People who are consistently available and prepared for the various demands of football and life

Athletic qualities can be developed through the incorporation of:

It is important to recognise ‘athletic’ does not mean we select or develop athletes only. Rather, the word athletic reflects an increasing recognition of the need to develop physical qualities in players, not only to support their football development but to enable healthy lifestyles and habits that can keep them playing football and enjoying sport no matter where they progress in the pathway.

Accordingly, the resources provided are appropriate for all ages and abilities to support the development of athletic people.