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Coaching News week beginning 20th April 2015 2015-04-20 09:00:00

GAA Coaching & Games Development Notes April 24th
U13 West Football
West U13 Hurling Coaching takes place in Dungarvan this Friday 24th at 6.30pm.All players born in 2002 are welcome to attend the coaching sessions. 

U12 Hurling Coaching
U12 West Hurling Coaching takes place this Friday 17th at 6.30pm venue TBC
East U12 Hurling Coaching takes place in Carriganore Friday 1st May at 6.30pm

Upcoming Carriganore Blitzes
Sat 24th April U10 Hurling 11am -12.30pm
Sat 9th May U8 Gaelic Football 11am -12.30pm
Sat 23rd May U10 Gaelic Football 11am -12.30pm
Clubs are welcome to enter as many teams as they wish. All clubs will play 3 games per blitz. 

Primary Schools Skills
On Thursday May 7th we will be running the Divisional Finals of the PrimarySchools Skills. This is run jointly by Cumann na mBunscol and Coaching & Games Development. There will be a Hurling & Gaelic Football Skills Competition run on a team format with teams of 3 representing their schools. Full details of venues and times will be sent to all schools during the week. The county final will take place on Tuesday 19th May in Carriganore.

Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps booking available
Online booking is now available for this year’s Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps. We have 35 camps running in July & August with all clubs in the county being involved in the camp programme. Full details are on Application forms are being sent to clubs and schools this week and next week. 

New Coaching Booklet available
Last week we published a coaching booklet that will be very useful to all coaches of children up to 12 years of age including teachers, club/school coaches and club coaches. The booklet contains coaching programmes for skill development and warm ups/movement exercises. The booklet can be purchased for €5 from C&GD staff members. 

GAA Coach Education website
The GAA Coach Education website is a very useful resource for all coaches. Information on coaching courses, workshops, presentations from conferences along with session planning templates are all available. The website address is & for the session planners

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