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: £185 (£160 for CS Clubs) If you are a CS Club coach, please use Promotional Code WIL-L1CS to get the Charter Standard Club coach discount (Please note that you will be required to provide your club name)

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
Full
Price
£185 (£160 CS Clubs)
Tutor
Nathan Ellis
Location
The Wellington Academy
Tidworth Road
Tidworth
Wiltshire
SP11 9RR
Contact
Ashleigh Brennan
01793 486047
courses@wiltshirefa.com
Status
Full
Price
£185 (£160 CS Clubs)
Tutor
Peter Martin
Location
Stanley Park Sports Grounds
Stanley Lane
Chippenham
Wiltshire
SN15 3XB
Contact
Ashleigh Brennan
01793 486047
courses@wiltshirefa.com
Status
Hurry, last few places
Price
£185 (£160 CS Clubs)
Tutor
Kirk McGinn
Location
The Lydiard Park Academy
Grange Park Way
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN5 6HN
Contact
Ashleigh Brennan
01793 486047
courses@wiltshirefa.com
Status
Available
Price
£185 (£160 CS Clubs)
Tutor
Mike Byrne
Location
Beversbrook Sports Facility
Beversbrook Lane
Calne
Wiltshire
SN11 9FL
Contact
Ashleigh Brennan
01793 486047
courses@wiltshirefa.com
Status
Available
Price
£185 (£160 CS Clubs)
Tutor
TBC
Location
Oakfield’s Stadium
Eastern Way
Melksham
Wiltshire
SN12 7GU
Contact
Ashleigh Brennan
01793 486047
courses@wiltshirefa.com
Status
Available
Price
£185 (CS Clubs £160)
Tutor
Luke Smith
Location
Gerard Buxton Sports Grounds
Brinkworth Road
Royal Wootton Bassett
Wiltshire
SN4 8DS
Contact
Ashleigh Brennan
01793 486047
courses@wiltshirefa.com

Important Information

Please note that refunds cannot be made to any participants who fail to attend the start of a course or who cancels within two weeks of the start date of the course.

Get In Touch

By Phone: 01793 486047
(9am - 5pm Monday - Friday)

By Email: Courses@WiltshireFA.com

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