Next generation goalkeeping
FA head of goalkeeping, Tim Dittmer, explains how young English goalkeepers are getting a chance at the top level and discusses the work going on behind the scenes to help them get there.
Developing positive and enthusiastic defending
Being positive and enthusiastic might sound like a very basic starting point, but when you are in the Foundation Phase, children bring this with them whenever they play, so you can capitalise and build on this.
How data, video and elite case studies can make you a better coach Candidates on The FA’s A Licence course are being challenged to develop their technical and tactical knowledge through the use of data, video content and elite game case studies. A process currently delivered through FA Learning’s YouTube channel.
10 coaching skills to reflect on during lockdown Effective coaching is made up of knowledge and skill in many different areas. Use lockdown to reflect on your own coaching approach – in this piece, there are links to over 40 recommended articles to help you.