National Goalkeeping B Licence

National Goalkeeping B Licence

Course Name:

National Goalkeeping B Licence


You must have successfully completed the Safeguarding 1 course, be Garda Vetted and completed the National Goalkeeping C Licence. Alternatively if you have 5 years of League of Ireland playing / goalkeeping coaching experience and are currently working at the appropriate level you may enter at this level. The safeguarding 1 course and Garda Vetting is still mandatory.

Target Group:

Holders of the National C Licence and people with 5 or more years playing / coaching experience at League of Ireland level.



Course Learning Outcomes:

The course is based around coaching the goalkeeper, defensive and midfield unit, dealing with up to 18 players. Match analysis will become important within this course as all sessions will be based upon an analysed game. Areas such as periodisation, psychology, tactical scenarios, self-assessment and the coaching process of how to set up a reality based session are all vital components of this course.

Course Outline:

  • Aims and objectives
  • Theory on many Goalkeeping related aspects
  • Specific goalkeeping techniques
  • Tutor demonstrations
  • Coaching Practice – technical and tactical
  • Pitch practices and review

*Please note that this course is application based

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