Join us for a special grassroots coaching webinar

On Tuesday 21 June at 6pm, FA Education will host a special webinar for L1-5 coaches focused on: How to equip your players and teams with the…

This hour-long session, which will also offer one hour of CPD towards your season requirement, will be linked to one of the prominent early trends from the Euro 2016 Championships in France - creating opportunities to score against deep-lying defensive blocks. 

Already this tournament we’ve seen teams such as France and Spain, who relied on a finely balanced combination of collective patience and flashes of individual brilliance to find their way past the defences of Romania and Czech Republic. While for Portugal, on the other hand, not being able to find creative solutions to slip their way past Iceland’s defensive lines ultimately proved the difference between one and all three points. 

County Coach Developers, Jody Caudwell and Darran Bowles, will explore this theme in further detail, examining why it has emerged as one of the key early trends of the Euros and provide practical guidance for equipping your players and teams with the skills to create opportunities to score against compact defences. 

With content relating to each of the age-phases – 5-11, 12-16, 17-21 – they will showcase example practices that you can implement in your coaching sessions while also making the connection to the coaching fundamentals and philosophy of the England DNA. 

To sign up and secure your place, please click here

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