Coaching news

March Workshops

Thursday March 15th
[b]SAQ and general fitness drills.[/b]
Martin McGrath will give a practical demonstration of SAQ fitness drills and general fitness exercises. This workshop will offer coaches some fresh ideas on the use of SAQ equipment in team preparation. It will take place in the Sports Complex Ck on Shannon on Thursday evening 15/03, commencing at 8 pm.

Saturday March 24th
[b]Exercises for Goalkeepers 12 16 yrs.[/b]
This workshop will demonstrate exercises for developing Goalkeeping skills. It is the first workshop to concentrate on this very important area of our game. All coaches, no matter what age group you are working with should attend, along with all Goalkeepers. This workshop will be given by Mick O’Shea, the current goalkeeping coach to the Kerry senior team. Due to the poor weather conditions of late we are unable to confirm a venue at the moment, but will do so in next weeks Coaching News.

[b]Under 10 Blitz [/b]
The first series of under 10 Blitz are scheduled, weather permitting, for April 7th and 14th. We will include a go-games station at each venue to advise coaches on all aspects of go-games. The following are the groupings and dates.:
April 7th.
Aughnasheelin, Cloone, Aughavas, Kiltubrid and Bornacoola.

Drumreilly/Aughawillan, Carrigallen, Sean O’Heslin’s, Fenagh and Gortletteragh.

April 14th.
Allen Gaels, Mohill, St. Marys, Annaduff and Leitrim Gaels.

Manorhamilton, Melvin Gaels, Dromahair, Drumkeerin and Glenfarne Kilty.

Any club not listed above who have an under 10 team this year, please contact Thomas Keenan 087-6591049 and we will fit you in. Clubs are also reminded that they must register their under 10 team, on their club registration form submitted to the County secretary Declan Bohan.

[b]Vhi Cul Camp Launch[/b]
The County launch of our 2007 Vhi Cul camps will now take place on the Saturday 24/03, at the workshop for goalkeepers given by Mick O’ Shea.

[b]Hurling Coach[/b]
Leitrim GAA have appointed Mr. Kevin Brisco from Galway, to the position of Hurling Coach, with responsibility for the development of School coaching. Club hurling, summer camps and County development squads. Kevin will also work with the County hurling committee with a view to increasing participation at all levels. Kevin will be with us till the end of October. We wish him all the best in his new role.



13-Mar-07 by Thomas Keenen