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03 Jan Website Revamp

The Modern Game website has been revamped - what do you think? The main changes are the look and feel of the site, choosing to go for something more clean and simple  and the latest blogs are now scrolling across the top of the screen with previous posts listed below.  If you have a story or article you would like to promote or share, send it through to me ( and I will happily upload it on to the site.
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01 Nov Implementing a Club ‘Coach Development Program’

The role of a junior coach is often taken up by the parent of a player in the team and, while some have a background in the game and a solid understanding of the role, many say ‘yes’ to the role because there is no-one else. Either way, the role is always much greater than they anticipate and at some stage through their journey, they will be looking for direction, guidance and support across a myriad of situations.

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14 Oct TMG Coaching Folders

The Modern Game has developed an age group specific coaching folder that includes resources and reference material to support both new and experienced coaches.  Separated into 5 sections, the folder contains descriptive information on the role of a junior coach, resources for training sessions and game day,  basic information on nutrition/fitness and most importantly, an age specific curriculum which provides a great reference to ensure the teaching and learning remains relevant.
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19 May UFTG – Terry Hopkins Junior Development Foundation

On Saturday 19th May, The Moden Game were very priveledged to be invited and asked to speak at the UFTG Terry Hopkins Foundation annual luncheon. The THF has set up some fantastic initiatives for the development of junior footballers at Upper Ferntree Gully Football Club and The Modern Game partnership is strongly supported  by the THF and goes 'hand in glove' with what we are both trying to achieve.
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