The SJFA has collaborated with the Middlesex FA to arrange a FA Juniors Football Leaders Award course for SJFA members aged 12 to 19 year olds.
Date: 2 February 2019
Venue: Harefield Academy
Course Duration: 6 Hours
Minimum Age: 12 years
Maximum Age: 19 years
Pre-requisites: Minimum of 12 years of age
Cost: £40 (Lunch will be included)
Who is this course for?
An FA coaching course for 12 to 19 year olds interested in coaching or refereeing.
What can I expect from the 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.
To provide learners with an introduction to 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
– Course content
– How to get involved in football
– Getting involved & helping those involved to ‘get better’
Assisting Football Activity Sessions
– Creating a safe learning environment
– Organising games
– Introduction to the basics of fundamentals
An Introduction to Refereeing
– Preparing to referee
– Whistle techniques & and introduction to ball in, ball out
– Safety of the players and re-starts to the game
Helping with a Team
– Preparing for the game
– Warm-up prior to the game
– Organising and managing players expectations
Different Football Events
– An introduction to three different formats of competition
– Using these in a practical setting
Practical Involvement: Candidates will be encouraged to participate practically to maximize their opportunities for learning (however inability to participate will not prevent successful completion of the award).
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