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: £160 or £135 with a discount for participants at FA Charter Standard clubs with main affiliation to Lancashire FA

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
Status
Available
Price
£160 or £135 for Charter Standard Clubs with the Main Affiliation to Lancashire FA
Location
Westleigh High School
Westleigh Lane
Leigh
Wigan
WN7 5NL
Contact
Andrea Gratton
01772 624 000
Andrea.Gratton@LancashireFA.com
Status
Hurry, last few places
Price
£160 (or £135 for Charter Standard clubs/participants with main affiliation to Lancashire FA)
Location
Tottington High School
Sycamore Road
Tottington
BURY
BL8 3EG
Contact
Andrea Gratton
01772 644261
andrea.gratton@lancashirefa.com
Status
Available
Price
£160 or £135 for Charter Standard Clubs with the Main Affiliation to Lancashire FA
Location
Playfootball.net
Garston Road
Blackpool
FY3 7JH
Contact
Andrea Gratton
01772 624 000
Andrea.Gratton@LancashireFA.com
Status
Available
Price
£160 OR £135 for Charter Standard Clubs with the Main Affiliation to Lancashire FA
Location
Lancashire Football Association
The County Ground
Thurston Rd
Leyland
PR25 2LF
Contact
Andrea Gratton
01772 624 000
Andrea.Gratton@LancashireFA.com
Status
Available
Price
£160 or £135 for Charter Standard Clubs with the Main Affilaition to Lancashire FA
Location
Hopwood Hall College
Middleton Campus
Rochdale Rd
Middleton
M24 6XH
Contact
Andrea Gratton
01772 624 000
Andrea.Gratton@LancashireFA.com
Status
Available
Price
£160 or £135 for Charter Standard Clubs with the Main Affiliation to Lancashire FA
Location
St John Fisher & Thomas More RC High School
Gibfield Rd
Colne
BB8 8JT
Contact
Andrea Gratton
01772 624 000
Andrea.Gratton@LancashireFA.com
Status
Available
Price
£160 or £135 for Charter Standard Clubs with the Main Affiliation to Lancashire FA
Location
Lancashire Football Association
The County Ground
Thurston Rd
Leyland
PR25 2LF
Contact
Andrea Gratton
01772 624 000
Andrea.Gratton@LancashireFA.com
Status
Hurry, last few places
Price
£160 or £135 for Charter Standard Clubs with the Main Affiliation to Lancashire FA
Location
UCLAN Sports Arena
Tom Benson Way
Lea
Preston
PR2 1SG
Contact
Andrea Gratton
01772 624 000
Andrea.Gratton@LancashireFA.com
Status
Available
Price
£160 or £135 for Charter Standard Clubs with the Main Affiliation to Lancashire FA
Location
Rochdale Soccer Factory
Royle Barn Rd
Castleton
Rochdale
OL11 3DT
Contact
Andrea Gratton
01772 624 000
Andrea.Gratton@LancashireFA.com
Status
Available
Price
£160 or £135 for Charter Standard Clubs with the Main Affiliation to Lancashire FA
Location
Rochdale Soccer Factory
Royle Barn Rd
Castleton
Rochdale
OL11 3DT
Contact
Andrea Gratton
01772 624 000
Andrea.Gratton@LancashireFA.com

Important Information

We adhere to a strict cancellation policy. By enrolling onto our course, you agree to have read and understood the Association's Coach Education policies.