John Morrison

John Morrison – Group drills aren’t always best

John Morrison says drill sessions aren’t always right for specific skill learning

In his column in this week’s Gaelic Life, John Morrison explains his ‘Game Sense’ approach to coaching.

He explained that this ethos focuses on how best to motivate and improve players by helping them to learn things their own way.


He favours individual learning:

“In all game sense sessions, technique is modified individually during the game and not in group drill scenarios.

“Before, during and after, ‘one to one’ skills clinics enhance the skill modification further.

“The factors to consider are; the changes need to improve the skill in the game context, the time that will be involved, and how the player will develop.”

He goes on to explain that coaches must creates games in order to improve the skill, and also how the coach should do that.

Read the full article in the current issue of Gaelic Life.

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