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
9:00AM
Price
£230, discounted to £160 for WFA affiliated Charter Standard clubs
Day 1
Saturday 13th April 2019 9am to 5pm 3G and grass pitch & Science Theatre
Day 2
Saturday 27th April 2019 9am to 5pm 3G & grass pitch and Science Theatre
Day 3
Saturday 4th May 2019 9am to 5pm Grass pitch and classroom
Day 4
Saturday 11th May 2019 9am to 12.30pm Grass pitch and classroom
Introduction to First Aid in Football
Tuesday 30th April 2019 6.30pm to 9.30pm Science Theatre
Safeguarding Children
Wednesday 17th April 2019 6.30pm to 8.30pm, Science Theatre
Location
King Charles I School
Comberton Road
Kidderminster
DY10 1XA
Contact
Lynne Williams
01905 827137 ext*209
lynne.williams@worcestershirefa.com
Time
9:00AM
Price
£230 discounted to £160 for WFA affiliated Charter Standard clubs
Day 1
Saturday 11th May 2019 9am to 5pm 3G & classroom
Day 2
Saturday 18th May 2019 9am to 5pm 3G & classroom
Day 3
Monday 3rd June 2019 6pm to 9.30pm 3G & classroom
Day 4
Monday 10th June 2019 6pm to 9.30pm 3G & classroom
Day 5
Monday 17th June 2019 6pm to 9.30pm 3G & classroom
Introduction to First Aid in Football
Thursday 23rd May 2019 6.30pm to 9.30pm
Safeguarding Children
Wednesday 15th May 2019 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Location
University of Worcester
Henwick Road
Worcester
WR2 6AJ
Contact
Lynne Williams
01905 827137 ext*209
lynne.williams@worcestershirefa.com
Time
6:00PM
Price
£230 full price, discounted to £160 for Worcestershire FA Charter Standard Clubs
Introduction to First Aid in Football
Thursday 11th July 2019, 6.30pm to 9.30pm
Safeguarding Children
Tuesday 2nd July 2019, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Session 1
Monday 24th June 2019 6.00pm to 9.30pm
Session 2
Thursday 27th June 2019, 6.00pm to 9.30pm
Session 3
Thursday 4th July 2019, 6.00pm to 9.30pm
Session 4
Tuesday 9th July 2019, 6.00pm to 9.30pm
Session 5 and 6
Saturday 13th July 2019, 9.00am to 5.00pm
Session 7
Wednesday 17th July 2019, 6.00pm to 9.30pm
Location
Pershore High School
Station Road
Pershore
WR10 2BX
Contact
Lynne Williams
01905 827137 ext *209
lynne.williams@worcestershirefa.com

Important information

All bookings are non-refundable

Before you enrol, you must have an accepted FA CRC 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