Coaching Courses – Juniors

NZF Introduction to Junior Coaching

This first step for new coaches provides information on how to organise a safe and fun football session for players aged 4-12 years. It also provides over 30 easy to follow coaching activities that players will not only enjoy, but learn from too. It is a great starting point for beginner coaches looking for friendly advice on how and what to coach your junior players.
Content covered:

  • The role of a game leader / coach
  • Introduction to football games & activities
  • Meeting the needs of junior footballers
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Cost: Free

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NZF Junior Level 1 Coaching Award

This course is perfect for people who are looking to improve their coaching and to develop their knowledge and understanding of how to encourage junior players aged 4-12 years to fall in love with the game while maximising skill acquisition at this important age. Looking at both the ‘How’ and ‘What’ of coaching junior footballers through an interactive and practical approach, as well as providing a comprehensive resource for coaches to take away and use with their players.

Content covered:

  • What is an effective coaching session?
  • The qualities of a football coach working with junior players
  • Meeting junior footballers needs

Duration: 4 hours

Cost: $80 (hosted and paid by the club)

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NZF Junior Level 2 Coaching Award

This coaching award is currently under review by NZ Football.
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NZF Junior Level 3 Coaching Award

This course is for coaches looking to provide a comprehensive programme for junior footballers aged 7-12 years, allowing them to flourish both as young players and as young people. Focusing on skill acquisition, it will provide coaches with the knowledge, tools and ability to create a development programme that ensures that all players are involved in appropriate activities and the appropriate times.

Content covered:

  • Skill acquisition
  • Analysis of players in the game
  • The coaching process
  • Planning a development programme

Duration: 50 hours (5 days)

Cost: $605

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