Visit the GAA Learning & Development Community Portal at learning.gaa.ie which has been developed to provide better access to key resources for GAA members and those actively promoting Gaelic Games. Register as a site member and access Education Programmes to support your role as Coach, Referee, Administrator or Player.
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The GAA also provides a number of physical resources to support volunteers involved in the development of our games. Information on these resources is available below:
Send requests to;
Games Development Department,
Cheques can be made payable to the GAA
The Fun Do Learning Resource Pack
The Fun Do Learning Resource Pack contains a series of manuals, DVDs and DVD-ROMs that can be used by parents, coaches and teachers to organise fun filled coaching sessions for primary school aged children.
The pack is divided into separate hurling or football packs, and describes over 500 games and skill development activities that coaches can implement for players from 4 – 12 years.
The Fun Do Pack is available in either hurling or football specific versions through the GAA Games Development office in Croke Park at a cost of €20 per pack.
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The OTú CD ROM
The OTú CD-ROM is a coach’s resource aimed at coaches of minor/adult players. Released in 2001, the CD is based around the integration of the OTú Coaching Model — the 3Ts (Technical Proficiency, Tactical Awareness and Team Play) and the 3Ps (Physical Fitness, Playing Facts and Psychological Focus).
Games and skill development activities are available across the range of sections of the OTú Model, with former Derry, Donegal, Mayo and current Leitrim coach Mickey Moran devising the advanced drills.
The CD-ROM is available in either hurling or football specific versions through the GAA Games Development office in Croke Park at a cost of €15 per CD.
Payment is by cheque or postal order, made payable to Cumann Lúthchleas Gael. Please note that cash payment will not be accepted.
The GAA GamePlanner resource is a DVD-ROM which allows coaches to create, save and distribute activities. The resource contains animation and video footage of activities for players aged 13 – 18 years.
The DVD-ROM is contains information on both hurling and football and is available through the GAA Games Development office in Croke Park at a cost of €15 per CD.
GAA Coach Education Manuals
To support the Coach Education programme, a range of manuals have been developed and are available to download.
- Award 1 Child Coaches manual
- Award 1 Youth Coaches manual
- Award 1 Adult Coaches manual
- Coach Education Game and Skill Cards
The Coach Education materials are available to download free of charge from the Resources and Publications section.