The FA

Coaching Blind Footballers

The FA Coaching Blind Footballers

Course Overview

Minimum Age: 16

Course Duration: ​6 hours

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About The Course

Good coaching at grassroots level is essential if players are to maximise their full potential. This course aims to provide you with tips and guidance on how to adapt, where necessary, to include players with a visual impairment in coaching sessions at your club or school.

  • Understanding
  • Planning and organisation
  • Components of the game
  • Coaching in the game

 

Course Pre-requisites

Prior to certification, candidates are required to complete The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football

Outcomes

Having attended the course you will:

  • Apply and extend your existing coaching skills 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 session to effectively meet the developmental needs of the blind footballer
  • Recognise the player pathway and competition structure available for blind footballers

Course availability near you

This course is organised and run by your local County FA, with dates set up throughout the season for you to choose from. 
 
To find available dates closest to you, please select a County FA from the list below.

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course Frequently asked questions

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Contact your County FA in order to let them know you are interested in completing one of their courses so they can provide you with further support.


For The FA Level 2 and FA Level 3 (UEFA B) in Coaching Football courses you must book your place with the County FA that your club is affiliated to. This is to ensure appropriate in-situ support can be provided throughout the course.


For other courses you may be able to book with a different County FA. So if you live close to another county, have a look at their website to see if they have suitable dates.


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