Upcoming courses for coaches of junior teams

There are a number of upcoming courses that may be of interest to coaches as we head into another season of football, including FREE ALDI MiniRoos Coaching Certificate courses. These courses are fun, practical and require no prior football coaching experience. There are links included with the information below for interested coaches to register online.

 

Upcoming FREE ALDI MiniRoos Coaching Certificate courses

For coaches training 5-9 year old players

The 3 hour course is fully practical and encourages the coach to develop practices that are based on FUN. The emphasis is on natural development i.e. learning by PLAYING football. No coaching but organising FUN football exercises is the key to helping players build a love for the game. The course also covers basic rules of the game as well as tips and hints on building a football culture in a completely practical setting.

 

Date: Saturday, 28th of April 2018

Time: 10am – 12.30pm

Cost: FREE

Venue: Van Morey Road ground, Margate

Registrations: https://education-ffa.sportingpulse.com/Entry/?EID=18326

 

Date: Saturday, 5th of May 2018

Time: 1pm – 3.30pm

Cost: FREE

Venue: Edgeworth Street grounds, Warrane

Registrations: https://education-ffa.sportingpulse.com/Entry/?EID=18113

 

Skill Training Certificate course

For coaches training 9-13 year old players

In the Skill Acquisition Phase the coach MUST focus on building a solid foundation of technical skill.

The course is conducted over two days, is fully practical and deals with the development of the 4 Functional Game Skills:

  • First Touch
  • Striking the Ball
  • Running with the Ball
  • 1 v 1

 

Date: Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd of April 2018 (2 day course)

Time: 9am – 4pm (both days)

Cost: $100

Venue: Cambridge New ground, Cambridge

Registrations: https://education-ffa.sportingpulse.com/Entry/?EID=17369

 

FREE Skill Training Introduction

Date: Saturday, 28th of April 2018

Time: 1.00pm – 4.00pm

Cost: FREE

Venue: Van Morey Road ground, Margate

No registration necessary as this is not an accredited course, but an introduction to the Skill Acquisition Phase for coaches working with players aged 9-13 who are ready to move on from the more basic MiniRoos activities – please email ben.horgan@footballfedtas.com.au to confirm you will be attending, or contact me if you would like more information.