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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. 

Ambassador - 2 years ago

Premiership duo join Tackle Your Feelings team

Tackle Your Feelings is delighted to welcome a pair of premiership coaches to the program ahead of the 2022 season. 2021 AFL premiership coach, Simon Goodwin, and, 2017 AFLW premiership coach, Bec Goddard, have joined the program as ambassadors alongside player recruits Ellie Blackburn, Steven May, Karen Paxman, Tom Barrass and Brit Bonnici. Tackle Your...

Blog, Mental Health - 2 years ago

Five tips to help you keep a fit mind in COVID times

Like many, I was optimistic about a COVID free 2022, unfortunately that is not the case. The uncertainty that COVID brings can potentially bring up uncomfortable emotions.

Blog, Mental Health - 2 years ago

Pre-season: Supporting players through ‘the return’

It’s been a long time between kicks, and we are excited to see community football returning for pre-season! Whilst we are experiencing the joy of reconnecting with our teammates, dusting off the whiteboard, and re-familiarising ourselves with the scent of deep heat, many may be experiencing feelings they didn’t expect.

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