The Introduction To Coaching Gaelic Games is the new entry level course that can be run for coaches from across the Gaelic Games Family. It will take place at Owenbeg on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th October 2022.
The Introduction To Coaching Gaelic Games is the new entry level course that can be run for coaches from accross the Gaelic Games Family;- GAA, Ladies Gaelc Football and Camogie. Once you complete this course you will be eligible to coach in all the above codes. The course is the first Coaching Course on the GAA Coach Education Pathway. No prior coaching experience is required
The course is aimed at beginner coaches and will enable participants to assist a coach in the organisation of activities to develop Hurling, Camogie or Ladies Football & Gaelic football. The course is 8+ hours in duration and covers 7 key modules, as well as Introductory and Conclusion modules.
Course Candidates will be 16 years or over.
Candidates must be Garda vetted and have completed Safeguarding 1 (Child Protection in Sport Awareness programme)
Assessment: No formal Assessment but full attendance is required
The course will provide coaches with the information and the ability to introduce players to sport in a safe and enjoyable environment.
The course covers 9 key modules, as well as Introductory and Conclusion modules. The 9 modules are:
These 9 modules are:
Introduction to Games
The “How to Coach Skills”
Being a Coach
Movement in Gaelic Games
Who are you coaching?
Preparation and Planning
The focus of the course is the development of the Coaching Skills by placing the participant in situations that they will face as coaches – the organisation of games activities, activities to develop skill and activities to develop the various movement skills.
By the end of this Course participants will be able to:
Assist a coach in organising a programme of Games and Skill Development activities appropriate to each participants needs and abilities
Identify the Skills of Hurling,Camogie and Ladies & Gaelic Football
Assist a coach in organising progressive activities (drills and fun games) to develop 5 key skills
Assist a coach in organising progressive activities to develop movement skills appropriate to Gaelic games
Assist a coach in organising and managing players for an effective practice session
Demonstrate the How to Coach Skills – Build Rapport, Observe, Analyse, Explain, Provide Demonstration and Provide Positive Feedback to Players
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