    group
    group-arrow
    12
  • Ages
    profile
    13+
  • Balls/grp
    ball
    1
  • Cones
    cones
    6
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    90m
Focus
Defensive, Front & Square, Run & Carry, Fun.
Skills
Handballing, Crumb, Mark Contest.
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2.1Australian Rules Drills

Drills For AFL Players: 2-on-2 Goalscoring
2-on-2 Goalscoring

Hard, physical competitive training is sometimes needed to make players match hardened, and is often required following a soft loss. This drill encourages hard attack on a contested ball, with teamwork required to score under pressure.

  • Players
    group
    +
  • Ages
    profile
    6+
  • Balls
    ball
  • Cones
    cones
    0
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    0m
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2.2Football Training Skills

Drills For AFL Players: Marking Contest Middle
Marking Contest Middle

Correct positioning front and square in front of a marking contest is a skill; players must be first to the drop of the ball when it spills to regain possession. This drill practices accurate disposal and gut running to the correct position for the next contest.

  • Players
    group
    12+
  • Ages
    profile
    9+
  • Balls
    ball
    1+
  • Cones
    cones
    8
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    160m
Focus
Hard Running, Front & Square.
Skills
Kicking, Handballing, Crumb, Mark Contest.
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3.1AFL Footy Drills

Drills For AFL Players: Centering Kick or Shot
Centering Kick or Shot

When a player is within goalkicking range, they need to quickly sum up their distance and angle to determine whether a shot on goal is the better option, or a pass to a leading forward is preferable. This drill makes players pick up a loose ball and decide upon the best action.

  • Players
    group
    18+
  • Ages
    profile
    15+
  • Balls
    ball
    3
  • Cones
    cones
    10
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    160m
Focus
Decision Making, Run & Carry, Forward line delivery, Goalkicking, Gameplan/Strategy.
Skills
Kick Long, Handball Long.
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3.2AFL Football Tips

Drills For AFL Players: Supporting Pairs
Supporting Pairs

When running the ball out of defense, movement to the open side is the clearest path to goal. This drill has various stations with 2 running players as options for a marking player, simulating transition from defense to attack.

  • Players
    group
    12+
  • Ages
    profile
    9+
  • Balls
    ball
    1+
  • Cones
    cones
    8
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    160m
Focus
Skills under pressure, Defensive, Hard Running, Front & Square, Decision Making, Run & Carry, Forward line delivery.
Skills
Handballing, Crumb, Mark Contest.
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