Some examples of specific tests that can be carried out;Sit & Reach - Flexibility;Vertical Jump; - Upper BodyMedicine Ball Throw Lower Body;20m Sprint - Speed;T-Test - Agility;300yd Shuttle Speed Endurance;Bleep Test Aerobic Endurance;
Other potential fitness tests?
Fitness TestsTest Design;
What are the key things to remember when devising your own test?Sensible;Measurable (Quantitative / Qualitative);Repeatable;Manageable;Time constraints;Realistic;Purpose;Practical;
Fitness Testing Session (1 Week in Advance);Set Date & Time and inform players;Decide on test battery;Prepare Result Collection Sheets;Organise support personnel;Organise equipment & venue.
Fitness Testing Session (1 hour in Advance);Arrive at venue with support personnel;Organise each test station;Organise personnel responsible for stations;Organise equipment, including measurements;Organise players.
10 15 Minutes
ResultsFitness Test Results;Collection ;Turnaround time;Presentation;Feedback;Individual;Collective;Application;Any others?
Follow Up Courses
Conditioning the GAA Player
Heart Rate Training*Venues to be confirmed
VenueDateGlenswilly, Donegal24th NovemberSt.Micheals, Enniskillen1st DecemberSilverbridge GAC, Armagh 8th December
VenueDateBallyhaise, Co.Cavan*19th JanuaryLavey GAC, Derry*26th JanuaryUUJ / SINI*2nd February