GAA ACADEMY TO BE LAUNCHED AT LYIT

first_imgLetterkenny Institute of Technology aims to provide an exciting new Coaching Initiative open to current students.The Institute, Donegal Board and the Ulster Council have joined forces to develop and enhance the opportunities for current students in the area of Gaelic games.The Academy will combine current fulltime education with a coaching/training package which gives students the opportunity to develop their coaching/playing skills to an excellent standard whilst gaining academic qualifications. The programme embraces the development of sporting, leadership, personal and social skills which prepare students for a possible future in coaching/playing Gaelic sports.As well as their current fulltime course of study the academy programme will cover –Development of young refereesCoaching qualifications at foundation levelChild protectionCode of best practicePersonal development courses for coaches e.g. planning for a season, strength and conditioning, defending workshop, goalkeeping and place kicking player development etc.Performance analysisFirst AidThe official launch takes place on February 3rd at 11.30am in the CoLab, LYIT campusGAA ACADEMY TO BE LAUNCHED AT LYIT was last modified: January 24th, 2011 by gregShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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