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: £165 (Members of Charter Standard Clubs £145)

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
£165
Tutor
Those coaches with Charter Standard Clubs please use promotional code DEV-CS to pay the discounted course fee.
Location
St James School Summer Lane
Exeter
Devon
EX4 8NN
Time
9:00AM
Price
£165
Tutor
Those coaches with Charter Standard Clubs please use promotional code DEV-CS to pay the discounted course fee.
Location
Manadon Sports Hub
St Peters Road
Plymouth
Devon
PL5 3JG
Time
9:00AM
Price
£165
Tutor
Those coaches with Charter Standard Clubs please use promotional code DEV-CS to pay the discounted course fee.
Location
Teignmouth Community College
Exeter Road
Teignmouth
Devon
TQ14 9HZ
Time
9:00AM
Price
£165
Location
St James School Summer Lane
Exeter
Devon
EX4 8NN
Time
9:00AM
Price
£165
Tutor
Those coaches with Charter Standard Clubs please use promotional code DEV-CS to pay the discounted course fee.
Location
Sandymere Sports Complex Sandymere Road
Northam
Nr Bideford
Devon
EX39 1XX
Time
9:00AM
Price
£165
Location
Manadon Sports Hub
St Peters Road
Plymouth
Devon
PL5 3JG

Important Information

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If you are with a Charter Standard club please use promotional code DEV-CS when booking your place

Terms And Conditions

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