Courses and Workshops

Courses and Workshops

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Northern NSW Football understands that many community coaches are volunteers and parents, and therefore we make our courses accessible and cost effective, as well as providing ongoing coaching support and resources.

In this section you will find a brief description of the community coaching courses available, and then search to see if there is the appropriate course happening near you.

Whether you have lots of football experience, or have never played before, our community coaching courses will certainly add value to your coaching experience. Our trained coaches conduct courses at football clubs across Northern NSW for community coaches, making it easy to find a course near you.

These courses are designed to be fun and practical where you can engage and learn.

BROWSE COURSES & WORKSHOPS

Click on the heading to view a course description and to find dates and locations.

> ALDI MiniRoos Certificate> Skill Training Certificate > Game Training Certificate > Community Goalkeeping Course> Senior Coaching Certificate > FFA/AFC ‘C’ Youth Licence > FFA/AFC ‘C’ Senior Licence > FFA/AFC ‘C’ Combined Youth & Senior Licence > FFA/ AFC B Licence > FFA Workshop 1 - Game Training > FFA Workshop 2 - Skill Training > FFA Workshop 3 - Game Training > FFA Workshop 4 - Skill Training > Newcastle Permanent Community Coaching Masterclass

ALDI MiniRoos Certificate

Grassroots course Tilligerry 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

Who’s it for?

This course is ideal for parents who are knew to coaching, or who are not yet coaching and would simply like to gain a greater understanding of the concepts and practises of grassroots football to better support their kids.

What’s involved?

Learn how to make football FUN. Get ideas for PRACTICES that kids enjoy.

We give you tips on how to start quickly, and keep kids engaged so they don’t become distracted or disruptive.

This course is FREE, and done in less than 3 hours, and is a great introduction to coaching!

 

 

Date: Sunday 30 April, 2017.
Zone: Football Far North Coast
Location: Alstonville
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Date: Thursday 4 May, 2017.
Zone: North Coast Football
Location: Nambucca
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Date: Monday 8 May, 2017.
Zone: Northern Inland Football
Location: Glenn Innes
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Date: Wednesday 10 May, 2017.
Zone: Football Mid North Coast
Location: Tuncurry
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Date: Wednesday 17 May, 2017.
Zone: Football Mid North Coast
Location: South West Rocks
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Date: Monday 22 May, 2017.
Zone: Northern Inland Football
Location: Tenterfield
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Date: Monday 12 June, 2017.
Zone: Northern Inland Football
Location: Tamworth
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Skill Training Certificate

 

 

 

 

 

 

Who’s it for?

Coaches looking to take the next step after Miniroos. Tailored for coaches of players aged 9-13 years, this course may also be suitable for coaches of 14-17 year old players who are still focusing on developing skills.

What’s involved?

How to develop players core skills including FIRST TOUCH, STRIKING THE BALL, RUNNING WITH THE BALL, and 1V1 within a game environment.

How to challenge and motivate your players to enjoy training and develop skills.

Planning a session & conducting a session.

This course is $68

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Date:  Monday 1, 8, 15, 22 May , 2017.
Zone: Newcastle Football
Location: Broadmeadow
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Date:  Monday 1, 8, 15 May , 2017.
Zone: Newcastle Football
Location: Raymond Terrace
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Date:  Monday 1, & Wednesday 3 May , 2017.
Zone: Football Far North Coast
Location: Bangalow
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Date:  Sunday 14 & Sunday 21 May, 2017.
Zone: Northern Inland Football
Location: Quirindi
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Game Training Certificate

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Who’s it for?

Coaches looking for more tactical knowledge and game moments. Tailored for coaches of players aged 14 – 17 years.

What’s involved?

Planning a session, Conducting a session, Delivering team talks, Understanding football moments.

DEFENDING, ATTACKING, PLAYING OUT, MIDFIELD PLAY, 1-4-3-3 FORMATION.

How to plan and conduct a training session to improve your players development within game moments.

