21 coaches from Kilmessan, Drumree, Boardsmill, Dunderry, Kiltale, Blackhall Gaels, Navan O’Mahony’s and Kildalkey clubs attended the ‘Caman Get A Grip’ course which was tutored by Ger Gribben and Yvonne Byrne (Camogie RDO’s and Camogie Tutors). These enthusiastic coaches will be taking their new coaching skills to the playing fields in their clubs to produce the Meath Camogie stars of the future.
The course lasted 10 hours and was run over 2 Thursday evenings in the Drumree Hurling and Camogie Clubs facilities.
The course modules include
The Role Of The Coach
The Hurley And Grips
Mini Games / Go Games
Planning A Session
and much more!
Having completed the course the participants are now qualified to coach Camogie to girls up to the age of 10 years of age.
Here are some of the coaches comments about the course:
‘T’was gr8!! Thanks!!’
‘Thanks! The course was very enjoyable and well presented!’
As a new coach trying to ‘help out’ in my club, I found the course very enjoyable.’
‘The course was very informative and the tutors very easy to follow. I found it very thought provoking, Thank You!’
‘Most enjoyable course – Really made me step back and think about the session and to to try and be the best that I can be as a coach. Thank You!’
Special thanks goes to Kay Troy who co-ordinated the course and also the Drumree Hurling and Camogie Clubs for hosting the course.