Course: The FA Level 1 in the Coaching Futsal

Course Information: This course will provide a benefit to learners on the basis that it will provide them with an understanding of the techniques and skills related to the game of Futsal. This course will help learners organise and deliver basic Futsal practices. It will also provide learners with an introduction to the structure of the game, the Laws and the role Futsal can play in developing underlying techniques and skills footballers.

Minimum age: Learners must be at least 16 years of age

Course Duration: 6 hours

Course pre-requisites: Prior to registration, learners are required to:

● Be accurately identified

● Be at least 16 years of age

● Hold as a minimum a current FA Emergency Aid/FA Level 1 Introduction to First Aid in Football (IFAiF)*

● Have attended The FA Safeguarding Children Workshop within the last three years, or completed the re-certification*

*upon course completion these qualifications must remain in date to achieve certification.

Who is it for: Anyone who wishes to better understand futsal and support the development of futsal players in the grassroots game.

Course Content: Through the programme of training and assessment, learners will:

● Develop an appreciation and understanding of the basic techniques related to coaching Futsal

● Demonstrate an understanding of the underlying fundamental principles related to the game of Futsal

● Display a basic understanding of the Futsal Laws of the Game

● Develop an understanding of Futsal as a standalone game in its own right and the significant variances from conventional 5-a-side

● Develop an awareness of the part Futsal can play in the development of young players

Assessment: There is no formal assessment; the progress of learners is monitored through the group activities and discussions.

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

Full Course details are:

SBL Sports Centre, North Street, Oldland Common, Bristol, BS30 8TS

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Please note that course prices, dates and venues may be subject to change during the year.

Please note that if this course should fall below 12 candidates, the County FA reserves the right to cancel the course without prior notice and re-schedule for a later date.


£52.00 (Including Gloucestershire FA Charter Standard Clubs)

Please note:

* The course is subject to minimum numbers to run

* Full refunds can only be given if we receive at least 7 days notice of cancellation prior to the course start date

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