Up Coming Workshops

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Code of Ethics Workshops:

Next Workshop: TBA

Code of Best Practice in Youth Sport

The Gaelic Athletic Association is committed to creating and maintaining the safest possible environment for all young people who wish to participate in our Gaelic Games and activities. We shall take all practicable steps to protect them from discernible forms of abuse, from harm, discrimination or degrading treatment and shall respect their rights, wishes and feelings. This Code of Best Practice course complements the ISC Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Children’s Sport and addresses the appropriate levels of behaviour, practice and conduct required from our young players, officials, coaches, trainers, mentors, supporters, parents/guardians and clubs.

The main outcomes of the course are:

  • Understanding the rationale behind the “Code of Best Practice in Youth Sport”.
  • Identify good practices when working with young people.
  • Create a better atmosphere that promotes positive adult-child relationships and child centred environment within the club.
  • Identify the role of the Player, Coach, Parents/Guardians & Club.

List categories and some indicators of abuse. Know how to make appropriate responses to a disclosure. Know how to make a report to the Designated Person or appropriate Statutory Authorities. This Code of Behaviour is jointly promoted by

  • Cumann Lúthchleas Gael (The Gaelic Athletic Association)
  • Cumann Camógaíochta na nGael (Camogie Association), Cumann Peil Gael nam Ban (Ladies Gaelic Football Association)
  • Comhairle Liathróid Láimhe na hÉireann (Irish Handball Council) and Cluiche Corr na hÉireann (Rounders Council of Ireland)

As we promote good practice and assist those who promote and deliver our games to the highest possible standard. GAA Guideline state that everyone in contact with children within the GAA should complete this course.

For more information regarding the next workshop please register your name with James Costello on 086 3465433

Foundation Workshop (Beginners)

Next Workshop:

  • Thursday 15th Jan 2015   7-10pm
  • Friday 16th Jan 2015   7-10pm
  • Saturday 17th Jan 2015    10-1pm

The first step onto the Coaching Ladder:

Aimed at: The course is aimed at beginner coaches and will enable participants to assist a coach in the organisation of activities to develop Hurling or Gaelic football.

Qualification: Course Candidates will be 16 years or over. Candidates will be asked to abide by the GAA Code of Best Practice in Youth Sport.

Duration: Requirements: Attendance of full course Assessment: No formal Assessment

Resources: Overheads/ PowerPoint Presentation, Course Manual – Tasks and Cards, Go Games Resources

Philosophy: The Foundation Award is the introductory award for coaches of Gaelic games. It aims to introduce the participants to the coaching process and its practical application. The course will provide Coaches with the information and the ability to introduce players’ to sport in safe and enjoyable environment.

The course will cover 4 key modules, as well as Introductory and Conclusion modules. These 4 modules are:

  1. Introduction to Games
  2. Skill Development
  3.  Movement Skills
  4. Coaching Children, Youths and Adults.

The focus of the course is the development of ‘How to Coach‘ skills by placing the participant in situations that they will face as coaches – the organisation of games, activities to develop skill and activities to develop the various movement skills.

Objectives: By the end of this course participants will be able to,

  1. Assist a coach in organising a programme of Games and Skill Development activities appropriate to each Participants needs and abilities.
  2. Identify the Skills of Gaelic Football.
  3.  Assist a coach in organising progressive activities (drills and fun games) to develop 5 key skills.
  4. Assist a coach in organising progressive activities to develop movement skills appropriate to Gaelic games.
  5. Assist a coach in organising and managing Players for an effective practice session.
  6. Build Rapport, Observe, Analyse, Explain, Provide Demonstration and Provide Positive Feedback to Players.

 

Award 1 Child Workshop

Next Workshop will be held in conjunction with O’Dwyers & Fingal Ravens GAA Clubs and will run over the following dates:

  • November 20th  2014   7pm – 9:30pm – Rolestown N.S
  • November 22nd  2014   10am – 3:30pm – O’Dwyers GAA Balbriggan
  • November 27th   2014  7pm- 9:30pm – Rolestown N.S
  • December 4th   2014   7pm – 9:30pm – Round Towers GAA Lusk
  • December 6th   2014  10am – 12:30pm – O Dwyers GAA Balbriggan

Aimed at: A reformatted course that aims to take account of the different playing capacities that exist between Children (up to 12 years), Youths (age 13 – 18) and Adults (age 19+) and the competencies that a coach is required to display when working with each of the playing populations.

Entry Requirements: Foundation Level / Foundation Award Course. Course Candidates will be 18 years or over. Candidates will be asked to abide by the GAA Code of Best Practice in Youth Sport

Resources: Overheads/ PowerPoint Presentation

Philosophy: The Award 1 Coach Education course is the second award on the coaching pathway of Gaelic games. The course is aimed at coaches that have progressed through the Foundation Award and have experience as a Coach. It has been reformatted to take account of the different playing capacities that exist between Children (up to 12 years), Youths (age 13 – 18) and Adults (age 19+) and the competencies that a coach is required to display when working with each of the playing populations. The course aims to provide Coaches with the Information and with the Comprehension and Application abilities to know HOW to develop players’ capacities. It is 16 Hours in duration and covers a number of key modules, as well as Introductory and Conclusion modules.

These modules are:

  1. Role of the Coach
  2. Technical Proficiency
  3. Tactical Prowess
  4. Team Play
  5. Physical Fitness
  6. Playing Facts
  7. Psychological Focus
  8. Communication
  9. Lifestyle & Rules

The focus of the course is the further development of the ‘How to Coach’ skills by placing the participant in situations that they will face as coaches – the organisation of games activities, activities to develop skill and activities to develop the various movement skills.

Outcomes: By the end of this Course participants will be able to:

  1. Assist a coach in organising a programme of Games and Skill Development activities appropriate to each Participants needs and abilities.
  2. Identify the Skills of Gaelic Football
  3. Assist a coach in organising progressive activities (drills and fun games) to develop 5 key skills
  4. Assist a coach in organising progressive activities to develop movement skills appropriate to Gaelic games
  5. Assist a coach in organising and managing Players for an effective practice session
  6. Build Rapport, Observe, Analyse, Explain, Provide Demonstration and Provide Positive Feedback to PlayersCode of Ethics Workshops:

If you require anymore information please contact Games Promotion Officer:

James Costello on 086 3465433

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