Tackle Your Feelings

Champion positive change in mental health at your Football & Netball Club

Tackle Your Feelings is a free mental health training program for community football and netball coaches and players, as well as committee members, umpires and other club support staff.

Established in 2018 by the AFL Coaches Association, AFL Players’ Association and Zurich Insurance, the program is based on the education delivered to the AFL industry, and is led by high profile player and coach ambassadors.

Tackle Your Feelings workshops are delivered by a local psychologist. the program aims to help participants gain tools to Understand, Recognise and Respond to signs of mental ill-health in their players.

In 2023, the Tackle Your Feelings program was delivered to more than 3000 participants from 180 clubs via 156 workshops across Australia

2024 Tackle Your Feelings Program

If you would like more information about getting your club involved for 2024, please contact Luke Maher using the email button below.

Learn more about how this program can benefit your club’s coaches and playing groups. Watch this video from a 2022 Tackle Your Feelings session at St Mary’s Sporting Club.

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