Courses & Certificates

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

ALDI AUSTRALIA MINIROOS CERTIFICATE – GRANGE

Where: Grange Sports Complex, Trimmer Parade & Military Road, Grange.

When: 6th May, 10:30am – 1pm.

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 – Game Training Phase, 13 – 17 Year Old Players

Where: Gawler Eagles Soccer Club, 158 Angle Vale Road, Evanston

When: Tuesday 9th May 2017, FREE Entry

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

COACHING WORKSHOP – Discovery Phase & Skill Acquisition Phase, 5 – 13 Year Old Players

Where: Gawler Eagles Soccer Club, 158 Angle Vale Road, Evanston

When: Tuesday 16th May 2017, FREE Entry

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

Information on the various levels of Coaching Courses & Certificates is listed below.

Senior Coaching Certificate

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.

Game Training Certificate

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.

Skill Training Certificate  

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
ALDI Australia MiniRoos Coaching Certificate

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.

Goalkeeping Licence

This course is aimed at coaches working with young goalkeepers in the 12-16 years age bracket.

The Goalkeeper Licence course is conducted over 7 hours. They have a similar format to Certificate courses and seek to reinforce the methodology of teaching through seeing and experiencing more “model” goalkeeper technical sessions as well as more opportunities to conduct practices as part of a group and as an individual in preparation for the Licence Assessment.

After attending a Goalkeeper Licence course where you will be involved in planning, organising and conducting practices as well as seeing model sessions by the presenter, to gain a Licence you will be required to conduct a 15 minute practical session during which your competency to coach at the appropriate level will be assessed by a qualified assessor. This can be done at your local club or on an assessment day/night organised by your member federation, or as part of the course.

Goalkeeping Certificate

This course is aimed at those coaches wishing to learn how to teach the basic techniques for young goalkeepers up to 13 years old.

The Goalkeeper Certificate Course is conducted over 7 hours. This course provides opportunities for coaches to see model Goalkeeper sessions by the Presenter and to get involved in the planning and presentation of safe, appropriate and age related goalkeeper technical practices. The course is “non-assessed” meaning that participants will not be required to do an assessment to be awarded the Certificate but rather will have ongoing opportunities throughout the course via a series of “group coaching” practice sessions. They will complete a “self-assessment” checklist following their session and receive feedback from peers as well as the presenter.