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 full price, reduced to £160 for Worcestershire FA affiliated Charter Standard clubs. Please contact your club for the discount code
Introduction to First Aid in Football
Wednesday 9th October 2019, 6.30pm - 9.30pm, PIC
Safeguarding Children
Wednesday 2nd October 2019 6.30pm - 8.30pm, PIC
Session 1 and 2
Sunday 29th September 2019 9am - 5pm, 3G pitch & PIC
Session 3 and 4
Sunday 6th October 2019 9am - 5pm, 3G pitch & PIC
Session 5 and 6
Sunday 13th October 2019, 9am - 5pm, 3G pitch & PIC
Session 7
Sunday 20th October 2019, 9am - 12.30pm, 3G pitch & PIC
Location
Dyson Perrins C of E Academy
Yates Hay Lane
Malvern
WR14 1WD
Contact
Lynne Williams
01905 827137 ext *209
lynne.williams@worcestershirefa.com
Time
9:00AM
Price
Full price £230 or discounted rate of £160 for Charter Standard clubs affiliated to Worcestershire FA
Introduction to First Aid in Football
Thursday 14th November 2019 6.30pm to 9.30pm, Science Theatre
Safeguarding Children Workshop
Thursday 7th November 2019 6.30pm to 9.30pm, Science Theatre
Session 1 and 2
Saturday 2nd November 2019 9.00am to 5.00pm , Science Theatre & 3G pitch
Session 3 and 4
Saturday 9th November 2019 9.00am to 5.00pm, Science Theatre & 3G pitch
Session 5 and 6
Saturday 16th November 2019, 9.00am to 5.00pm Science Theatre & 3G pitch
Session 7
Saturday 23rd November 2019, 9.00am to 12.30pm, Science Theatre & 3G pitch
Location
King Charles I School
Combeton Road
Kidderminster
DY10 1XA
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