Could you be a coach to train the future generation of English footballers? Several England stars recall their first coach.
Football is changing. Players are quicker, stronger and more creative. Teams work harder, cover more distance and face more challenges than ever before.As the game gets quicker, the role of the coach can never be underestimated. Coaches are essential for teaching and developing players at every level of football. To give their players the best advantage, coaches must be aware of the latest techniques and philosophies involved in coaching the game.The FA provides a series of training courses for coaches from Level One through to the UEFA Pro Licence. The courses are packed with expert knowledge and cover all areas of player development.Videos1) Get into Coaching with Fabio CapelloDo you remember your first coach? James Milner, Ashley Cole and Fabio Capello talk about how England needs trained youth coaches working in grassroots football. Coaches can train and learn more by taking coaching courses with FA Learning.
2) Developing the Environment with Fabio Capello
Fabio and Ashley Cole talk about creating the right environment for young players to learn. Players must feel motivated, happy and free to express themselves. This is down to the coach. Learn more with The FA Youth Award coaching course.3) Creative play with Fabio Capello Who is the best creative player? Ashley Cole and Michael Carrick talk about how football is changing and players are becoming quicker and more creative. Coaches need to understand how to encourage young players to think creatively. The FA Youth Award coaching course trains coaches to do this.
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