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Offaly Coaching & Games Workshop

posted 31 Aug 2012, 03:53 by Edenderry GAA

With the business end of the championships upon us and the Post Primary schools competitions beginning again, we will be running the following 90 minute workshop on attacking play and the best practice for coaching the games based approach to attacking play next Wednesday evening in O'Connor Park.
We invite all coaches from u14 to minor to adult to post primary coaches to attend in the hope of gaining some valuable knowledge to give your team the advantage and display the benefits of the Game Based Approach to Coaching. This approach follows the belief of setting up training sessions to mimic what happens in matches, so that players can make the correct decisions when faced with a similar scenario in a big game.
Please read the following and do not hesitate to contact me with any queries.
Offaly Coaching & Games Development
Will be holding a

In O’Connor Park

Wednesday 5th of September

At 6pm

This workshop will focus on how to structure your training session to improve:
-Taking the correct scoring option
-Creating space for forward play
-Creating goal scoring opportunities
and will consist of:
-An explanation of the Games Based Approach to Coaching and how to put this into practice with Sean Dempsey, Laois  All Ireland Minor Football winning manager.
-A brief explanation of how new Offaly Senior Football manager and St Marys Edenderry All Ireland Colleges "A" winning coach Emmett McDonnell believes in and uses the Games Based Approach in his coaching session
-Video examples of what is best practice in Attacking Play and key points to be observing to transfer to your training sessions to improve decision making in your players
-Sean Dempsey will then talk you through a practical coaching session with a group of teenagers run by Offaly C & G Manager Alan Mulhall and members of Offaly Football Development Squad managements.
This workshop is suitable for coaches of teenagers and adults as Sean will be explaining the progressions and adaptations that can be made to each game to make it suitable for all ages.