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: £155 Member Clubs or £170 Non-Members

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
£155 Manchester FA Members (£170 Non-Members)
Day 1
Sunday 23rd September, 09:00am - 17:00pm
Day 2
Wednesday 26th September, 18:30pm - 20:30pm (Safeguarding Module)
Day 3
Sunday 30th September, 09:00am - 17:00pm
Day 4
Saturday 6th October, 09:00am - 17:00pm
Day 5
Saturday 13th October, 09:00am - 16:30pm
Tutor
Lucy Milward & Chukwuma Akuneto
Location
Platt Lane Complex
Yew Tree Road
Fallowfield
Manchester
M14 7UU
Contact
Coach Education Department
0161 225 1966
Courses@ManchesterFA.com
Price
£155 Manchester FA Members (£170 Non Members)
Day 1
Monday 8th October, 09:00 - 17:00
Day 2
Thursday 11th October, 18:30 - 20:30 (Safeguarding)
Day 3
Tuesday 16th October, 09:00 - 17:00
Day 4
Wednesday 24th October, 09:00 - 17:00
Day 5
Thursday 1st November, 09:00 - 16:30
Tutor
TBC
Location
Manchester College
Nicholls Campus
Hyde Road
Ardwick
M12 6BA
Contact
Coach Education Department
0161 225 1966
Courses@ManchesterFA.com
Price
£155 Manchester FA Members (£170 Non Members)
Day 1
Saturday 10th November, 09:00 - 17:00
Day 2
Saturday 17th November, 09:00 - 17:00
Day 3
Wednesday 21st November, 18:30 - 20:30 (Safeguarding)
Day 4
Sunday 25th November, 09:00 - 17:00
Day 5
Sunday 2nd December, 09:00 - 16:30
Tutor
Rebecca Garlick
Location
Moorside Rangers FC
Victoria Lane
Swinton
M27 9LF
Contact
Coach Education Department
01612251966
Courses@ManchesterFA.com

Important Information

On this page you will find all of our currently offered Level 1 courses. More courses through to December 2018 will be added in due course.  

 

To speak to somebody at Manchester FA, contact:

James Longdin
Football Development Officer
(Education & Workforce)
Courses@ManchesterFA.com
0161 225 1966
@MFA_Coach


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