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Coaching Badge FA Level 1 at NPL Football Academy (Leek Town FC)

Course description

On completion of year one, students will be enrolled on the 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Football.

This course will provide an introduction to the organisation and delivery of safe and enjoyable coaching sessions for young players. It is ideally suited to those working with groups of young players and/or teams.

Course content

Theory:The course will introduce some key aspects in the following:
- Football Club Administration
- Player and Coach development
- Soccer Parent
- Laws of the Game
- An introduction to the FA's Long Term Player Development Model

The course will also provide the following for candidates:

- FA Emergency Aid (included in the course programme)
- FA Safeguarding Children in Football (included in the course programme)

Practical: Practical elements of the course will provide an introduction to:
- Warm up and cool down game related activities
- Passing and control
- Turning with the ball
- Dribbling
- Shooting
- Heading
- Goalkeeping
- Individual Attacking
- Individual Defending
- Small sided games

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact NPL Football Academy (Leek Town FC) directly.

Last updated date: 17 July 2015
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    • Leek Town Football Club were formed in 1946 and were played their formative years in the Cheshire League, Lancashire League and North West Counties before joining the Northern Premier League in 1987. In 1990 they won the Division One title and reached the FA Trophy final at Wembley, losing out to Barrow. In 1997 they claimed the Premier Division title and were promoted to the Conference where they spent two season before returning to the Northern Premier League.