LATEST: Gaelic Games Coach Webinar Series 2020

To help coaches through this difficult period, the GAA, An Cumann Camogaíochta and the LGFA have created a series of coach development sessions, which have been running since Thursday, March 26th.

All sessions will be advertised through the GAA Learning site – and across all of the social media channels.

Full details and how to register are available here:

Upcoming Session

Webinar 14

Date: Thursday, June 18th at 7.30pm (Irish time)

Topic: Practical Positive Psychology for Well-being and Motivation

Presenter: Dr Ciara Losty & Dr Gerry Fitzpatrick.

Dr Cíara Losty is a lecturer in applied sport and exercise psychology in Waterford Institute of Technology and course leader for the MSc in Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology programme. Cíara is accredited as a Professional Member by Irish Institute of Sport Professional Quality Assurance Committee in in the area of sport psychology delivery. Cíara currently works with a range of Olympic athletes in preparation for Tokyo 2021. Currently Cíara works with modern pentathlon, track and field, jump and flat jockeys and various Gaelic athletic association snr teams. Ciara is the current sport psychology service provide for the jockey pathway. The jockey pathway provides sport science and sport psychology support to all licensed jockeys. The Pathway’s primary goal is to ensure that all Jockeys will have access to a professional sport science support system which will enable them to make the most of their ability, achieve the highest standards and prolong their careers in racing.

Gerry Fitzpatrick currently works at the Department of Health Sport & Exercise Science, Waterford Institute of Technology. Gerry does research in Applied Sport Psychology and also in the Strength and Conditioning field. Their current programme is the MSc in Applied Sport Psychology

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