Courses & Workshops

Please see listed below the upcoming Coaching Courses & Workshops being offered at various locations around South Australia.

COACHING WORKSHOP – Game Training Phase, 13-17 Year Old Players

Where: Adelaide Vipers FC, St. Clair Oval, Actil Avenue, St. Clair

When: Wednesday 31st May, 6:30 – 8:30pm, FREE Entry

For further information, please contact Jane Tuohy on 8340 3088 or jane.tuohy@ffsa.com.au.

 

GAME TRAINING CERTIFICATE – MARION

Where: Marion Sports Complex, 262 Sturt Road, Marion

When: Monday for five weeks – 22nd May, 29th May, 5th June, 12th June, 19th June 6:00pm – 9:00pm.

To register online for this Certificate follow this link.

For further information, please contact Jane Tuohy on 8340 3088 or jane.tuohy@ffsa.com.au.

 

COACHING WORKSHOP – Identifying Football Problems, Planning a Session to rectify the problem – Theory and Practical Session.

Where: Campbelltown City Soccer Club, Stradbroke Road, Newton

When: Monday 29th May, 6:15pm – 7:45pm, FREE entry

For further information, please contact Jane Tuohy on 8340 3088 or jane.tuohy@ffsa.com.au.

 

COACHING WORKSHOP – Identifying Football Problems, Planning a Session to rectify the problem – Theory and Practical Session- with special guest Tracey Jenkins

Where: Adelaide University Soccer Club, War Memorial Drive, North Adelaide.

When: Monday 5th June, 6pm – 8pm, FREE entry

For further information, please contact Jane Tuohy on 8340 3088 or jane.tuohy@ffsa.com.au.

 

COACHING WORKSHOP – Skill Acquisition Phase (9-13 year old players)

Where: Adelaide Hills Hawks, 1 Hawks Nest, Hutchens Road, Woodside

When: Tuesday 6th June, 6pm – 8pm, FREE entry

For further information, please contact Jane Tuohy on 8340 3088 or jane.tuohy@ffsa.com.au.

 

FUTSAL COACH EDUCATION WEEKEND

Where: The Big Shed,Kilmarnock Terrace, Jamestown SA 5491

When: Saturday 17th June, 4 – 7pm, $35, Sunday 18th June, 9.30 – 12pm, FREE

To register online for this Certificate follow this link.

For further information, please contact Jane Tuohy on 8340 3088 or jane.tuohy@ffsa.com.au.

 

FUTSAL CERTIFICATE

Where: Murray Bridge Basketball Stadium, 110 Old Prices Hwy, Murray Bridge East, 5253

When: Friday 23rd June, 5 – 8pm, $35

To register online for this Certificate follow this link.

For further information, please contact Jane Tuohy on 8340 3088 or jane.tuohy@ffsa.com.au.

 

 

Below is a summary table of FFA’s Community Coaching Courses:

Please see below for a more detailed description of what these Coaching Courses entail:

 

ALDI MiniRoos Certificate – Discovery Phase
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.
Another highlight of the course is that the coaches are exposed to basic rules of the game as well as tips and hints on building a football culture in a completely practical setting.

To find ALDI MiniRoos Certificate Course near you, click here

 

Skill Training Certificate – Skill Acquisition phase
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 14 hours, 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

These four Core Skills make up 95% of the actions of any outfield player during a game of football which is why it is critical to train these actions repeatedly so that the players have the opportunity to develop their ability to perform them more effectively during a game.

To find a Skill Training Certificate Course near you, click here.

 

Game Training Certificate – Game Training Phase
For coaches training 13-17 year old players

In the Game Training Phase the coach’s aim will be the development of tactical awareness, perception and decision making through a game related approach to training.
The course is conducted over 14 hours, is fully practical and provides the coach with training sessions designed to help the players apply the Functional Game Skills in a team setting using the FFA endorsed ‘1-4-3-3’ formation.

To find a Game Training Certificate Course near you, click here.

 

Senior Coaching Certificate – Performance Phase
For coaches training players 17 and above

In this Phase the coach prepares the team for a competition environment where winning becomes the main aim. Training focuses on solving football problems, based on match analysis. FOOTBALL CONDITIONING also becomes a key part of the course
The course is conducted over 14 hours and assists the coach by providing model sessions on solving football problems.

To find a Senior Coaching Certificate Course near you, click here.

 

Futsal Coaching Certificate
For coaches training players 13 years and below

This 3 hour course is aimed at Futsal Coaches who are working with junior players up to the age of 13. During this course you will see be a part of sessions dealing with the fundamentals of Futsal together with other information on simple formations of play. The course is non-assessed and all practical, allowing the candidate to ge t involved in the actual training sessions should they wish to. The course also encourages involving group discussion aimed at sharing experiences.

To find a Futsal Coaching Certificate Course near you, click here.

 

Futsal Coaching License
For coaches training players 13 years and above
When undertaking the 8 hour Community Futsal License course one will experience a similar atmosphere to the a Futsal Certificate course. It is totally practical and has the same focus on group discussion to assist learning outcomes. Naturally the course covers the game in greater detail by delving into more tactical aspects of the game and is aimed at coaches working with players above the age of 13. This course has been developed from the FIFA Futsal coaching manual and permission has been sought to use some of the practices from that resource.

To find a Futsal Coaching License Course near you, click here.

 

Community Goalkeeper Coaching Course
For coaches training goalkeepers of all ages and abilities at a Grassroots and Community Level

The Community Goalkeeper Coaching Course is a 16 hour course that caters for all levels of playing ability from discovery phase through to seniors and is based on engaging goalkeepers in activities that support their development through a game sense approach.
The course is player focused and based on the delivery of goalkeeper sessions that are Safe, Well Organised, Enjoyable and Reflected. Upon completion of the Community Goalkeeper Coaching Course the participant will be able to: Identify the training requirements of goalkeepers, plan practices appropriate to goalkeepers needs, identify methods to make training inclusive for all participants, implement basic principles of goalkeeper coaching, conduct relevant, safe and engaging goalkeeper sessions, select appropriate methods to enhance performance and adapt the effectiveness of their coaching behaviours through self-reflection.

To find a Community Goalkeeper Coaching Course near you, click here.