Community Iron are delighted to give the community the opportunity to help develop Grass Roots Football. We will be running an FA Level 1 in Coaching Football course starting in May 2018, and it is open to all to take part, so if you would like to increase your coaching knowledge to help develop local youngsters then please book on. If you have any questions or would like to discuss this further please feel free to contact us on 01376 330976. The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football is the first stepping-stone on the core coaching pathway. It will provide you with an introduction to coaching the game and working with players from under 7 to open age. You will gain an insight into the game in England, how it is played and how you can coach to better support the development of future players. The England DNA (How We Coach, How We Play, How We Support and The Future Player); The FA 4 Corner Player Development Model which will help you gain a better understanding of the long-term development of your players as a whole person; The FA Plan, Do, Review Model, helping you construct appropriate practices and sessions for your players; and a series of practical coaching ideas, giving you the ability to recognise the various ingredients that make up safe, fun and engaging practices to help your players develop. The course of learning is made up of eight guided learning, face-to-face workshops covering a range of topics linked to the England DNA, as well as some directed learning opportunities via three e-learning modules hosted on The FA Learning Management System (LMS). The e-learning modules cover core topics including the role of the coach, long-term player development and The FA Plan, Do, Review model.