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 (not Charter Standard), £155 (Charter Standard)

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
£175 Non- Charter Standard / £155 Charter Standard
Tutor
Kent FA
Location
Langton Green Pavilion
Winstone Scott Avenue
Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN3 0JJ
Contact
Chris Mearns
01622 791850
Christopher.Mearns@KentFA.com
Price
£175 Non- Charter Standard / £155 Charter Standard
Tutor
Kent FA
Location
Faversham Town FC
Salters Lane
Faversham
Kent
ME13 8ND
Contact
Chris Mearns
01622 791850
Christopher.Mearns@KentFA.com
Price
£175 Non- Charter Standard / £155 Charter Standard
Tutor
Kent FA
Location
Sheerness East Working Man's Club
47 Queensborough Road
Halfway
Sheerness/ Isle of Sheppey
ME12 3BZ
Contact
Chris Mearns
01622 791850
Christopher.Mearns@KentFA.com
Price
£175 Non- Charter Standard / £155 Charter Standard
Tutor
Kent FA
Location
Guru Nanak FC
Khalsa Avenue, Trinity Road
Gravesend
Kent
DA12 1LU
Contact
Chris Mearns
01622 791850
Christopher.Mearns@KentFA.com

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.

Get In Touch 

Chris Mearns - Football Services Officer

By Phone: 01622 791850
(9am - 5pm Monday - Friday)

By Email: Christopher.Mearns@KentFA.com