Wakehurst FC encourges all coaches to obtain age appropriate coaching qualifications.
The MWFA is currently running a range of FFA coaching courses that we would like coaches to attend.
The courses include:
This course is designed for coaches/managers/volunteers and even parents involved with age groups U6 to U11 and will run on Friday 8th April at 6.30pm.
This course is free, but please register at https://www.mwfa.com.au/coaching-courses/ and select the session for Wakehurst FC.
The 3-hour course is fully practical and encourages the coach to develop practices that are based on FUN. The emphasis is on natural development i.e. learning by PLAYING football. No coaching but organising FUN football exercises is the key to helping players build a love for the game. Another highlight of the course is that the coaches are exposed to basic rules of the game as well as tips and hints on building a football culture in a completely practical setting.
The MWFA will be running workshops for MiniRoos Rules & Formats and practical tips to be a MiniRoos Game Leader / Referee for U6-U11 games. We need two parents from each team (not the coach) to attend this course.
The workshops will be 90 minutes in duration and will be 70% Practical / 30% Theoretical. There are a number of dates and locations coming up in the coming weeks. Details of these sessions can be found at https://www.mwfa.com.au/game-leader-workshops/
This course is designed to up-skill coaches of age groups U8 to U13.
In the Skill Acquisition Phase, the coach MUST focus on building a solid foundation of technical skill. Candidates will also learn about session planning, organisation, coaching methodology, as well as match day coaching.
The course is conducted over 14 hours, is fully practical and deals with the development of the 4 Functional Game Skills: First Touch, Striking the Ball, Running with the Ball and 1 v 1.
This course is designed to up-skill coaches of age groups Under 14+.
In the Game Training Phase, the coach’s aim will be the development of tactical awareness, perception and decision making through a game related approach to training. Candidates will also learn about session planning, organisation, coaching methodology, as well as match day coaching.
The course is conducted over 14 hours, is fully practical and provides the coach with training sessions designed to help the players apply the Functional Game Skills in a team setting using the FFA endorsed 1-4-3-3 formation.
More information on these courses can be found on the MWFA website at https://www.mwfa.com.au/coaching-courses/