Module Title:Player Development 3 - GAA
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 10
NFQ Level:7
Module Delivered In 2 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Practical – Students will take part in lecture (Coach) lead practical sport specific practical sessions on the pitch and in the gym; Lectures - communication of knowledge and ideas from the lecturer to the student; Self-Directed Independent Learning – The emphasis on independent learning will allow the student(s) to gain an appreciation of the many facets to be considered by the GAA athlete.
Module Aim: The aim of this module is to provide students with the knowledge and generic skills to enhance the 3T’s (Technical, Tactical & Team Play) and the 2P’s (Psychological and Performance Analysis) elements of their game as well as an introduction to self-management skills to meet the demands of the Train to Compete stage of Player Development
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate enhanced individual skill development
LO2 Apply improved competitive tactical preparations
LO3 Implement the capacity to enhance team play and tactical ploys at a highly competitive level
LO4 Use opposition playing facts specific to competition
LO5 Develop psychological focus as per the Train to Win stage
LO6 Implement the Fair Play, Lifestyle and Personal Development elements of the Train to Win stage
LO7 Show an improvement in soccer specific fitness components (Aerobic, Anaerobic, Speed, Agility, Balance, Co-ordination, Strength) demonstrated through attaining progressive fitness testing results.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is recommended before enrolment in this module.

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Incompatible Modules
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Co-requisite Modules
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Requirements
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed.
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
1. Technical
Informing development of skills through awareness of individual strengths and weaknesses (including personal style)
2. Tactical Prowess
Refining of event and position specific tactical preparation
3. Team Play & Tactical Ploys
Performance analysis techniques/tools to inform performance development and competition strategies
4. Playing Facts
Evaluation of all aspects of an opponents (individual and team) play in real time at an autonomous level
5. Psychological Focus
Consistent drive/will to win in application to training and competitive environment; Confident and independent decision making; Contributing and responding honestly to team processes; Assessment of, and where necessary adjustment to , goals to ensure performance standards; Open minded attitude to potential performance enhancement techniques
6. Fair Play, Lifestyle and Personal Development
Career/sport planning sustained; Training and performance monitoring strategies to inform performance; Available performance supports and support structures to maximise performance; Full integration of sport, career and life goals
Physical
• Develop and improve sport specific fitness components through pitch and gym based activities. (Aerobic, Anaerobic, Speed, Agility, Balance, Co-ordination, Strength) • Undergo fitness testing and receive results and feedback on key individual improvement goals in relation to results. • Progression of gym based strength and conditioning programme
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment50.00%
Practical50.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Participation in practical sessions:10% 1,2,3,4,5,6 10.00 n/a
Essay Completion of Player Development essay totalling a minimum of 1,500 words 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 40.00 n/a
No Project
Practical
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Technical Assessment 1,2,3,4,5,6 12.50 Sem 1 End
Practical/Skills Evaluation Physical assessment 1,2,3,4,5,6 12.50 n/a
Practical/Skills Evaluation Tactical assessment 1,2,3,4,5,6 12.50 n/a
Practical/Skills Evaluation Pyschological assessment 1,2,3,4,5,6 12.50 n/a
No End of Module Formal Examination

ITCarlow reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture 30 Weeks per Stage 1.00
Lecture 30 Weeks per Stage 5.00
Independent Learning 30 Weeks per Stage 2.67
Total Hours 260.00
 

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_BBGAA_D BA in Sport Coaching & Business Management (GAA) 3 Group Elective 2
CW_BBSMC_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sport Management and Coaching 3 Group Elective 1