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Introduction to Football Coaches Development Programme

SPEND THE SUMMER WITH US!

We’re inviting football coaches from around the world to live and study in Scotland for two weeks in July and August. The Football Coaches Development Programme will be hosted at Paisley Campus, on the edge of Glasgow.

Dates: Monday 29th July (arrival Sunday 28th July)

Duration: 2 weeks

Campus: Lanarkshire

Suitable for: Football coaches (Beginner or Intermediate Level)

Study pathway/opportunity for further study: Masters in Applied Sport Coaching, Professional Doctorate

Credit bearing: No

Cost: £1600 (EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT OF £100 IF YOU APPLY BEFORE 31ST MARCH 2019)

Included: Accommodation, Tuition, Excursions and Social Activities

Visas: If you are from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland, you can apply for a short-term study visa. Make sure you check the immigration requirements before applying (visit www.gov.uk/study-visit-visa for more details). You will receive a confirmation of booking and you should carry this confirmation with you when travelling. You can apply for a visa up to three months before your date of travel to the UK. You should get a decision on your visa within three weeks. You will need to attach an offer letter to your visa application. The offer letter is a ‘Booking Complete’ email, which is sent to you once you have booked and made full payment for the Summer School.

COURSE OVERVIEW

The overall aim of the programme is to provide participants with an understanding of current issues relating to the theory and practice of football coaching. This innovative curriculum has been designed by combining the applied skills, expertise and knowledge of UEFA qualified coaches and academics.

Week 1

Sunday

  • Arrival

Monday

  • Welcome & Induction - 09.00 - 10.30
  • Morning Break - 10.30 - 11.00
  • Scottish culture session (All students) - 11.00 - 13.00
  • Lunch - 13.00 - 14.00
  • Cultural Activity

Tuesday

  • Introduction to football programme and physiology of football lecture - 09.00 - 10.30
  • Morning break - 10.30 - 11.00
  • Physiology of football lecture - 11.00 - 13.00
  • Lunch - 13.00 - 14.00
  • FC Barcelona - Talent identification and development lecture - 14.00 - 16.30

Wednesday

  • Fitness Testing for football at Toryglen football performance centre - 09.00 - 10.30
  • Morning break - 10.30 - 11.00
  • Fitness Testing for football at Toryglen football performance centre - 11.00 - 13.00
  • Stadium tour of Hampden Park - 14:00 - 16.30
  • Optional evening activity

Thursday

  • Nutrition for Football lecture - 09.00 - 10.30
  • Morning break - 10.30 - 11.00
  • Fitness Testing for football at Toryglen football performance centre - tracking of players - 11.00 - 13.00
  • lunch -13.00 - 14.00
  • Stadium tour of Celtic park - 14.00 - 16.30

Friday

  • Performance Analysis for football lecture - 09.00 - 10.30
  • Morning Break - 10.30 - 11.00
  • Practical Session evaluating tactical and technical awareness of players at Toryglen football performance centre - 11.00 - 13.00
  • Lunch - 13.00 - 14.00
  • Free afternoon

Saturday

  • Free day or optional excursion

 

Week 2

Sunday

  • Free day or optional excursion

Monday

  • Scottish culture session (All students) - 09.00 - 10.30
  • Morning Break - 10.30 - 11.00
  • Scottish culture session (All students) - 11.00 - 13.00
  • Lunch - 13.00 - 14.00
  • Cultural Activity

Tuesday

  • Theory sessions Scottish FA level 1.1 - 09.00 - 10.30
  • Morning break - 10.30 - 11.00
  • Practical coaching session at Toryglen football performance centre - 11.00 - 13.00
  • Lunch - 13.00 - 14.00
  • Practical coaching session at Toryglen football performance centre - 14.00 - 16.30

Wednesday

  • Theory sessions Scottish FA level 1.2 - 09.00 - 10.30
  • Morning break - 10.30 - 11.00
  • Practical coaching session at Toryglen football performance centre - 11.00 - 13.00
  • Lunch - 13.00 - 14.00
  • Practical coaching session at Toryglen football performance centre - 14:00 - 16.30
  • Optional evening activity

Thursday

  • Theory sessions Scottish FA level 1.2 - 09.00 - 10.30
  • Morning break - 10.30 - 11.00
  • Practical coaching session at Toryglen football performance centre - 11.00 - 13.00
  • lunch -13.00 - 14.00
  • Practical coaching session at Toryglen football performance centre - 14.00 - 16.30

Friday

  • Free Morning - 09.00 - 11.00
  • Graduation Ceremony for football coaching certified coaches 11.00 - 13.00 
  • Free afternoon
  • Optional group evening activity (every 2 weeks)

Saturday

  • Departure

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  1. You will gain an understanding of contemporary football coaching development and practice.
  2. You will gain an understanding of the key practical and analytical skills and knowledge to maintain and develop professional skills in football coaching.

how to apply

 

APPLY & PAY

To secure your place on the Football Coaches Development Programme Summer School, click on the ‘APPLY & PAY’ link above.

Last updated: 05/03/2019