Junior Football Leaders (JFL)

Dorset FA are hosting a Junior Football Leaders course on Thursday 18th February.

Are you aged 12+ and would like to develop your leadership skills? We are running a Junior Football Leadership Course at Blandford School on Wednesday 26th October 2016!

The course is for anyone aged 12+ who would like a basic introduction to leadership skills required when involved in football.

This course is a fantastic opportunity to support your development as a young leader  (communication and working with others).

Course Description
This course provides a basic introduction to leadership skills required when involved in football. The course will primarily introduce 3 areas:

  • Assisting Football Activity Sessions,
  • An introduction to refereeing,
  • Helping with a Team & Different Football Events – in addition to these areas, Respect, Promoting the Game & Developing the game will be embedded during the Guided Learning Hours.

Course Aims & Objectives
To provide learners with an introduction to Leadership skills that may be used within the game and beyond. In the first instance the young leaders should be supported by more experienced qualified people within the game to support their development.

Course Content

Introduction to the Course
- Course content
- How to get involved in Football
- Getting involved & helping those involved to ‘get better’

Assisting Football Activity Sessions
- Creating a Safe Learning environment
- Organising games
- Introduction to the basics of FUNdamentals

An introduction to Refereeing
- Preparing to referee
- Whistle techniques & and introduction to Ball In, Ball Out
- Safety of the Players and Re-starts to the Game

Helping with a Team
- Preparing for the game
- Warm-up prior to the game
- Organising and Managing players expectations

Different Football Events
- An introduction to three different formats of competition
- Using these in a practical setting

Practical Involvement: Candidates will be encouraged to participate practically to maximise their opportunities for learning (however inability to participate will not prevent successful completion of the award).

Course Pre-requisites
Prior to certification, candidates are required to:
Be at least 12 years of age

Course Duration
- 6 Guided Learning Hours
- 4 Notional Learning Hours

Successful Completion
All workbook tasks must be completed and evidenced documentation of the students 4 hours of voluntary work experience completed and verified by the Teacher/Tutor. Junior Football Leaders Course - Wednesday 26th October 2016 10-5p
m at Blandford School, Mildown Road, Blandford DT11 7SQ

• Minimum Age: 12 years
• Course Duration: 6 Hours

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