News from North GDA Pat Spratt

Wishing all Coaching officers and coaches in the region a happy Easter. DATE(S) EVENT VENUE DETAILS YOU WANT TO HIGHLIGHT Month of March National schools coaching Newtownshandrum NS, Ballyhea NS, Shanballymore NS Dromina NS, Ballyhass NS, Kilbrin NS, Ballyclough NS, Burnfort NS, Mitchelstown CBSNS, Ballygiblin NS. Junior, Senior infant and first class pupils in schools around the region have started their 3 week coaching sessions this month. All 64 primary schools in…

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U13 City-Hurling & Football Super Games Centre

U13 City Hurling & Football Super Games Centre Cork GAA Coaching & Games staff are running 4 weeks of a Super Games Centre in Pairc Ui Chaoimh 4g Astro Turf pitch for players born in 2005 only. Every Wednesday for 4 weeks. This is a great opportunity for players to experience the new facilities in Pairc Ui Chaoimh and play on the fabulous 4g pitch. Club mentors do not need…

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3rd Class Primary School Hurling & Football Blitzes in Pairc Ui Chaoimh 4G Pitch

In April and May, we will host a number of 3rd Class Primary School Blitzes on the All Weather Pitch in Pairc ui Chaoimh. Schools have the option of entering either Football or Hurling, but due to availability, they can only choose one.   We have 4 dates on the calendar all falling on Thursdays: 12th & 19th April and 3rd & 10th May.  All Hurling will start at 10am sharp to…

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Cork GAA Coaching Update March 2018

2018 has gotten off to a great start with many different things happening in our clubs and county calendars. There has been a lot of hard work done by our Juvenile clubs, getting our young players ready for the season ahead with good progress being made to ensure our young players receive lots of good coaching, playing time, matches, four our up and coming Go Games leagues and Blitzes our Easter Camps,…

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North Cork GDA News

DATE(S) EVENT VENUE DETAILS YOU WANT TO HIGHLIGHT Month of February National schools coaching Newtownshandrum NS, Ballyhea NS, Shanballymore NS Dromina NS, Kilbrin NS, Freemount, Ballyclough NS, Mitchelstown CBSNS, Ballygiblin NS. Junior, Senior infant and first class pupils in schools around the region have started their 3 week coaching sessions this month. All 64 primary schools in the region will get their 3 week sessions in the coming months. Month…

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Cork Primary Schools Teacher Education Programme for 2017/18

Cork Sports Partnership and Cork Gaa have partnered up to deliver a Cork Primary Schools Teacher Education Programme for 2017/18. The aim of this programme is to provide teachers with the knowledge and support to effectively organise and lead Fundamental Movements Sessions in conjunction with GAA Coaching Sessions within their school environment.   Aim of the Programme: Educate teachers to deliver Fundamental Movement Skills through Gaelic Games Sessions at grass…

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2017 Benchmarking Awards Conference 24/02/18

On Sat 24th Feb in Pairc Ui Chaoimh Rebel Og Coaching held their 2017 Benchmarking Awards Conference. With over 105 clubs present on the day there was a large crowd of Coaching Officers and club coaches present. Our first workshop of the day for our club Coaches  started at 10am with Jason Ryan ex manager of Wexford & Kildare who was on hand to provide a practical demonstration involving the…

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Benchmarking 2020 Vision Winners Announced

The Rebel Óg Coaching Benchmarking 2020 Vision winners have been announced. Winners are divided in to three categories with the top clubs receiving the “Gold” accolade and the Silver and Bronze being awarded based on criteria set out at the start of each year. The criteria is designed to point clubs in the direction of coaching and games best practice to help them improve playing standards and increase participation at…

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Benchmarking Awards & Conference Sat 24th Feb

Timetable – (Invitation Only) 09.30am – 10.00am – Registration & Welcome Address 10.00am – 10.45am – Jason Ryan – Basic Skills of Football 10.45am  – 11.45am  – Kieran Kingston Developing Defensive skills in Hurling 11.45am  –  12.30pm – Dr Ed Coughlan-  Skills acquisition 12.30pm – 1.00pm   – Presentation of Awards – Bronze – Silver – Gold & photos 1.00pm  – 1.30pm  – Finger Food & Refreshments Benchmarking 2020 Vision Accreditation 2017 Benchmarking…

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Benchmarking 2020 – 2017 Award Winners Announced

Rebel Óg Coaching Benchmarking 2020 was successfully launched in early 2015 and provide a template for best practice in coaching, promoting maximum participation and optimal playing standards in juvenile clubs throughout Cork city and county. The programme includes minimum requirements for entry, with subsequent progression to Bronze, Silver or Gold targets, which clubs would strive to achieve with the assistance of their local GDA. Bronze criteria are based on establishing…

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