Ladies Gaelic Football

Peil Winter 2020

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58 | WINTER 2020 | COACHING CARD PRE-SEASON TRAINING Return to Pitch Game Based Activities See full webinar on this topic on LGFA YouTube Channel GAME 1 What do I need to set up this exercise? • Multiple footballs, cones and bibs How do I execute this exercise? • Dimensions of pitch and zones are dependent on age/ability of the group you are coaching • Place three zones to the left and right of the goalposts, six zones in total. • Two small sided games (3v3, 4v4, 5v5, 6v6) take place at the same time • Two teams are assigned 3 Zones each - i.e the blues and yellows are playing in zone 1 - 3 and the reds and greens are playing in zone 4-6. • A team must complete a set number of passes in each zone i.e. 5 handpasses before they go and try conquer another zone. • The aim of the game is to conquer all three zones before team can go for a score. • If a team turnover a team in a zone then they can either commence in that zone or go to another zone Duration: • Play for a set period of time o Session 1: 2 sets of 5 mins o Session 2: 3 sets of 5 mins What are we getting in this game? Introduction to contact & agility • 30/40m linear run (from box to box) • Practicing skills under fatigue • Speed of thought and communication What you might see: • Players falling behind • Somebody taking charge • Tired decision making

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