Kick Start 1: Introduction to Coaching


The course is designed to assist parents and coaches, to introduce children (aged 6-9 years) to fun soccer games and FUNdamental movement skills in a well-structured, stimulating and safe environment.


DATE: Sat October 6th 2012

VENUE: Mounthawk Park Tralee (KDL GROUNDS)

TIME: 9am- 5:30pm



To provide coaches with the ability to:

  • Plan, organise and implement a coaching session.
  • Identify the stages in the development of young players at the FUNdamental phase aged between 6-9 years.
  • Coach children between the age of 6-9 years in a fun, safe and friendly environment.



Kick Start 1 is the first part of a two-part Introduction to Coaching programme within the FAI’s Coach Education Scheme. The course is open to all interested parties, aged 16 and over, experienced or otherwise.



8 contact hours.

There are practical aspects of the course, therefore please bring appropriate attire for both indoor and outdoor use.



No formal assessment.

Full attendance is compulsory to gain certification.



45 per person.


All fees must be fully paid to the Course Co-Ordinator in full 1 week prior to the course commencing.


If you have any further queries on this course give me a call 086 0489 109 or email.


Please feel free to forward this course information to anyone who may be interested in this course.



Darren Aherne

F.A.I. Development Officer County Kerry

086-0489 019

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Club Secretary: Colm Mc Loughlin
Phone: + 353 87 934 8441
Address: St.Brendans Park FC, Buntalloon, Tralee, Co. Kerry

Eircode: V92 V250