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The final weekend of the level 2 camogie coaching course took place in the presentation secondary school in Clonmel Co Tipperary last weekend. There are 22 coaches completing the course. The course ran over 3 weekends and last weekend topics included communication, planning and periodisation, fix the skill through games and goal setting for coaches. Lead Tutor on course is Damien Young with other development officer tutors and guest tutors also taking modules over the 3 weekends. Participants on the course will undergo a practical assessment in January before obtaining their level 2 Certificates. Pictured above is group photo of participants and tutors.
Other development news this week includes:
Ø  2015 GAA Games Development Conference
Ø  Fermanagh Blitz
Ø  Derry Camán Get a Grip Course
Ø  Code of Ethics Course
Ø  Development Dates to note for 2015!
2015 Liberty Insurance GAA Games Development Conference 9th/10th January
The Launch of the GAA Games Development Conference took place in Croke Park on Wednesday the 3rd December.
The topic for the Camogie presentation at the Conference is ‘The need for Speed’- developing and enhancing teenage player’s capacity on speed of hand, speed of foot and speed of thought. Peter Casey will be presenting on the topic. Peter Casey has been the coach with the Clare Senior Camogie Team from 2012 – 2014.
Peter Casey
The 2015 Liberty Insurance GAA Games Development Conference – 'Putting Youth into Perspective' takes place on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th January in Croke Park
For more information on speakers and to book your place contact:
Launch at Croke Park
Fermanagh Blitz
Attached is 70 girls from Fermanagh who participated in fun year 8 camogie Blitz in Lakeland Forum, Enniskillen. The girls were from Mount Lourdes, Enniskillen, St Fancheas Enniskillen, St Marys Irvinestown and St Aidans Derrylin. All the girls have received coaching from Jamie Campbell over the last 5 weeks, and then all the girls came together to participate in fun blitz for 2 hours. During the course of 2 hours over 32 games were played between the girls in 5 a-side match.
Fermanagh Blitz
Derry Camán Get a Grip Course
22 Derry coaches have just completed foundation in Magherafelt GAC. The coaches were from Loup, Kilrea, Glen, Castledawson and host club Magherafelt. Many thanks to Magherafelt who provided food on both nights, it was greatly appreciated by all involved. Tutor on course was Lisa McAliskey.  
Code of Ethics Courses
A code of ethics course is taking place in Áras Tailteann on 4th December at 7pm and costs €10 per person. Contact to book a place
Development Dates to note for 2015!
Pan Celtic:                   11th April
Under 16 National Development Blitz:          11th & 25th April
Camán to Croker:        2nd May
Hurl Smart Week:       1-7th June
Feile na Gael:              20th/21st June
Under 14 Competition: 12th September

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