Register EventNational Youth License February 20-24, 2013 COMMUTER

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Event ID: 5719949
Event Name: National Youth License February 20-24, 2013 COMMUTER
Event Type Coaching Education Course
Restricted: None
Requires Register: Yes
Requires Payment: Yes
Start Date: 2/20/2013
End Date: 2/24/2013
Payments Accepted:   American Express,Discover,Mastercard,Visa
Event Location:
Crown Valley Community Center
29751 Crown Valley Pkwy
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-1953

Primary Contact:
Elliott Spruell
(714) 451-1553 (Home)
DESCRIPTION:The National Youth License Course is designed to provide club directors of coaching, youth coaches, physical education teachers, and soccer administrators with the knowledge to successfully structure soccer environments for children aged 4-12.

Some of the topics that will be explored through the course include:
• The role of the coach as a facilitator
• The physical, mental and emotional needs and capabilities of players aged 4-12
• Lessons from developmental psychology
• The art of teaching

Candidates are videotaped for analysis during live training sessions.

Candidates must be 18 years of age and hold a National "D" License. You may attend the course if you do not hold a "D" with written permission from your State Association Director of Coaching.
Please note: The COMMUTER option does not include hotel stay.

Tentative Course Schedule  
February 20: 5:30pm-9:00pm
February 21: 8:30am-5:45pm
February 22: 8:00am-6:45pm
February 23: 8:00am-6:45pm
February 24: 8:00am-4:00pm

What is required to earn a National Youth License?
In order to earn the National Youth License, candidates must:
1. Attend all field and classroom sessions
2. Submit Care and Prevention / Risk Management tests (group work)
3. Make presentations on Team/Risk Management
4. Complete a Practice Coaching Session (1 practice opportunity per candidate)
Candidates are videotaped during this session. The sessions are then reviewed each evening by the staff coach and by fellow candidates.
5. Complete a Practical Coaching session (formal evaluation by the coaching staff)

What should I expect from the course in terms of classroom or field participation? Each day features classroom lecture/discussion sessions and field sessions. Candidates are strongly urged to physically prepare for the course. There are no physical tests, but participation is enjoyable and a valuable way to learn through experience.

What is included in the course fee?
The course fee includes course administration, staff costs, material fees, a 1-year membership to the US Soccer Coaches Organization. 
How many people can register for the course?
The maximum enrollment is 20 candidates

What do I need to bring to the course check in?
The Laws of the Game take-home exam, and their USSF Coaching School Coach Health Report.

Is there anything I can do to prepare for the National Youth License?

National Youth License candidates are responsible for reading the "required reading" materials found below, prior to attending the course. Candidates should also print out and complete the Laws of the Game exam (provided following registration) and bring it to the course. The following materials can be found in the ""Coaches"" section of the US Youth Soccer website.   

What to Bring?
Notebook, pens, any coaching manuals or books that you may have to assist you in planning your coaching sessions and preparing for exams.  A ball, water bottle, several changes of soccer attire, cleats, flats, rain gear, sunscreen.
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