The official FA Licensed Coaches’ Club magazine
The Boot Room, is the official magazine of The FA Licensed Coaches’ Club.
With three editions published per season, it aims to provide expert coaching content to members. With insights from FA National Coaches, overseas study visit reports, research articles, and a dedicated grassroots coaching section, content is provided for coaches at all levels of the game.
Issue 7 – The Continued Professional Development & Learning Special - is out now and here's what's inside the latest issue:
A Culture of Excellence
New Manchester United player coach, Ryan Giggs, and former Old Trafford defender, Gary Neville, provide an insight into the culture of excellence at Manchester United and how there is no room for 'cutting corners'.
Creating A Sub Culture
Jonny Wilkinson's coach, Steve Black, provides a unique insight into the training culture which has kept the Rugby Union star at the top of the game for the last 17 years. Black reveals exclusive detail of the processes Jonny uses for reviewing his performance on a daily basis.
The Patient Approach
England Women's U19 Coach, Mo Marley, outlines her coaching journey from the grassroots game to international football and provides advice for aspiring female coaches who want to follow a career in coaching.
John Allpress, former FA National Player Development Coach, provides an outline for coaching young players that focuses on playfulness, imagination, creativity and learning.
Also featured is the new FA Elite Coaches' Award and a special feature with Elite Coaches' Graduate, Ben Dawson, who shares the findings of his extensive list of study visits completed during the 18 month long course.
There are also practical hints and tips for getting jobs in coaching and six pages of defending practices perfect for inclusion in pre-season practices.
If you are a FA Licensed Coach and would like to receive Issue 7 of The Boot Room , simply visit the My Training area of The FA Licensed Coaches' Club website and follow the links on the right hand side of the page.
For non-FA Licensed Coaches, Issues 1-5 of the magazine are availabe by clicking here
Alternatively, you can subscribe to the digital version of the magazine for an annual fee of just £6.99 by clicking here.