FA Level 1 in Goalkeeping Coaching Award

Awarded by the FA, this course is a nationally recognised qualification providing candidates with an ability to organise and develop key aspects of goalkeeping coaching related to basic individual techniques.

Course Info

  • Minimum Age: 16 Years
  • Course Duration: 21 Hours contact time  
  • Frequency: Approximately 1 scheduled per year
  • Pre-requisites: In date FA Emergency Aid and FA Safeguarding Children Certificates.

Who is this course for?

If you believe goalkeepers would stand a greater chance to play their best if they were coached keeping skills then this is the course for you! This course is open to coaches over the age of 16 and once completed, will enhance their knowledge of goalkeeping techniques and provide the coach with the basic skills to deliver specific coaching for goalkeepers. 

What can I expect from the course?

21 hours in duration, the course will be tutored by a qualified FA Goalkeeping Tutor. The FA Level 1 Goalkeeping course will include theoretical (classroom) and practical (coaching delivery) elements. The course will ensure you are equipped to; 

  • Have an understanding of specific warm up & cool down techniques for goalkeepers
  • Coach basic individual techniques including; footwork, the set position, handling, diving, dealing with 1 v 1 and crosses
  • Plan and prepare progressive technical practices
  • Maintain health & safety of the players and other coaches

Your Assessment

You must successfully deliver 1 x 15 minute practical goalkeeping session. Prior to your assessment,  you must have attended all practical course dates and have all other final assessment pre-requisites including; valid certificates confirming your completion of the FA Safeguarding Children, FA Emergency First Aid workshops and Laws of the Game (online). If you do not hold a valid certificate for either/all, you should obtain these by booking onto the courses or completing the online Laws of the Game online module prior to starting the Level 1 Goalkeeping Coaching Award.

How do I find out when the next available course is on?

You can find a list of  Level 1 Coaching Goalkeeping courses HERE however please be aware new course dates can often be announced due to high demand for this coaching qualification and occasionally existing course dates/venues are subject to change. It’s always best to check the Lincolnshire FA website to get the most up to date course information.

I’ve found the course I want – how do I enrol?

The quickest and easiest way is to enrol is via our Online Course Booking Service. The online service is available 24/7 so can be accessed at a time that suits you. It will allow you to conveniently view course details and the number of remaining places available on each course and enable you to make an instant secure payment which guarantee’s your place on the course at the touch of a button! Payment can be made with all major credit and debits cards.

Access to our secure online booking service can be found by visiting HERE

If you have any questions please contact Lincolnshire FA 08449 67 07 08 | development@lincolnshirefa.com / chris.funnell@lincolnshirefa.com

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