Ulster GAA Football CPD Workshops 2016/17

04/11/2016

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Please see below dates, venues and topics for the upcoming Ulster Football Coaching Development CPD workshops which will be held over the coming months. All workshops are theory/video based

If you could contact Paul Doherty, paul.doherty.gpo.antrim@gaa.ie, with names of coaches, from your clubs, who will be attending any of the workshops.

1) Monday 14th November – Creggan Kickhams GAC, 7.30pm – Kicking for Scores— Tutor: Tony Scullion

This is an interactive indoor coaching workshop. It is open to all coaches and will use drills, games and video clips to look at the skill of kicking for scores. At the end of the Session Coaches will have a selection of Drills and Games to improve Score-taking for Points and Goals. For more information contact tony.scullion.ulster@gaa.ie or 07795120438

2) Monday 5th December – Lamh Dhearg GAC, 7.30pm – Kicking for Possession— Tutor: Roger Keenan

This is an interactive indoor coaching workshop. It is open to all coaches and will use drills, games and video clips to coach the skill of kicking for possession. At the end of the Session Coaches will have a selection of Drills and Games to improve kicking for possession. For more information contact roger.keenan.ulster@gaa.ie

 

3) Monday 9th January – Tir na nOg GAC, 7.30pm – Tackling— Tutor: Gary Mallon

This is an interactive indoor coaching workshop. It is open to all coaches and will use drills, games and video clips to coach the skill of tackling. At the end of the Session Coaches will have a selection of Drills and Games to improve individual and team tackling. For more information contact gary.mallon.ulster@gaa.ie

 

4) Monday 30th January – Sarsfields GAC, 7.30pm –  Breaking Ball— Tutor: Shane McCann

This is an interactive class based workshop. It is open to all coaches and will use drills, games and video clips to break down the various coaching points for winning break ball and regaining possession. Focus on first step quickness, anticipation v reacting, body position and attitude.For more information contact shane.mccann.ulster@gaa.ie

 

5) Monday 20th February – Venue TBC – Goalkeeping— Tutor: Paul Callaghan

This is an indoor observation session for all Coaches interested in the working with Goalkeepers in their club. There will be a number of drills and activities including positioning, shot stopping, kicking, ball handling etc.. shown using video clips on the night that can be used in your sessions when coaching goalkeepers in varies aspects of their game. For more information contact  paul.callaghan.ulster@gaa.ie

 

6) Monday 6th March -Venue TBC – Performance Analyis— Tutor: Kevin McGuigan

Target Audience: All club coaches, working in any code, at any grade. Content: A 75 minute workshop to introduce the basics of performance analysis. What is it? How simple can we make it? Why should we use it? And why is doesn’t cost a fortune! This workshop will involve some quick, simple theory behind the area, an introduction to simple ways of analysing performance, and present some practical examples of effective use of PA in Gaelic games. The workshop will suit all coaches, with open questioning and participation welcome, but not essential, and will equip everyone with plenty of take home practices.

Specific Areas;

Basic performance analysis – the cycle and the integration to coaching;

Collecting, gathering and managing stats;

Applying analysis;

Advancing your analysis;

Keeping things cost free;

For more information contact kevin.mcguigan.ulster@gaa.ie

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