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23rd June 2009
Dear Colleague,

There will be a Senior Introductory FAI Coaching Course at Ballea Park, Carrigaline, Cork from Friday 14th – Sunday 16th August.

The course objective is to provide coaches with the ability to:

1. Identify and develop coaching skills for the adult game.
2. Communicate/relate with and motivate the current Senior Grassroots Adult Player.
3. Introduce warm-ups and basic soccer specific conditioning.
4. Introduce technical and tactical functional practices.
5. Apply appropriate training/coaching methods to progress players from the small sided game to the 11 aside game.
6. Identify and apply principles of play in attack/defence and set pieces.

The Course times are Friday 6.30pm – 10.00pm, Saturday & Sunday 9.30am – 5.30pm.
The Course Fee is €75. There is no formal assessment but full attendance is compulsory to gain certification. Candidates who successfully complete this course are eligible to proceed to the FAI Youth Certificate Course.

To book a place please
Phone Ray Claffey 086 0434515 or Email ray.claffey@fai.ie

Places are limited so please reserve your place immediately to avoid disappointment.

If you have any further queries on any aspect of the Course please don’t hesitate to give me a call on 086 0434515.

Looking forward to seeing you on the Course,
Yours sincerely,

Ray Claffey
FAI Development Officer