Coaching news

[b]March Workshops[/b]

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. The workshop, weather permitting, will take place in Allen Gaels GAA grounds Drumshanbo, commencing at 10.30 am.

[b]April Workshops[/b]

Monday April 2nd.
[b]Developing Hurling Skills[/b]
Paudi Butler and Damien Coleman will conduct this practical workshop on developing hurling skills. It is hoped that this workshop can be held out doors but we will confirm both time and venue next week.

Friday April 7th
[b]Fundamentals Development Prog.[/b]
This is the re-fixed date for this programme which had to be cancelled earlier in March. This workshop will look at ways of developing in our children, the fundamentals of our games and should be attended by all those working with children from the ages six to ten.
Full details of time and venue in next weeks 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 for insurance purposes.

[b]Vhi Cul Camp Launch[/b]
Due to the refixing of the Under 21 game v Galway for next Saturday, we have put back the launch of this years Vhi Cul camps till after the Leitrim V Carlow game in Cloone on Sunday. The new Kit for 2007 will be on display at this launch.

[b]Vhi Cul Camps Application Forms[/b]
Parents and children should note that we hope to have application forms for this years camps will be in the Schools before the Easter break. Thankfully this years forms are Family forms, therefore one form will be sufficient for each household and the dates and venues for all Leitrim Vhi Cul camps will be listed on the forms, this I am sure will be welcomed by all parents.



21-Mar-07 by Thomas Keenan