Upcoming Coaching Courses

If anyone wishes to attend one of the coaching courses please contact Coaching Co-ordinator Ciaran Phelan on 086 8333019

Basic First Aid Course

posted 6 Feb 2013, 14:21 by Unknown user   [ updated 6 Feb 2013, 14:22 ]

The Club is organising a basic First Aid Course for those working with our various teams.
It is hoped this course will take place on Tues Feb 19th @8p.m.
Please contact Mary on 087 6406411 to sign up. 

Award One - Youth / Adult

posted 6 Feb 2013, 14:12 by Unknown user   [ updated 6 Feb 2013, 14:16 ]

Award One – Programme that qualifies the participant to be a lead coach for Child, Youth or Adult players

Award 1 Youth /Adult Coaching Course

This course runs over 7 nights as detailed below


Foundation Course should be completed by anyone intending doing Award One Course


Venues: Aras O’Cearbhaill, Nowlan Park , Kilkenny and The Presentation Secondary School @7.30pm

· Monday 11th March (Introduction, Communication & Role of Coach)

· Wednesday 13th March (Tactical Prowess / Decision Making)

· Wednesday 20th March (Technical Proficiency)

· Saturday 23rd March (Team Play And Tactical Ploys)

· Saturday 23rdMarch (Physical Fitness: Components & Principles)

· Monday 25th March (P1: Playing Facts P2: Psychological Focus)

· Wednesday 27th March (Lifestyle ,Planning and Conclusion)

N.B. Places must be pre –booked for this course :

Foundation Courses

posted 6 Feb 2013, 14:10 by Unknown user

Dates for Areas of Continuous Developments

CARE – (Coach Administration & Referee Education)

  • Foundation Award (Introductory Award) {Hurling and Football}

Foundation Award Contains:

Ø Introduction

Ø Fundamental Movement

Ø Coaching Children, Youths and Adults

Ø GAA Skill Development

Ø An Introduction to Games

Ø Conclusion

Foundation Coaching Courses

(Introductory Courses):

· Wednesday 6th February Danesfort GAA 7.00pm (Theory)

· Wednesday 20th February St. Patrick’s GAA7.00pm (Theory)

· Wednesday 27th February Glenmore GAA – 7.00pm (Theory)

· Wednesday 6thMarch John Lockes GAA – 7.00pm (Theory)

· Saturday 16th March Wallslough – 11.00am (Practical)
  • Saturday 6th April Aras O’Cearbhaill, Nowlan Park

Code of Best Practice

posted 6 Feb 2013, 14:01 by Unknown user   [ updated 6 Feb 2013, 14:06 ]

Code of Best Practice

Venues: Springhill Court Hotel 


o        TBC          (North Kilkenny Coaches)

o        TBC           (South  Kilkenny Coaches)


Organised by : Conor Brennan (Youth Officer ) Kilkenny GAA

Leinster GAA Coaching Conference

posted 6 Feb 2013, 14:00 by Unknown user   [ updated 6 Feb 2013, 14:06 ]

“Every Child Matters”

Venue: IT Carlow


Date : Saturday 9th March


Target Audience :  Juvenile Club Coaches and Primary School Teachers

                   For more details of the above check out Leinster.gaa.ie

Coaching Workshops

posted 6 Feb 2013, 13:59 by Unknown user   [ updated 6 Feb 2013, 14:04 ]

Coaching Workshops


“In order to coach the child, we first, must know the child”

Date  : Monday 18th February

Venue : Springhill Court Hotel , Kilkenny

Time : 8.30pm

Target Audience :  Juvenile Club Coaches

Guest Speaker :  Paudie Butler


Coaching Workshops



“Mól an Oige agus Tiocfaidh siad”

Date  : Saturday 30th March

Venue : Wallslough Sports Arena, Bennettsbridge Road, Bennetsbridge , Kilkenny

Time : 10.00am1.00pm

Target Audience :  (U-8 to U14) Juvenile Club Coaches and Primary School Teachers


·          “The Importance of Movement Skills”  

·         “Fun Games for the child – To keep the child coming to practice”  

·         Age Appropriate Skills






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