Football » Improving Technical & Tactical Movements through small sided games

Dublin GAA Open NightIn order to develop players, we as coaches need to create an environment where players are able and prepared to learn. The aim of the workshop is to provide coaches with ideas on maximising the transfer of training to the demands of the game through decision making activities that can be used in training in place of traditional drills that improve football skills.

  • Introduce games that provide the opportunity improve player’s awareness, passing, movement and scoring in a small sided game.
  • Games to improve player’s technique, movement and decision making in a small sided game.
  • The coach’s aim is to make players better by facilitating learning.
  • Understanding through questioning
  • Games that can influence the exercise intensity for improved fitness during training.
  • Changing the training stimulus in games through altering pitch area, player numbers coach encouragement such games may be physiologically beneficial for players.

The course is primarily aimed at coaches of minor & adult teams.  Coaches of all teams are of course welcome.

Tutor: Mickey Whelan
Venue: St Peregrines GAA Club
Date: Friday 15th January 2016 @ 7.30pm

Fee: €5

Maximum attendance: 40

Duration: 2 hours minimum.

Methodology: Field based presentations, during which coaches will gain experience through practical coaching skills, drills & routines

* Development squad players will perform the various activities. (observation)

Equipment required: Footballs, Cones, Bibs