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Coaching Network Day - AIT

Full day of practical and theory sessions. Sprints, hurdles, jumps and throws.


Event Description:

Paddy Fay - Coaching for high performance, lessons learnt in a 40 year coaching career.

Phil Kearney – Applying core principles of skill acquisition to enhance movement skill training.Through a range of practical activities, this session will empower coaches to apply core principles of skill acquisition in their practice to facilitate athletes’ learning and retention in sport.

Paul Oppermann - Lessons learnt from an athletics career and working in Dublin City Sports clinic. Strength and conditioning, applicable to all developing athletes. Injury prevention work.

Deirdre and Molly Scott – Development of Molly through the age groups to senior level, including World Under 4x100m Silver medal Mistakes made, Lessons learnt, high lows, Theory and practical session. A typical sprint & hurdles session adaptable across the age groups.

Paddy Fay - Development of Joanne Cuddihy – European Junior Medallist to Senior Final. Training year on year, Technical fine tuning for competition.

Eamon Fahey - Long jump

  • Warm up, technical model, fault identification and correction
  • Plyometric training
  • Q & A

Rosie Daniel  - High Jump

  • basics of events, marker and curved run up
  • Conditioning for hj's 
  • relevant plyo's and rhythm drills etc.