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Coaching courses coming up in South Tipperary

Coaching development from a young age is the only way that we can create the players of the future, and give them the necessary skills to understand and enjoy our beautiful game. Now more than ever has the role of the coach taken on huge significance. To develop good players, we first need to develop good coaches, and the first step to doing this is signing up for the FAI sponsored Kick Start programs.

A number of these have been organised in September and some places are still available on both courses.

The details of these are:

FAI Coach Education – Kick Start 1

Venue: St. Michaels AFC

Time & Dates: Saturday 14th September 9.30am – 5pm

Fee: €45

Aim:
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.

Objectives:
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

Kick Start 2

Venue: Cahir Park AFC

Time & Dates: Saturday 28th September 9.00am – 5pm, Sunday 29th September 9.00am – 5pm

Fee: €75

Aim:

The course is designed to assist coaches in the development of the player’s (aged 9-12 years) soccer specific and FUNdamental movement skills in game related functions, progressing into small sided games.

Objectives:

To provide coaches with the ability to:

  • Identify stages in the development of young players at the Learn to Train phase
  • Plan, organise and implement coaching sessions
  • Adapt activities to develop soccer specific skills in players in the Learn to Train phase
  • Reinforce and progress the player’s soccer specific and FUNdamental movement’s skills in game related functions, progressing into small sided games
  • Plan, implement and review sessions in a fun, safe and friendly environment

For more information on these courses contact:

David Lenane

South Tipperary FAI Development Officer

Phone: 086-3864535

Email: david.lenane@fai.ie

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