Coaching courses & workshops – November 2012

By on October 31, 2012

A Chara,


Please see below a list of the workshops & Courses coming up in November. It’s our busiest month! We will only have 1 or 2 workshops in December and then a break until late January. I’ve included details on Practical workshops, Code of Best Practice workshops & Our Coach education programme (Foundation & Award 1 Coaching Courses) I have also included the same in the attachment above if any of you have difficulty getting all the info on the email. If you are interested in attending any please book a place by emailing or texting me indicating which you are interested in. This will ensure you get reminders or notified of any last minute changes. Some can be booked online at If you have any questions please feel free to contact me


WORKSHOPS Football & Hurling: Field Based Conditioning Date: Thursday 8th November Venue: Eirns Isle (TBC) Time: 7.30pm Tutor: Robbie Bourke – Strength & Conditioning coach. He gained his experience working with top NFL teams & coaches in the USA and since he has come home has been working with Na Fianna, Wexford Football team and Dublin Ladies Football among others Cost: €5


Hurling: Individual Tackling Date: Friday 9th November 2012 Venue: St Judes GAA Club Time: 8pm Tutor: George O’Connor – former Wexford star (1979-1996) Cost: €5 Hurling: Hurley Repair Course Dates: 12th & 14th November 2012 (attendance on both nights necessary) Venue: St Davids Secondary School (woodwork Room) Time: 7pm – 10pm Cost: €80 (includes equipment – bring broken hurls) 


Football : Give Us A Game – Games to Develop Football Date: Friday 23rd November 2012 Venue: Ballyboden St Endas Time: 7.30pm Tutor: Paul Clarke – former All Ireland winner & All Star for Dublin Cost: €5


Coach Education Programme Football Only – Foundation Award Dates: 12th & 14th November 2013 Venue: Garristown GAA Club Times: 7.00pm – 9.30pm Cost: €15 Football & Hurling – Foundation Award Date: Friday 7th Dec 7.30pm – 10pm & Saturday 8th Dec 10am – 5pm Venue: Round Towers Lusk Cost: €20


Award 1 Youth & Adult Courses (limited spaces left) (Please note these will be the only Youth & Adult courses in Dublin until November 2013) Football – Kilmacud Crokes Hurling – Fingallians Times & Dates are the same for both venues Dates: Mon 5th, Wed 7th, Mon 12th, Wed 14th, Mon 19th, Wed 21st, Mon 26th, Wed 28th November Time: 7.30pm – 9.30pm Cost: €90


Code of Best Practice Workshops This workshop needs to be complete by every juvenile mentor! These workshops are subject to min no’s of 12 • Tuesday 13th November, Naomh Olaf GAA Club, 7pm – 10pm • Tuesday 13th November, St Brigids GAA Club, 7pm – 10pm • Tuesday 20th November, Clontarf GAA Club, 7pm – 10pm