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: £

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

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
£180
Tutor
Calum Oakenfold
Location
Thorncliffe SGP
Pack Horse Lane
Sheffield
S35 3HY
Contact
Tahir Akram
01142615508
tahir.akram@sheffieldfa.com
Price
£180
Tutor
Neil Cluxton
Location
SGP Thorncliffe
Pack Horse Lane
Sheffield
S35 3HY
Contact
Tahir Akram
0114 261 5508
tahir.akram@sheffieldfa.com
Price
£180
Tutor
Andy Beaglehole
Location
Barnsley College
Honeywell Sports Centre
S75 1BP
Contact
Tahir Akram
0114 261 5508
Tahir.Akram@Sheffieldfa.com
Price
£180
Tutor
Julie Callaghan
Location
Westfield SGP
Moss Way
Sheffield
S20 8FA
Contact
Tahir Akram
0114 261 5508
Tahir Akram

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.

Contact Us

Tahir Akram (Football Administrator Education)

Email: tahir.akram@sheffieldfa.com

Phone: 0114 261 5508