FA Level 1 in Coaching Football

FA Level 1 in Coaching Football

Course Overview

Minimum Age: 16

Course Duration: 43 hours (total qualification time) / 33 hours (guided learning)

Price: £230.00 (£160.00 Charter Standard)

Leading To: FA Level 2 in Coaching Football

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COURSE DETAILS

The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football provides learners with an introduction to coaching the game and working with players from under 7 to open age.

  • The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football, leading to the achievement of the 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Football qualification, is the first stepping-stone on the core coaching pathway. It will provide you with an introduction to coaching the game and working with players from under 7 to open age.

    You will gain insight into the game in England, how it is played and how you can coach to better support the development of future players.

    The course of learning is made up of eight guided learning, face-to-face workshops covering a range of topics linked to the England DNA, as well as some directed learning opportunities via three eLearning modules hosted on The FA Learning Management System (LMS). The eLearning modules cover core topics including the role of the coach, long-term player development and The FA Plan, Do, Review model.

- Introduction

- Qualities of a coach

- What is a game (rules and scoring system)

- The game in England

- Build a practice 'for your players'

- Review of Block 1

- England DNA (in possession, out of possession and transition)

- Technical components of the game

- Principles of play

- Develop a practice 'for your players'

- Review of Block 2

- FA 4 Corner Long-term Player Development Model

- Differentiation - supporting individuals

- Extend the practice 'for your players'

- Linking practice to match day

- Managing self, parents, players and the game on match day

- Course review

Participants will undertake the FA Safeguarding Children Workshop and the FA Level 1 Intro to First Aid in Football (IFAiF)

 

Course Pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites to begin your FA Level 1 in Coaching Football course.

Outcomes

You will be introduced to:

  • The England DNA
  • The FA 4 Corner Model which will help you gain a better understanding of player long-term development
  • The FA Plan, Do, Review Model, helping you construct appropriate practices and sessions
  • A series of practical coaching ideas, giving you the ability to recognise the various ingredients that make up safe and engaging practices

Available Dates

Start Date
Venue
Time
6:00PM
Price
Full Price £230.00, reduced to £160.00 for Worcestershire FA affiliated Charter Standard club - discount code available through your club secretary
Introduction to First Aid in Football
Tuesday 24th March 2020 - 6.30pm to 9.30pm
Safeguarding Children
Tuesday 10th March 2020 6.30pm to 9.30pm
Session 1
Tuesday 3rd March 2020 6pm to 9.30pm
Session 2
Thursday 5th March 2020 6pm to 9.30pm
Session 3
Thursday 12th March 2020 6pm to 9.30pm
Session 4
Tuesday 17th March 2020 6pm to 9.30pm
Session 5
Thursday 19th March 2020 6pm to 9.30pm
Session 6
Thursday 26th March 2020 6pm to 9.30pm
Session 7
Tuesday 31st March 2020 6pm to 9.30pm
Location
The DeMontfort School
Four Pools Road
Evesham
WR11 1DQ
Contact
Lynne Williams
01905 827137
lynne.williams@worcestershirefa.com
Time
9:00AM
Price
£230
Location
University of Worcester St John's Campus
Henwick Road
Worcester WR2 6AJ

Important information

All bookings are non-refundable

If you will be coaching under 18 players you are required to have an FA CRC/DBS certificate

Requests to transfer to another Worcestershire FA course will only be accepted more than 14 days before the start of the course.

Sessions on the course should be completed in order. If you are aware before booking you cannot attend all dates, you are strongly advised to wait for another course. If you do miss a day or session you will be required to move to another course to complete the remaining dates. 

All transfers will be subject to a £10 administration charge

Get in touch

Lynne Williams

T: 01905 827137 ext 209
lynne.williams@worcestershirefa.com