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Posted by GAELICperformance on 5th Jun 2024

Who Came Up With That Way Of Playing?

As coaches, having the fundamentals in place is crucial, but we should also be creative about how we try to get ahead of other teams. However, most of the time, we don't.We often look at the best team …

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Posted by GAELICperformance on 31st May 2024

When there's doubt, Focus Out

I recently listened to a podcast about a program based on Navy SEAL underwater survival techniques. When the guest was asked to summarise what they taught participants in the program, they said: "If t …

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Posted by GAELICperformance on 15th May 2024

Are we tough enough anymore?

I was recently chatting to a high level coach, and he was talking about the amount of time that he was now spending dealing with parents of players, who would often be explaining why their child could …

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Posted by GAELICperformance on 15th May 2024

Mix Them Up

I was at game recently where one coach was extremely animated along the sideline to his own players.It got to the point that the players were afraid to try anything, afraid of making a mistake.I'm sur …

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Posted by GAELICperformance on 17th Apr 2024

Coaching Is Not An Easy Gig

Coaching is not an easy gig. Unless you've done it, you wouldn't know.There are many articles on coaching and its challenges. These range from academic based books, research articles, short magazine p …

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Posted by GAELICperformance on 9th Apr 2024

Creativity In Sport

Creativity in SportIntroductionThe following script is drawn from many presentations attended, articles read, experimenting with athletes and experience gained from coaching in multiple sports. It is …

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