Welcome to the home of the Rebel Og Coaching website. Here you will find information on Cork GAA Coaching and Games at Club, School and Academy level. If you require further information please contact your local GDA
Please note we are expanding our annual Nursery Coaching Conference to cater for Youth Coaches and also Club Coaching Officers/Club Personnel in Nemo Rangers GAA club on Saturday 22nd February from 1-4.30pm. There are a limited number of tickets available to (More Here)
Role Profile The Cork County Committee wish to recruit a County Games Development Administrator. The role holder will be responsible for the implementation of specific GAA Games Development Policy within County Cork. The role holder will work as part of a (More Here)
Cork Sports Partnership have partnered with Sport Ireland Coaching once again to host the popular sports coaching series - Coaching Children Workshops this March! Sport Ireland Coaching have developed 4 modules, specifically to provide candidates with a basic understanding of children’s sport and physical (More Here)
108 sporting clubs and organisations across Cork city and county have benefitted from a share of €37 million in Government funding. €4,186,348 in total has been granted to clubs across Cork. Nationally, 994 different projects and 37 different sports have (More Here)
Cork Sports Partnership and Cork Volunteer Centre are delighted to announce a new FREE workshop for clubs which aims to address volunteer recruiting, challenges, retention, rewarding and much more! Volunteers are people from all walks of life, all ages and stages. (More Here)
Cork Sports Partnership are delighted to offer a discount for the next Sport Ireland Coaching - Coaching Children Series, please see details below and poster attached! Course Info: Sport Ireland Coaching have developed 4 modules, specifically to provide candidates with a basic understanding (More Here)
Today in Pairc Ui Chaoimh 4G pitch we held the final monster blitz for our U8 footballers. Three Cork u20 footballers, Brian Hartnett, Jack McCarthy and Conor Russell were present to meet the players and they had the Munster and (More Here)
Rebel Óg Coaching have just announced details of a new football skills competition for underage club players. Aimed at u 12,13 & 14 age groups, the competition is designed to test players kicking abilities off both right and left feet. The (More Here)
In Pairc Ui Chaoimh on Friday the 6th of Sept, Rebel Óg Coaching announced details of a new club football skills development programme which will see over 800 boys between the ages of 12 and 14 show off their skills (More Here)
Edit Column Eugene Carey Fe 16 Inter-County All Ireland Hurling tournament was held in Mallow on Saturday 31st August 2019. The fixtures were: A Grade Semi Finals at 11am Pitch 1 Cork A 2-12 VS 1-13 Limerick Pitch 4 Clare 1-9 VS 2-15 (More Here)
Saturday 31st August 2019 was a great day for both Cork U15 Hurling teams entered in the Arrabawn tournament with both teams Winning the Arrabawn Cup and Plate (More Here)
This Saturday 31st August is a busy day for all our underage squads with our U14s, U15s and U16s all out in action. Cork have county teams entered in the U15 and U16 competitions. At U14 level we have an internal (More Here)
Rebel Og Coaching
Rebel Og Coaching promotes Gaelic Games in clubs, schools and academies throughout Cork. A full-time staff of seven GDAs working under the county games manager caters for the needs of child, youth and adult players in both football and hurling (see framework below right).
In catering for players needs in a balanced way, a two-pronged approach is in place
• Maximise Participation by ensuring that all young children in Cork are exposed to games and coaching in a fun, positive environment and that the maximum number of such players are subsequently retained for a lifelong involvement in Gaelic Games
• Optimise Playing Standards to ensure that all players are provided with opportunities to fulfill their potential through regular, meaningful games and top class coaching, both of which are outlined below.
The provision of coaching and games is done in association with various local partners such as Cork GAA, Rebel Og, Sciath Na Scol, Cork PPS, CIT, Cork Sports Partnership, Mardyke Arena and UCC.
Also, the development of proficient coaches at all levels is a core aim of our organisation and a comprehensive coach education programme is in place in terms of local workshops and the national coach education modules at Foundation Level, Award1 and Award 2.
At club level, core programmes include Rebel Og Coaching Benchmarks 2020 which provides a club template for best practice in coaching, participation and playing standards, as well as Monster Blitzes and Kellogg’s Cul Camps, while various coaching and games initiatives are in place in both primary and post primary schools across the county.
At academy level, Rebel Óg Academy programmes run at regional level from U13 to U16 and at county level from U14 to U17. All such panels aspire to nurturing and developing the characteristics and skills required in inter-county hurling and football through the provision of an appropriate programme of personal, technical, physical, psychological, tactical and team development for players and mentors.
While the primary value of the squads may be measured in terms of All Ireland success for Cork Minor, U21 and Senior teams, the squads will create an environment conducive to the development of a playing career that will extend beyond the county panels and ultimately, to a fulfilling and rewarding life within the GAA. On completion of the programme we expect the individual to have attained a level of sporting excellence together with the complementary life skills necessary to sustain a productive inter-county career.
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