Award 1 Child Dual Coaching Course

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Award 1 Child Dual Coaching Course
GAA have now introduced mandatory coaching standards. Under theses new rules the lead coach of every team must be qualified to Award 1 level.
The dates for this year’s Award 1 Child course are as follows;
Wed 17th October 8pm – 10 pm in Bray Emmets
Sat 20th October 9am – 4.3-pm in Cuala GAA, Dalkey
Wed 24th October 8pm – 10 pm in Bray Emmets
Sat 3rd November 9am -4.30pm

Course Outline
Aimed at: Coaches of Juvenile Teams (U8 – U12)

Entry Requirements:
Foundation Level / Foundation Award Course.
Course Candidates will be 18 years or over.

22 Hours

Course Fee:
€40, paid by Bray Emmets GAA for attending course and getting qualified

The Award 1 Coach Education course is the second award on the coaching pathway of Gaelic games.
The course is aimed at coaches that have progressed through the Foundation Award and have experience as a Coach.
The course aims to provide Coaches with the information abilities to know how to develop players’ capacities.
It is 22 Hours in duration and covers a number of key modules, as well as Introductory and Conclusion modules.
These modules are:

  • Role of the Coach
  • Technical Proficiency
  • Tactical Prowess
  • Team Play
  • Physical Fitness
  • Playing Facts
  • Psychological Focus
  • Communication
  • Lifestyle
  • Rules

The focus of the course is the further development of the ‘How to Coach’ skills by placing the participant in situations that they will face as coaches -the organisation of games activities, activities to develop skill and activities to develop the various movement skills necessary to play Gaelic games.
Book your place on the course by texting Willie Braine 0860266506 or emailing