AFL Force Back

This programme focuses on the two main fundamental skills of AFL, Kick and Catch. Through a modified game participants gain an insight into the skills required for the bigger game of AFL, that can also be used as a Have a go or participation/social competition.

 

With the introduction of AFL Force Back through Have a go or Competition, links can be made to Secondary School AFL Cup Interschool competition and  outside of school opportunities with the AFL New Zealand Youth Competition.

Benefits:

  1. Provides an affinity to the sport
  2. Develop skills that can be transferred across codes
  3. Leads into a Player Pathway for the students, promoting and increasing physical activity
  4. Links to curriculum – Ball Sports, International Sports, skill acquisition

Session Overview & Content:

Instruction on skills and competition King of the court or Round Robin.

Sessions:

  • One off or over a number of days the competition can be adjusted to suit the requirements of the school/group

Time:

  • Lunchtime is the recommended time for the competition, but can also be used during curriculum time

Resources:

  • Any field is sufficient to play AFL Force Back, if fields are closed or there’s bad weather, courts or gym works really well.
  • All resources in the form of footballs, cones and field set up will be supplied by AFLNZ.

Costs:

$35 + gst is the cost for an AFL New Zealand Coach for 1 hour per class up to 30. AFL New Zealand is involved in funded programmes that can reduce costs for your school in some cases.

 

 

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