Duration: 40 hours plus pre/post course tasks
Aim/s: To enhance participants’ knowledge of the goalkeeper’s role in relation to the game. To improve candidates understanding of Player development and be able to plan, prepare conduct and evaluate coaching sessions, with a specific focus on the goalkeeper in the youth development phase (13 – 16 years old).
Prerequisites: Participants must have completed MA Youth Goalkeeping Certificate while demonstrating ability to coach goalkeepers at youth level. Candidates will receive a pre-course task three weeks prior to the course.
The course focuses on the following coach competences:
through a learning programme that consists of:
Attendance: A participant is required in principle to attend 100% of the coaching course.
Course instructor/s: Must be OFC accredited instructor/s and comply with instructor guidelines as per the OFC Convention.
Deliberate practice and mentoring:
Licence validity: OFC licences are valid for a period of 4 years
Languages: As per OFC Statute 1, Article 4 the official languages of OFC are English and French, however OFC encourages members to conduct courses in their native language/s.