This course is $68

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Date:  Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 April, 2017.
Zone: North Coast Football
Location: Grafton
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Date:  Saturday 6 & Sunday 7 May, 2017.
Zone: Northern Inland Football
Location: Tamworth
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Date:  Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 June, 2017.
Zone: Northern Inland Football
Location: Armidale
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Community Goalkeeping Certificate

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Who’s it for?

Goalkeeping coaches or coaches who want more understanding of goalkeeping.

What’s involved?

GENERAL HANDLING TECHNIQUES, DEALING WITH CROSSES, POSITIONING.

Learn how to incorporate your goalkeepers within team training sessions, and gain the technical knowledge to help develop your goalkeepers.

This course is $68.

 

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Senior Coaching Certificate

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Who’s it for?

Coaches of players aged 17+ who are looking for more knowledge and experience.

What’s involved?

Planning a session, Conducting a session, Delivering Team Talks, Analysing Football.

How to plan and conduct a training session to improve your teams performance with a focus on winning games.

The course is $68.

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FFA/AFC ‘C’ Youth Licence

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Who’s it for?

This course is open to coaches 18 years of age and older; the course gives candidates an understanding of the National Curriculum and the FFA Vision and Philosophy. Professional coaches and coaches working within a development or elite environment.

What’s involved?

Course participants will be exposed to the key aspects relevant to coaching players in both the Skill Acquisition (9 – 13 years old) and the Game Training (13 – 17 years old) Building Blocks.

– Total commitment for FFA/AFC C Youth Licence = 7 days

– Total cost of FFA/AFC C Youth Licence = $1,155

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2017 FFA/ AFC C LICENCE YOUTH

Lake Macquarie Regional Football Facility

Saturday, September 30 (9:00 – 5:00pm)

Saturday, October 7 (9:00 – 5:00pm)

Saturday, October 14 (9:00 – 5:00pm)

Saturday & Sunday, October 21, 22 (9:00 – 5:00pm)

Saturday & Sunday, October 28, 29 (9:00 – 5:00pm)

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FFA/AFC ‘C’ Senior Licence

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Who’s it for?

The FFA / AFC Senior ‘C’ Licence is for coaches of Senior Amateur Teams and Talented players aged 17 and older. Professional coaches and coaches working within a development or elite environment.

What’s involved?

This course is open to coaches 18 years of age and older focusing on the 11 v 11 aspects of the game and familiarising candidates with the National Football Curriculum, the FFA Vision and Philosophy and the Game Training Model.

– Total commitment for FFA/AFC C Senior Licence = 7 days

– Total cost of FFA/AFC C Senior Licence = $1,155

2017 FFA/ AFC C LICENCE SENIOR

Lake Macquarie Regional Football Facility

Saturday, September 30 (9:00am – 5:00pm)

Saturday, October 7 (9:00am – 5:00pm)

Saturday, October 14 (9:00am – 5:00pm)

Saturday & Sunday, November 4, 5 (9:00am – 5:00pm)

Saturday & Sunday, November 11, 12 (9:00am – 5:00pm)

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Please contact us if you have previously completed Part 1 or the C Licence Youth, and only wish to attend the Part 2 Senior Component (4 days, $660)

FFA/AFC ‘C’ Combined Youth & Senior Licence

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Who’s it for?

Coaches wanting to complete both the FFA/AFC C Youth Licence & FFA/AFC C Senior Lience

What’s involved?

This course is open to coaches 18 years of age and older focusing on the 11 v 11 aspects of the game and familiarising candidates with the National Football Curriculum, the FFA Vision and Philosophy and the Game Training Model (14-17 years old). Course participants will also be exposed to the key aspects relevant to coaching players in both the Skill Acquisition (9 – 13 years old)

– Total commitment for FFA/AFC C Senior Licence = 11 days

– Total cost of FFA/AFC C Senior Licence = $1,815

2017 FFA/ AFC C LICENCE COMBINED YOUTH & SENIOR

Lake Macquarie Regional Football Facility

Saturday, September 30 (9:00am – 5:00pm)

Saturday, October 7 (9:00am – 5:00pm)

Saturday, October 14 (9:00am – 5:00pm)

Saturday & Sunday, October 21, 22 (9:00 – 5:00pm)

Saturday & Sunday, October 28, 29 (9:00 – 5:00pm)

Saturday & Sunday, November 4, 5 (9:00am – 5:00pm)

Saturday & Sunday, November 11, 12 (9:00am – 5:00pm)

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FFA/ AFC B LICENCE

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Coaches must hold a valid C -Licence in order to register for the B-Licence. If you have attended a C-Licence course but have not completed the assessments you will not be able to attend this course.

