Club supports regional courses for coach development

Club supports regional courses for coach development

Cambridge FC are keen to support the education and development of its coaches at junior, youth and senior level.

Three coaching courses are to be held over the summer that will help participants develop and gain qualifications.

The courses are to be run by WaiBOP Football in conjunction with New Zealand Football. They are:

NZF Senior Level 1

Course overview:
This first step for coaches of adult players provides information on how to organise enjoyable coaching sessions working on specific areas of team development.
Looking at areas such as “Warm Ups”, “What to do on Game Day” and “Benefits of Small Sided Games”, it is an informative starting point for coaches looking for guidance on the best way to coach adults.
This course will help coaches working with players aged 16+ years, involved in all 11v11 Football formats.

Course content Includes:

• Structure of a coaching session
• Meeting adult footballers’ needs
• Warm Ups & Cool Downs
• Coaching Styles
• Designing coaching sessions for technical outcome

Course details:
Cambridge Football Club
Saturday October 28,2017, 9am – 5pm
Cost: $90
Registration link: click here
Registration deadline: Wednesday October 18, 2017

NZF Senior Level 2 / Youth Level 3 Coaching Award

Course overview:
This course is aimed at developing coaches that are working with talented players aged 13-19 years or senior players. This course has been developed from researching best practice methods from all over the world and is based on the ‘The Professional Coaching Model’, an approach that is structured to promote high-level learning and allow coaches to design season long programmes to help their players solve football problems.

Please be aware that from 2018 onward this course will be the pre-requisite qualification to coach a team in our Federation Youth League and to staff our Federation Youth Representative teams (National Age-Group Tournament).

Course content Includes:

• Match analysis
• The objectives and structure of Football
• The NZF Philosophy and Vision
• The NZF Team Model
• Developing a coaching process
• Plan, prepare, conduct and evaluate a game training session

In addition, the Youth 3 component also covers:

• Managing youth players
• Age appropriate, holistic development of youth footballers

Course details:
Rotorua International Stadium, Rotorua
18 January – 23 January, 2018 (6 Days)
Cost: $1,190+GST
Registration link: click here
Registration deadline: December 15, 2017

NZF Junior Level 3 Coaching Award

Course overview:
This course is aimed at coaches looking to provide a comprehensive programme for Junior Footballers (grassroots / talented players aged 7-12 years), allowing them to flourish both as young players and as young people. Focusing on skill acquisition, it will provide coaches with the knowledge, tools and ability to create a development programme that ensures that all players are involved in appropriate activities and the appropriate times.

Looking ahead, having Junior Level 3 qualified coaches involved in your club will put your club in a strong position to be involved in NZF Junior Talent Development programs in the future. This coaching qualification is also the prerequisite to coach a team in our WaiBOP U12 Junior Federation League.

Course content:
• Skill acquisition
• Analysis of players in the game
• The coaching process
• Planning a development programme

Course details:
Rotorua International Stadium, Rotorua
9 February – 13 February, 2018 (5 Days)
Cost: $525+GST
Registration link: click here
Registration deadline: January 12, 2018

If you have any questions about these three courses please email WaiBOP’s Alec Wilson.

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Date Added: Wednesday, 13th September 2017
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