The Introduction to Futsal Course presents new or existing coaches with the opportunity to familiarise themselves with the game and how it can help develop future players. The course is designed to provide all attending with an introduction to the NZF Whole of Football Plan and how Futsal is a key part of it – as a game in its own right as well as a development tool for those playing in the game of Football.


The Futsal Level 1 Coaching Award presents coaches working with within Futsal with an informative guide to leading coaching sessions and taking a team on game days. The course is designed to provide Futsal coaches with the ability to design appropriate sessions as well as have an understanding of basic tactics and formations. The course aims to enable coaches to prepare and deliver a programme of coaching sessions with focus on developing particular techniques that are specific to Futsal.

It is also a prerequisite for the NZF Futsal Level 2 Coaching Award. The information covered on this course, alongside Futsal Level 1 Course content on Football Online, will provide a sound footing for coaches currently working with Futsal teams to build their coach education. 

​​​​​​​NZF SENIOR C LICENCE - FUTSAL (Youth/Senior)

The OFC/NZF C Licence course is designed for coaches within the advanced youth & senior context. The objective of the course is to support coaches by exposing their coaching practice to methods, strategies and frameworks to best support their players.

This is a 4 day course and has a mix of theory, practical and E-learning. 

  • Futsal Knowledge

  • Training

  • Match

  • Management/Leadership

  • Vision& Philosophy

Candidates will be challenged to critically analyse their coaching practice and seek ways to evolve their coaching practice within their current context.

On the completion of all course tasks, including a final assessment, the coach will be awarded the OFC/NZF C Licence.

This course will take approximately 3 months minimum to complete.

Course: Futsal C licence 25-28 May 

Venue: Silver Fern Event Centre, Te Aroha