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1. Shortball AFL Training Drills
     1.1 Handball while being tackled
2. Half oval AFL Training Drills
     2.1 Draw and create a loose man
     2.2 Hard running handball
     2.3 Kick to a lead or goal
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1. AFL Training Drills - shortball drills

   1.1  Handball while being tackled
Ages   Senior, U/16.
1
12+
Skills   *Competitive* Handball (average), Tackle.
About
For coaching AFL footballers aged U/16 to senior, this drill requires 12+ players, 4 cones and 1 football. The length of this drill is 15 metres for seniors, when coaching juniors you should shorten this drill to a more appropriate length.Tackling is used, so consider players with injuries. This is a handball exercise to practice mid-length handballing and tackling. Use this exercis...
 4
 15m

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2. AFL Training Drills - half oval drills

   2.1  Draw and create a loose man
Ages   Senior, U/16.
1
20+
Skills   *Competitive* Kick (short, average, long), Handball, Tackle, Shepherd.
About
For coaching AFL footballers aged U/16 to senior, this drill requires 20+ players, 8 cones and 1 football. The length of this drill is 80 metres for seniors, when coaching juniors you should shorten this drill to a more appropriate length.Use this exercise midway through the session. Tackling is used, so consider players with injuries. This exercise develops short kicking, mid-lengt...
 8
 80m

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   2.2  Hard running handball
Ages   Senior, U/16.
1
16+
Skills   Handball (average).
About
For coaching AFL footballers aged U/16 to senior, you will need 16 players, 4 cones and 1 football. This is a handball exercise to practice mid-length handballing. The length of this drill is 70 metres for seniors, when coaching juniors you should shorten this drill to a more appropriate length.Use this exercise midway through the session.
 4
 70m

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   2.3  Kick to a lead or goal
Ages   Senior, U/16, U/14, U/12.
1
12+
Skills   Kicking, Goalkicking.
About
For coaching AFL footballers aged U/12 to senior, this drill requires 12+ players, 3 cones and 1 football. This is a kicking drill to practice short kicking, mid-length kicking, long kicking and goalkicking. Use this exercise midway through the session. The length of this drill is 60 metres for seniors, when coaching juniors you should shorten this drill to a more appropriate length.
 3
 60m

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3. AFL Training Drills - full oval drills

   3.1  Full oval shadow pressure
Ages   Senior, U/16, U/14, U/12.
2-3
22+
Skills   Kicking, Goalkicking, Handball. *Light contact or inferred pressure.
About
For coaching AFL footballers aged U/12 to senior, you will need 22 players and 2-3 footballs. Use this exercise towards the end of training. The length of this drill is 200 metres for seniors, when coaching juniors you should shorten this drill to a more appropriate length. This exercise develops short kicking, mid-length kicking, long kicking, goalkicking, quick handballing, mid-length handballing and long handballing.
 0
 200m

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   3.2  Huddle and break
Ages   Senior.
2+
20+
Skills   Kicking, Goalkicking, Handball, Crumb.
About
For coaching AFL footballers aged senior, you will need 20 players, 3 cones and 2+ footballs. Use this exercise towards the end of training. This exercise develops short kicking, mid-length kicking, long kicking, goalkicking, quick handballing, mid-length handballing, long handballing and short kicking. The length of this drill is 200 metres for seniors, when coaching juniors you sh...
 3
 200m

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   3.3  Direct to marking targets
Ages   Senior, U/16.
4+
24+
Skills   Kick (goal, long), Handball (average, quick), Contested Mark, Shepherd, Crumb.
About
For coaching AFL footballers aged U/16 to senior, you will need 24 players, 9 cones and 4+ footballs. The length of this drill is 200 metres for seniors, when coaching juniors you should shorten this drill to a more appropriate length. This exercise develops long kicking, goalkicking, quick handballing, mid-length handballing, contested marking, short kicking and short kicking. Use this exercise towards the end of training.
 9
 200m

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   4.1  Extra man at the stoppage
Ages   Senior, U/16, U/14.
1
20+
Skills   *Competitive* Kick (short, long), Handball (quick), Contested Mark, Tackle, Shepherd, Ruck, Crumb.
About
For coaching AFL footballers aged U/14 to senior, you will need 20 players, 4 cones and 1 football. The length of this drill is 70 metres for seniors, when coaching juniors you should shorten this drill to a more appropriate length.Use this exercise towards the end of training. Tackling is used, so consider players with injuries. This exercise develops short kicking, long kicking, q...
 4
 70m

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