The FA Level 3 UEFA B

The FA Level 3 UEFA B in Coaching Football

Course Overview

Minimum Age: 18

Course Duration: Delivered over the course of a season (9-12 months)

Leading To: ‚ÄčThe FA Level 4 (UEFA A) in Coaching Football

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COURSE DETAILS

The FA Level 3 (UEFA B) in Coaching Football will help you develop your players by designing practices that encourage decision-making, while meeting their technical, tactical, physical, psychological and social needs.

Football is filled with complex decision-making scenarios, so designing relevant game-like practices with plenty of decision-making opportunities is crucial. They ensure that players are able to practice and prepare for competition.

This internationally recognised qualification will develop your ability to look at the players you work with and explore how you can help develop them by designing practices that encourage decision-making, while meeting their technical, tactical, physical, psychological and social needs.

It will help you understand the demands of the game and how to meet the needs of players as they build a deeper understanding of their various roles and responsibilities within the team.

The course of learning is made up of 18 guided learning, face-to-face workshops covering a range of topics linked to the England DNA, split into four blocks of learning, that cover the areas of How We Play, The Future Player, How We Coach and How We Support.

You will also receive three support visits in between the blocks of learning to develop you in your own coaching environment.

 

Course Pre-requisites

Prior to registration for the qualification, you are required to:

  • Have attended The FA Level 2 in Coaching Football course, and hold the 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football qualification
  • Have fully completed your FA Level 2 action plan
  • Be actively coaching a team in a season-long competition
  • Be able to effectively communicate in English

Prior to certification for the qualification, you are required to:

  • Hold an in date FA Level 1 Introduction to First Aid in Football (launching on 1 August, currently known as The FA Emergency Aid)
  • Hold an in date completion certificate for The FA Safeguarding Workshop or the new FA Safeguarding for Coaches Workshop
  • Attend all workshops
  • Complete the course project
  • Conduct a 30 minute presentation of your project to your course colleagues and staff.

Outcomes

  • Develop your understanding of the England DNA
  • Refine your beliefs, values and coaching and playing philosophy
  • Develop your players by designing practices that meet their technical and tactical, physical, psychological and social needs.
  • Understand the demands of the game and how to meet the needs of players as they build a deeper understanding of their various roles and responsibilities within the team.
  • Understand what relevant and effective practice looks like in both training and competition

Available Dates

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Application Window

Our next UEFA 'B' course will run throughout the 2018/19 season. The application window is due to open in April/May 2018. All potential candidates will be required to apply through this process. Please get in touch if you require further details.

Register Your Interest

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