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Ambassador, Video - 2 years ago

Bec Goddard: A Tackle Your Feelings story

Hawthorn AFLW coach Bec Goddard has opened up about the mental health challenges she experienced following the inaugural AFLW premiership she won at Adelaide as coach in 2017.

Blog, Mental Health - 2 years ago

Listen up! Five podcasts to kickstart your season

With the recent launch of the Tackle Your Feelings podcast, The Coaches’ Box, we wanted to share some other podcasts that we think you might enjoy. We have chosen a variety of episodes with some applicable takeaways for you and your playing group. Happy listening!

Ambassador, Video - 2 years ago

Ellie Blackburn: A Tackle Your Feelings Story

Western Bulldogs AFLW captain Ellie Blackburn opens up Tackle Your Feelings about the importance of finding balance away from football.

Podcast - 2 years ago

Team-first mentality to help school your students

Head coach at Melbourne's Scotch College, Marcus Drum, speaks about instilling a team-first attitude in players on The Coaches' Box podcast.

Podcast - 2 years ago

No one-size fits all approach to coaching: Eva

Captain of the GWS AFLW side and development coach in the Giants AFL Academy program, Alicia Eva, speaks about challenging players based on their unique skillsets on The Coaches' Box Podcast.

Podcast - 2 years ago

Fostering respectful relationships with players

Assistant coach at Essendon, Daniel Giansiracusa, speaks about establishing respectful relationships with players on The Coaches' Box Podcast.

Podcast - 2 years ago

Important to take parents on football journey

Melbourne Grammar firsts football coach, Rhy Gieschen, speaks about managing parents on The Coaches' Box Podcast.

Podcast - 2 years ago

Crafting a premiership-winning mentality

Melbourne coach, Simon Goodwin, speaks about managing stress and delegating responsibility on The Coaches' Box Podcast.

Podcast - 2 years ago

The coach’s role in supporting players’ mental health

Tackle Your Feelings program psychologist, Luke Jankie, speaks about the role that community coaches play in supporting their players mental health on The Coaches' Box podcast.

Blog, Mental Health - 2 years ago

Building a mental health game plan

We’ve got some considerations for how you and your club can support mental health to create a wellbeing game plan. Just like in a footy season where the premiership isn’t won in round one, these initiatives can be implemented across the course of a season to help you achieve sustained success. 

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