FA Junior Football Leaders Course
This course provides a basic introduction to leadership skills required when involved in football. The course will primarily introduce 4 areas:
• Assisting football activity sessions,
• An introduction to refereeing,
• Helping with a team
• Different football events
In addition to these areas, respect, promoting the game & developing the game will be embedded during the Guided Learning Hours.
The aim of the course is to provide learners with a basic understanding of Leadership skills that may be used within the game and beyond. In the first instance the young leaders should be supported by more experienced qualified people within the game to support their development.
Introduction to the course:-
Introductions, warm-up games, getting to know YOU
Assisting football activity session:-
Different ways of support, creating a safe learning environment, creating session plans
Introduction to refereeing:-
What is a referee, whistle techniques, signalling, ball in and out of play, challenging spectators/players
Helping with a team:-
Preparing for a game, managing expectations, warm-up and cool down
Different football events:-
Introduction to three different formats of play, RESPECT programme, supporting leagues
Candidates will be encouraged to participate practically to maximise their opportunities for learning (however inability to participate will not prevent successful completion of the award).
Pre requisites: Must be at least 12 years of age
Cost: £10.50 per participant
Date: Wednesday 4th April 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm
Venue: Telford College of Arts & Technology (TCAT
If you are interested or would like further information, please email Eve Bailey, Football Development Officer: firstname.lastname@example.org or book on course.