Playing & Coaching




If you are interested in playing or coaching with Laochra Óg Hurling & Camogie Club please contact:

Pat Healy, Coaching Development Officer, 087 0535589

All welcome regardless of experience.

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Important Notice:

It is now compulsory that all personnel taking part in all pitch activities have the foundation course completed.

We at Laochra Óg are looking for persons interested in doing Foundation Award Course.
The Foundation Award is the introductory award for coaches of Gaelic Games. The course is aimed at beginner coaches and will enable participants to assist a coach in the organisation of activities to develop hurling.

The course is seven and a half hours in duration and covers four key modules, as well as introductory and conclusion modules. These four modules are:

  • Introduction to Games
  • Skill Development
  • Movement Skills
  • Coaching Children, Youths and Adults

Coaching Competencies to be developed

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Assist a coach in organising a programme of games and skill development activities appropriate to each participant’s needs and abilities.
  • Identify the skills of hurling.
  • Assist a coach in organising progressive activities (drills and fun games) to develop five key skills.
  • Assist a coach in organising progressive activities to develop movement skills appropriate to Gaelic Games.
  • Assist a coach in organising and managing players for an effective practice session
  • Build Rapport, Observe, Analyse, Explain, Provide Demonstration and Provide Positive Feedback to Players .

So if this is of interest to you or you know of somebody who may be interested please forwarded to Pat Healy, Coaching Development Officer, 0870535589.

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