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2016 NNSWF B Licence Coaching Course

March 31st, 2016

Last Week Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) held a B Licence Coaching Course for candidates 18 years of age and older, which focused on the 11 v 11 aspects of the game that is applied to the National Curriculum holistically to develop top Amateur Senior and Elite Youth players and State teams.

The purpose of the course was to understand and utilise the Coach Expertise Model in the improvement of the Performance Phase Building Block and develop the key coaching competencies of Training, Match and Management.

Football Federation Australia’s (FFA) Advanced Coaching Course Instructor, Mike Cooper was overall pleased of the turn out and commitment on the day.

“The coaches applied themselves very well throughout the course and were very open to developing themselves as coaches. I would like to thank them for their hard work and commitment to the game and wish them all well for this season and the future,” Cooper said.

On completion of the course, successful candidates should now be able to demonstrate a deeper knowledge and competence in the following:

1. The National Football Curriculum
2. The Objectives and Structure of Football
3. The FFA Philosophy and Vision
4. The FFA Team Model
5. The Coach Expertise Model
6. Analyse Football and identify key football problems
7. Plan, Prepare, Conduct and Evaluate a Training Session
8. Time management
9. Change Management
10. Develop a 3-cycle periodization plan

NNSWF’s Senior Officer of Premier Club Development and Compliance, Gary Fisher would like to also thank the coaches that participated in the course for their time and efforts in upgrading their coaching record accreditation.

“NNSWF had 1st team NPL Coaches, Assistant 1st team Coaches, NPL Clubs Technical Directors and a Member Zone Technical Director represented on the course. All coaches appreciated the help and direction that Mike delivered,” Fisher said.

NNSWF wishes all coaches well with their final assessment.

There is no other B Licence courses scheduled for the year. However NNSWF has a C Licence commencing in October. For more information please contact Mat Fox at

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