Programme Streams

There are 3 streams covered in the Be Ready to Play programme - Youth, Adult and Advanced.

Follow the link for more details on the Be Ready to Play programme and details of how to register


Programme Structure 

The Be Ready to Play programme is to be delivered in 2 week blocks beginning with the live webinar on Tuesday 2nd March 2021.  On Wednesday the 3rd of March the athletic development programmes for weeks 1 & 2 for each stream will be published into the relevant zone.  Subsequent webinars and athletic development programme content will be delivered every 2nd Tuesday and Wednesday respectively.  A schedule for the biweekly webinars topics and presenters will follow shortly.


The Programme will include:

  • Athletic Development Programmes updated fortnightly via the 3 courses linked above (Instructional Video & Live Sessions)
  • Monthly Coach education webinars (GAA Coaching Experts & Guests)
  • Monthly Sports Science support webinars (Every Sports Science Discipline covered)

Areas covered in the webinars will include – Coaching, Athletic Development, Psychology and Wellbeing, Nutrition, Performance Analysis, Skill Acquisition & Biomechanics, Physiotherapy and Injury Prevention.


Sports Science Webinar:

Topic: Preparing to train and play - How to decrease your injury risk

Speaker: Helen McElroy

Date: 16/03/21


Coaching Webinar:

Topic: Technical Coaching for Hurling, Camogie & Football

Panel discussion with: Fiona McHale, John Doyle, Niall Corcoran & Eileen Gleeson

Date: 30/03/21