FA Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football

What topics are covered by the course?

Course Content: Theory: The course will introduce a number of key aspects related to the role of a football coach in working with youth players. These are delivered via home based study tasks and Tutor delivered workshops: - The roles, skills and qualities of a football coach - Developing session plans and associated information for planning - Awareness of safe and organised activities - Preparation for potential accidents, illnesses and emergencies - A consideration of coaching styles - Coaching session evaluation and self-reflection - Nutritional needs of football players - Fitness components related to football - The planning of progressive coaching sessions Practical: The practical elements of the course will provide the following: - The principles of attacking to include creating and exploiting space - Passing - Support Play - Ball Control - Dribbling - Running with the ball - Turning - Goalkeeping - Finishing - Heading - The principles of defending to include denying and restricting space - Defensive play when organised and outnumbered In addition candidates will have the opportunity to undertake two observed practical coaching sessions with their Tutor and receive feedback based on selected criteria. This will form the basis of an opportunity to deliver 12 hours of coaching in the candidate's work place to apply the experience gained from the course of training.

Who should attend?

For participants aged 17+ and who have completed the Level 1 Award in Coaching Football and/or can demonstrate considerable playing and/or coaching experience. This course develops the necessary expertise and understanding in designing practices and games to improve player and team performance. The course is 10 days duration in total and all days must be fully attended in order to complete the course

What will I be able to do on completion?

Course aims and objectives: This nationally recognised qualification will provide candidates who have an ongoing involvement in football, with the opportunity to gain knowledge of how to effectively plan, deliver and evaluate coaching sessions. Note: This course is physically demanding and you should therefore have a good level of fitness and flexibility to take the best experience from the practical element. In addition, there is a requirement for candidates to plan, document, deliver and then review 12 coaching sessions in their own coaching environment between the initial 6 days of the course and the Final Assessment

How will I be assessed?

Assessment: Assessment is via successful completion of: - All pre-requisites (First Aid/Safeguarding Children/FAL Laws of the Game Online module) - All candidate portfolio tasks - Practical delivery of a 35 minute practical coaching activity that will be progressed on a specific theme relating to the course syllabus Re-assessment: Candidates can be reassessed within a 24 month period from registration Refresher: Every 3 years as specified in The FAL Level 2 CPD and Refresher Policy

Guide Price: 270

Delivery: Classroom
Category: Sport & Recreation »
Duration: 10 Days

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