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NFCC COURSE 408

World Series Coaching & Game Observation

(Will be offered in conjunction with the 2023 WCWS in Oklahoma City)

Be part of an elite group who has exclusive access to the Division I Women’s College World Series. You will go behind the scenes, enjoy conversations with participating coaches, and analyze two sessions of games live with course instructors.


Course Overview

In this course, you will use the Women's College World Series to analyze techniques, strategy, coaching styles and pre-game practice. In addition, you will:

  • Learn from guest coaches including participating team coaches and ESPN staff
  • Make field observations
  • Scout teams and develop a game plan
  • Review and analyze game tapes
  • Assess team and individual performances
  • Practice personal game tracking, scoring and charting
  • Watch the World Series games with class instructors and discuss plays

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Refund Policy

We understand that conflicts may arise and we do offer a refund (minus a $25 processing fee) when cancellation occurs at a minimum of 8 days prior to the event. Course materials will be sent out one week prior to the event and no refund will be offered after the course materials are sent.

In the event of inclement weather that results in cancellation of the event, a full refund minus $25 administrative fee will be provided.

FAQ

ARE THERE OTHER DISCOUNTS / SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE?

At this time we do not offer any additional discounts to attend an NFCC course. Scholarships are also not offered for NFCC.

WHAT SHOULD I BRING WITH ME TO THE COURSE?

All participants should bring either a notebook or loose-leaf paper for taking notes. If you wish to follow along with the course manual you may choose to print it out prior or utilize a laptop/tablet. In an effort to Go Green, the NFCA has moved to a digital course manual, which will be sent out closer to the course date.

DOES THE NFCA PROVIDE MEALS DURING CLASS DAY?

Attendees are on their own for meals during NFCC courses, unless otherwise stated. Meal breaks will be provided.

WHAT IS APPROPRIATE DRESS FOR THE NFCC COURSES?

Participants should wear clothing comfortable for an indoor classroom setting. A lightweight jacket is recommended for your individual comfort. Most classes will also have sessions outdoors, so appropriate dress is recommended.

DO I HAVE TO PRE-REGISTER OR CAN I SIGN UP ON SITE?

Walk-ups will be accepted during the registration period the day of the course; however, pre-registration is highly recommended to secure your seat in the class.

*Note there are NO walk-ups permitted for course 408

CAN I GET CEU CREDITS FOR ATTENDING A COURSE?

The NFCA is happy to provide attendance verification forms for any of our educational events. Please contact Joanna Lane (joanna@nfca.org) for more information.

DO I NEED TO TAKE THE COURSES IN A CERTAIN ORDER?

No, NFCC courses may be taken in ANY order.

DO I NEED TO ATTEND BOTH 402A AND 402B TO EARN MASTER COACH STATUS?

Any coaches who have not taken 402 prior to 2016 WILL be required to take both 402A and 402B to achieve their 4 Star Master Coach recognition.

MAY I RETAKE AN NFCC COURSE?

Yes, of course! Many of our members choose to re-take these courses on a regular basis as the information and delivery of content varies greatly when instructors change. There is no discount when re-taking an NFCC course.



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    "This is one of the best courses (408) I have taken. The close interaction with not only the instructor coaches but also with those coaches involved with the event makes this a superior offering among some very fine NFCC courses." - Steven Richards
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