The course will provide candidates who have an ongoing involvement in coaching young footballers with an opportunity to improve their knowledge and confidence in a range of key issues around developing and understanding practice. The course introduces a number of generic strands that are applicable to all players, regardless of age, and these are consolidated during module 3 of the award. This is a 29 hour course with a formative assessment, which includes planning, delivery & evaluation of a practice. Candidates receive an action plan as a result of the observations made by the tutor.
Who should apply?
This course is open to holders of the Youth Award Module 1 'Developing the Environment'.
What will I learn?
- Theory: Workshops will consider age & maturity issues, different types of practice & the advantages and disadvantages of each, unopposed & opposed practice development , dealing with talented players and issues in planning & evaluating.
- Practical Involvement: This is a practically based course. Different types of practices will be demonstrated and delivered and candidates will be expected to evaluate these practices as well as plan, deliver and evaluate their own practices. Candidates will be encouraged to take part and those not taking part will be expected to build on their evaluating and observation skills.
How long will it take?
The course is run over four days.
There is some pre-course reading and self test questions for the physical aspects of the course. This will be forwarded to you a week before the course starts.
How much does it cost?
£110 including VAT. £20 including VAT on McDonalds sponsored courses for Charter Standard Clubs, please contact Kate Dixon for details on these courses.
Registering on a course
Please click here to view forthcoming dates and venues and to book online, or download the application form attached below to apply for a place.
If the course is full please contact Kate Dixon on 01603 704050 or email Kate.Dixon@NorfolkFA.com to be placed on the waiting list.