FA Coaching Futsal - Level 1

This course is for individuals wishing to understand more about the techniques required for coaching Futsal. No previous qualifications are required.

The FA Coaching Futsal: Level 1 course has replaced the FA Coaching Futsal: A Beginner's Guide.  The Beginner's Guide will remain a valid qualification and will be accepted as a pre-requisite for the FA Coaching Futsal: Level 2 course.

Our next FA Coaching Futsal: Level 1 course:


Register your interest to annie.watts@devonfa.com


Course details

• Minimum Age: 16 years

• Course Duration: 6 hours (one day)
• Who is it for: This course is for individuals wishing to understand more about the techniques required for coaching Futsal.

• Course aims and objectives: The aim of this course is to provide candidates with an understanding of the techniques and skills related to the game of Futsal. This course will help candidates organise and deliver basic Futsal practices. It will also provide candidates with an introduction to the structure of the game, the laws and the role Futsal can play in developing underlying techniques and skills.

• FA Licensed Coaches Club:  6 hours of CPD will be accredited at Level 1 and 2 only. If you are not a member of The FA Licensed Coaches’ Club and are interested in joining, please visit http://facc.thefa.com  You can also contact them via email at falicencequery@thefa.com

Course Content:
• Develop an appreciation and understanding of the basic techniques related to coaching Futsal.
• Demonstrate an understanding of the underlying fundamental principles related to the game of Futsal.
• Display a basic understanding of the Futsal Laws of the Game
• Develop an understanding of Futsal as a stand alone game in its own right and the significant variances from conventional 5-a-side.
• Develop an awareness of the part Futsal can play in the development of young players.

Practical Involvement: Candidates will be encouraged to participate practically to maximise their opportunities for learning. (This however will not prevent successful completion of the award)

Assessment: There is no formal assessment.

Refresher: No refresher required.

Suggested additional learning opportunities:
• FAL Online Courses: Coaching Children, Running a Club, Futsal Laws of the Game, Soccer Camp Coaches, Planning, Preparing and Evaluating Coaching Sessions, Disciplinary, Fitness in Football Level 1, Psychology for Soccer Level 1, Player and Match Analysis.
• 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Football
• 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football
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