Mon, 30 Nov, -0001
Dubai: Twenty-three coaching hopefuls are taking part in a basic coaching certificate course in the UAE’s capital city.
The course, which started on 29 March and concludes on 10 April, aims at training coaches and developing their basic techniques and skills in football.
The course participants will learn how to organise, direct and conduct basic coaching practices targeting especially young players.
The course lasts 13 days and requires a minimum of 85 hours of study time for both the practical and theoretical sessions.
In the final examination, the course participants will be assessed on their practical coaching abilities, knowledge of the laws of the game, in addition to learning and understanding of the theory contents of football.
Abdulla Hassan Abdulla Ali of the UAE is the instructor of the ‘C’ course, from which, holders can after meeting other requirements go on to take the higher ones, the ‘B’ and then ‘A’ certificates.
Thereafter, they can sit for the highest coaching qualification in the continent, the AFC Professional Coaching Diploma, commonly known as the Pro Diploma.