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Blind Football Course

SUFFOLK FA are running their first Blind football coaching course in partnership with the iCAN project of  Suffolk Sport.

Spaces are limited, a total of 24 coaches will have the chance to undertake the Blind Level 1 qualification.

When: February 11th 2017 from 9am to 4pm

Venue: Goals Soccer Centre, Ipswich

Cost: £30

Click on the link to go to the booking page for Suffolk FA to book your place on the course. http://eventspace.thefa.com/suffolkfa/participant/arrangement.aspx?id=179867

The FA Coaching Blind Footballers (CBF) Course is designed to provide football coaches with an introduction to working effectively and confidently with blind footballers.

Course Aims & Objectives

The course will provide an introduction to the organisation and delivery of safe and appropriate coaching sessions for blind players.

Candidates will:

  • Gain a greater understanding of the game in the context of the FA’s LTPD model
  • Apply and extend existing coaching skills and experience to meet the needs of blind footballers
  • Establish effective communication skills when coaching blind footballers
  • Identify appropriate and safe methods of supporting and working with blind footballers
  • Recognise the need to deliver relevant coaching sessions to effectively meet the developmental needs of the blind footballer
  • Gain an understanding of the different components of the game
  • Understand the characteristics blind footballers require to perform at a performance level of the game
  • Recognise the Player Pathway and competition structure available for blind footballers

 

Course Pre-requisites
  • Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Football
  • Course Duration

Six hours

  • Suggested Format 

One day

  • Successful Completion

A non examinable assessment is via successful completion of full attendance on course.
Practical delivery of a 15 minute practical coaching activity based on a specific skill and age group, which demonstrates safe practice, organisation, enjoyment and progression to meet the needs of the players

Please note to access this online application, you will need a FAN (FA Number).

If have ever been involved in football or have taken an FA Qualification, it is highly likely you already have a FAN. If you do not know your FAN or password, or need to create a FAN, please use our FAN FINDER tool by clicking to register/retrieve your details.

Please be aware that if you already have a FAN, and create another FAN, this could cause delays in being confirmed on the course and any qualifications being awarded.

http://eventspace.thefa.com/suffolkfa/participant/arrangement.aspx?id=179867

If you have any further questions, please contact: Taiwo Ajayi, Inclusion Sports Development Officer Suffolk Sport.

Telephone: 01394 444737

Email: Taiwo.Ajayi@eastsuffolk.gov.uk