Dr Ed Coughlan
Was delighted to get the opportunity to speak to Dr Ed Coughlan about Coaching. Some very interesting ideas and some really easy changes that all coaches can consider. A must listen for all coaches at all levels. Simple practical advice and tips
June 24, 2020
Pat Culhane on "Why do I coach?"
Pat gave us an excellent presentation on the topic of "Why do I Coach?". A must listen for all coaches
June 17, 2020
Dr Cameron Peers on Confidence and Motivation
We speak with Dr Cameron Peers on the area of "Confidence and Motivation". Cameron is a psychologist, who has recently completed his Doctorate in the area of Child Physical Literacy and the psychological side of it.
June 3, 2020
Dr Stephen Behan on Physical Literacy
Dr Stephen Behan joins us to discuss the importance of Physical Literacy in Children. Dr Behan has recently completed his Doctorate in DCU. This combined with his experience as a Games Promotion Officer in Dublin for nearly 10 years, allows Stephen to give a unique insight into how GAA can play a huge role in developing the Physical Literacy of all children. A fascinating listen for every coach, parent or teacher.
May 27, 2020
Creating a Hurling Habit, the Club School Link
We chat with Wexfords Willie Cleary, who is Project Director of the highly successful "Hurling 365" program being rolled out in primary schools in conjunction with the local clubs in Wexford. A really interesting conversation and a great insight to how clubs can maximize the benefits of a strong Club School link.
May 20, 2020
Tom Coleman on Sleep for Recovery & Performance
Tom Coleman is the co founder of mynutrition.ie and is a Sleep specialist. Tom has worked with world leading athletes to ensure Sleep is maximized to aid recovery and performance. Tom speaks to us about the science behind the importance of sleep and also outlines various examples of what we can do to gain maximum value from a very important, but sometimes neglect. A really interesting conversation and something for everyone who listens from coaches to players to parents.
May 13, 2020
Brian Cuthbert on Player Development
We discussed Player Development with Brian Cuthbert. Putting all the parts together in a holistic format. Brian has years of experience as a Coach and mentor having worked at every level from club to county, as a teacher/principal and in his studies on player development within the Talent academy area. Brian talks openly about areas we can address within the GAA and the avenues to further enhance the experience for all stakeholders. A really enlightening discussion
May 6, 2020
Training at home with Paudie Crowley
Paudie is a GPO for the Carbery Division in West Cork and has been sharing daily Hurling and Football skills tests and challenges for child and youth players. Here we discuss the inspiration behind the idea and the type of content he tries to get out to the public
May 1, 2020
Coaching and Games Development in the club with Pat Spratt
Discussion on creating a strong Coaching and Games Development structure in the club, whilst utilising the Rebel Óg Benchmarking process
April 22, 2020
Paudie O'Brien on Creating a Balance in Youth Players
A discussion with Cork GDA Paudie O'Brien on dealing with Youth players. We talk about Burn out, having many masters and also club policy to protect the early and late developers.
April 15, 2020
Barry Corkery on minding your mental health
A discussion with Barry Corkery on minding your mental health.
April 8, 2020
Discussion on Mindfulness with John Cummins
A brief intro to Mindfuless and how it can be useful in this current climate as well as useful to athletes in Sport
April 7, 2020
Primary School Coaching with Paraic Crone
Discussion with Primary School teacher Paraic Crone on the value and best practice GAA based primary school coaching
April 3, 2020
Nursery Coaching with Mossy Bourke, former GPO in St Vincents Dublin
A discussion of coaching in the club Nursery for 4-7 year olds. TIps for coaches and coordinators.
April 3, 2020
Cul Camp Coaching with Cork GPO Paudie Crowley
Tips for Coaches and Coordinators to ensure a smooth running of the Cul Camp from the Coaching end of things
April 3, 2020
James McCarthy & Warm ups
Discussion with Cork GDA, Castlehaven Senior Football manager and former All Ireland winning minor Football coach on how to maximize your warm up to get team and individual benefits from it.
April 2, 2020