FA Coaching Blind Footballers

FA Coaching Blind Footballers

Course Overview

Minimum Age: 16

Course Duration: ‚Äč6 hours

Price: TBC

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COURSE DETAILS

Good coaching at grassroots level is essential if players are to maximise their full potential. This course aims to provide you with tips and guidance on how to adapt, where necessary, to include players with a visual impairment in coaching sessions at your club or school.

  • Understanding
  • Planning and organisation
  • Components of the game
  • Coaching in the game

 

Course Pre-requisites

Prior to certification, candidates are required to complete The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football

Outcomes

Having attended the course you will:

  • Apply and extend your existing coaching skills to meet the needs of blind footballers
  • Establish effective communication skills when coaching blind footballers
  • Identify appropriate and safe methods of supporting and working with blind footballers
  • Recognise the need to deliver relevant coaching session to effectively meet the developmental needs of the blind footballer
  • Recognise the player pathway and competition structure available for blind footballers

Available Dates

Unfortunately there are no available dates.

Important Information

We adhere to a strict cancellation policy and by enrolling onto our course you agree to have read and agree to be bound by our Terms and Conditions.

Register Your Interest!

Should you wish to register your interest in attending this course please email Alysha.Cook@DurhamFA.com and we will contact you once a course has been arranged.

Coach education faqs

The first step to become a coach is to enrol on an FA Level 1 in Coaching Course. By getting on the coaching pathway individuals have the opportunity to progress up through the various FA Coaching qualifications and to enhance their skills and knowledge in coaching. 

This course will give you the ideal introduction into coaching along with the England DNA principles. By completing this award you will also complete an FA Emergency 1st Aid Workshop and an FA Safeguarding Children Workshop as part of the How We Support block of the course.

You can find all dates, times and costs of this course by clicking on the following link Development & Courses

No, you must complete the FA Level 1 course first. Upon completion, your course tutor will provide feedback as to when they believe you should move onto the next level.

You don't need to be with a club to complete the FA Level 1 in Coaching course, however you will need to have regular access to players.

You will need to be with a club to complete the FA Level 2 in Coaching Football and UEFA B coaching courses. This is due to the nature of the course work involved and linking this with your squad of players.

You can book a place by clicking here where you can find full details of all the course we currently have arranged

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Get in touch

Sophie Hughes 

Sophie Hughes
Football Development Administrator

T: 0191 3872928 (Option 2 then Option 1)

E: Sophie.Hughes@DurhamFA.com