PREVIOUSLY Limerick senior pitcher captain James ‘Jimbob’ Ryan has released a new book which hit bookstores this week.
‘Sure Tog out Anyway’ is a children’s book.
“A book on how sport is not just about winning, but how participating can be more important to children’s development for life ahead,” the author explained.
Ryan is a former Limerick double star – won a Munster SHC title in 2013 and before that he played in a Munster SFC final.
The Garryspillane club man is currently a full-time Limerick GAA coach and has already trained at the inter-county level in hurling and football at the minor and U20 levels.
“There’s nothing better than running a bubbly workout that leaves children with radiant smiles on their faces. There’s nothing more beautiful than watching your young athletes flourish as they grow up,” outlines Ryan, emphasizing the benefits of guiding , teach and inspire children.
“While the work that coaches do is satisfying, it also comes with an enormous responsibility – caring for a person through all its physical and mental growth processes. Sure Trains Our Anyway book is aimed at teaching children and parents that sport is not action. about the winner and how participation can be more important for children’s development for life to come! “
James ‘JimBob’ Ryan made his Limerick senior hurling debut in 2008 and played until the end of 2017, a year in which he captained the county team in John Kiely’s first season as manager.
Last year, Ryan founded JBR Sports, a company that manufactures sportswear and sports equipment.
His new book ‘Sure Tog out Anyway’ can be purchased online – click here