You will receive a comprehensive grounding in FA Level 1 coaching, theoretical studies and daily training. You will be taught the skills required to help you progress to a higher standard of football as well as gain the experience necessary to work within the sport and leisure industry.
All football students will work towards the Level 2 Diploma in Sport.
The course examines sports performance and the sports industry:
Fitness for sport - explore the components of physical and skill-related fitness and the principles of training.
Practical sports performance - investigate the rules and regulations of a sport and apply the knowledge gained through observing officials in action.
The mind and sports performance – explore how personality can influence choice of sport, and performance in sport.
Training for personal fitness - design a personal fitness training programme, where you can select any appropriate methods of training to improve or maintain fitness levels safely.
Anatomy and physiology - look at the musculoskeletal and cardiorespiratory systems and explore how they function normally.
Carrying out a sports-related project - design original and effective plans that improve the quality of others’ involvement in healthy, active lifestyles through a sport project.
FIXTURES AND TRAINING
Whilst on the course your timetable will be split between the training ground and classroom. Scholars will train up to 6 hours each week. During this time you will participate a number skills and tactical based sessions, which will further improve you physically, mentally and tactically knowledge.
All the practical elements will be delivered by our experienced F.A qualified coaches. Games will primarily be played on Wednesday afternoons with us participating in highly competitive U19’s National Leagues.
GEM & GAP
There will be opportunities to improve your English and maths and take part in GAP work placements. It’s also possible to gain coaching awards.