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Longford GAA Foundation Award Hurling St. Mels College

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N39 XP92 Longford

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* All participants on this course must be at least 16 years old by April 3rd and must also have completed the GAA Safeguarding 1 Child Protection Course by March 27th

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* After buying your ticket you will receive an email from damien.sheridan.gda.longford@gaa.ie with details of how to self enrole on the Foundation Award so please ensure you enter your email address correctly when booking your ticket and that you keep an eye on your inbox/Junk/Spam

* Due to the above reason tickets are limited to 1 per booking

* This is an Practical course over 1 evening & 1 day where both sessions must be completed

  • Session 1: Friday April 3rd 7pm - 10pm
  • Session 2: Saturday April 4th 9am - 1:30pm

The Foundation Award is the introductory award for coaches of Gaelic Games. The course is aimed at beginner coaches and will enable participants to assist a coach in the organisation of activities to develop hurling or football.

The course is seven and a half hours in duration and covers four key modules, as well as introductory and conclusion modules. These four modules are:

  • Introduction to Games
  • Skill Development
  • Movement Skills
  • Coaching Children, Youths and Adults

Competencies to be developed

  • Assist a coach in organising a programme of games and skill development activities appropriate to each participant’s needs and abilities
  • Identify the skills of Football/Hurling
  • Assist a coach in organising progressive activities (drills and fun games) to develop five 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
  • Build Rapport, Observe, Analyse, Explain, Provide Demonstration and Provide Positive Feedback to Players

Course Philosophy

The GAA is committed to implementing an integrated Coach Education Programme with a view to maximising participation, optimising playing standards and ensuring that players’ needs are catered for in a balanced way.

The course is designed to promote the development of the How to Coach skills through modelling of best practice, as demonstrated by the tutor, experimental learning and through the guided reflection on previous experiences – as a coach, player, official or parent – facilitated by the tutor.

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