All Coaches are invited to attend the USSF National E License Course at the Lawton Soccer Club
September 11-13, Friday 6pm-9pm, Sat/Sun 9am-6pm
The National "E" license is an 18-hour course, which covers the elementary principles of coaching.
The key components of the "E" license course are:
•Develop the core coaching competencies necessary to effectively teach the 9-12 year old athlete and team.
•Understand the characteristics and needs of an athlete in the Basic Stage of U.S. Soccer's Long Term Athlete Development Model.
•Establish a foundation of knowledge and experience in order to proceed through the sequence of coaching development courses.
The specific target outcomes of the course are:
•Understand and effectively apply the principles of Long Term Athlete Development.
•Demonstrate competency in planning an age-appropriate training session.
•Demonstrate the essential competencies to execute a team training session that is focused on a technical function of the game.
•Understand concepts and recognize the principles of attacking and defending in a small-sided game environment (3v3 to 9v9 adaptable to local competition structure).