National Futsal Course

About The Course

The National Futsal Course will focus on developing an understanding of futsal, exploring the laws of the game further and providing learners with practical experience that can be applied in their environments.

You can now apply for our first courses of the 22/23 season.

Applications now open: 22/23 season

Venue: English Institute Of Sport Sheffield, Coleridge Rd, Sheffield S9 5DA.

Block 1 Date: Saturday 14 January 2023 (08:00 - 18:00)
Block 2 Date: Saturday 4 February 2023 (08:0 - 18:00)

Cost: £128

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Expectations and Goals

On completion of the course, you will be able to:

Observe and coach the core technical skills of futsal
Observe and coach the core moves in futsal
Support players with how to attack and defend as a team
Deliver appropriate coaching practice in your own settings
Explain and apply the laws of the game.

Course Prerequisites 

Introduction to Coaching Football or Level 1 Coaching Football


Introduction to Futsal Online CPD Module
Hold as a minimum a current FA Emergency Aid / Introduction to First Aid in Football (IFAiF) *
Have completed the Safeguarding Children Course within the last three years, or completed the re-certification*

*upon course completion these qualifications must remain in-date to achieve certification.

Course Schedule

-Core skills in futsal

-Why the game requires skilful players
-An introduction to attacking and defending systems
-Attacking core skills
-Defending core skills

8 hours

Multiple choice questions designed to assess knowledge and observation of the practical face-to-face content.

1 hour

Core moves in futsal

Attacking core moves (2 player connections)
Defending the core moves
An introduction to set pieces
An introduction to the fly goalkeeper

8 hours

Multiple choice questions designed to assess knowledge and observation of Day 2 content

1 hour

Additional Resources

Game Guide

On signing up to the course you will engage with the Online Game Guide. This video resource has been designed to support your understanding of the various aspects of the game and will be discussed throughout the practical days.

Futsal – Laws of the Game

Once you have signed up to the course you will complete the 'Futsal – Laws of the Game' online module. This will significantly increase your knowledge and understanding of the game, which will in turn support your coaching.

Practice Cards

As a learner on the course you will gain access to a set of practice cards which outline the practices delivered over the 2 practical days.

Digital Coaching Notebook

As a learner on the course you will gain access to a digital version of a coach’s notebook. It provides templates for planning, delivering and reviewing sessions as well as a way of logging key development activities, feedback, notes and your emergency action plan.

England Football Community

You will gain access to the Futsal Community Page. This is a fantastic place to connect with like-minded coaches and browse additional blogs, webinars, forums and session ideas. It provides a safe space to share ideas, arrange games, ask questions and gain advice from your peers and coach developers.


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course Frequently asked questions

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If you don’t know your password, click here and click on ‘Forgotten password’ and follow the instructions to reset it.


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