Soccer Coaching Leaders Certificate
This accredited online course provides you with an introduction to soccer coaching best practices. You’ll learn how to run engaging coaching sessions with players from grassroots to youth level while developing their technical ability in a fun & safe environment.
The aim of the Soccer Coaching Leaders Certificate is to provide grassroots and youth soccer coaches with leadership and coaching skills that they can easily apply to their own team environment.
The course covers four key areas:
1) FUNdamental concepts of coaching.
2) Key coaching process components & skills.
3) Exposure to a modern applied coaching structure.
4) Further advances through an introduction to an integrated training approach.
In addition to these areas, you’ll also learn about developing a culture, player pathways, and how to promote and develop sound coaching sessions.
The Soccer Coaching Leaders Certificate which is accredited and endorsed by ISSPF is a coaching education award providing a modern approach to the key skills required when involved in coaching soccer.
The focus of the course is as follows:
- Getting involved and helping those involved to ‘get better’
- Creating a safe learning environment
- Organising games
- Introduction to the basics of FUNdamentals
- Preparing for the game
- Warm-up prior to the game
- Organising and managing players expectations
- An introduction to three different formats of competition
- Using these in a practical setting
- Developing players with basic coaching principles
Who is this course designed for?
This course has been designed for beginner to advanced level coaches who work with young players from grassroots to youth level.
How long is the course?
This is a 6 hour course providing a basic introduction to the organisation of football practices in a fun, safe environment with an emphasis on technical development.
Is my progress logged through the course?
After each lecture there is a short multiple-choice test designed to cement your learning. You can access your test results at anytime through your course progress area.
Can I stop/pause a presentation part way through?
Yes, the course is completely flexible. You can go back to a module at anytime and continue from where you left off.
Can I take the modules in any order?
No. The course follows a set structure that must be studied in numerical order. You can only access the next module once you have completed the previous module test.
Is there a time limit on the course?
Yes. This course has a 3-month access limit. You can access the course 24/7 within this period.
Will I get a certificate to show that I have passed the course?
Yes, you will receive a pass certificate provided you have attained the minimum pass grade of 75%.
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This online course is fully accredited by the BVIFA & ensures the study hours will contribute to the achievement of a formal accreditation & BVIFA continued professional development.
The course will also be accepted towards the revalidation for the BVIFA-CONCACAF Level D-B courses.