FA Goalkeeping Coaching Certificate Level 2

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Course Information:

Minimum Age:
Course Duration: Minimum 18 hours 
Course Prerequisites: The FA Level 2 in Coaching Football
Who is it for: This course is for candidates wanting to build on the skills learnt in the Level 1. The course teaches candidates how to understand and coach basic individual goalkeeping techniques. Coaches will get a better understanding of how to plan and prepare progressive technical and skills practices, ensuring the health and safety of all. The practical elements include dealing with one on one situations and handling crosses.

Course Content: The practical element of the course will provide candidates with the following:

  • Specific goalkeeping warm ups and cool downs
  • Coaching basic individual goalkeeping techniques and skills including footwork, general handling techniques, shot stopping, dealing with crosses, and goalkeeper distribution and communication
  • Understanding how to develop and improve the goalkeeping skills/ techniques
  • Planning and preparing progressive skill/ technical practices
  • Maintaining the health and safety of the players and other coaches
  • Maintaining the high standards of conduct to promote Association Football.

The theoretical elements of the course will:

  • Consolidate the key technical aspects of goalkeeping together with the role of the Goalkeeper Coach
  • The development of young goalkeepers
  • A consideration of growth and development
Assessment: Assessment is via the successful practical delivery of a 20 minute technical practice and a functional practice.

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.


Course Day



7th October 2017

Coaching Day 1

09:00am – 17:00pm

Cherry Willingham Community School, LN3 4JP

15th October 2017

Coaching Day 2

09:00am – 17:00pm

Cherry Willingham Community School, LN3 4JP

21st October 2017

Coaching Day 3

09:00am – 17:00pm

Cherry Willingham Community School, LN3 4JP

Lincolnshire FA Cancellation Policy
Should any candidate need to cancel their place on the course, the following criteria will apply;
*More than 21 days notice - full refund, minus transaction fee.
*21 days or less notice - 50% refund or course transfer available (x1).
*7 days or less notice - no refund available, only course transfer (x1).
Consideration will be given to candidates, who for health reasons are unable to attend. A letter from a Doctor or medical professional may be requested.

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