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@jeancote46 the Canadian Sports scientist has devised three-stage model for young athletes:
Sample as many sports as possible until early adolescence;
2. Focus on a few main sports in their early and mid-teens;
3. Specialise in their mid-to late-teens. “We philosophically believe early specialisation narrows long-term...
Lots of discussion on early specialisation the last few weeks. One thing for certain in Ireland, is Girls are more likely to play multi-sport for longer than boys as it seems to be accepted more across codes. Boys it seems, are more pressurised to have to specialise earlier than girls. If you’ve ever watched girls sport the...
Can never get enough of @KrisVDHaegen Here talking about associations having their Beliefs and Values but no action on the grass! @GAAlearning @Pat_Culhane
Without Mistakes You Never Learn
I had to write on my report ”Nice on paper but shit on the grass”
Full Talk here:...
This is the Football Association Of Ireland Plan for 2020 to 2022
Where do we want to be?
We always like to hear your opinions and views. If you feel you have something to say or content to share, please comment below or email...
The vast majority of coaches are parents. Usual Mums or dads and mostly coaching their own child. They mostly start out assistant coach or a helper but soon enough find that they have taken over the role of Head Coach. That was my story to coaching anyway!
No two ways about it. Coaching with no experience is one of the hardest...
CALLING ON ALL YOUTH SPORT COACHES
FULL CONFERENCE PROGRAMME | Take a look at the full programme for the 4th International iCoachKids Conference.
TWO DAY FREE EVENT ONINE:
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iCoachKids has announced the 4th Annual International Conference....
StrikerOnLine and Eamon Scott are launching their E-Magazine TODAY!
The new digital eMag is launching it’s a double edition with – nearly 150 pages of grassroots football from Ireland. It’s a very comprehensive overview of the game in Ireland with coaching to feature as a core element within the...
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