FA Level 3

(UEFA B) in Coaching Futsal

What’s the course about?Our FA Level 3 (UEFA B) in Coaching Futsal qualification builds upon your learning from the Level 1 and 2 courses and combines how to coach and develop individual specialisms and roles in your team.

This focus on individual playing roles will help you support players across all four corners of The FA’s Long Term Player Development (LTPD) model and will create a better team collective as a result.

I now intend to start coaching adult male Futsal, something I haven't done before as a female coach, but this course has given me loads of confidence to do that!

- FA Level 3 futsal coach

How's it structured?
The course is delivered across one day a month for eight consecutive months between September and April,with a combined total of eight on-site learning days split across the year.

You’ll take part in a mixture of practical and classroom learning, with 65 hours of guided sessions and nine hours of classroom learning at regional events through the year.

When you have completed all parts of your learning you will take part in a practical assessment within a club environment.

What are the learning outcomes?

After completing this course you will learn:

  • How to connect training sessions to in-game tactics
  • Psychological and physiological management and preparation
  • In and out of possession formations and systems of play
  • Special situations in and out of possession
  • Tactical approaches to playing with or against a fly goalkeeper
  • How to perform post game analysis and effective reflections

Who’s it for? This course has been specifically designed for coaches with teams either playing competitive futsal regularly, or preparing for a tournament or festival.

As a result, all learners must work with players who train on a weekly basis and have a regular games programme.

It’s also a requirement to hold both the FA Level 2 in Coaching Futsal and FA Level 2 in Coaching Football

WHAT YOU’LL BE ABLE TO DO WITH THIS QUALIFICATIONThe FA Level 3 (UEFA B) in Coaching Futsal is the most advanced course on our futsal pathway.

After completing this course you will be equipped with everything you need to coach futsal across the grassroots and professional game.


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