Welcome to the home of the Rebel Og Coaching website. Here you will find information on Cork GAA Coaching and Games at Club, School and Academy level. If you require further information please contact your local GDA
East Cork GDA Shane Supple has organised a new football tournament for Post Primary Schools in East Cork. This Gaelic Football league for East Cork PPS is for 1st year and 2nd year students in East Cork aimed at the U14/U15 age group (More Here)
Location: Cork Terms: Contract | Full Time Date of Ad 5th Dec 2018 APPLY NOW Job Description The Carbery Division is a geographical Division of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) in Cork promoting the sports of hurling and Gaelic football. The Cork GAA (More Here)
The GAA Games Development Conference contains an exciting line up with added subject variety specifically targeting Coaches within an applied lifelong learning context. The conference is organised in partnership with Sky Sports. This Conference will focus on the needs and issues (More Here)
EXCITING END TO FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS by Colman Motherway Our inaugural Sean Lavery Memorial Football Tournament, aka “Friday Night Lights” finished up after four weeks in Killeagh on Friday evening last (what a pleasure to be still playing football on the (More Here)
On Sunday the 25th November a large crowd of players, mentors, parents and family members gathered in the Clayton Hotel Silver Springs Conference Centre for the 2018 Rebel Og Cork Squads and Regional Squads Medal Presentations. Mr John Purcell, Chairman (More Here)
On Monday 29th Oct our U7 hurlers from around the county got a chance to take part in our end of year Monster Blitz on the G4 pitch in Pairc Ui Chaoimh. It was a great day for these young (More Here)
Today in Pairc Ui Chaoimh over 75 clubs had teams present at the final U8 Hurling Monster blitz of the year. The games started at 9.30 and every hour untill 3.30 teams took to the field and played games under (More Here)
Rebel Og Coaching end of year Monster Football blitz in Pairc Ui Chaoimh on Sat 6th Oct 2018. With Cork Senior Footballers Sean Powter, Stephen Cronin and Ruari Deane on hand to give out medals and pose for photos with (More Here)
On Saturday the 6th of October the final football blitz of the year was held in Pairc Ui Chaoimh. On the day three Cork Senior football players were present to meet the children and present each child who took part (More Here)
Applications are NOW being taken for the Gaeltachta Scholarship 2019. Please click on the following link Eolas ar Scoláireachtaí 2019. to down an Application form which includes details of the 2019 Gaeltacht scholarship scheme. This can be photocopied as needed. Note that this updated GAA scholarship Application Form (More Here)
Cork Sports Partnership have partnered with Coaching Ireland to host an exciting new coaching series for Cork, ‘Coaching Children Workshops’. Sport Ireland Coaching have developed 4 modules, specifically to provide candidates with a basic understanding of children’s sport and physical (More Here)
Stress Control A free 6 week course to teach you the skills to deal with stress in two different venues, Cork City & Macroom. Proudly presented by The HSE in Partnership with Cork City Council Cork GAA The GAA's Healthy Club Project Macroom GAA Club, Macroom GAA Hall, Castle (More Here)
The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross T.D. and the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin T.D., today announced that €40 million is being made available under a new round of the Sports Capital Programme (More Here)
With the playing season winding down and the squads finishing up, there has been a huge amount of activity over the past 2 months. Rebel Óg Coaching Monster Blitzes, Mini Leagues, Development Squads and Cúl Camps were in full flow. Our Cúl (More Here)
Cumann luathchleas Gael Chorcaí is inviting expressions of interest for a new pilot scheme that will provide full time coaching resources to a cohort of clubs on a 2 year basis. Please note this scheme will commence subject to funding being (More Here)
These Articles were published in The Evening Echo August 28th & 29th by John Bohane Tuesday Aug 28th 2018 Underage Teams are giving Cork hope Football by John Bohane After a disappointing season for the Cork adult football teams, the underage teams provided a (More Here)
Cork U14 Hurling squads 2018 At U14 Level players are mostly kept in the regions. Each region would carry 30 players. A lot of the work goes in the clubs and schools at this age. In July/August the top players from (More Here)
Saturday 18th August saw further positive indications of underage football improvements with the Fé 15 West squad capturing the national competition in Offaly and the Fé 16's capturing the Inter County League in Mallow. The Fé 16 squad were impressive in (More Here)
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Rebel Og Coaching
Rebel Og Coaching promotes Gaelic Games in clubs, schools and academies throughout Cork. A full-time staff of seven GDAs working under the county games manager caters for the needs of child, youth and adult players in both football and hurling (see framework below right).
In catering for players needs in a balanced way, a two-pronged approach is in place
• Maximise Participation by ensuring that all young children in Cork are exposed to games and coaching in a fun, positive environment and that the maximum number of such players are subsequently retained for a lifelong involvement in Gaelic Games
• Optimise Playing Standards to ensure that all players are provided with opportunities to fulfill their potential through regular, meaningful games and top class coaching, both of which are outlined below.
Also, the development of proficient coaches at all levels is a core aim of our organisation and a comprehensive coach education programme is in place in terms of local workshops and the national coach education modules at Foundation Level, Award1 and Award 2.
At club level, core programmes include Rebel Og Coaching Benchmarks 2020 which provides a club template for best practice in coaching, participation and playing standards, as well as Monster Blitzes and Kellogg’s Cul Camps, while various coaching and games initiatives are in place in both primary and post primary schools across the county.
At academy level, Rebel Óg Academy programmes run at regional level from U13 to U16 and at county level from U14 to U17. All such panels aspire to nurturing and developing the characteristics and skills required in inter-county hurling and football through the provision of an appropriate programme of personal, technical, physical, psychological, tactical and team development for players and mentors. While the primary value of the squads may be measured in terms of All Ireland success for Cork Minor, U21 and Senior teams, the squads will create an environment conducive to the development of a playing career that will extend beyond the county panels and ultimately, to a fulfilling and rewarding life within the GAA. On completion of the programme we expect the individual to have attained a level of sporting excellence together with the complementary life skills necessary to sustain a productive inter-county career.
March 3rd 2017. GDA Shane Supple being interviewed by Justin Maher on CRY104fm in Youghal, Co Cork.
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