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Blog, Video - 1 year 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 - 1 year 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 - 1 year 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 - 1 year 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 - 1 year 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 - 1 year 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 - 2 years 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...

Ambassador, Blog, Mental Health - 2 years ago

“The only thing we can control is our mindset”

TYF ambassador and Fremantle AFLW captain Kara Antonio shares her experiences in managing team expectations and goals.

Blog - 2 years ago

From the program manager’s desk…

Program Manager Nick Walsh provides an update on Tackle Your Feelings.

Blog, Mental Health - 2 years ago

Understanding the mental and physical toll of injuries

We’ve listed helpful tips for coaches to consider when supporting players who may be experiencing a tough time in their injury recovery process.

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