Skills Development List

The list of hurling skills below outlines the skills that the coaches will be targeting for each age group.

 Skill  Under 6
 Under 8
 Under 10
 Under 12
         
 Grip  X      
 Carry Hurley, Carry Ball
 X      
 Ready/Lock Positions
 X      
 Dribble  X      
 Stop a ground ball
 X      
 Ground Strike Stationary Strong Side
 X      
 Ground Strike Stationary Weak Side  X      
 Ground Strike on run
 X      
 Shoulder to Shoulder
   X    
 Hooking (ground)
   X    
 Front Ground Block
       
 Roll Lift/Jab Lift
       
 Catching        
 Strike from Hand Stationary
       
 Batting/Stopping in air
       
 Frontal Air Block
       
 Hooking (air)
       
 Strike from Hand on run forwards
       
 Strike from Hand on run backwards
       
 Doubling on ground
       
 Solo        
 Handpass        
 Strike on weak side
       
         
 Hurley Size
       
 Sliotar Size
 Training