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2020 MHSA COACH COURSE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION NOW AVAILABLE

MHSA will be hosting two coaching courses this Spring and all courses are free for MHSA Recreation/RASC head coaches and assistant coaches.

FUNdamentals - April 25, 9am to 5pm at Medicine Hat College
Soccer For Life - May 9th and 10th, 9am to 5pm at Medicine Hat College

For more information and to register, please see below.

 

2020 FUNdamentals Course Information and Registration

At this stage, individual player development is paramount. Coaches and teachers should create a stimulating learning environment where the atmosphere is “Freedom and Fun”.

  • This Fundamentals (FUN) workshop is for coaches working with 6-8 year-old players
  • Workshop duration: 7 hours excluding breaks

Curriculum 

  • Information on Canadian Soccer Association’s Long Term Player Development model.
  • Develop a basic understanding of Physical Literacy.
  • Information to help coaches understand the development stage of the children they are working with.
  • How to plan coaching sessions considering the development stage of the children coaches are working with.
  • Consider the safety factors involved in running a coaching session.
  • How to manage coaching sessions using appropriate content and methodology.
  • An online resource that coaches can use to plan their sessions.
  • Advice coaches can use to work with players and parents in this stage.
  • Coach’s workbook and a Certificate of Achievement (coaches must print out).

Coaches registering & completing Community Workshops gain access to a season’s worth of online coaching resources delivered free via Alberta Soccer’s online Coach Management System.

Click Here to Register 


2020 Soccer For Life Course Information and Registration

At any stage in the LTPD framework, regardless of ability, players may decide to play recreational soccer simply to enjoy the game and maintain lifelong wellness. They may be youth players who decide not to pursue high performance, or they may be top players from senior clubs, colleges, universities, and semi-professional teams who enjoy competition but do not intend to play at the international level. They might also be newcomers to the game who discover an interest in soccer in late adolescence or adult life.

  • The Soccer for Life (S4L) workshop is for coaches working with players at any age above 13 years old
  • Workshop duration: 14 hours, excluding breaks

Curriculum 

  • Information on Canada Soccer’s Long Term Player Development model
  • What is the game of Soccer?
  • Information to help coaches understand the development stage of the players they are working with
  • How to plan coaching sessions considering the development stage of the players
  • FIFA Laws of the Game
  • Technical/Tactical development
  • Consider the safety factors involved in running a coaching session
  • How to manage coaching sessions using appropriate content and methodology
  • An online resource that coaches can use to plan their sessions
  • Advice coaches can use to work with players and parents in this stage
  • Coaches will receive a coach’s workbook and a Certificate of Achievement (coaches must print off)

Coaches registering & completing Community Workshops gain access to a season’s worth of online coaching resources delivered free via Alberta Soccer’s online Coach Management System.

Click Here to Register

Dynamic Soccer Warm Up Video

Please see below warm up video for players to utilize before practices and games. 

PDF - Please use this file to help explain the movements. The last portion (Phase 3) is where players can continue the usually routine on knees up, butt kicks, side shuffle, jogging, open/close the gate, and more.

Dynamic Soccer Warm Up Video

Please click here to view the video.


Coach Conduct & Expectations


Coach Courses

If you are currently coaching in one of our programs and are interested in taking a coaching course you can submit your receipts for the course to the office for reimbursement.


Coach C License Course

If you are interested in applying for your C License, please clink on the link to register.



Resources & Documents

Player Development Documents

By Admin 07/17/2017, 4:30pm MDT

Outdoor Rules

By Admin 07/17/2017, 4:15pm MDT

Indoor Rules

By Admin 07/17/2017, 4:15pm MDT

Alberta Soccer Concussion Protocol & Policy

By Admin 07/17/2017, 4:15pm MDT

CSA Lightning Safety/Severe Weather Policy

By Admin 07/17/2017, 4:15pm MDT

Weather Cancellation Procedure

By Admin 07/17/2017, 4:15pm MDT



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101 - 533 2nd Street SE, Monday-Friday 12:00-6.30

Phone: 403-529-6931

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