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: £175 (£155 for FA Charter Standard Clubs)

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
6:30PM
Price
£175 (£155 for FA Charter Standard Clubs)
Mon 20th April
6:30-10:00pm
Mon 27th April
6:30-10:00pm
Mon 11th May
6:30-9:30pm
Mon 18th May
6:30-10:00pm
Mon 1st June
6:30-10:00pm
Mon 8th June
6:30-9:30pm
Mon 22nd June
6:30-10:00pm
Mon 15th June
6:30-10:00pm
Mon 29th June
6:30-10:00pm
Tutor
Alan Ackrell
Location
Beauchamps High School
Beauchamps Drive
Wickford
Essex
SS11 8SB
Contact
Lawrence Gower
(01245) 393070
lawrence.gower@essexfa.com
Time
6:30PM
Price
£175 (£155 for FA Charter Standard Clubs)
Mon 20th April
6:30-10:00pm
Mon 27th April
6:30-10:00pm
Mon 11th May
6:30-9:30pm
Mon 18th May
6:30-10:00pm
Mon 1st June
6:30-10:00pm
Mon 8th June
6:30-9:30pm
Mon 15th June
6:30-10:00pm
Mon 22nd June
6:30-10:00pm
Mon 29th June
6:30-10:00pm
Tutor
Steve Downey
Location
The Philip Morant School and College
Rembrandt Way
Colchester
Essex
CO3 4QS
Contact
Sue Hammond
(01245) 393072
sue.hammond@essexfa.com
Time
9:00AM
Price
£175 (£155 for FA Charter Standard Clubs)
Sat 30th May
9:00am-5:00pm
Sun 31st May
9:00am-3:30pm
Sun 7th June
9:00am-5:00pm
Sat 13th June
9:00am-5:00pm
Sat 20th June
9:00am-12:30pm
Tutor
TBC
Location
Forest Row Centre
Lodge Lane
Romford
Essex
RM5 2LD
Contact
Lawrence Gower
(01245) 393070
lawrence.gower@essexfa.com
Time
9:00AM
Price
£175 (£155 for FA Charter Standard Clubs)
Sat 30th May
9:00am-5:00pm
Sun 31st May
9:00am-3:30pm
Sun 7th June
9:00am-5:00pm
Sat 13th June
9:00am-5:00pm
Sat 20th June
9:00am-12:30pm
Tutor
Zak Wooster
Location
Writtle University College Sports Ground
Fox Burrows Lane
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 3SS
Contact
Sue Hammond
(01245) 393072
sue.hammond@essexfa.com
Time
9:00AM
Price
£175
Location
Frenford Clubs
The Jack Carter Centre
The Drive
Ilford IG1 3PS
Time
9:00AM
Price
£175
Location
Wickford Town Football Club
Southend End
Wickford SS11 8SB
Time
9:00AM
Price
£175
Location
University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park
Colchester
CO4 3SQ

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If you belong to an FA Charter Standard Club, please use the promotional code ESS-L1CS when booking your place to receive your £20 discount.

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Charter Standard Discount

If you belong to an FA Charter Standard Club, please use the promotional code ESS-L1CS when booking your place to receive your £20 discount.