Coaching & Development news

Level One Coaching Course
Our Level one Coaching course for 2007 will commence on this Wednesday evening in the Bush Hotel. Registration will be from 7.30pm to 8.00pm, with the course commencing at 8.00pm. We would ask all clubs to ensure that any of their Coaches, who have not yet completed level one, take this opportunity before the new Coach education system is put in place.

Make Training Interesting
John Morrison makes a welcome return to Leitrim on Saturday next 27/01/2007. John will give a workshop entitled ?Make training Interesting? which will demonstrate how to practise skills inÓgame situations rather than drills. This workshop will take place in Aughawillan GAA grounds and will commence at 10.30 am. This is a great opportunity for all coaches, no matter what level you are working at to gain new ideas on skill practise from a Master Tutor.

Hurling Workshop
Just a reminder to all Hurling Coaches and Clubs, of a Hurling Workshop on 01/02/2007 with Paudi Butler and Damien Coleman. Venue etc will be confirmed next week. Each clubs should make sure that they have at least 5 players present at this workshop.

Connacht GAA Provincial Coaching Conference
On Saturday 10th February in the Mc William Park Hotel, Claremorris, the first Connacht Coaching Conference will take place. Key note speakers at this conference will be Professor Tom Reilly and Professor Niall Moyna, while the workshops will be given by Pat Flanagan, trainer of the All-Ireland winning Kerry team. Michael Mc Geehan, Paudi Butler, Fiona O Driscoll and Damien Young. Clubs and Coaches are asked to pre book and applications forms and details can be got from Thomas Keenan 086-8058509.

Completed forms should be returned to Thomas Keenan or direct to Connacht Council Office, Clare st., Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo. A fee of ? 25 per person applies which Includes Lunch.



25-Jan-07 by Thomas Keenen –