Mental Preparation & Motivation

Playing AFL requires the physical and technical skills but also requires mental skills or mental toughness. Get tips and strategies on how to enable players to give their best performance.

Help Topics
  • Mental Toughness: Tips and strategies to developing mental toughness in AFL
  • The Mental Side of AFL: Research and observations of sport and performance psychologists show there a number of common mental errors made by those who don't make it  
  • Succesful Goal Kicking: Learn techniques to focus on a postive result and avoid giving into the negative image when taking a set shot at goal
  • Staying Focused: Characteristics of being in the zone and strategies for players to get there more often and with better results
  • When to Bake: Kevin Sheedy discusses appropriate times to bake players as a means to motivate a player and/or team