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 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 For Charter Standard Clubs, £160 For Non Charter Standard Clubs or Out Of County Clubs
Location
Brockington College
Blaby Road
Enderby
Leicester
LE19 4AQ
Contact
Coach Education
0116 284 4956
CoachEducation@leicestershirefa.com
Price
£140 For Charter Standard Clubs, £160 for non Charter Standard Clubs and Out of County Clubs
Location
Judgemeadow Community College
Marydene Drive
Leicester
LE5 6HP
Contact
Coach Education
0116 284 4956
CoachEducation@leicestershirefa.com
Price
£140 for Charter Standard Clubs, £160 for Non Charter Standard Clubs and Out of County Clubs
Location
Rawlins Academy
Loughborough Road
Quorn
Loughborough
LE12 8DY
Contact
Coach Education
0116 284 4956
coacheducation@leicestershirefa.com
Price
£140 for a Charter Standard Club, £160 for non Charter Standard Clubs and Out of County Clubs
Location
Judgemeadow Community College
Marydene Drive
Leicester
LE5 6HP
Contact
Coach Education
0116 284 4956
CoachEducation@leicestershirefa.com
Price
£140 For Charter Standard Clubs, £160 for Non Charter Standard Clubs
Location
Wreake Valley Academy
13 Parkstone Road
Syston
Leicestershire
LE7 1LY
Contact
Megan Selby
0116 284 4956
megan.selby@leicesteshirefa.com
Price
£140 for Charter Standard Clubs / £160 for non Charter Standard Clubs
Location
Holmes Park
Dog & Gun Lane
Whetstone
Leicestershire
LE8 6FA
Contact
Coach Education
0116 286 7828
coacheducation@leicestershirefa.com
Price
£140 for Charter Standard Clubs / £160 for non Charter Standard Clubs
Location
Wreake Valley
Parkstone Road
Syston
Leicestershire
LE7 1LY
Contact
Coach Education
0116 286 7828
coacheducation@leicestershirefa.com
Price
£140 For Charter Standard Clubs / £160 for non charter Standard Clubs
Location
Newbridge High School
Forest Road
Coalville
Leicestershire
LE67 3SJ
Contact
Coach Education
0116 286 7828
coacheducation@leicestershirefa.com

Important Information

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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