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150 Years of Australian Football in Queensland?

The first game of Australian Football in Queensland occurred in 1866 well before any of the other football codes began to be played in this state. Now, in the 150th year of our game in Queensland, there is a group of men and women sitting down, sifting through records, programs, newspaper reports and photographs, writing histories of their clubs and football leagues so that our game’s history is preserved for future generations. The article looks briefly at the history of the game in Queensland and notes that “Project Q150” is about preserving that history.

Teaching Junior Players the Art of Rucking in Australian Football

My overriding aim in coaching all my teams over my coaching career was to develop every player irrespective of their ability or any importance in winning. This was especially true of my coaching young players beginning their football career. Therefore, I taught every player the skills necessary to act as a ruckman. Our author details the training regime he used to teach his players the art of rucking. He details it from how he started with the younger players and details the steps he took to develop their skill.

What Are The Different Types Of Football Boot Soles?

When buying football boots most people look at the upper parts of the shoes for breathability comfort and stability. But the sole of your soccer cleats should also be taken into consideration because they determine the kind of experience you have especially when moving and running on the different playing surfaces. You should ensure that the sole matched the type of surface or ground you will be playing in to get the most from your activity.

NFL Personal Injury

Concussions, Parkinson’s, and Alzheimer’s are just a few of the things that may be linked to repeated concussions – the type of concussions that professional NFL players often sustain. Research into the impact of multiple concussions has been in the works for many years now, but it was only recently that a slew of NFL players have brought a personal injury case against the NFL for these injuries.

Bankruptcy: An NFL Player Trend

Football fans are beginning to get the fever as a new season approaches. I know I am. Why? Because I have heard from a very reliable source that the GIANTS are going all the way this year. Seriously, they are. It’s going to happen.

There’s a Storm Brewing in Seattle and the LOB Is the Reason!

John Schneider, Pete Carroll and the Seahawks front office have been atop of the NFL the last few seasons. Yes, they have drafted unbelievably well. They have found diamonds in the rough in late rounds of the NFL Draft. Richard Sherman, Kam Chancellor, Malcolm Smith, J.R. Sweezy, Byron Maxwell, (undrafted rookies) Doug Baldwin, Jermaine Kearse, & Thomas Rawls have all been a huge part of the Seattle Seahawks success. It is not the only reason though.

American Football: Brief History

American football is really an interesting and amazing sport that epitomizes human spirit, competitiveness, and endurance to win. Only 60 nations has adopted this sport as a national sport, but past records suggest people have been playing this sport since ancient times. Ancient Greeks and Romans used this sport to train their warriors. It is believed that Chinese are playing football for 3000 years. However, the modern day football started from England.

Goal Umpiring in Australian Football for the Newcomer

In junior Australian Football, parents are often asked to be Goal Umpires. Many have no experience of the game and are reluctant to take on this responsibility. This article will offer several hints for parents on how to become a competent goal umpire for junior games. These hints include a discussion on the rules related to scoring; where to stand and how to move around the goals and what the goal umpire does when a score is registered.

School Football – A Simple Game Plan for Australian Football

In 1986, our author was charged with the responsibility of coaching the second string team from my region in the State Schoolboys’ Australian Football Championships. In that training session, he concentrated on a long kicking approach to the game and on getting to the contest. He explained to the boys that the game plan would be simple, direct football as each game was only four by fifteen minute quarters. In the article the author goes on to explain his approach to gaining the most out of each player and how he involved them in helping him create the best team combination.

Coaching a School Football Team in Queensland

In my early years as a teacher coach of Australian Football, I would have training after school at least once a week. In later years, this became untenable as boys began to work after school and many had to catch buses home. So I would have one formal training session a week during lunch hour. Our author details how he organised his training; how he arranged for informal practice and how he worked with his team on game day in a Queensland high school where Australian Football was a minor sport.

What To Look For Before Buying Football

Everyone has heard about the game of football. It is widely played with full zeal in various countries. The game is full of excitement & pleasure. In this game, every team has eleven players on its side including the goalie.

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