Online Courses

LMA School of Football Management 

undefinedThe World’s most popular Online Courses for Soccer Coaches

Since launching the first online course in 2010 over 3,000 coaches throughout the world have enrolled on courses of the LMA School of Football Management including at least one coach from every professional club in England.

Most coaches  do these courses just for their own intrinsic professional development but either of the two courses below are recognized by the Football Associations of Holland,Scotland,The Republic of Ireland,Icealnd,England and UEFA as an option to retain FA/UEFA qualifications. The courses are independent and it is not necessary to complete Course 1 before enrolling on Course 2.

The courses available are as follows: 

Course 1: ‘Creating a Culture of Excellence’

Focusing on leadership for soccer coaches and including 6 hours of video clips with Sir Alex Ferguson, Arsene Wenger, Fabio Capello, Roy Hodgson, David Moyes and Howard Wilkinson

The course costs £149

Course 2: ‘Evaluating Performance’

–in conjunction with Prozone Sports: the world leaders in Performance Analysis

Focusing on improving how coaches evaluate players and teams the course highlights good practice in English, French, Dutch and Turkish clubs with over   300 Video Interview clips from 15 respected experts including LMA Managers, Youth Academies Directors and respected Performance Analysts.

Online Course – Soccer Diet: The Simplest Way to improve your team's performance

Sports Path collaberated with Professor Jay Williams (creator of the Science of Soccer website http://www.scienceofsocceronline.com ) to develop this simple interactive online learning course and ongoing community.

Jay Williams is a Professor of Exercise Science in the Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise at Virginia Tech, USA and is the author of 'The Science behind Soccer Nutrition.' He also has a long history of working with athletes ranging from kindergarten soccer players to Olympic tracks and field athletes.

The overall purpose of the course and community is to assist coaches to improve the diet of their players with the goal of improving performance on the pitch.

 

Online Learning Course: Successful Media Interviews

 

We have combined with Sky Sports Presenter, Alec Wilkinson to develop this online course specifically for coaches to help them with video media interviews.

Alec has considerable experience in providing media training for coaches and performers. Our  course has been designed to help  develop the knowledge and skills coaches need to provide engaging and memorable interviews which can promote your club/college and themselves. This includes over 10 hours  of online learning with the following objectives :

  1. Know the key aspects of interview technique
  2. Know how to evaluate an interview
  3. Identify examples of good practice
  4. Know how to react in certain specific interview situations through online presentations from Alec Wilkinson.
  5. Improve your interview skills
  6. Obtain feedback on your interview skills

As the concluding part of the course you will be asked to provide an interview ( or an arranged video ) for Alec Wilkinson who will then provide personal feedback for you. This is an unique opportunity for coaches to obtain feedback on their interview skills from an experienced  professional broadcaster such as Alec Wilkinson

The cost of the course is  £149  ( inc Sales Taxes/ VAT )

To enrol please click here. We  hope you take this opportunity to learn more about improving your media interview skills

 

 

Exciting new online course for people wanting to work in football

Careersinfootball.com has teamed up with Sports Path to create an exciting online course for people wanting to work in football. This course is perfect for people starting out in a career and wanting to get to the top.

The course includes the modules to challenge and develop your career skills, giving you the best chance of achieving your career goals

The course is designed for anyone wanting to develop a career in the football industry - from taking your first steps in football - to pushing towards your long-term goals. The course is specially designed to be personalised to your situation and give you the best chances of success

The course is fully interactive and designed to challenge you to achieve your dream career in football!

 

About the course

 - We have created 6 'virtual characters' in 6 different careers in football (sport science and medicine, coaching, business, development, media and support) 

- We ask the course participants to focus upon the career pathway of their choice. To complete the course successfully ( and be awarded the Certificate ) you need to complete the 90 tasks for your chosen career path

- You will complete 90 interactive tasks in the  TEN modules shown below

- You are required to use the content provided to help guide the characters to help them achieve their career goals - in doing so helping yourself achieve your own career goal

- You will receive peer review from the tasks from other learners to support your development

- You will obtain online support and feedback from Toby French (Founder of Careersinfootball.com) to your responses to key tasks

- In addition you will receive 'take home messages' from each module to further your understanding of the topics Example Download 7 Finding Jobs in Football

- Upon completion you will receive a 'Football Career Certificate' and something to add to your CV

 

The Course Modules 

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The cost of the course is £250  (including all VAT and Sales Taxes) 

To purchase click here 

 

 

An Online Course for Soccer Coaches :  ' How to Capture and Organize Content'

22 WEB SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN ON THIS ONLINE COURSE TO SUPPORT YOUR SOCCER COACHING

  1. How to use SEARCH ENGINES
  2. How to access foreign websites via Google Translate
  3. How to start  your own YouTube Channel
  4. How to share videos  via YouTube
  5. How to develop Video Playlists on YouTube
  6. How to develop an online  network of Trusted Colleagues
  7. How to develop your Online Profile
  8. How to Collaborate in Online Social Media
  9. The best ways to use Twitter as a Soccer Coach
  10. Using Twitter with your players to support your coaching
  11. The Soccer Coaches Guide to Using LinkedIn
  12. Why and How to use RSS Tools
  13. How to set up your Personal Dashboard on your Home Page
  14. Using Newsletters
  15. How to use Content Monitoring Tools
  16. How to use  Google Alerts
  17. How to use Bookmarking & Tagging Tools  
  18. How to use Google Bookmarks
  19. How to use Scoop. to add notes to video clips
  20. Why use Session Planners?
  21. How to decide which  Session Planner to choose
  22. How to develop an Action Plan to Manage Your Personal Knowledge 

 INTRODUCTION – TRAILER

Delivered on the ' Udemy ' Platform this online course is an example of modern 'micro learning' - ‘learning on demand' 

IN ADDITION YOU WILL ACCESS THESE 7 REPORTS ON THIS COURSE

Reviews for this course include the following feedback from coaches:

 Tony Caig, Assistant Coach and Goalkeeping Coach, Carlisle United FC, Carlisle, UK

‘Very good course and it has really helped me on gathering content that's relevant to my coaching. I've also purchased the book 'Soccer Coaching and the web' by Robin Russell which takes the subject and moves it on even further’

Steve Davis, Technical Director, New York Rush Soccer Club, New York, USA

‘Great Information: Some interesting areas covered that will help any coach who is looking to bring the field and classroom to their players’

Nick D'Amore Director of Coaching & Development - Highlands Soccer Association & Highlands FC, Coach - ACT Academy of Sport, Australia:

‘Overall a course well worth doing and the guides that you have shown will save me hours of time.’

Daniel Harcock, Coach Munich International School, Germany

‘Course was a very god introduction into what is and will continue to become an important part of modern day coaching and teaching! Some useful resources and information for an inexperienced 'online' coach and for those looking for ways to improve their current practice!’

Rocky Castillo, Soccer Coach, New York, USA

‘This course is a great introduction to many resources and tools available on the Internet. I am a beginner in terms of creating content, and all the information available in this course is relevant and easy to understand and follow. Even though the possibilities and the resources are overwhelming, by taking this course I think I am better prepared to move on forward to create content.’

Rory Grand, Soccer Coach, Thailand

‘Good course does what it says, would be helpful for people with limited computer/web skills looking to improve their online presence’

Cost: $19 for further details click here 

https://www.udemy.com/soccer-coaching-the-web-how-to-capture-organize-content