€25 – €100

Resistance Training for GAA - Youth Athlete

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Parnell Park

Clancarthy Road

Dublin 5

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This course is designed to provide GAA coaches working at the youth level (13-18 years of age) with the necessary knowledge, understanding and competencies in the area of resistance training to implement a programme focused on improving functional strength and movement efficiency at schools, club and development squad level.

THE COURSE WILL open to coaches at all levels in the GAA and will provide guidelines for best practice in relation to RT. The RT course is designed specifically to meet the needs and demands of the Gaelic Games youth athlete. The course aims to make clubs, schools and development squads selfsufficient so that the coaches from within the
varying organizations and squads are competent at delivering a RT programme without the need for external bodies which is currently present within the game.

This course consists of the following modules:

  • The needs and demands of the youth athlete
  • The role of RT in preparation of the Gaelic Games youth athlete
  • Principles of training
  • Warm-Up games and exercises
  • Upper & Lower extremity exercise
  • Movement analysis of RT patterns
  • Core Exercises
  • Application of movement analysis
  • Periodisation and planning
  • Progression and adaptation of exercises
  • Application of progression and adaptation of exercises
  • Coaching field based RT exercises
  • Programme design
  • Revision of practical content
  • Evaluation of programme design

Dates:

  • 19th January 2018
  • 20th January 2018
  • 26th January 2018
  • 27th January 2018
  • 2nd February 2018
  • 3rd February 2018

Times: Fridays - 7.30pm - 9.30pm, Saturdays 10am - 3pm

Cost: €125 (€25 booking deposit)

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