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Wexford Youth Resistance Training Course

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County Wexford

Innovate Wexford Park

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Overview : 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.

Aim : The course aims to make clubs, schools and development squads self- sufficient 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 exercises Core Exercises
  • § Movement analysis of RT patterns
  • § 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

Assessment :
- On course continuous Assessment
- Practical exam demonstrating the ability to organize a session to develop resistance training programme for a team
- Reflective learning diary based on experiences during the course.

Dates ;

  • 20th,21st October
  • 3rd,4th November
  • 17th,18th November
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