Coaching Resources

This page is for coaches and managers of Junior and Senior teams and will be updated with various items relevant to help with coaching and/or managing your team. Feel free to suggest other items such as web links or documents that you come across that may be of interest to others. Send to Jim c/o admin@bluebirdsufc.com.au.

General
BUFC-Coaching EOI for 2015
Parental support

Positive Parents Fact Sheet Positive Factsheet
Building Blocks of Coaching
http://www.footballaustralia.com.au/site/_content/document/00000100-source.pdf
4-3-3 FFA Preferred Formation
http://www.footballaustralia.com.au/site/_content/document/00000101-source.pdf
Nutrition
http://www.sportsdietitians.com.au/resources/upload/files/Adolescent%20Athlete_FACT%20SHEET.pdf

Blue Card_Application-Form_P10

In case of concussion: FFA Concussion Guidelines

Coaching manuals
National Curriculum
http://www.footballaustralia.com.au/site/_content/document/FFA_National_Curriculum.pdf
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Squirts (3-5 ages)
Squirts training template

MiniRoos
MiniRoos Introduction
MiniRoos website
MiniRoos Rules 4-7 age groups (age specific games are organised by each zone. For instance, in 2014 we started MiniRoos at U6. This may change in future years)
MiniRoos Rules 8-11 age groups
MiniRoos formats
MiniRoos Field layouts

Juniors – All Ages
2015 Junior Comp Rules – Revised
2015 Junior Player Age Policy – Revised

Youth training template
8 mistakes Youth Coaches make

Seniors
2015 Senior Comp Rules – Revised
2015 Premier League Comp Rules – Revised Draft

Useful websites/videos
Australia’s Digital Football Training Guide
http://www.ffacoachingresource.com.au/
Warm Ups 11+ (FIFA injury prevention)
http://f-marc.com/11plus/downloads/
Taping Techniques
http://www.physioadvisor.com.au/11243450/taping-techniques-physioadvisor.htm
http://www.elastoplastsport.com.au/Video/Default.aspx

Football links