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Top tips the basics

Video Transcript: Coaches have the unique opportunity to engage children of all abilities in NAB AFL Auskick. A good coach is an inclusive coach. Here are some basic tips to ensure everyone can play. Attitude matters. Coach's personal attitudes will have a real impact on a child...

Tips for girls of all abilities

Video Transcript: Australian football is a great way for girls of all abilities to make friends, keep active and learn new skills. The NAB AFL Auskick program is for both boys and girls. There is no tackling, modified rules and an inclusive atmosphere. Sport may provide...

This is how I play – Picking up the ball

Video Transcript: Here are some tips to help you to learn how to pick up a football. Keep your eyes on the football. Hold out both of your arms, bend down and pick the ball up with both hands. This is how I play!...

This is how I play – Marking

Video Transcript: There are lots of different ways to mark the football when playing footy. Today I'm going to give you some tips on how to chest mark. First, keep your eyes on the ball at all times. Instead of waiting for the football to come to you,...

This is how I play – Kicking

Video Transcript: One of the first things you learn when playing football is how to kick. Here are some of the tips to help you get started: Hold the football in two hands above the leg you want to kick with. Guide the football down with one...

FAQ for parents of kids without disabilities

Video Transcript: One in five Australian children have a developmental challenge. Our goal is to ensure all children, regardless of ability, can participate in NAB AFL Auskick. As a parent of a child without a disability, you might have some questions about what including kids with disabilities...

Common Concerns of Parents of Kids with Autism

Video Transcript: COACH: 'You might not have ever thought about it, but families of children with disabilities like Autism Spectrum Disorder can sometimes be very anxious about attending a community activity like the NAB AFL Auskick. Kids with autism might find it harder understanding instructions, they...

Preparing your player for NAB AFL Auskick

Video Transcript: As a parent you may be nervous about your child starting NAB AFL Auskick. This is normal and there are a few things you can do before the first Auskick session to help prepare your child. You could visit the ground with your child before...

A young person’s perspective

Video Transcript: I was having anxiety because I'm on an oval. It's a big open space. I don't like big open spaces. Is there a possibility that someone's going to throw a ball at my face? Yes? Get out of there! I like to call it 'heat treatment',...