Recent Publications from the Dublin GAA Coaching Department
HAVING A BALL (Second Edition) is aimed at children between the ages of 4 and 7 years old who participate in a GAA club nursery programme. Each page has a simple activity and skill that encourages your child to practice at home. Each learning activity is simple to understand and children follow their progress using the progress check at the end of the booklet.
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All The Right Skills is designed to assist coaches in team preparation and it focuses on the key skills which are broadly broken down into the following: ◾Gaining possession ◾Maintaining possession ◾Releasing possession ◾Contesting possession ◾Extra Skills
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PLANNING FOR SUCCESS, YOUNG GAELIC PLAYER PATHWAY is a guide that highlights player characteristics and skills that should be developed at a particular stage of a young players Gaelic career. There are five stages in the pathway: - Learning to master the ball 4-6 years - Learning to use the ball well 7-9 years - Learning to play together 10-12 years - Learning about positions 13-15 years - Learning to perform 16-18 years
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Advanced Game Sense follows on from Game Sense. It includes 6 new chapters (16 in total). It's designed to focus on a particular theme and take your coaching to a new level. Sessions are flexible and adaptable depending on the level of your team.
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Give us A Game is a new coaching book that contains over 200 games, for Football and Hurling. The games range from the very simple to more complex activities that will challenge players of all ages and abilities. The games in this book will ensure that training is enjoyable and players will get increased opportunities to make decisions and solve problems.
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‘Building Physical Skills’ provides coaches with a variety of safe exercises—which can be done with little, or no equipment—that encourage working together using your own body resistance to develop strength. It contains warm up activities, pulse raisers, mobility & dynamic stretching. It also includes over 40 strength & resistance training exercises and activity cards detailing each exercise for on the field training.
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Lesson plans appropriate for players from 7 to 18 years of age both in football and hurling. These lessons include such activities as warm-ups, skill drills and game based training recommended for each specific age.
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This wall ball resource for football and hurling provides a range of activities that can be incorporated into any coaching session to improve individual practice. Football or Hurling - €4.99, Football & Hurling - €7.50
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HAVING A BALL is aimed at children between the ages of 4 and 7 years old who participate in a GAA club nursery programme. Each page has a simple activity and skill that encourages your child to practice at home. Each learning activity is simple to understand and children follow their progress using the progress check at the end of the booklet.
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Ready to Play is a much needed resource which has everthing you need to plan, prepare and sucessfully implement nursery programmes in any club. READY TO PLAY is a complete guide to organising and managing activities in club nursery settings.
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