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 CSL12019-20
Day 1
Saturday 25th April - 09:00 - 17:00
Day 2
Wednesday 29th April - Safeguarding / Emergency Aid - 18:30 - 21:30
Day 3
Saturday 2nd May - 09:00 - 17:00
Day 4
Tuesday 5th May - Safeguarding / Emergency Aid - 18:30 - 21:30
Day 5
Wednesday 6th May - 18:00 - 21:30
Day 6
Saturday 9th May - 09:00 - 17:00
Location
Merchants Academy
Molesworth Drive
Bristol
BS13 9BJ
Contact
Megan Buller
01458 832359 Opt 2
megan.buller@somersetfa.com
Time
9:00AM
Price
£170
Day 1
Saturday 9th May- 09:00 - 17:00
Day 2
Wednesday 13th May - 18:30- 21:30 - Safeguarding / Emergency Aid
Day 3
Saturday 16th May - 09:00 - 17:00
Day 4
Wednesday 20th May - 18:30 - 21:30 - Safeguarding / Emergency Aid
Day 5
Thursday 28th May - 18:00 - 21:30
Day 6
Saturday 30th May - 09:00 - 17:00
Location
Bucklers Mead Academy
St Johns Road
Yeovil
BA21 4NH
Time
9:00AM
Price
£170
Day 1
Sunday 10th May - 09:00 - 17:00
Day 2
Wednesday 13th May- 18:30- 21:30 - Safeguarding or Emergency Aid
Day 3
Sunday 17th May - 09:00 - 17:00
Day 4
Wednesday 20th May - 18:30 - 21:30 - Safeguarding or Emergency Aid
Day 5
Wednesday 27th May - 18:00 - 21:30
Day 6
Sunday 31st May - 09:00 - 17:00
Location
Selwood Academy
Berkley Rd
Frome BA11 2EF
Contact
Megan Buller
01458 832359 Opt 2
Megan.Buller@SomersetFA.Com
Time
9:00AM
Price
£170
Location
The Castle School
Wellington Road
Taunton
Somerset
TA1 5AU
Time
9:30AM
Price
£170
Location
Odd Down Sports Ground
Chelwood Drive
Bath BA2 2PR

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.