TCM Certificate - Second cohort announced!

Due to popular demand, we are starting a second cohort of TCM Certificate participants.

Oct 1st 2020

Written by The Coaching Manual

The first-ever TCM Certificate course, which is currently taking place, has received such an overwhelmingly positive response that we are announcing a new course intake, starting on Monday 12th October.

We would like to thank everyone who is currently taking part in the first cohort of the course (which began on Monday 7th September) - your feedback has been invaluable. Go Annual Premium (sign up or upgrade if you already have an account) to get involved.

What people have said so far

Director of Coaching, California

"Great work with the TCM Certificate. I am currently in the middle of my Advanced National Diploma and finishing my C License, and they do not compare to what The Coaching Manual has put together."


"Have to say this was very thought provoking regarding how I coach....looking forward to the next one"


"Great opportunity to continue my growth and education and looking forward to being a better coach!"


"Great Course"

Evan Smith

"The webinar was very clear and informative. An excellent presentation"

About the course

Coach education and development is more important than ever. Designed by leading coach educators in the world game, The Coaching Manual Certificate - Level 1 will help coaches of all levels improve.

The course includes a whole range of exclusive content, live sessions, and opportunities to validate your learning journey.

Course contributors:

  • Martin Hunter (Coach educator on the FIFA Pro License and former Technical Director at Southampton FC and The Football Association)
  • Paul Bright (The Coaching Manual Technical Director and AYSO Technical Director)
  • Matt Morley (Sheffield United Academy Lead Foundation Coach)
  • Brais Acebal (UEFA PRO Licence coach and CEO, Tiento)

Modules of the 10-week course: 

  • Analyzing the Principles of Play
  • Developing a coaching philosophy
  • Coaching Foundation phase players
  • Coaching Youth Development phase players
  • Coaching Professional development players
  • Coaching modern goalkeepers
  • Developing the player and the person
  • Considerations for player & coach development
  • Development of the female game
  • Player engagement

How to get involved in the second intake

Take your coaching journey to the next level by SIGNING UP or UPGRADING to Annual Premium NOW - you will receive a pre-course form to fill in and receive your Week 1 assignments on Monday 12th October.

Annual Premium subscription also gives you access to more exclusive content, season-planning tools, and invitations to some of our exclusive online events including webinars and web series such as Coaching Focus.

Go PREMIUM today!

Please note that the second cohort will receive recordings of the webinars that the first cohort were able to view live, but we will be providing a number of live Q&A webinars across the duration of the second cohort. The assignments and materials are exactly the same as received by the first cohort.

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