Ten Awesome Reasons To Join The Academy

Ten Awesome Reasons To Join The Academy


Ten Awesome Reasons To Join The Academy

Posted by Brett Hardiman | February 2, 2018 | Uncategorised
Handball at the Simon Black Academy

If you’re looking for an awesome way to play and train footy at an elite level while you earn your Uni degree–the Simon Black Academy is the place for you.

There are LOADS of reasons to join the Academy–just see what some of our past and current students have to say!–so we’ve put together our TOP TEN reasons why YOU should consider the Academy.

Top 10 Reasons To Join The Academy 

  1. Get elite level coaching by current and past Australian Rules Players on a daily basis as you take your game to a new level
  2. Surround yourself with like-minded people passionate about footy
  3. Study a Diploma of Sports Development (Elite)
  4. On top of our football, strength & conditioning and education programs, you will participate in personal development programs that focus on leadership, goal-setting and resilience
  5. Each student works 1:1 with Strength & Conditioning coaches to create individualised programs to ensure max performance.
  6. FEE-HELP is available for eligible student*
  7. Depending on your personal situation, you may not need an ATAR to join the academy.  Ask us about alternative entry
  8. Receive a Level 1 Coaching Accreditation – start your path to coaching along!
  9. Receive a Level 1 Umpiring Accreditation – learn how to become a match official!
  10. Did we mention you get to play and train footy every day!  What more is there to do?

AFL 9s Melbourne Simon Black Academy team photo

If you would like to take your footy – and your life to the next level get in touch with us today.

*FEE-HELP is a loan scheme that assists eligible fee paying students to pay their tuition fees. Eligible person may borrow up to the FEE-HELP limit to pay tuition fees over their lifetime.
For 2017, the FEE HELP limit is $100,879 for most students. The FEE-HELP limit is indexed on 1 January each year (as measured by the CPI index). A loan fee of 25% applies to FEE-HELP loans for undergraduate courses of study only. Indexation and the loan fee do not count towards your FEE-HELP limit.
Students repay the loan to the Australian Government through the tax system once a student reaches the minimum income threshold level for repayment, which for 2015-16 is $54,126.

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