& Esprit Football Acadmey Foundation Course
Esprit Football Academy Foundation Course soccer coaching courses
35 hours (total qualification time) / 35 hours (guided learning)
Course Pre-requisites to certification
• Be at least 16 years of age
• Hold, as a minimum, a current EmergencyAid/Basic 1stAid Certificate or willing to start A first AId Course
Course aims and objectives
The Future Football Coaching Academy Foundation course provides learners with an
introduction to coaching the game and working with players from under 7 to open age.
Learners will gain an insight into the game in England, how it’s played and how they can coach to better support the development of future players. The qualification is designed to prepare learners to coach football at the grassroots level.
Through the completion of the learning programme for this qualification, learners will be introduced to the practical and theoretical aspects of planning, delivering and reviewing individual football coaching sessions. The foundation level of knowledge and skills
developed through this qualification will enable learners to create safe, fun and engaging coaching sessions through the building, developing and extending a series of linked practices.
Learners will be introduced to basic game formats, key rules, coaching fundamentals and playing principles
Throughout the course learners will be introduced to
understanding of the long-term development of their players as a whole person • Helping them construct appropriate practices and sessions for their players
• Series of practical coaching ideas, giving them the ability to recognize the various
ingredients that make up safe, fun and engaging practices to help their players
• Practical coaching opportunities both on the course and where possible with their
own players and teams
The course of learning is made up of; face-to-face workshops and practical delivery covering a range of topics leading to a Foundation Certificate qualification