21 Apr 2015 11:50am
WINDHOEK, 21 APR (NAMPA) - The Namibia Football Association (NFA)'s introductory coaching course has been moved to 13 July 2015 due to the unavailability of instructors.
A media statement issued by the NFA on Monday indicated that the introductory coaching course, which was set to take place in Eenhana and Windhoek this week, has been shifted to another date.
The new deadline for prospective candidates for this course is now 03 June 2015.
The statement however, stated that the C-License course will be conducted at Tsumeb and Windhoek from 05 to 15 May 2015.
The course is open to coaches who are actively involved in the game such as school teachers and youth coaches.
The statement added that the C-License Coaching Course is also open to coaches who have attended the NFA or other beginners' courses.
The deadline for entries for the C-License Coaching Course is set for Friday (24 April 2015).
'For both sets of trainings, prospective coaches are urged to submit a typical football curriculum vitae, together with a recommendation letter from club, school or academy, two passport photos, as well as proof of payment for the course,' 'the NFA stressed in the statement.
The NFA C-License Coaching Course registration fee is N.dollars 450, while the fee for the Introductory Coaching Course is N.dollars 200.
'The NFA coaching and licensing systems are the introductory parts of the C-license course, while fitness and technical tests will also be conducted, and the programme also focuses on planning of a training session, the basic football techniques as well as shooting and warm-up programs,' it further reads.
The youth training as well as introduction to game systems and tactics forms part of week one of the training, while in week two, systems and tactics lecturing, and the principles of play , tactics, sports medicine and how counter attacks should be employed, takes centre stage.
The final two days will be dedicated to tests starting off with a coaching practice to be followed by a written examination on football theory, the laws of the game and sports medicine.