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: £170 (£150 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
£170 / £150 Charter Standard Cost - Promotional Code SOML1CS2018
Day 1
Saturday 5th October - 09:00 - 17:00
Day 2
Wednesday 9th October - 18:30 - 21:30 - Emergency Aid / Safeguarding
Day 3
Saturday 12th October - 09:00 - 17:00
Day 4
Wednesday 16th October - 18:30 - 21:30 - Safeguarding / Emergency Aid
Day 5
Wednesday 23rd October - 18:00 - 21:30
Day 6
Saturday 26th October - 09:00 - 17:00
Location
Merchants Academy, South Bristol
Molesworth Drive
Bristol
BS13 9BJ
Contact
Megan Buller
01458 832359 Opt 2
Megan.Buller@SomersetFA.Com
Time
9:00AM
Price
£170 / £150 Charter Standard Cost - Promotional Code SOML1CS2018
Day 1
Sunday 3rd November - 09:00 - 17:00
Day 2
Thursday 7th November - 18:30- 21:30 - Safeguarding
Day 3
Sunday 10th November - 09:00 - 17:00
Day 4
Thursday 14th November - 18:30 - 21:30 - Emergency Aid
Day 5
Monday 18th November - 18:00 - 21:30
Day 6
Sunday 24th November - 09:00 - 17:00
Location
Bucklers Mead
St Johns Road
Yeovil
Somerset
BA21 4NH
Contact
Megan Buller
01458 832359 option 2
megan.buller@somersetfa.com
Time
9:00AM
Price
£170 / £150 Charter Standard Cost - Promotional Code SOML1CS2019
Day 1
Saturday 9th November - 09:00 - 17:00
Day 2
Wednesday 13th November - 18:30- 21:30 - Safeguarding or Emergency Aid
Day 3
Saturday 16th November - 09:00 - 17:00
Day 4
Wednesday 20th November- 18:30 - 21:30 - Safeguarding or Emergency Aid
Day 5
Thursday 28th November - 18:00 - 21:30
Day 6
Saturday 30th November - 09:00 - 17:00
Location
Selwood Academy (Frome)
Berkley Road
Frome
Somerset
BA11 2EF
Contact
Megan Buller
01458 832359 option 2
megan.buller@somersetfa.com

Please make sure that you can attend each and every scheduled course date ahead of making your booking. It is mandatory that you attend all dates to complete this coaching course.

If you are aged 16 to 19, in full time education, or have not been a resident in the EU for the last 3 years - please contact Megan Buller prior to booking onto the course.