Danny Cowley: “We haven’t come this far to only come this far.”
Just five years ago, Danny Cowley was managing non-league side Concord Rangers and he’s now targeting the Premier League with his new club, Huddersfield Town. After hanging up his boots, the PE teacher was handed the role of boss at Concord, who were then playing in the Essex Senior... Read more
Game Of Cones football practice
‘Game of Cones’ is a simple but really fun an effective football warm-up game to get kids focused and ready for their training sessions. Great to use with children of all ages, Game of Cones works across all four corners of player development; physical, technical, social and mental. Players... Read more
Noughts and Crosses football practice
As Johan Cruyff once said: ‘you play football with your head, and your legs are there to help you’. Well here’s a great noughts and crosses football practice to get players young and old thinking outside the box. In this video, from JBFC Kids Football Coaching, the youngsters use... Read more
UEFA B Coaching Course – Day Three
Read the latest part of our guide to the UEFA B Coaching Course, written by JBFC head coach Jamie Bradbury. Day three was a case for the defence.. UEFA B Coaching Course – Day Three The day began in the classroom as we looked back at tutor Colin Reid’s... Read more
UEFA B Coaching Course – Day Two
Read the latest part of our guide to the UEFA B Coaching Course, written by JBFC head coach Jamie Bradbury. UEFA B Coaching Course – Day Two After cramming in so much on day one of the UEFA B Coaching Course, we began by reviewing the content we’d looked at so far... Read more
UEFA B Coaching Course – Day One
Read the first part of our UEFA B Coaching Course Guide by Jamie Bradbury, head coach of our football coaching partner JBFC. He talks about his experience on the UEFA B coaching course, some of the UEFA B football coaching practices. UEFA B Coaching Course – Day One That moment... Read more
UEFA B Practice Definitions
If you are keen to get involved in The FA UEFA B Coaching Licence, or have recently enrolled, explained here are the different types of UEFA B practice definitions you can expect to use on the course… Pattern Practice A practice within which the movements of the players and ball tactically appropriate... Read more
The Youth Award Module 2 got me back in the mood for coaching courses and ready for what would, to date, be my biggest challenge in coaching – the UEFA B Licence. I had wanted to get on the course ever since I picked up the bug on the Level 2... Read more
Jamie has taken his next steps along the coaching pathway and is now working towards the UEFA B coaching licence… January’s Youth Award Module 2 got me back in the mood for coaching courses and ready for what would, to date, be my biggest challenge in coaching – the UEFA B... Read more
Youth Award Module 2 – Course Blog
Jamie completed The FA Youth Award Module 2 ‘Developing the Practice’ in January 2014. To learn more about this four-day course and what is involved, click on the links below… Day One – The Practice Spectrum Day Two – Developing Skill Day Three – Practice Makes Permanent Day Four –... Read more