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FA Foundation Level

Course Description

This new International course has been designed by FA Learning to encompass the new FA Coaching philosophy and introduce you to a series of technical and theoretical aspects related to coaching.

It is the first of three levels (Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced) which build upon each other and offer a comprehensive learning programme for internationally based coaches.

The foundation Course includes a range of practices that can be utilised for a variety of players in different situations. In addition, there will be help on how to adapt coaching sessions to meet the needs of your players, including working as a coach with limited resources at your disposal.

Course Objective

Provide Effective Management & Coaching
People Engagement

Course Content

  • An introduction of coaching qualities.
  • Player competencies.
  • Session planning.
  • The organisation and running of a group run tournament.

In addition, there will be an introduction to the FA's Long Term Player Development model and it's incorporation into your coaching skills.

  • A range of practices that will cover a variety of technical aspects (passing and control, turning with the ball, dribbling, shooting, heading, goal keeping, small sided games.)
  • Coaching sessions adaptations.
  • Coaching sessions progressions that vary depending on your player's abilities and time.
Integraql to the course will be the chance to plan and work with yougn players with feedback from your FA International course tutor.

Duration

The course will run over a 7 day programme that will include a mixture of practical and theory elements. All course participants are encouraged to involve themselves fully in all aspects of the course.

Requirements

All students will receive Tutor support and guidance towards completion of the course assignments and continued feedback around their practical coaching performance. There is a formative assessment process which involves the delivery of a session, which will be drawn from the breadth of the Technical syllabus. Upon completion, the Tutor will provide detailed fedback around agreed criteria and Action Plan effectively. This is seen as a key aspect of this Award of aspiring coaches.

To support this new international Course, there is a newly developed FA International Award Foundation Level Student Pack that includes a series of coaching practices and theoretical aspects.

In addition, students will receive a copy of:

  • The L1 ACF introduction to coaching handbook.
  • The L1 ACF club administration handbook.
  • The FAL Coaching Players - A New Approach DVD.
  • The FAL introduction to coaching DVD.
  • The FAL youth Award Module one candidate's resource pack.
  • The FAL youth Award Module one developing the environement DVD.
  • An FAL Coach's Notepad

All students will receive tutor support and guidance towards completion of the course assignments and continued feedback around their practical coaching performance. There is a formative assessment process which involves the delivery of a session, which will be drawn from the breadth of the technical syllabus. Upon completion, the tutor will provide detailed feedback around agreed criteria and Action Plan effectively. This is seen as a key aspect of this award for aspiring coaches.

Following successful completion of this course, the content will prepare candidates to access the International Coaching Award intermediate Level, or the FA leve 12 Coaching Certificate in Football/FA Youth Module - Developing the practices course in England.

Upcoming Courses

FA International Foundation Course - December 2018

International Foundation Course

  Jebel Ali Centre of Excellence
  6th December - 14th December, 2018
  Duration 9 Days

FEES: 5750 dhs + VAT

International Foundation Course

  Jebel Ali Centre of Excellence
  6th December - 14th December, 2018
  Duration 9 Days

FEES: 5750 dhs + VAT

(Course is Equivalent to FA Level 1, candidates must be 16 and above, no pre requisite required)

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***All practical sessions will take place on the artificial pitch

International Foundation Course

  Jebel Ali Centre of Excellence
  11 Oct - 19 Oct, 2018
  Duration 9 Days

FEES: 5750 dhs + VAT

(Course is Equivalent to FA Level 1, candidates must be 16 and above, no pre requisite required)

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***All practical sessions will take place on the artificial pitch

International Foundation Course

  Jebel Ali Centre of Excellence
  6th December - 14th December, 2018
  Duration 9 Days

FEES: 5750 dhs + VAT

(Course is Equivalent to FA Level 1, candidates must be 16 and above, no pre requisite required)

Name
Birth Date
Gender
Select a Course(*)
*
Email(*)
*
Contact Number(*)
*
How did you hear about the course
 

***All practical sessions will take place on the artificial pitch

Course Timings


Day Timing
Thursday 6pm-10pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 6pm-10pm
Monday 6pm-10pm
Tuesday 6pm-10pm
Wednesday 6pm-10pm
Thursday 6pm-10pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
*(Candidates must attend all sessions to receive qualification)

Applying for the New FA International Coaching Course