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1 Training For AFL - Kicking Drills Training For AFL - Kicking Drills
  • 1.1  Tackle, Dispose
  • 1.2  7-station Multi-skill
2 Training For AFL - Handball Drills Training For AFL - Handball Drills
  • 2.1  Bounce, Turn and Kick
  • 2.2  Decision Making Rebound
3 Training For AFL - Tackling Drills Training For AFL - Tackling Drills
  • 3.1  Lane Kicking
  • 3.2  Mid-air Collision Handball

1.1Free AFL Training Drills

Training For AFL: Tackle, Dispose
Tackle, Dispose

Players must learn to make several efforts when the ball is in dispute. It's easy for a player to stay on the ground and watch the contest. This drill makes the player get up quickly and produce a second effort after tackling.

  • Players
    group
    6+
  • Ages
    profile
    15+
  • Balls
    ball
    1
  • Cones
    cones
    1
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    5m
Skills
Tackle, Handball Long.
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1.2How to Coach AFL

Training For AFL: 7-station Multi-skill
7-station Multi-skill

A drill practicing multiple skills using 7 stations. Two players are involved in follow-up disposals, two practice ground ball pickups, an optional marking contest, plus players must time their run to be front and square.

  • Players
    group
    15+
  • Ages
    profile
    13+
  • Balls
    ball
    1+
  • Cones
    cones
    7
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    70m
Focus
Front & Square, Run & Carry.
Skills
Kicking, Handballing, Crumb, Mark Contest.
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2.1Australian Rules Coaching

Training For AFL: Bounce, Turn and Kick
Bounce, Turn and Kick

Players must learn to steady before kicking, otherwise they increase the likelihood of executing poorly. This is often difficult after a player has run some distance, as they may have become slightly exhausted. This drill teaches players to straighten, steady and execute an accurate kick after a hard run.

  • Groups of
    group
    group-arrow
    6
  • Ages
    profile
    6+
  • Balls/grp
    ball
    1+
  • Cones
    cones
    2
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    20m
Focus
Hard Running.
Skills
Kick Short.
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2.2Australian Rules Football Skills

Training For AFL: Decision Making Rebound
Decision Making Rebound

Working the ball upfield effectively requires choosing the most open player who gains the most distance for the team. This drill has a decision making kick and follow up receive at next contest. The movement replicates working the ball out of defense using a switch.

  • Groups of
    group
    group-arrow
    7
  • Ages
    profile
    6+
  • Balls/grp
    ball
    1
  • Cones
    cones
    4
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    70m
Focus
Skills under pressure, Defensive, Contested ball, Front & Square, Decision Making, Run & Carry.
Skills
Kicking, Handballing, Crumb, Mark Contest.
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3.1AFL Handball Drills

Training For AFL: Lane Kicking
Lane Kicking

Accurate disposal is the cornerstone of a good side. This drill should be used regularly to help players fine tune their execution of kicking on-the-run to a leading player.

  • Players
    group
    8+
  • Ages
    profile
    6+
  • Balls
    ball
    1+
  • Cones
    cones
    2
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    60m
Skills
Kicking.
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3.2AFL Training Methods

Training For AFL: Mid-air Collision Handball
Mid-air Collision Handball

Inject some fun into training with this handball drill requiring timing and precision.

  • Groups of
    group
    group-arrow
    12
  • Ages
    profile
    6+
  • Balls/grp
    ball
    2
  • Cones
    cones
    8
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    8m
Focus
Fun.
Skills
Handball Long.
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