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News - 1 day ago

TYF is seeking psychologist facilitators in regional locations

We are pleased to announce that applications for the Tackle Your Feelings program for the 2022 season are now open.

Blog, Mental Health, Uncategorised - 1 week ago

Managing COVID-19 uncertainty

Words by TYF Psychologist Luke Jankie This blog first appeared on Maccabiah As a fundamental rule, humans crave stability. We generally find comfort in the things that are familiar to us and thrive in situations where we feel safe. Unfortunately for us though, we’ve been living in a perpetual state of uncertainty for the best...

News - 2 months ago

Win equipment and apparel packs for your club!

We’re giving away 20 Tackle Your Feelings apparel packs valued at $3,500 each! Simply tell us what your club has learnt from the TYF program to go in the draw. But, that’s not all! We also have 10 football packs (valued at $1,600) and 10 coaches’ packs (valued at $1,000) to give away as well.

Blog, Video - 2 months ago

Exploring the complexities of trauma

Words by TYF Program Psychologist Luke Jankie Life is filled with different moments – positive, negative, some more significant than others. Some moments go by and are never thought of again, whilst others may leave a lasting impression building toward future experiences. In football, there are plenty of these moments – wins, losses, injuries, accidents,...

Ambassador, Video - 3 months ago

Nathan Buckley: A Tackle Your Feelings story

Former Collingwood Football Club captain and coach Nathan Buckley experienced a journey of personal development and growth throughout his 498-game career in the AFL.The 2003 Brownlow Medallist opened up to TYF about how his understanding of coaching changed throughout his tenure at the Pies and the importance of authenticity when leading people. Need Support? If you...

News - 3 months ago

TYF welcome Nathan Buckley as an ambassador

Tackle Your Feelings is delighted to welcome former AFL coach and player Nathan Buckley as an ambassador for the program.

Ambassador, Blog - 3 months ago

‘You want to be playing the game because you love it and it brings you joy’

Words by TYF ambassador Neville Jetta Growing up in Bunbury, a port city in WA, I would watch the local footy on weekends. My first memory of watching the local sides was watching my cousins play in the under-10s competition. My first cousin, Lewis Jetta (former Sydney and West Coast player), was there and I...

Video - 3 months ago

Peta Searle: A Tackle Your Feelings story

Former St Kilda AFLW coach and pioneer of women's football Peta Searle shared her mental health journey with Tackle Your Feelings.

Ambassador, Blog, Mental Health - 5 months ago

Buckley: ‘Be yourself because everyone else is taken’

Dyaln Buckley shares his personal mantra and why authenticity is key in football clubs.

Mental Health, Video - 5 months ago

Josh Hill: A Tackle Your Feelings story

Former Western Bulldogs and West Coast Eagles player Josh Hill was living out his childhood dream playing in the AFL, but internally he was facing an ongoing struggle with the pressures associated with being an elite athlete. “When you come into the AFL system, you’re instantly put on some sort of pedestal. There’s non-stop pressure...

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