Newport GAA
Coaching Material Repository
- Pod 1 (Under 8 Football)
 
Welcome to Pod 1 Coaching Material. 

Football Skills and Games

Under 8


High Catch Jumping


    The High Catch Skillcard - Coaching Points
    The High Catch Technique - Coaching Points
    Common Errors - Coaching Points

    Toss and Catch - Exercise
    Partner Catch - Exercise​​​​​
    Move and Catch - Exercise
    Prisoner Ball - Game​​
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Solo Run

    Solo Run Skillcard - Coaching Points
    Solo Run Technique - Coaching Points
    Common Errors - Coaching Points

    Multiple Toe Tap - Exercise
    Crazy Solo - Exercise
    Solo Relay - Exercise
    Solo Tag Game II - Game​​​​​​​​​


Side Step
    The Side Step Skillcard - Coaching Points
    The Side Step Technique - Coaching Points
    Common Errors - Coaching Points

    Side Step - Exercise
    Side Step II - Exercise
    In and Out - Exercise
    Around the Man - Exercise
    Tag - Game
    Step in Time - Game​​​​​​​​​​

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​​​Hook Kick
    Hook Kick Skillcard - Coaching Points
    Hook Kick Technique - Coaching Points
    Common Errors - Coaching Points

    Partner Kick - Exercise
    Pass and Follow - Exercise
    Kick and Score - Exercise
    Bullseye - Game
    Hooked - Game​​​​​​​​​


Block Down​​​

    Block Down Skillcard - Coaching Points
    Block Down Technique - Coaching Points
    Common Errors - Coaching Points

    Imitation Block - Exercise
    Partner Block - Exercise
    Zig Zag Block - Exercise
    Shoot and Block - Exercise​
    Shoot and Block II - Exercise​​​​​​​​​​​


Block



How do I use this page?

These overviews, exercises and games are simply ideas for you, as coach, to use in your FootballSkills Sessions for Pod 1 Children. The games and exercises are grouped according to the aims for each Pod in the Newport Coaching and Games DEvelopment Plan. Of course, should you feel you need to reach into an age group above or below, due to the progress of your group, please feel free to do so. All drills are aligned with the Newport Coaching and Games Development Plan, so feel free to pick and choose ones which work for you.