Underage Coaching

posted 15 May 2012, 13:34 by Robert O'Connell

The Limerick Coaching & Games committee are holding a one day practicalworkshop entitled “Underage Coaching - are we getting it right”


Thisworkshop will take place on Saturday May 26th 2012 in Mick NevillePark Rathkeale from 10:30 am to 1:30pm.


The eventis entirely practical based and will demonstrate best practice sessions forclub coaches who are coaching teams at all ages in both hurling and football. The workshop promisesto be a fantastic event with two of the top coaches in the country, PaudieButler who has worked for many years as the National Hurling Director and DonieBuckley coach to the Limerick and Kerry seniorfootball teams conducting the sessions. The workshop is entirely practicalbased and will give all club coaches an opportunity to see and hear howcoaching sessions can be structured to work on various techniques and gamesthat will help to improve players ability.


The workshop will be structured as follows:


10:30am – 11:10am Practical coaching sessions for 6-8 yearolds


11:30am – 12:15pm Practical coaching sessions for 10 – 12year olds


12:30pm – 1:15pm Practical sessions for U14 +


Both Hurling & Gaelic football sessions will be run sideby side.


Also on the day the coaching & Games committee will beintroducing a skill awards template that will be used by all schools/clubs andteams across the county. We will also be introducing templates for the coachesto assess the players that they are working with and to assess their owncoaching skills from session to session