FA Youth Award Module 1 - Developing the Environment (L1,2,3 Coach - 32 Hours CPD)

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Course Information:

  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Course Duration: 32 hours
  • Course Prerequisites: Minimum 1st4sport Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Football
  • Member of the current FA Licensed Coaches’ Club (recommended)
  • Who is it for: Aimed at coaches at all levels who want to become more knowledgeable and effective when coaching young players. There are generic strands relating to teaching and learning, motivation and self-esteem that are suitable for most coaches.
  • Course aims and objectives: The course will provide practical sessions and advice for when coaching this age group, and will increase the candidate's knowledge of how to develop their coaching to incorporate The FA 4 corner model. The course will cover technical development and in the physical corner it will offer FUNdamental ideas for the coach to use as well as suggested activities for the development of football specific movements. The important Social and Psychological development of the young player is also examined.
  • Leading to: FA Youth Award Module 2 - Developing the Practice FA Licensed Coaches Club: 32 hours at Level 1, 2 and 3 only. If you are not a member of the FA Licensed Coaches’ Club and are interested in joining, please visit http://facc.thefa.com. You can also contact us via email at falicencequery@thefa.com or via phone on 0844 980 8212

Course Content:

Theory: The course will introduce some key aspects in the following:

  • The importance of the social corner and how it links with the 4 corners.
  • How players learn
  • Motivation
  • Self-Esteem
  • Managing Mistakes
  • Managing Physical, Technical, Social and Psychological Difference
  • Planning Activity

Practical: Practical elements of the course will provide an introduction to:

  • Physical corner FUNdamental warm-ups
  • Practical activities and games

Practical Involvement: Candidates will be encouraged to participate practically to maximise their opportunities for learning.

Assessment: N/A

Re-assessment: N/A

Refresher: N/A

Suggested additional learning opportunities:

Equality: FA Learning will ensure that it treats people fairly and with respect and that it will provide access and opportunities for all members of the community to take part in, and enjoy, it's activities in an atmosphere free from harassment, bullying, discrimination or abuse. FA Learning will seek to provide a service which is appropriate to the needs of an individual and to make reasonable adjustments or provide support, where appropriate, to cater for those needs.

*Please note that if you are already a member of The FA Licensed Coaches' Club, no refunds will be made, however you may be able to access this offer if you go on to attend further Youth Award Modules.  One free licence per coach, irrespective of how many Modules they attend.

Dates and Time

Saturday 10 May 2014- 9am-4.30pm 
Sunday 11 May 2014- 9am-4.30pm
Saturday 17 May 2014- 9am-4.30pm
Sunday 18 May 2014- 9am-4.30pm

Full price- £120.00
FA Charter Standard Club- £100
FA Development Club- £75
FA Community Club- £75

* You must be a member of a Derbyshire FA club to benefit from the discounted prices

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Course Details


    Full Price120.00
    FA Charter Standard Club100.00
    FA Development Club75.00
    FA Community Club75.00


    Register by:09/05/2014 9:00 AM

    Start Date:10/05/2014 9:00 AM


    Glossopdale Community College
    Newshaw lane
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    Sam Langridge
    01332 361422

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