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: £140 (Charter Standard Clubs use code "CS" to reduce cost to £125)

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 Basic First Aid for Sport and The FA Emergency Aid courses

 

Course Pre-requisites

You must take part in The FA Emergency Aid and Safeguarding components (Workshop 8) of this course in order to receive your certification.

*if you have an FA Safeguarding Children Workshop certificate which is less than three years old or have completed the Safeguarding Children Recertification within the last three years you do not need to attend this module. However, completion of this module will update your qualification for a further three years.

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
Price
£140 (Charter Standard Clubs use code "CS" to reduce cost to £125)
Location
Netherhall Sports Centre
Queen Edith's Way
Cambridge
CB1 8NN
Contact
Katie Critchley
01223 209037
katie.critchley@cambridgeshirefa.com
Price
£140 (Charter Standard Clubs use code "CS" to reduce cost to £125)
Location
Netherhall Sports Centre
Queen Edith's Way
Cambridge
CB1 8NN
Contact
Katie Critchley
01223 209037
katie.critchley@cambridgeshirefa.com
Price
£140 (Charter Standard Clubs use code "CS" to reduce cost to £125)
Location
Cambourne Fitness & Sports Centre
Back Lane
Cambourne
Cambridgeshire
CB23 6FY
Contact
Katie Critchley
01223 209037
katie.critchley@cambridgeshirefa.com
Price
£140 (Charter Standard Clubs use code "CS" to reduce cost to £125)
Location
Thomas Clarkson Academy
Corporation Rd
Wisbech
Cambridgeshire
PE13 2SE
Contact
Katie Critchley
01223 209037
katie.critchley@cambridgeshirefa.com

Important Information

We adhere to a strict cancellation policy and by enrolling onto our course you agree to have read and agree to be bound by our Terms and Conditions.

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Get In Touch

Katie Critchley

By Phone: 01223 209037

By Email: 
katie.critchley@cambridgeshirefa.com