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Introduction to Futsal

This module helps you gain insight into coaching the game of futsal and how to get started with your team.

Course Overview

Introduction to Coaching Football

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30-60 minutes

Minimum Age:





About the course

The Introduction to Futsal Online CPD module aims to help learners gain insight into coaching the game of futsal.

This is an online module, and you don’t need any previous futsal experience or qualifications before signing up.

In fact, all you need is an FA Number (FAN) and a laptop, tablet or mobile device. Then you’re good to go.

Once you’re signed up, you’ll cover the following topics:

  • An overview of futsal: what is futsal and why does it require skilful players?

  • Getting started with your team: where can you play it and what might training look like?

  • Helping your players: team-based messages and core technical skills that you can share with your players.

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What you'll learn on this course

On completion of the Introduction to Futsal module, you will be able to:

1. Describe and apply the fundamental laws of futsal

2. Describe how playing futsal requires skilful players

3. Facilitate game-based activities which develop core technical skills 

4. Share some key messages with players about how to attack and defend as a team

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