Community Goalkeeping Course

Football Federation Australia
Community Goalkeeping Course

Community Goalkeeping Course
8 Apr 2017 09:00 AM  -  5:00 PM 
13 May 2017 09:00 AM  -  3:00 PM 
Organised By Football Federation South Australia
Event Location Adelaide Shores Football Centre
Other Information April 8th will be held at Adelaide Shores Football Centre May 13 will be held at Elite Sysytems Football Centre, Cowan St, Angle Park NOTE: for the course to go ahead there needs to be a minimum of 5 coaches enrolled and able to attend. FFSA will notify students if the course needs to be postponed.
Contact name Jane Tuohy
Address Adelaide Shores Football Centre
West Beach Road
West Beach
State SA
Country Australia
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Event website
Event Registration$135.007 Apr 201715
Course Description

This course is player focussed and based on the delivery of goalkeeper sessions that are:

Safe: Practices are conducted after considering safety aspects in relation to, People, Environment and Equipment (People: eg. practices - observers and participants are not placed where they can be hit by balls etc.: Environment; eg Area has been checked etc.: Equipment; eg shin pads worn, balls are well kept etc.

Well organised: Coach manages players quickly into meaningful practices/games: Utilises a plan, whether provided by FFA or designed by themselves that delivers NFC outcomes.

Enjoyable: Players are engaged and have fun throughout the session eg Football games are being played for 80% of the session (A game does not need 11v11 but may comprise of a variety of players and has an area, rules, objective/goal and opposition).

Reflected: Coaches are able to review/reflect on the delivery of the session and can adapt future sessions to ensure the above outcomes are achieved.


Course Outcomes

On completion of any FFA Community Goalkeeping course the participant will be able to:

  • Identify the training requirements of junior / youth / senior goalkeepers
  • Plan practices appropriate to the needs of junior / youth / senior amateur goalkeepers
  • Identify methods to make training Inclusive for all participants
  • Implement basic principles of goalkeeper coaching
  • Conduct relevant, safe and engaging goalkeeper sessions
  • Select appropriate methods to enhance performance
  • Adapt the effectiveness of their coaching behaviours through self-reflection
Who should do this Course

Coaches wishing to work with goalkeepers within grassroots/community football.

Type of Event Training Course
Level of Event All
Category of Event Education
Event ID16190
Area ID10
Course ID809
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