Our club coaches have invited guest speakers/experts in their field to present on some of the most relevant key topics in Gaelic Games Coaching, using a blend of practical sessions and presentations.
The forum will be free of charge and is open to all coaches and members of Kilmacud Crokes GAA Club, as well as Teachers from our local Schools.
Paudie Butler - Former National Director of Hurling, Inter County Manager, retired Primary School Principal. Paudie will give his presentation on "Developing Competent, Confident, Children". This talk will not just interest coaches working with children but will in fact be off interest to anybody involved in Teaching or Coaching.
Mick Bohan - Head Coach of the 2014 Dublin Senior Football Team & DCU Sigerson Team. Mick will give a practical demonstration on Skill development titled "Raising the Bar through Complex Skills".
Kate Sheridan - Chartered Physiotherapist, Athletic Therapy Trainer and Kilmacud Crokes Ladies Footballer. Kate will introduce and give a practical demonstration on the new GAA 15 Injury Prevention Warm Up"
Declan Browne - IRFU Strength & Conditioning Coach & Sports Science Lecturer and Kilmacud Crokes Senior Hurler. Declan will give a presentation on "Pre season training for our Youth & Adult teams, the Do's & Dont's". There will also be an opportunity for a Q & A with Declan at the end.
Contact Paraic McDonald 0862244265 or Niall Corcoran 0879834287 for further details.
Revised running order is as follows:
- 12.15 - 1.45pm, Function Room
Paudie Butler “Developing Competent, Confident Children”
Practical session with Paudie Butler with a focus on 9-12 year olds
- 1.45 - 3pm, All Weather Pitch
Practical session with Mick Bohan (Coach with Dublin Senior Footballers), "Raising the Bar through Complex Skills”
- 3.15 - 4pm, Function Room
Kate Sheridan - An Introduction to the new GAA 15 Injury Prevention Warm Up
Declan Browne - Presentation on "Pre season training for our Youth & Adult teams, the Do's & Dont’s”
Above followed by a Q & A