FOOTYEDGE

The Future of AFL Football

FootyEDGE

FootyEDGE was first delivered to the West Coast Eagles in 2004-2006 and is now exclusively available at Olympic & The Wilding Project.

AFL footballers take the hardest hits and are exposed to unpredictable situations. FootyEDGE trains athletes to survive these moments and exploit them to their advantage.

In Australian Rules Football, improved proprioception, co-ordination and aerial awareness provide massive competitive advantages and improved injury prevention.

FootyEDGE is a completely unique skill-based movement program for 14+yrs of age and designed specifically for achieving injury prevention and enhanced performance in men’s and women’s Australian Rules Football.

TRAINER PROFILE:

Daniel Grigson is a former team member of the Australian National Gymnastics team (1990-2000). He completed a degree in Exercise Science at the University of Western Australia and played 100 games of amateur football in the WAAFL. Daniel has successfully worked in the fitness and gymnastic industry since 2005 and delivered FootyEDGE to the West Coast Eagles.

AIMS:

Through the acquisition of movement skills the program will increase sport specific:

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Proprioception

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Aerial awareness

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Balance

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Hand-eye co-ordination

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... and FUN!

MOVEMENT SKILLS & ACTIVITIES:

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Creative plyometric, leg speed, balance and relevant hand-eye activities

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Whole-body mobility exercises

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Impact disbursement through safety and emergency ground rolls

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Impact bracing from height using emergency rolls

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Effective landing and falling

The program teaches a wide range of movement skills and integrates these in simulated football drills, activities and scenarios: contested ball, lateral marking, shoulder marks, tunneling, safe landings, football protection, backing into packs

BENEFITS:

By achieving the aims and learning movement skills athletes will:

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Have better situational awareness

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Reduced risk of injury

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Dispersing forces during landing

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Improve game-flow

COSTS, DATES & TIMES:

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The program runs for 6 weeks and demands full commitment from participants 14yrs+

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As an introductory offer the cost of the program is $190: $150 (tuition) and $40 (club membership and insurance)

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Sessions are on Wednesday nights from 6:00PM - 7:15PM.

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Try before you buy?.. A trial pass can be purchased on our website for $25.00!