Academy training sessions focus on the individual skill development of the athlete. These are the sports-specific fundamental skills that are relevant to the athlete's ability to progress through the development pathway in their sport.
These skills are the TECHNICAL skills required to play the sport and can include:
- Positional specific
Athletes are given the opportunity to develop their fundamental skills throughout varied playing positions and environments, along with individual and team skills in training and competition environments. The team skill structures, concepts and set plays focus on those used at state trial or state squad level. This allows athletes to develop and practice the skills required to be successful, in moving on the athlete development pathway.