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Posted by GAELICperformance on 20th Feb 2024

Moving Fast In All Directions

BackgroundSpeed, Agility and Quickness (SAQ) became a big area of learning for coaches and researchers in the late 90s and early 2000s. Workshops and seminars and books were being held and produced al …

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Posted by GAELICperformance on 13th Feb 2024

What is Great Coaching?

Having been involved at club level for while, and now at county level, from what I have seen, there is always one theme that runs through the middle of all great coaches and coaching.... It's a peopl …

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Posted by GAELICperformance on 9th Feb 2024


SENSITIVE PERIODS IN YOUNG PLAYERS GROWTHThe new season for the return to the playing fields is fast approaching. For many, it may have already commenced, or for some they will be transferring from on …

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Posted by Dermot Mc Ardle on 1st Sep 2022

A Quick Conversation With Micheal Bannigan

Over the next few months we will be revealing what we are calling the Gaelic Performance Captains and Masters. These will be players, coaches, and managers with different levels of experience and succ …

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Posted by Dermot Mc Ardle on 15th Mar 2022

You Should Have More Ambitious Goals....

No doubt, at this stage, most of you have set individual and team goals for 2022.You know....Specific +Measurable - Win Championship / Cover 8k in every game/ Concede no goals/ 60% ConversionAgreed - …

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Posted by GAELICperformance on 10th Mar 2022

Should you do resisted sprint training?

Resisted sprint training is a method of using a sleds (sled towing), bands, wind parachutes, etc to improve speed and power. But how do you integrate it properly to ensure you don't increase injury ri …

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