Player Development - Posted on September 11th, 2013

Colchester Gladiators American Football Club is committed to the development of their players attributes. Part of the Club’s development plan is to publish articles and advice on strength, conditioning, nutrition etc. for all players to evaluate.

Please find below articles – previously sanctioned by the BAFL organisation – on performance, injury care, strength/power & mental preparation.

Click on the link required below (all PDF files).

GLADIATOR BLUE BAFL Performance – Developing Physical and Mental Skills

GLADIATOR BLUE Acute Injury Care

GLADIATOR BLUE Strength & Power

GLADIATOR BLUE Mental Preperation

Below is a video from USA Football to guide in the correct way to tackle, this should be watched and adhered to to avoid potential head and neck injuries:

USA Football – How To Tackle


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