Sporting Excellence
March 11-13 2016 Breaffy House Resort

Be part of this amazing sporting event
Hear from Ireland’s top sporting heroes this weekend
Quote on the door and get 50% off.
Registration from 8am

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Our Schedule Who Should Attend?


David Gillick
"I'm very fortunate to be in a position to give something back to Irish sport in the hope others can learn from my experiences. I'm very much looking forward to being part of this proactive and forward thinking event, and I'm very humbled to be among people I have looked up to over the years."

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Kenneth Egan
"This is going to be a fantastic event, so many different experiences and knowledge under the one roof it will only stand to benefit everyone involved"

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Martyn Irvine
"Can't wait to be involved in the sporting excellence conference. Ireland is lacking this type of event and it will set a precedence for years to come"

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National sporting commentator James Horan and renowned sports training destination Breaffy House Resort are collaborating on a unique and exciting sports conference which will bring top national and international sporting experts together to share knowledge and techniques.
The conference will take place on the weekend of
March 11th, 12th and 13th 2016
The two-day conference will include various lectures from leading sporting professionals across multiple codes which will provide delegates with a unique insight into high performance.
It will open fresh possibilities, allowing coaches, players and people interested in sport to further explore new learnings and opportunities. Along with the lectures the conference will facilitate numerous workshops and practical demonstrations that will support ongoing learning and development.



Who should attend Sporting Excellence?
For the general sports enthusiast who wants to find out what makes High Performance people tick, how they prepare for success, and what that winning feeling is like.
All keen athletes / sports people eager to learn & develop in their chosen field. Find out what worked and what were the challenges, the gains that can be made and the drive and motivation that spurns them on.Any budding or experienced manager, at whatever level and whichever sport. Learn from experienced International and Olympic team managers about the key characteristics and traits required for High Performance.



Our objectives include enhancing delegate's knowledge of coaching principles in sport, while providing an opportunity to learn from many different sports experts.
The conference will also provide networking opportunities for sports people across the country and across disciplines.
Get a fresh insight into new and creative coaching methods and techniques for athlete, player and team development. Explore new areas where you and your team can develop and learn.



The comprehensive program will allow a wealth of expertise from across
Ireland and abroad to share key knowledge and experience.
Key areas include:
Coaching Fundamentals
High Performance - Culture
Skills Development & Coaching
Key Areas of Preparation - Mind & Body
Performance Analysis in Sport
Tactical Trends in Sport
To Inspire and Broaden Minds



Join us on this unique learning adventure
Friday, March 11th 2016
Registration, Official Opening, Meet and Greet
Saturday, March 12th 2016
Keynote Speakers, Lectures, Skills Clinic
Workshops, Q&A, Gala Dinner
Sunday, March 13th
Practical's (Soccer/Rugby/Gaelic), Lectures
Conference Close.
Who Will Benefit
Coaches, Managers, Athletes, Players, Sports Enthusiasts of all ages.



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