BALLINROBE GAA CLUB COACHING AND DEVELOPMENT PORTAL            

Ballinrobe GAA Club’s commitment is to teach, develop, organise, manage and offer youth players the opportunity to learn the fundamental skills of football while instilling values such as character, team work, discipline, respect and sportsmanship. 

This Resource page is to support you, the coach, to enable you to deliver a fun, enjoyable training session in the right way. There are sections on Policies & Procedures as well as a Library for Printable Documents you may wish to have hard copies of.

If you interested in joining the Coaching Team please contact the Coaching Officer Colm Jennings (0879316302) or Tom Carney (0863216992). There is a learning path for coaches of all ages, regardless of ability or knowledge: http://learning.gaa.ie/CoachEducationProgramme

 

COACHING RESOURCES:

Guidelines for Appropriate & Safe Training for Gaelic Games;

https://goo.gl/L2E69E

Fundamental Movement Skills – ABC : Tutorial videos that demonstrate the ABC of movement. Ideal for warm-ups for 4-8 yrs old players.

http://learning.gaa.ie/ABC

Basic Motor Skills (Have a Ball) gives an introduction for 4-8 yrs old players on sports specific skills for football:

http://learning.gaa.ie/HaveABall

GAA Football skills – The Basics of Football that show you how to coach the players to develop these fundamental skills: 

http://learning.gaa.ie/footballskills

GAA Session Planner: A library of drills/skills to help plan your sessions to allow players perfect skills from 4 yrs old to Adult(18+): 

http://learning.gaa.ie/planner/

LGFA Skills Cards that break down skill and tell you what to look out for:

http://learning.gaa.ie/LGFASkills

GAA 15 – Injury Prevention Warm-up Programme:

http://learning.gaa.ie/gaelic15

GAA Player Pathway:

http://learning.gaa.ie/playerpathway

GAA Principles of Training:

http://learning.gaa.ie/PrinciplesofTraining

GAA Coach 10/MVA Model – video explains the GAA Coach10/MVA model for effective coaching:

http://learning.gaa.ie/coach10

 

POLICIES & PROCEDURES:

GAA Rules & Regulations:

http://www.gaa.ie/the-gaa/rules-regulations/

GAA Code of Behaviour (Underage):

https://goo.gl/dVkteF

Children 1st Act Information & Guidance:

https://goo.gl/rBZ4Ef

GAA Anti Bullying Policy:

https://goo.gl/mTMkxf

GAA Rules of Communictaion with Players (Youth):

https://goo.gl/ewCqDs

GAA Player Safety – Mouthguards, Concussion Management:

http://www.gaa.ie/my-gaa/players/player-safety

GAA Player Welfare Booklet:

http://www.gaa.ie/my-gaa/players/player-safety

GAA Community Health and Wellbeing:

http://www.gaa.ie/my-gaa/community-and-health/

 

South Mayo Referees Contact List:

https://bit.ly/2GkeuEN

 

LIBRARY – PRINTABLE DOCUMENTS:

GAA Fun Do Football Guide

https://goo.gl/wGPqzT

GAA Fun Do Nursery Programme Guide

http://learning.gaa.ie/sites/default/files/NurseryResource.pdf

GO Games Recommended Rules of Football 

https://goo.gl/PbwVyE

GAA – Tobacco, Alcohol and Drug Policy and Guidelines

https://goo.gl/7AcPvm