Gaelic Football 19 September 2012 Alfie Byrne Rd

posted Sep 19, 2012, 2:11 AM by Raheny twothousandandfour   [ updated Sep 19, 2012, 2:11 AM by Web Admin ]

Gaelic Football session 19 September 2012 Alfie Byrne Rd

Start 5.45pm

Finish 7pm


Warm up 5 minutes, walk, slow jog, jog, fast jog




Bibs, cones, goals, 16 balls (1ball to 2 players). Skill card for punt kick, high catch.


Divide players into groups based on skills. Smaller groups of beginners for more attention. So strongest group should have 10/12 in it. Less skilled groups should have max 6. Skill card to be left at each station for oncoming mentor and group.

Station 1 Wall 10 minutes

Players in pairs. Players take turns to kick ball against wall at a height that can be caught overhead by 2nd player. In smaller groups player kicks ball against wall and catches overhead himself.

See overhead catch skill card for technique.

Station 2 Punt kick practise the technique 10 minutes

Partner Kick
Players in pairs. Mark out various distances.
Players to punt kick to partner over each distance.

See punt kick skill card for technique.

Station 3 Punt kick Develop the skill

Hit the Cones
Players attempt to knock over the cones using the punt kick.

Stronger groups switch legs kick with weaker foot.

See punt kick skill card for game


Station 4 Target practise

Divide group in half. One half each side of goal. Players kick ball over bar, forward and back from one group to the other. Increase/decrease distance from goal to test accuracy.



Conclude with 2 X 7 or 8 a side matches. No handpassing. Kicking only.

.NK 19/9/12