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Project Flame

Wednesday 25 November 2020


University College Cork launched Project Flame in in 2016 with the goal of enhancing the functional movement skills of adolescents in secondary schools.  Vast improvements in fundamental movement patterns and movement skills were seen by students who took part in this intervention.

In 2020 & 2021, Cork Sports Partnership together with UCC are aiming to introduce Project Flame to community based youth sport by providing coach education in Project Flame to volunteer coaches of youth sport in Cork through 2 upcoming online workshops & a follow up focus group.

To register for the Project Flame Coach Education Programme please click here >>> Please note the closing date for registrations is 27th November 2020.

Pilot Programme Online Workshops (75 minutes each) 

Workshop 1 - Monday, November 30th 7pm-8.15pm

  • Participants will be introduced to Project Flame 

Workshop 2 - Wednesday, December 2nd 7pm-8.15pm

  • Participants will be learn about functional & fundamental skills 

Follow Up Focus Group - Wednesday 9th December 6pm

Workshop Content:
  • Understanding functional & fundamental movement skills
  • Importance of functional & fundamental movement skills
  • The benefits of physical literacy for young players / athletes 
  • Utilising digital resources with children & adolescents in your coaching session
  • What to consider when coaching children & adolescents the functional & fundamental movement skills

Coaches who attend both workshops & follow up focus group will receive priority access to resources & follow on training opportunities with the Project Flame Team & Cork Sports Partnership


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