Junior Football Leaders

FA Junior Football Leaders Course

Course Overview

Minimum Age: 12

Course Duration: ​6 hours, learners also need to complete 4 hours of volunteering

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COURSE DETAILS

Developing leadership within the game and beyond

The FA Junior Football Leaders Award, awarded by FA Education, provides a basic introduction to the leadership skills required when involved in football. The course introduces four areas: assisting football activity sessions, an introduction to refereeing, helping with a team and different football events. In addition to these areas, Respect, promoting and developing the game are embedded.

  • How to get involved in Football
  • Getting involved and helping those involved to ‘get better’

  • Creating a safe learning environment
  • Organising games
  • Introduction to the basics of FUNdamentals

  • Preparing to referee
  • Whistle techniques and introduction to Ball In, Ball Out
  • Safety of the players and re-starts to the game

  • Preparing for the game
  • Warm-up prior to the game
  • Organising and managing players expectations

  • An introduction to three different formats of competition
  • Using these in a practical setting

Outcomes

The aim of the course is to provide learners with a basic understanding of leadership skills that may be used within the game and beyond.

COVID-19 impact on Courses & Workshops

Following advice from the Government about 'social distancing' and communication from The FA, we will be postponing the delivery of all our education courses/workshops and events until at least the end of May 2020.

We will continue to monitor the situation. Learners who have already registered for courses with a start date up to the end of May 2020 are encouraged to check their inbox for e-mail(s) from us with further information.

Important Information

Sussex County FA adheres to a strict cancellation policy and by enrolling onto a course you agree to have read and be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

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