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:

£140.00 if you coach with a Charter Standard Club* within the County
£160.00 if you are not with a Charter Standard Club or are an out of County Coach

*Clubs will be checked against the current list held by the Club Support Officer

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
Price
£140.00/£160.00
Location
Newbridge High School
Forest Road
Coalville
Leicester
LE67 3SJ
Contact
Coach Education
0116 286 7828
coacheducation@leicestershirefa.com
Price
£140.00/£160.00
Location
Wreake Valley
Parkstone Road
Syston
Leicester
LE7 1LY
Contact
Coach Education
0116 286 7828
coacheducation@leicestershirefa.com
Price
£140 / £160
Location
Rawlins Academy
Loughborough Road
Quorn
Leicester
LE19 4AQ
Contact
Coach Education
0116 286 7828
coacheducation@leicestershirefa.com
Price
£140 / £160
Location
Brockington College
Blaby Road
Enderby
Leicester
LE19 4AQ
Contact
Coach Education
0116 286 7828
coacheducation@leicestershirefa.com
Price
£140 / £160
Location
Wreake Valley
Parkstone Road
Syston
Leicester
LE7 1LY
Contact
Coach Education
0116 286 7828
coacheducation@leicestershirefa.com
Price
£140 / £160
Location
Judgemeadow Community College
Marydene Drive
Leicester
LE5 6HP
Contact
Coach Education
0116 286 7828
coacheducation@leicestershirefa.com
Price
£140 / £160
Location
Brockington College
Blaby Road
Enderby
Leicester
LE19 4AQ

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Get In Touch

Megan Selby 

Call: 0116 284 4956

Email: Megan.Selby@leicestershirefa.com

Available: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm