Shandonagh GAA

Founded 1884

Co. Westmeath

Training

This is a helper link to provide information for coaches of all age levels. In Shandonagh, our particular focus is aligned with GAA, LGFA and Leinster GAA guidelines as per the TURAS player pathways.

 

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Cúl Camps 2021

 

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Performance and Lifestyle (PAL)

 

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Training Courses

Foundation and Award 1 courses

In light of the recent positive announcement by the Government that non-contact underage training in pods of 15 can resume from April 26th, Westmeath GDA would like to offer your coaches the chance of upskilling themselves. They will be running an award 1 dual ( subject to numbers) and a foundation award in the coming weeks.

Below is a registration form for any coach interested and attached are the dates and outline of each course. Sign on here

 

Be Ready to Play


GAA Be Ready to Play Resources

 

 

Safeguarding

As a temporary measure, NEW or POTENTIAL coaches of underage teams may avail of a short term arrangement and fulfil their initial safeguarding training requirements by completing the Safeguarding 1 Online Refresher Programme. This will be a temporary arrangement and remains in place until such time as the new coach has attended their virtual or face-to-face safeguarding workshop, the arrangement will shall expire on 31/12/2021.

Safeguarding course

On completion of the Temporary Safeguarding 1 Programme, please present the Safeguarding 1 Refresher certificate to John Bawle, Club Children’s Officer.

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Quicklinks

TURAS football resources

Age U7 to U13 pdf 

Age U14 to U17 pdf

 

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Warm-ups

Don't be the coach with lots of players needing physiotherapy. You cannot beat the GAA 15 warm-up. Spend 15 minutes slowly increasing the heart rate, activating all the muscle groups, building strength and getting a good sweat on before the drills and games.

 

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Skills and Complex Drills

Solo

Solo Skill Card

 

Kicking

Complex Kicking Drills on Youtube

Punt Kick Skill Card

Hook Kick Skill Card

 

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ClubZap Training

 

Weekly online training webinars

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Library of Training Resources

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