Coaching ● May 05, 2020

EXPLAINER: FAS Grassroots Coaching Course



The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) Grassroots Certificate Coaching Course is a standalone course that equips participants with the basic knowledge and skills to coach and develop players at Grassroots level.


This course is targeted at youths (18 years and above), volunteers and working adults who aspire or are committed to educate and develop young players aged between six to nine years old.


There is no pre-requisite for this course.


Course Summary

This course consists of a total of 32 hours. It is split between an in-house weekend session (16 hours) and a practical, post-course attachment (16 hours).


The course comprises theory and practical components, which are as follows:



Philosophy of Grassroots Football

Characteristics of Children

Role Play


Warm Ups

Fun Drills

Small-sided Games


Participants are required to bring their own writing materials when attending lessons, as you may need it for individual/group discussions, presentations, writing reports, etc.



Upon completion of the Course, the participant will be issued with a Grassroots Coaching certificate from Football Association of Singapore (FAS).

Do note that this is not an entry-level course that leads to other coaching certifications.


Find out more about FAS Coaching HERE