DONEGAL GAA STARS LAUNCH INAUGURAL ‘ALL-STAR PERFORMANCE CAMP’

first_imgA whole host of Donegal GAA stars are launching their inaugural All-Star Performance camp that will take place over the Easter Period. However, this camp is unique and offers an alternative approach to that of other GAA camps that are usually run during the holiday periods.The Donegal GAA stars that have organised the All-Star Performance camp will implement their own expertise in Sports Science and Sports Performance Development. All-Ireland winners Michael Boyle and Peter Witherow spent time with the Sports Science department at Premier League side Queen Park Rangers last year.Witherow recently spent a fortnight with the Manchester City Sports Science team last month as part of his Masters degree in Sports Performance at the University of Limerick.Donegal star Martin McElhinney who is running the camp holds an Honours Degree in Sports Science.The trio will be joined by Neil McGee, Christy Toye, Odhran MacNiallais, Antoin McFadden and Donegal Ladies star Geraldine McLaughlin. The unique camp will focus on Identification, Education and development of key characteristics of Gaelic football performance.Key Camp Components1. Performance Testing2. Physical Preparation and Nutrition3. Tactical awareness 4. Skill DevelopmentThe four-day All-star Performance Camp begins on March 30th and ends on April 2nd.The four-day camp will take place at St Michael’s GAA Club in Dunfanaghy and will run from each day from 9.30am until 3pm.The camp is exclusively for boys and girls aged between 11 -16 only. To register go to the ‘All-star Performance Camp’ Facebook page or contact Martin Mc Elhinney directly on 0876768239.CoachesMichael Boyle (All Ireland Winner 2012, Msc Sports Performance)Martin Mc Elhinney (All Ireland Winner 2012, Bsc Sports Science,)Neil Mc Gee (All Ireland Winner 2012, 3 time All star)Christy Toye (All Irealnd Winner 2012, Bsc Sport & Recreation)Odhran Mc Niallais (All star Nominee 2014, Ulster All star 2014)Anton Mc Fadden (All Ireland Winner 2012, Bsc Sports Science)Peter Witherow (All Ireland Winner 2012, Msc Sports Performance)Geraldine Mc Laughlin (All Ireland Club winner with Termon 2014, Donegal Young Sports person of the year 2014) DONEGAL GAA STARS LAUNCH INAUGURAL ‘ALL-STAR PERFORMANCE CAMP’ was last modified: March 25th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:All-Star Performance CampdonegalGAAInauguralMartin McElhinneyMichael BoylenewsPeter WitherowSportUniquelast_img read more