Kickstart 1 Soccer Coach Education Course
The Football Association of Ireland are holding a Kick Start 1 Coach Education Course in Milebush Park, Castlebar on Saturday 20th October from 9am to 5.30pm.
Participants must attend all modules of the course in order to qualify for certification. This course is designed to, assist beginner coaches, parents, teachers introduce young children (6-9) to fundamental warm up activities, basic activities and fun games in a safe, structured and stimulating environment. Course fee is €45. This course is limited to 24 participants so book early to avoid disappointment.
Kick Start 1 coaches will receive an FAI Kick Start 1 certificate of attendance as part of the National Coaching Development Programme.
For further course details and registration call Paul Byrne on 0868579678
KICK START 1 - Introduction to Coaching Part 1
The course is designed to assist parents and coaches, to introduce children (aged 6-9 years) to fun soccer games and FUNdamental movement skills in a well-structured, stimulating and safe environment.
To provide coaches with the ability to:
Plan, organise and implement a coaching session.
Identify the stages in the development of young players at the FUNdamental phase aged between 6-9 years.
Coach children between the age of 6-9 years in a fun, safe and friendly environment.
Course candidates will be Parents, Teachers and Coaches with or without coaching certificates. Candidates must be 16 years or over. Candidates will be asked to abide by the Code of Ethics/Conduct in soccer and the Code of Ethics and Good Practice for children's sport in Ireland.
Kick Start 1 is the first part of a two-part Introduction to Coaching programme within the FAI's Coach Education Scheme.
8 contact hours - All courses are subject to a minimum of 20 participants enrolling with the course co-ordinator. If the required number of participants is not achieved prior to the course start date then the course may be cancelled / deferred.
No formal assessment required. Full attendance is compulsory to gain certification.
Kick Start 1 coaches will receive an ‘FAI Kick Start 1' certificate of attendance as part of the National Coaching Development Programme.
Course Fee and Development Manual (Fundamental Phase)