1ST4SPORT FA Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football

What topics are covered by the course?

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.

Practical Involvement: Candidates will be encouraged to participate practically to maximise their opportunities for learning (This however will not prevent successful completion of the award).

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.
Read more at http://www.sussexfa.com/coaches/courses/level-2-qualification-in-coaching-football#Ic4hpbrG5evG1ybU.99

What will I be able to do on completion?

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.

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

Read more at http://www.sussexfa.com/coaches/courses/level-2-qualification-in-coaching-football#Ic4hpbrG5evG1ybU.99

Guide Price: 270

Delivery: Other
Category: Sport & Recreation »
Duration: 113 glh
Qualification: 1st4sport/FA Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football

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