Football Workshop- Tackling for Success

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Sport Ireland: National Indoor Arena

Snugborough Road

Dublin

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Develop your coaching of the tackle through a greater understanding of the technical aspects of the tackle in Gaelic Football. Like many field games when you don’t have the ball the main focus is on getting it back. Getting players to switching from attack duties into defensive duties is a massive challenge. This workshop has particular emphasis on both individual skills of tackling such the 4 “D’s” of Defending …,

(a) Delay

(b) Deny

(c) Dispossess

(d) Develop

There are three basic types of tackle in Gaelic football:

(a) Side on tackle

(b) Front tackle

(c) Tackle from behind


  • Teach defending team to defend and win the ball back and counterattack.
  • Incorporate activities to maximize the technique
  • Highlight good body positing.
  • Dispossess an opponent
  • Highlighting pressure training.
  • Using small side games to develop good tacking skills

Tutor: Philip Kerr Venue: Abbottstown (indoor rugby arena)
Time: 7.00pm

NB: Studded boots must be worn in the Abbottstown Indoor pitch area

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