The course is 12 days total.

Registration Fee $2,420.

 

Lake Macquarie Regional Football Facility

Dates

8, 9, 10 September 2017

15, 16, 17 September 2017

2, 3, 4 February 2018

9, 10, 11 February 2018

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FFA Workshop 1

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‘Tactical training’

Who’s it for?

Coaches within the Game Training Phase (14-17 yrs) who have a good understanding of planning and conducting a session (minimum Game Training Certificate). Advanced Licence Coaches (C Licence Youth or Senior) wishing to gain points towards licence re validation.

What’s involved?

This workshop will help the coach further develop the ability to ANALYSE football and define a ‘FOOTBALL PROBLEM’ allowing the coach to be able to design sessions that will help players develop their TACTICAL understanding.

Cost = $30

Date:  Monday April 10
Time: 6:00 PM
Zone: Northern NSW Football
Location: Speers Point
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FFA Workshop 2

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‘Define & Design Skill Training’

Who’s it for?

Coaches with a current Skill Training Certificate, or C Youth Licence, or who otherwise have a good understanding of the Skill Acquisition Phase and want to further develop players aged 9-13 years.validation.

What’s involved?

This workshop will help the coach further develop the ability to analyse football and identify a ‘specific aspect’ of a core skill allowing the youth specialist to be able to design sessions that will help players perceive, decide and execute a football action in a totally game-specific situation.

Coaches are required to read chapters 10 – 11e (part 2 of the Football Coaching Process) Click here to download

Cost = $30

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FFA Workshop 3

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‘The problem solving approach to tactical training’

Who’s it for?

Coaches within the Game Training Phase (14-17 yrs) who have a good understanding of planning and conducting a session (minimum Game Training Certificate). Advanced Licence Coaches (C Licence Youth or Senior) wishing to gain points towards licence re validation.

What’s involved?

This workshop focuses on ‘The Teaching Process’, a key part of the ‘CONDUCT’ stage of a training session. All coaches aspire to improve performance. This workshop will further develop and hone the ability of the coach to create a problem-solving environment in which to teach their players TACTICAL concepts.

Cost = $30

Date:  Monday, April 24
Time: 6:00 PM
Zone: Northern NSW Football
Location: Speers Point
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FFA Workshop 4

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‘The problem solving approach to skill training’

Who’s it for?

Coaches with a current Skill Training Certificate, or C Youth Licence, or who otherwise have a good understanding of the Skill Acquisition Phase and want to further develop players aged 9-13 years.validation.

What’s involved?

All coaches aspire to improve performance. This workshop will further develop and hone the ability of the coach to create a problem-solving environment in which to teach their players towards better use of skill in a game situation.

Coaches are required to read chapters 11c – 12 (part 2 of the Football Coaching Process) Click here to download
Cost = $30

Date:  Monday March 20
Zone: Football Mid North Coast
Location: Wayne Richards Oval, Port Macquarie
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Newcastle Permanent Community Coaching Masterclass

Northern NSW Football technical Director Michael Browne will be conducting a session with players aged 13-14 years old with a session objective of converting goal scoring  chances.

Tuesday April 4

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Gipps Street Fields

Northern Inland Football

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Host a coaching course at your club

Please contact your Member Zone to express interest to host a course or workshop.

 

Find a coaching course near you

Click here to search for the coaching course you are interested in attending.

Select Northern NSW Football as the state, and the appropriate course from the drop down box.

If you require further support or haven’t been able to find the course you were looking for please contact Northern NSW Football at reception@northernnswfootball.com.au or (02) 4941 7200

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