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Written by Lester Pasarell   
Sunday, 08 July 2012 11:03

The National “E” is an 18-hour course, which covers the elementary principles of coaching and will prepare interested coaches for the 36-hour “D” license course.



What is the “E” License?

·         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 our Long Term Athlete Development Model

·         Establish a foundation of knowledge and experience in order to proceed through the sequence of coaching development courses

What are the specific target outcomes of the course?

·         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 9 v 9 adaptable to local competition structure)

“E” License Candidate Guidebook

·         Download (http://www.ussoccer.com/Coaches/Licenses/National-E.aspx)- “E” License Candidate Guidebook.  NO manual will be provided. You will need to print the E Guidebook or bring your laptop to be able to view the downloaded manual.

Pre-Course Candidate Assignments
Candidates are required to complete three (3) pre-course assignments.

Candidates must complete a Laws of the Game exam

·         Laws of the Game (http://www.ussoccer.com/Coaches/Licenses/National-E/Laws-of-the-Game.aspx)

and a Concussion Awareness course.

·         Risk Management AssignmentConcussion Awareness(http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/HeadsUp/Training/HeadsUpConcussion.html)

In addition, candidates must choose to complete one of three team management assignments. Each assignment will be submitted during the first lecture.

·         Team Management (http://www.ussoccer.com/Coaches/Licenses/National-E.aspx)

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