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New Campaign – Are you ready?

Jul 30, 14 New Campaign – Are you ready?

Posted by in Irish Grassroots Football

With only a month to go before a another season starts, I’m sure you have already experienced the joys of new players arriving and the disappointment of ones leaving. For those at the top level of kids football this time of year can be a very stressful one. Already I have heard of some great coaches who have left the game...

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Project Fun Direction

Jul 25, 14 Project Fun Direction

Posted by in Girls Soccer

Ciaran Duffy a Coach with a dream to get more girls participating in sport in Dublin’s Inner City. Their Mission: In Ireland, for lots of identifiable reasons, many young girls don’t get the opportunity to experience and participate in sport in their own community, where we can set them on the road of a lifetime of...

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Player Welfare (Concussion)

Jul 25, 14 Player Welfare (Concussion)

Posted by in Childrens Health

Now that the World Cup has some to an end FIFA needs to look at the safety of players before 2018. First on the list: an adequate, medically-informed assessment of its procedures concerning head injuries, and not just those of Christoph Kramer and Álvaro Pereira. This is called accountability. It is a basic human concern, and...

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Every Kids Needs A Champion

Jul 25, 14 Every Kids Needs A Champion

Posted by in Irish Grassroots Football

and that Champion is you the coach, the teacher. As Rita Pierson say in this short talk, “Kids don’t learn from people they don’t like”.  A teacher who spend her entire life in and around the classroom. Rita F. Pierson died on June 28, 2013, at the age of 61. This is truly an inspiring talk. Why do all the...

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ECA Report on Youth Academies in EUROPE

Jul 17, 14 ECA Report on Youth Academies in EUROPE

Posted by in Academies, Irish Grassroots Football

The ECA which stands for the European Club Association compiled a report on Youth Academies around Europe. 96 clubs from 41 countries were used in gathering the data for the Youth Survey. You can download the full report on ECA website which is I have taken some of the key factors relating to the youth game, no Irish...

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Perfect Practice

Jul 11, 14 Perfect Practice

Posted by in Irish Grassroots Football

One practice at a time but making that practice a perfect practice (doing to best of our ability) every time your practice. With that practice or session the aim is to improve, the aim is to get better. When we think about practice how many of us are improving each and every-time. How many of us just go through the motions, like...

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Future Events

Jul 09, 14 Future Events

Posted by in Coaching

Ireland: Coaching Clinics, Workshops & Festival coming up in July, August & September 2014. Click on Date to find out more.. July FAI Coaching Festival: 02nd July – 21st July  Accelerate Performance Coaching: Speed for Football Workshop - Sunday 13th July August Fingal Festival of Football: Saturday 16th...

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Coaching Conference – Sligo IT 2014

Jul 02, 14 Coaching Conference – Sligo IT 2014

Posted by in Coaching

The Role of the Coach and Player Centred Coaching is the the theme for the 11th National Coaching Forum will take place at Institute of Technology Sligo, 26th-27th of September 2014. This Forum promises to be the biggest and most extensive gathering of professionals and volunteers  involved in Sport Coaching. The Forum will...

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