FA Youth Award Module 3

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By the end of this course, you will be able to:

Analyse performance within the attacking and defending principles of play.
Design practices specific to the needs of individual players.
Link the design of practices to match day and player’s role specific requirements. 

Course duration: Four days split over a variety of templates with an optional assessment

Course pre-requisites:

1st4Sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football

Please note that from 1st August 2016, learners can now complete The FA Youth Award Module 3 if they do not hold The FA youth Award Modules 1 and 2. In order to attend The FA Youth Award Module 3 the learner will need to hold the 1st4Sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football. Learners that do not hold the Youth Award Module 1 and 2 should be made aware that although they can proceed straight to Youth Award Module 3, they should consider completing the How We Coach and The Future Player / How We Support components of the new FA Level 2 in Coaching Football prior to completing the Module 3. This will provide them with the knowledge they would have gained by completing The FA Youth Award Modules 1 and 2.

Who is it for?

Module 3 is designed to support the development of coaches who currently coach a group of youth players (Aged between 5 – 21yrs) on a regular basis within the performance or grassroots areas of the game. 

Course Content:

Workshops will consider:
Plan, do, review
Principles of play
Intervention strategies
Questioning techniques
Focus on ‘whole-part-whole’ practices
Building challenges in trial and error 

Course assessment:

There is an option to undertake an assessment at the conclusion of this module to complete The FA Youth Award. This will cover key elements across Modules 1, 2 & 3 of The FA Youth Award. Candidates will be required to return log books to FA Learning at least four weeks prior to the date of final assessment. The assessment process will be decided in consultation with the Course Director but where possible will be a club site assessment

Funding is available for this course for AFA Charter Standard Clubs only.  For more information please email Samantha - samantha.brown@amateur-fa.com

FA Youth Award Module 3 Learners MUST be currently working with a team and have access to players to practice.

Course Details

Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th March 2017
Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th April 2017
Venue: East Barnet Old Grammarians FC, Alan Drive, Barnet, Herts EN5 2PU

Cost: £250

Please note: ALL days must be attended to ensure successful completion of the course. Failure to do so will result in non-qualification. Before booking on, please ensure you can attend all the dates outlined.

If you suffer from a condition that you believe may affect your involvement on a course on either the practical or theoretical elements, please notify us immediately of any support you may require and we will make every effort to ensure that you are supported throughout the course of delivery and given every opportunity to successfully attain the relevant course award.

Please note - All Courses will be conducted in English and therefore candidates are required to be able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing).

Candidates registering for this course who do not meet the English understanding criteria or have not declared a physical disability for which support may be required may be asked to leave the course without refund. In accepting the terms & conditions of the course you are confirming that you have understood the above.

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If you have any further questions, please email Samantha.brown@amateur-fa.com

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Course Details


    Register by:14/03/2017 5:00 PM

    Start Date:15/03/2017 9:00 AM


    Alan Drive
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    Samantha Brown
    0870 8500 424
    020 8733 2613

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