Coaching Resources

National Curriculum

National Curriculum

The National Curriculum is a sound, consistent and coordinated National Talent Development and Identification program for Football in Australia that aims to achieve a major improvement in the quality and performance of Australia’s top players, coaches and teams. This Curriculum is in its second edition and has been developed through a wide consultation process to ensure all relevant ideas and thinking are considered and ensuring that the appropriate areas for improvement are targeted.

Click HERE for the National Football Curriculum

FFA Coaching Resource

FFA Coaching Resource

The FFA Coaching Resource is a digital version of the National Curriculum, with sessions and information more easily accessible for coaches at all level. The site contains all the sessions and information adapted to seamlessly display on a device, be it mobile, tablet or computer.

Click HERE for the FFA Coaching Resource

Football for Kids eBook

Football For Kids ebook

This book is a very useful tool for coaches and parents working in grassroots football. A great resource for coaching 5-7 year olds and features coaching tips and practise drills to make football enjoyable and fun for younger age groups.

Click HERE for the Football For Kids ebook.

Discovery Phase Session Plan Template

Discovery Phase Session Plan Template

This template is designed to help you plan your training session with Beginning, Middle & End activities, and also keep track of what equipment you will need. A great resources for coaches just starting out.

Click HERE for the Discovery Phase Session Plan Template.

AIA Vitality MiniRoos Playing Formats and Rules

AIA Vitality MiniRoos Playing Formats and Rules

The Playing Rules and Formats are outlined for ages 5-11 within this document. You will find rules and formats for U6-7, U8-9, and U10-11 age categories for AIA Vitality MiniRoos.

Click HERE for the AIA Vitality MiniRoos Playing Rules.

Discovery Phase Model Sessions

Discovery Phase Model Sessions (U6-9)

A complete season training session guide for ages 5-9. It features training activities for skills based on 1v1, running with the ball, and striking the ball. A great resource to help you plan your training session.

Click HERE for the Discovery Phase Model Sessions.

Skill Acquisition Phase Model Sessions

Skill Acquisition Phase Model Sessions (U10-13)

Training session guides for ages 10-13. It features training activities for skills based on 1v1, running with the ball, striking the ball, and first touch. A great resource to help you plan your training session.

Click HERE for the Skill Acquisition Phase Model Sessions.

Game Traning Phase Model Sessions

Game Training Phase Model Sessions (U13-17)

Training session guides for ages 13-17. It features training activities for skills based on 1v1, running with the ball, striking the ball, and first touch. A great resource to help you plan your training session.

Click HERE for the Game Training Phase Model Sessions.

 

Performance Phase Model Sessions

Performance Phase Model Sessions (17+)

Training session guides for ages +17. Prepare teams for a competitive environment where winning has become the main aim. Train to focus on solving football problems, based on match analysis. Integrate FOOTBALL CONDITIONING as a key part of the program.

Click HERE for the Performance Phase Model Sessions.

Newcastle Permanent Skill of the Week

Newcastle Permanent Skill of the Week

Skill of the Week is a series of short videos aimed at assisting community coaches to plan and implement safe, fun and age appropriate coaching sessions for their players.

Click HERE for Newcastle Permanent Skill of the Week videos.

Skill Training Certificate Participant Manual

Skill Training Certificate Participant Manual

This Participant Manual provides vital coaching information and feature model sessions for the Skill Acquisition Phase and covers the course content included in the Skill Training Certificate course.

Click HERE for the Skill Training Certificate Participant Manual.

Game Training Certificate Participant Manual

Game Training Certificate Participant Manual

This Participant Manual provides vital coaching information and feature model sessions for the Game Training Phase and covers the course content.

Click HERE for the Game Training Certificate Participant Manual.

 

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