Participants in the Highlands took part on Level One Youth course at Bught Park, Inverness recently through CashBack initiative. All of these participants will be involved in youth work throughout the Highland area through various Scottish FA initiatives.
The 6 hour course is for anyone over the age of 16 who would like to enhance their knowledge of how to coach players between the ages of 12 and 18.
The course comprised of a practical session, together with 2 short video presentations, Youth Team Management and Physical Preparation.
Topics covered included:
• Physical Components (fast footwork, speed and perception).
• Introductory practices
• Skills practices (heading, dribbling, finishing, passing)
• Game related practices
• Cool Down
Attendees also received a DVD and booklet which will demonstrate many of the concepts and themes demonstrated on the course.
For more information on Coach Education Courses please visit: http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/scottish_football.cfm?page=160