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TRAINING: Monday 8th August 2022



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11.30 am start.

Plenty in runners, so expecting some running.

Sparg's, Viney and Kossi (with his knee taped) have light duties.

No BBB,

Rehab has, Tmac, Rosman and Moniz-wakefield.

Same as last Monday, on for 30 minutes, mainly running with a casual kick for goal, then back to the sheds.

I think Kossi will be good, though was favouring his taped leg.

The rehab group is still working hard. 

 

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And even more on closing up the shop to everyone.i think it's important now.

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49 minutes ago, layzie said:

How was everyone looking spriit wise? I'm sure they were just as annoyed as us. 

Very upbeat, it was a beautiful day out there.

All were talking in there small groups as they did laps.

When I applauded a few as they went around, I could see them say (body language wise), we don't deserve that!

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17 minutes ago, CYB said:

Its imperative they move on. So good on them. 

Move on to the dolls and the needles

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Why wouldnt you take Spargo, Tracc and ANB and a few others for 2 hours of goal kicking and drill a set shot routine into them?? Astounding!

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56 minutes ago, kev martin said:

Very upbeat, it was a beautiful day out there.

All were talking in there small groups as they did laps.

When I applauded a few as they went around, I could see them say (body language wise), we don't deserve that!

Not surprised, glad to hear the general feeling was upbeat though. It'swhat they need right now.

Cheers!

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19 minutes ago, picket fence said:

Why wouldnt you take Spargo, Tracc and ANB and a few others for 2 hours of goal kicking and drill a set shot routine into them?? Astounding!

I agree, the drill was completed at there own pace and without any supervision.

Would love it to be done with an expert giving immediate feedback to them. They need it.

You can see them looking around for assistance when they do howlers.

Oliver couldn't hit the barn door this morning,  same with Bowey till he adjusted, then went on to try and kick the miracles (reverse bananas from the boundry), Sparrow also needed some resets till he got it going.

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1 hour ago, picket fence said:

Why wouldnt you take Spargo, Tracc and ANB and a few others for 2 hours of goal kicking and drill a set shot routine into them?? Astounding!

Because for those down on goal kicking form, it might be between the ears and not a technical issue. Repetition at training isn’t always the solution. They all know how to kick a goal. 
 

Ruthlessness is a mindset, not at technique. 

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47 minutes ago, Smokey said:

Because for those down on goal kicking form, it might be between the ears and not a technical issue. Repetition at training isn’t always the solution. They all know how to kick a goal. 
 

Ruthlessness is a mindset, not at technique. 

In some cases it's poor technique. Those that are hook foots, struggle with set shots within 40 metres. It doesn't impact their field kicking, because it gives them power and they have a greater margin for error. Max is the worst offender, and Trac is next. Salem is also a hook foot, so I'd rather him taking a shot from 50m than 35m. 

Choco Williams has that special footy with the line up the middle which should eradicate the hook foots. Max and Trac should be practising their goal kicking with it.

BBB and Fritsch have excellent techniques, but unfortunately have to take low percentage shots from the forward pocket. JVR also has an excellent technique, and it's just a shame that our match committee are too stubborn to play him.

ANB and Spargo are technically sound, but ANB's confidence is shot, and Spargo lakes penetration over distance with his kicking. Repetition at training won't help them.

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