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“Mind Matters”

The IRFU launched a Mental Health initative in January 2014, which Connacht Rugby has embraced.  As part of this initative, we are hosting a Mental Health Seminar in Connacht Rugby, which is aptly called “Mind Matters” on Monday the 3rd of March 2014.

Registration will be at 6.30pm and the Seminar will start at 7 – 9.30pm.

Venue: Connacht Rugby Gym, Sportsground, College Road, Galway.

Fee: €10

This seminar will be made up of a presentation from Aidan O’Flynn MA. IACAT. Aidan currently works with the Connacht Academy in this field. He will focus on the Physological pressures and skills required to cope with today’s game from all sides, (Parent, Coach and Player). As part of his presentation, he may ask for participation from all attendees in workshop format.

In addition to Aidan, Nigel Carolan, Connacht Rugby Academy Manager will present on the Individual Players Performance Plan.  He will discuss how coaching has drastically changed over the last few years and how the focus now is not only on the players playing ability but also on the players mental capacities and how he deals with this.

We open this Seminar up to all involved in sport, from a Parent, Coach and Players perspective.We at Connacht Rugby cannot stress how important this area is and we hope that clubs avail of this fantastic opportunity.

For further information please contact me:
Emer O’Dowd
Connacht Rugby
[email protected]
087 9041090



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