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4 hours ago, Jacques Le Cube said:

The FFA "C" license takes one week. And as far as I know, the highest level you can coach with it is NPL u/18s.

http://www.ffacoachingresource.com.au/coach-development/advanced-courses-and-pathway/

Yep, the higher levels require you to be in a coaching capacity and to run training drills to accomplish some set tasks and to be graded on afaik.

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From the club's Twitter...he's back at the club and still wearing no. 1.

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5 minutes ago, jw1739 said:

From the club's Twitter...he's back at the club and still wearing no. 1.

Those photos are from last year when those dudes visited CFA

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with no official announcement they're either not sure yet or the deals done for him to stay but he wanted an extended holiday. He was still here while everyone else was on holidays... He's actually currently in Spain on holidays, and had been back home for most of last month, but not sure what that means for his future here... I really hope he stays as a coach/mentor. He's got plenty of much needed experience and a great professional. Could teach some of the boys a thing or two or ten...

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1 hour ago, Dylan said:

Those photos are from last year when those dudes visited CFA

You mean we're reduced to re-tweeting crap from last year? FMD. (And my apologies to all on here.)

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19 minutes ago, jw1739 said:

You mean we're reduced to re-tweeting crap from last year? FMD. (And my apologies to all on here.)

Slow news days on the forum

 

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49 minutes ago, jw1739 said:

You mean we're reduced to re-tweeting crap from last year? FMD. (And my apologies to all on here.)

Haha calm down JW, they tweeted those pictures because Robert Whittaker won a title in the UFC and he'd been down at the club doing some PR work last season, which is when they were taken.

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43 minutes ago, Embee said:

Haha calm down JW, they tweeted those pictures because Robert Whittaker won a title in the UFC and he'd been down at the club doing some PR work last season, which is when they were taken.

TBC I've never heard of either Robert Whittaker or UFC until today. You may well laugh at that, but it's the same when people talk about transfer targets - I have to go and look most of them up with Google. Assuming that the target audience know what you are talking about is one of the fundamental mistakes people make in PR. Been there and done that I can assure you.

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4 minutes ago, jw1739 said:

TBC I've never heard of either Robert Whittaker or UFC until today. You may well laugh at that, but it's the same when people talk about transfer targets - I have to go and look most of them up with Google. Assuming that the target audience know what you are talking about is one of the fundamental mistakes people make in PR. Been there and done that I can assure you.

I'm not judging you for not knowing, I don't really care about UFC either, I'm just giving you the context behind the tweets. They're not just randomly retweeting things from last season.

They didn't 'assume' anything either, the accompanying tweet literally says "congratulations to Robert Whittaker on becoming UFC champion" and just so happens to have some photos of him doing a PR appearance with us last season, which was tweeted at the time. Should they have also written "Here's some pics of him last year with Sorensen, mind you, Tommy isn't actually back yet and is no longer a player, just incase you're confused"?

I don't see what there is to be annoyed about here

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Signed another year.

Next

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Haven't heard of UFC? Where have you been living? It was inescapable when the Rhonda Rousey show was in Melbourne and every radio station and newspaper has dissected the McGregor V Mayweather fight. Plus there's been heaps in the news over the years regarding cage fighting legislation in Australia. Pubs all over the country frequently advertise their own little UFC events with drink and food specials. The bigger fights always make the news.

Not having a crack @jw1739, it's just legitimately amazing that you've somehow managed to dodge it until now. It's very much a mainstream sport.

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1 hour ago, Jimmy said:

Haven't heard of UFC? Where have you been living? It was inescapable when the Rhonda Rousey show was in Melbourne and every radio station and newspaper has dissected the McGregor V Mayweather fight. Plus there's been heaps in the news over the years regarding cage fighting legislation in Australia. Pubs all over the country frequently advertise their own little UFC events with drink and food specials. The bigger fights always make the news.

Not having a crack @jw1739, it's just legitimately amazing that you've somehow managed to dodge it until now. It's very much a mainstream sport.

I don't class myself as a mainstream sports fan. Really only interested these days in football and cycling. The only time I'd noted mixed martial arts was as MMA, but never heard of UFC, which I gather is some U.S. promotion company. 

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1 hour ago, jw1739 said:

I don't class myself as a mainstream sports fan. Really only interested these days in football and cycling. The only time I'd noted mixed martial arts was as MMA, but never heard of UFC, which I gather is some U.S. promotion company. 

Cycling? Like you cycle steroids? 

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5 hours ago, Jimmy said:

Haven't heard of UFC? Where have you been living? It was inescapable when the Rhonda Rousey show was in Melbourne and every radio station and newspaper has dissected the McGregor V Mayweather fight. Plus there's been heaps in the news over the years regarding cage fighting legislation in Australia. Pubs all over the country frequently advertise their own little UFC events with drink and food specials. The bigger fights always make the news.

Not having a crack @jw1739, it's just legitimately amazing that you've somehow managed to dodge it until now. It's very much a mainstream sport.

I liked the early years, from Royce Gracie and Ken Shamrock and Randy Couture, up till when you had guys like Tito Ortiz, Rich Franklin and Nick Diaz. After it became more about the show than the fight I lost interest, the commentators seemed to get more stupid and I swear half of the 'show' came across as bs.

Ballator MMA was started by fighters who were continually pissed off with Dana White, I haven't watched much of it though (maybe 4 fights) and that was years ago, I prefer boxing again now, less bs and Don King (now he is involved with UFC).

My 2 cents on the UFC thing, but even my sister knows what it is and she hates sports in general, but I guess anything is possible.

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22 hours ago, jw1739 said:

I don't class myself as a mainstream sports fan. Really only interested these days in football and cycling. The only time I'd noted mixed martial arts was as MMA, but never heard of UFC, which I gather is some U.S. promotion company. 

Weren't you bagging out cyclists on Beach Rd around 6 months ago in the other sub forum? 

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On his way back, club probably gave him a nice long holiday to end his playing career

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On 7/11/2017 at 5:35 PM, hedaik said:

Weren't you bagging out cyclists on Beach Rd around 6 months ago in the other sub forum? 

If I was I don't resile from it because they are a bloody pest on Beach Road, but that's got nothing to do with my interest in professional road racing.

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2 hours ago, jw1739 said:

If I was I don't resile from it because they are a bloody pest on Beach Road, but that's got nothing to do with my interest in professional road racing.

Just seems odd to me for 2 reasons:

-That you'd follow a sport where the breeding ground for the competitors are places exactly like Beach Rd. 
-That you didn't understand why the cycle path along the bay is no good for a road cyclist (or any cyclist who wants to go faster than grandma speed)

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7 hours ago, jw1739 said:

If I was I don't resile from it because they are a bloody pest on Beach Road, but that's got nothing to do with my interest in professional road racing.

Truck off pfff bike off. They all ride past with their riding suits and gear. 

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Flying back to Melbourne today, expect an announcement shortly

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Posted (edited)

38 minutes ago, Andrew Edmonds said:

Flying back to Melbourne today, expect an announcement shortly

GK Coach 2 year contract

Not inside information, just pulled it out of my arse ^

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