Award 1 Football & Coaching Course.

The Kerry Coaching and Games Development Committee is organising an Award 1 Child Football Coaching Course for all clubs in North Kerry as part of the new Centre of Excellence in St. Michael's College Listowel. This course is aimed at Coaches involved with teams from U 12 downwards and is a follow on from the Foundation Award.
This will be hugely beneficial for coaches involved with underage teams.
The Course will be mainly practically based and will cover a multitude of areas involved in Coaching young players and all coaches wishing to do the course must have completed the Foundation award. The following areas will be covered in the course:

• Skill Development
• Tactical and Team Play Development
• Physical Improvement
• Movement Technique
• Psychological Development

The aim of the course is to cover all the areas required in helping young players develop to their potential.

The course is 15 hours in total and will take place over 4-5 nights at the end of which participants will receive an Award 1 Child Coaching Certificate. It is important that all clubs avail of this opportunity to up-skill their coaches and clubs are asked to send in Coaches currently involved with underage teams.

The Course will begin on Wednesday 18th January in St. Michael's College Listowel at 7pm. The cost of the course is 25 euros per person.

For more information on the Award 1 Course please contact John Dillon.