Coaches believe social distancing will be the most difficult aspect when training resumes on Monday.
AFL Victoria released its 'coronavirus edict' on Tuesday, outlining the regulations clubs and players must follow, which includes at least one COVID-Safe officer and register of participants.
"Probably the social distancing, the 1.5m whilst training," North Albury coach Isaac Muller said when quizzed on what will be the hardest guideline to police.
"I think it's great we're getting back to training, but trying to keep that social distancing is going to be challenging.
"Designing drills with 10 people is hard enough as well."
Players can train in groups of 10 with a second group allowed on the oval at the same time, provided they do not come close to each other. The ground will also be split into two zones.
"I suppose having 20 on the ground and keeping them separated could be a challenge, but we'll be able to work with that," Wodonga Raiders' coach Jarrod Hodgkin said.
Muller is planning on all players completing two sessions a week.
"Because you're limited to 10 players per group and only two groups on the field at once, with 60 players, we're going to have to do three nights a week in Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday," he said.
"The boys will do one of those sessions, so three lots of 20 and then all 60 players will do three different sessions on Saturday, running from the morning to just after lunch."
Muller was about to start his second year of coaching after guiding the Hoppers to three wins, an outstanding effort considering the number of star players who departed over summer.
Generally, the first year of coaching is considered the most difficult, but the 23-year-old says this disrupted season has already passed his baptism of fire.
"I think it has because you don't have that reassurance of where you're up to," he said.
"At least when you're playing, even if it is your first year, say we lost by 100 points, you know where you stand, whereas this whole time, you just don't know where you are."
Hodgkin is also entering his second season, but he did what few players have done, certainly in the modern era, by snaring the Morris Medal as a coach.
"I wouldn't say this year is harder, I'd say it's going to present more challenges," he said.
"But I'd say I'm better equipped to deal with those challenges after spending last year coaching and the year before as an assistant coach."
Muller says the inability to monitor players has been another difficult component during the individual training for much of the past two months.
"Spot on, you don't get to see the players, you don't know what condition they're in," he said.
"I love being able to educate the players in terms of running patterns and the ability to shift the footy across the field, but all that's been taken away.
"The old Zoom chat hasn't been that easy to illustrate a lot of that (laughs).
"Trying to keep the boys motivated is challenging through a cold winter, let alone when you're not playing and not sure whether we will be playing.
"Now that we're able to get around one another, it will be really good for a couple of weeks, but then we will need to know from league officials whether we play."
The uncertainty also naturally has a major impact on planning by club officials.
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"Clubs are not sure how to prepare, are they going to prepare for this year and get the funds up to pay the guys, on whatever level that may be?," Hodgkin asked.
"If it gets called off, the earlier the better, so they can plan for next year."
Almost two months ago at a delegates meeting, the O and M proposed three starting dates of June 27, July 25 and August 8 for a nine-round season, plus finals.