Kelvin Giles | An Athlete Development Model | Prepare Like a Pro

Kelvin Giles | An Athlete Development Model | Prepare Like a Pro

I know I seem to just be meddling again but with the new UKA Coaching Development Strategy underway it is important that everyone keeps on trying…

Jack Mclean: How to Develop an AFL Body | Prepare Like a Pro

Jack Mclean: How to Develop an AFL Body | Prepare Like a Pro

1. Jack Mclean is a professional AFL strength & conditioning coach who knows a thing or two about preparing athletes for the rigours of the…

Dean Benton: Sprint running for football codes | Prepare Like a Pro

Dean Benton: Sprint running for football codes | Prepare Like a Pro

Who has influenced your coaching philosophy the most? I have always tried to maintain a balance between developing my experience-based knowledge and knowledge-based experience. With…

How to Optimize Your Football Clubs Preseason Training

How to Optimize Your Football Clubs Preseason Training

As a strength and conditioning coach or sport scientist, you know that preseason is a crucial time for athletes. This is the time when they…

Why you need to prepare like a pro if you want to make it to the AFL

Why you need to prepare like a pro if you want to make it to the AFL

If you want to play professional Australian rules football, you need to prepare like a pro. This 8-week training plan will help you develop the…

What Footy Players Do During the Off-Season

What Footy Players Do During the Off-Season

The off-season is a crucial time for footy players. They use this time to rest and recover from the previous season, but they also continue…

Does player wellness affect AFL individual match day performance?

Does player wellness affect AFL individual match day performance?

  Aim and hypothesis The aim of my research is to investigate whether players’ self-reported wellness metrics such as Sleep quality, Mood, Muscle soreness, and…

Is Jaspa Fletcher the Next Big Thing?

Is Jaspa Fletcher the Next Big Thing?

There’s no doubt that Jaspa Fletcher is one of the most promising young Australian rules football players in this year’s draft. The 18-year-old has a…

How many hours do AFL players train during the season? | Prepare Like a Pro

How many hours do AFL players train during the season? | Prepare Like a Pro

AFL players are some of the fittest athletes in the world. They train hard throughout the season to make sure they are in peak condition…

How Far Do AFL Players Run In A Football Game? | Prepare Like a Pro

How Far Do AFL Players Run In A Football Game? | Prepare Like a Pro

AFL players are some of the fittest athletes in the world. They need to be able to run long distances at high speeds, change direction…

Defining the “dose” of altitude training: how high to live for optimal sea level performance enhancement

Defining the “dose” of altitude training: how high to live for optimal sea level performance enhancement

Summary The broader research of this study was to determine the minimal effective dose for living high and training low. This article suggest that previous…

What You Really Need to Know as a Strength & Conditioning Coach | Prepare Like a Pro

What You Really Need to Know as a Strength & Conditioning Coach | Prepare Like a Pro

As a strength and conditioning coach, you have the critical task of helping athletes reach their potential. You work with them to improve their athleticism…

How to train like an AFL Elite Midfielder | Prep Like A Pro

How to train like an AFL Elite Midfielder | Prep Like A Pro

SPORT PROFILE FOR AN MALE AFL MIDFIELDER KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS The AFL elite male midfielder position demand can change due to many factors such as…

3 Benefits of Having a Coach to Individualise Your Program | Prepare Like a Pro

3 Benefits of Having a Coach to Individualise Your Program | Prepare Like a Pro

When it comes to working out, many people think that they can do it on their own. This may be true for some people, but…

Platform Review: Playertek GPS

Platform Review: Playertek GPS

https://youtu.be/USd3t4ddsBM Today, we’re going to be taking a look at the Playertek GPS football tracking system. This is a platform that allows you to track…