Since 2009, Malcolm Bangs has presented his innovative approach to Contact and Tackling skills at AFL, AFLW, VFL, VFLW, Tac Cup, State & Interleague level. Currently holding extended Coaching & Consultancy roles with the Geelong Cats FC (AFL), Carlton Blues FC (AFLW), Melbourne University & Diamond Creek WFC’s (VFLW) and the Calder Cannons FC (TAC Cup). See a full list of current & previous clients below.

The fully adaptable programs are designed to meet the specific needs of your Club, Team and Players. Whether it be a safety based program to promote the reduction of injuries such as concussions, or an elite contact and tackling program. They are designed to not only educate the players, but also coaching staff so that the skills learned can be practiced, monitored and adapted.

All programs are developmentally driven aiming to compliment all aspects of tackling to ensure the skills learned continue to not only improve but expand over time.

  • Tackling
  • Reduction of Injury
  • Contested Football
  • 1:1 Positional Dominance
  • Effective Use of Core Strength & Stability
  • Performance Under Pressure
  • Confidence
  • Team Building
  • Clarity & Focus under Fatigue
  • Grappling/Wrestling For Football

Now considered by many to be the best Australian Rules Football Contact & Tackling Skills Coach in the country, you too can utilize Malcolm's expertise and reap the benefits of his experience and innovation.

Contact Malcolm Bangs Tackles & Takedowns for further details or to book your teams session.

Past and Present Clientele (Australian Rules Football)

Geelong Cats FC 
Carlton Blues FC AFLW 
Western Bulldogs FC 
Casey Scorpions FC
Box Hill Hawks FC
Western Jets FC 
Eastern Ranges FC
Oakleigh Chargers FC 
Calder Cannons FC
Vic Metro U/16’s
Vic Metro U/18’s
Vic Metro U/18’s Youth Girls
Vic Country U/18’s Youth Girls
AFL Victoria Women's Academy
AFL Victoria Level 2 Coaching Presenter
East Burwood WFC
Scoresby WFC
Melbourne University WFC
Calder Cannons Youth Girls
VWFL All Stars
Victorian Women's State Team
Western Bulldogs Women’s Team
Mt. Evelyn WFC
Bayswater WFC
Ferntree Gully WFC
Norwood WFC
Diamond Creek WFC
VWFL Youth Girls Level 1 Course
Templestowe FC
Forest Hill FC
Knox JFC
Upper Ferntree Gully FC
Upper Ferntree Gully JFC
Ferntree Gully JFC
Scoresby JFC
Mulgrave FC
East Ringwood FC
Vermont JFC
Blackburn JFC
Mooroolbark JFC
EFL Level 1 Coaching Presenter
Essendon Doutta Stars JFC
Northcote JFC
Mossgeil Park JFC
Narre Warren South JFC
Rowville JFC
East Malvern JFC
Macedon FC
RDFL Level 1 Coaching Presenter
Upwey Tecoma FC
Upwey Tecoma JFC
Emerald JFC
YRJFL Interleague U/15’s
YRJFL Interleague U/16’s
Mt Lilydale FC
Old Scotch FC
St. Kevin’s Old Boys FC
Rowville Sports Academy 
Xavier College Kostka Hall
Olinda-Tecoma FC
AFLVic Sth East Level 1 Coaching Presenter
Seaford WFC
Hallam Sports Academy 
Port Melbourne Colts FC
WRFL Level 1 Coaching Presenter
Aquinas Old Collegians FC
Skye FC
Glen Eira FC
EFL Interleague U/14's
EFL Interleague U/15's
Sunbury WFC
Coldstream JFC
Siena College 
West Preston Lakeside JFC
Cranbourne WFC
Essendon FC Next Gen Academy 
V - Squad 
Blackburn FC 
Wandin FC 
Berwick FC 
Newport JFC 
Caulfield Grammarians WFC 
Collingwood FC Next Gen Academy
Old Xaverians FC
Lysterfield JFC
Old Geelong FC 
Hampton JFC 
Prahran JFC 
Darebin WFC 
Yarra Valley Grammar School 
AFL Team Canada - Northern Lights
AFL Team Canada - North Wind 
Kilmore JFC 
Collingwood FC Daicos Academy 
Brunswick Renegades WFC
Wantirna South JFC
Chadstone FC
Keilor JFC
Barwon Heads JFC
Warrandyte JFC
Greensborough Girls Football Academy
South Morang JFC
Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar
South Melbourne Districts FC
East Brighton FC
MPJFL Interleague
Mount Martha JFC
South Mornington JFC
Westmeadows JFC