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Brandon Defina - headcoach - PlayersVoice
Brandon Defina - headcoach - PlayersVoice

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A blurry line on the screen

Brandon Defina - Contributor

To be the best, LOL pro Brandon Defina has to spend 10-12 hours a day staring at a screen. Yet to keep his mind sharp & in the game, rather than stressed, there are other things that he has to do, too.
Dale Thomas - headcoach - PlayersVoice
Dale Thomas - headcoach - PlayersVoice

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First game, first minute, disaster

Dale Thomas - Contributor

Few AFL players have copped the criticism that Dale Thomas has at Carlton. Within a few days at the Blues, he had the toughest time of his career and the best moment of his life.
Usman Khawaja - headcoach - PlayersVoice
Usman Khawaja - headcoach - PlayersVoice

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Praying is my meditation

Usman Khawaja - Founding Contributor

Usman Khawaja counts his Muslim faith as 'the most important part of my identity'. He explains how religion has kept him level through an at-times tumultuous career.
James Tedesco - headcoach - PlayersVoice
James Tedesco - headcoach - PlayersVoice

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Carried off in front of my family

James Tedesco - Contributor

He did his ACL in his NRL debut. And he was booed in a loss against his old team to start this season. Here is how NSW Blues star James Tedesco dealt with setbacks that he couldn’t keep out of his head.
Daniel Arzani - headcoach - PlayersVoice
Daniel Arzani - headcoach - PlayersVoice

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Trying to do everything right

Daniel Arzani - Contributor

Kurtley Beale - headcoach - PlayersVoice
Kurtley Beale - headcoach - PlayersVoice

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Turning racism into motivation

Kurtley Beale - Contributor

I have had to find ways of dealing with challenges in my life on and off the field… I do this by relying on close relationships and keeping a positive mindset. This helps my mental health just as much as my physical wellbeing.
Tom Boyd - headcoach - PlayersVoice
Tom Boyd - headcoach - PlayersVoice

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I barely slept for six weeks

Tom Boyd - Contributor

Tom Boyd was an AFL Grand Final hero for Western Bulldogs. Yet that fairytale season covered up mental health problems with frightening symptoms.