After the success of the inaugural Trends of the Game breakfast in 2007, this initiative will be in full swing again this year. The Trends initiative provides valuable information regarding skills and tactics currently in the game from Australia and the World’s leading Coaches. This information is useful for Coaches, Players, Referees and even spectators of the sport, from the park right through to elite level. Join Australian Men’s Open Coach Tony Trad, Women’s Open Coach Kerry Norman, and Mixed Open Coach Bernie Morrison and National Referee’s Director Lou Tompkins, as they discuss the latest trends across the game. Attendees will be able to have their questions answered by presenters in an open forum environment. A continental breakfast of cereal, fruit, yoghurt & juice will be provided to all participantsDate: Thursday 18th SeptemberVenue: Coffs Harbour Ex-Services Club Cnr Pacific Hwy & Vernon Street Coffs HarbourTime: 7.30 – 9am (first games commence at 10am on this day)Cost: $5RSVP: [email protected] by Friday 12th SeptemberThe 2008 Trends of the Game DVD will also be launched at this event. With the theme of ‘Back to Basics’, these coaches have discussed areas of the game including defensive body positioning, creating space, performing the switch and the referee two-by-two-by-two system. This is supported by vision and breakdown of these techniques. The Trends of the Game 2008 DVD will be available at the breakfast for attendees for the reduced price of $10. Following the event it will be available at the TFA Online Shop at www.austouch.com.au for $15 plus postage.