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Didn’t Trac kick 26.4 in his second season. His goal kicking has clearly regressed, no excuses for it either since he nails field kicks for fun.
Trac suffers from stage fright. He should take a Ben Brown sized run up before each set shot, but actually run and kick as if it’s a field kick.
 

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I've always said you're very observant mate. 👍
I don’t know what he and Ben Simmons were doing in their formative years, but they both contracted the same disease.

When I was watching the 2018 season, I almost came to hate the guy. But I’ve come to really appreciate all the other things he brings to the game, and would definitely say I’m a fan. Pressure set kicks just ain’t it for him though.
 

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I don’t know what he and Ben Simmons were doing in their formative years, but they both contracted the same disease.

When I was watching the 2018 season, I almost came to hate the guy. But I’ve come to really appreciate all the other things he brings to the game, and would definitely say I’m a fan. Pressure set kicks just ain’t it for him though.
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Not the first person either to suggest blokes do that same method for kicking either to try and take the overthinking out of it.

It's all about the ball drop, from a field kick it rarely drops from right above your shoe, set shots people overthink it and then create this weird process which is nothing like their normal action
 

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Not the first person either to suggest blokes do that same method for kicking either to try and take the overthinking out of it.

It's all about the ball drop, from a field kick it rarely drops from right above your shoe, set shots people overthink it and then create this weird process which is nothing like their normal action
And if it’s from a spot that allows for it, at the end of his run up he should play on, run to the right and snap it. Seems like that’s his most reliable shot.

Also, I obviously have no idea about the technical aspects of kicking the ball. I may have to get my hands on a Sherrin and give it a go.
 
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Not the first person either to suggest blokes do that same method for kicking either to try and take the overthinking out of it.

It's all about the ball drop, from a field kick it rarely drops from right above your shoe, set shots people overthink it and then create this weird process which is nothing like their normal action
We need some sort of Lab to further explore this.


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