The Fitness Level 1 License focuses on educating and training coaches in the skills and practices required to deliver a safe and effective soccer specific fitness program for teams and individuals of all ages, with an emphasis on youth soccer players.
The course will instruct coaches on how to plan and convey conditional programs to suit individuals and teams of all ages. The program also seeks to reach coaches interested in improving the fitness programs of their teams at all levels.
The U.S. Soccer Fitness Level 1 License was developed for coaches interested in specializing or simply improving their soccer fitness training knowledge. Coaches will further their understanding of the physical, physiological and nutritional needs and demands of soccer in relation to a player’s daily lifestyle, training and requirements for competitive games. The course also includes valuable instruction in identifying individual player’s physical strengths and weaknesses.
The Fitness Level 1 License is a non-expiring license. Upon completion, National "A" License coaches will receive four (4) Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for attendance.