SCOTTISH FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION COURSES
Thursday 4th - Saturday 6th October 2012
SFA Staff Graeme Sutherland and Calum Macdonald will be in Shetland on the above dates to deliver football coaching opportunities as part of Shetland Sports Week 2012.
This is a chance for local football coaches to top up their coaching skills and knowledge with some quality tutition from two experienced members of the Scottish FA's coaching team.
Thurs 4th October - Scalloway School Games Hall, 6.00pm-7.30pm
Practical workshop: Developing Creative and technical players
Focussing on skills and technique development for junior and youth players including game awareness practices to improve decision making. This session is suitable for coaches working with players across the entire age range including adult players.
To attend this free practical workshop, please send an e-mail to Sport & Leisure by Thursday 27th September 2012 with your name and a contact telephone number on the day. Please also state which football club you are involved with, if any. If you are a coach, please also say which age group you are coaching with.
Please note the minimum age to attend is 16 years of age and also that this course does not directly lead to an SFA coaching award.
Thurs 4th October - Clickimin Centre, 7.45pm-9.00pm
Open Football Forum, Bowls' Hall Meeting Room, Clickimin
Open to anyone currently involved in club football across the junior, senior or adult game. An opportunity for Scottish FA staff to give some information on the new "Scotland United - A 2020 Vision" football strategy, including a focus on work being done in the grassroots game and beyond. This is also an open forum for any relevant local issues on football development to be raised and discussed.
Friday 5th October - 6.00-9.00pm
& Saturday 6th October - 10.00am-4.00pm
Clickimin North Football Pitch
SFA "Club Coach" Level 1 Coaching Course
This is the first SFA coaching award in the Adult Coaching Pathway and is open to coaches who work with adult players at junior or senior club level. (For more information on the SFA's coaching pathways, please click on the SFA's Coach Education pages.)
The course is practical in nature and looks at the basic themes of control, passing, possession, dribbling, finishing and defending, as well as the structure of training sessions.
|Applicants must be aged 18 or over. The course fee for the "Club Coach" course is £55.00 per person and anyone interested should return the application form (PDF, 130 KB) with payment before the Thursday 27th September 2012.|
For more information about any of the above courses, please contact either:
Sport & Leisure Service, Shetland Islands Council
on 01595 744006 or by e-mail