Thoughts, Ideas, Resouces

Posted by GaelicPerformance on 3rd Oct 2014

Catch and Kick - Casual Gaelic

The latest figures on Sports Participation in Ireland show that Gaelic Games accounts for only 4.0% of total numbers participating in sport. This is surprisingly low, given the perceived popularity of …

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Posted by GaelicPerformance on 22nd Sep 2014

What can the GAA learn from the banking crisis?

Prior to the banking crisis of 2008, the government had sat back and overseen a decade of light touch regulation. The argument was that the "markets" would sort everything out naturally, and winners a …

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Posted by GaelicPerformance on 15th Sep 2014

When the S&%T hits the Fan

We've all been to team meetings/talks, where the best plans in the world are laid out on the table. Managers, selectors, and players are bubbling with enthusiasm, where there is nothing but posit …

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Posted by GaelicPerformance on 10th Sep 2014

HardWork v SmartWork

An appetite for hard work is fundamental for success in all sports. But the hardest working team does not always win the prize. Most managers will ask their team to work harder than the oppositio …

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Posted by GaelicPerformance on 30th Jul 2014

The Mc Donaldization of Gaelic Games...

No doubt this is a very nice Presentation of some very important and quantifiable elements of the game.But is this just shallow analysis?Lets take Accuracy for example: 55%/85%  - On the face of …

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