Coaching Conference 2012

“A Good Start is Half the Battle”

The 2012 Munster Coaching Conference took place on Saturday March 10th at the Mallow GAA Complex giving coaches, managers, mentors, teachers and volunteers the opportunity to see and hear at first hand “best practice methods” in relation to a host of very relevant and varied topics in the development of Gaelic Games today and in the future.

Warm-up Resources

Warm-up Demonstration – Liam Hennessy

Warm-up Circuit – Liam Hennessy

Hurling Resources

Coaching Children in the GAA – Paudie Butler

Games Based Approach to Training & Development – Brian Murphy & Martin Coleman

Defensive Drills – Gavin O’Mahony

Grip and Swing – Andy Ryan

Chest Catch – Tadhg O’Connor

Handpass – Tadhg O’Connor

Toss and Catch – Tadhg O’Connor

Stopping a Ground Ball & Blocking an Overhead Ball – Sean Herbert

Fun Games – John Quinn

Striking from the Hand – Peter Casey

Lifting and the Solo Run – Paudie O’Brien

Football Resources

Solo and Pick-up – John Enright

Attacking Defensive Play – Vince Cooper & Mike Quirke

Kicking Skills – John Dillon

Fun Games – James Ryan

Defending – Martin Horgan

Condition Games – Kevin Halley

Catching – Kevin O’Donovan

Attacking Play – Ollie Coffey