CHANDIGARH, MAY 17:The Chandigarh Football Association is conducting an introductory coaching course for outstanding players/officials from May 19 to 24 at St Stephen’s School ground in Sector 45 here. The one-week course is being conducted under the supervision of Gabriel Joseph, Director (Coaching) of All India Football Federation.
According to CFA general secretary Rakesh Bakshi, the AIFF has appreciated efforts of the CFA to promote football. The CFA has recently opened football academies for women at Dev Samaj College in Sector 45 and for men at SD Senior Secondary School in Sector 42. Coaching is being provided at these association-run football academies free of cost.
The CFA will also associate a dietitian from PGI during the course.Keeping this in view, the AIFF proposed that introductory coaching course for coaches/players/players who are manning these academies or working in some other schools/coaching centres, should be held in Chandigarh from May 19 under supervision of Gabriel Joseph from May 19.
The AIFF introductory coaching course will be inaugurated on May 19 at 9.45 a.m. After inauguration pre-requisites for the course and expectations/course details will be considered. Joseph will devote his second session to introduction to coaching profession. Video on training will be shown during third session. The fourth session of the day will deal with warming up/ball feeling and cooling down etc.
The following is the complete course programme:
May 19: Session I: Inauguration. Pre-requisites for course and expectations/course details. Session II: Introduction to coaching profession. Session III: Video training. Session IV: Warming up/ball feeling and cool down.
May 20: Session I: Passing and support play. Session II: Laws of the game. Session III: Session planning, organising individual training and coaching sessions. Session IV: Dribbling etc.
May 21: Session I: Attacking play 1 vs 1, 2 vs 2. Session II: Football technique and skills/video training. Session III: Method of coaching and principals of teaching and coaching. Session IV: Defending play 1 vs 1 and 2 vs 2.
May 22: Session I: Shooting. Session II: Age group training/requirements for successful scorer. Session III: Sports safety, nutritional and hydration. Session IV: Basic goalkeeping.
May 23: Session I: Small sided games. Session II: Age group training/requirements for successful scorer. Session III: Effective communication/participants session. Session IV: Participant’s session.
May 24: Session I: Participant’s session. Session II: Course evaluation. Session III: Closing ceremony.
Meanwhile, four players of St Stephen’s Football Academy have been included in the India Under-14 were included in the coaching camp for AFC Cup Football Tournament to be held in Iran in this month. Six Chandigarh players from various coaching centres/acadmies are attending India Under-16 coaching camp in Goa.