Ready To Play


“Ready to play” is a complete guide to organising and managing activities in club Nursery settings.

The book describes how to:

  • Plan for coaching
  • Develop your coaching structure
  • Manage your coaching team
  • Design rules for your club nursery programme

This resource provides advice over thirty top tips from experienced coaches as well as useful practical advice for your nursery activities. It is your job as a coach to ensure that practice time is put to the best possible use. This resource explains how to improve coaching practice and explores models to help coaches become better organised and more effective.

“Ready To Play” has focused on the core elements of nursery coaching which, when followed, will provide a practical, effective and most importantly, fun and safe environment for children to play GAA sports.