Become a CERTIFIED Youth Soccer Player Development Specialist
In this course, a special emphasis is placed on understanding the physiological and psychological differences of coaching children, youth coach characteristics, using small-sided games, plus over 25 fun kid-friendly soccer drills that create an optimum platform for development and success.
Our comprehensive certification provides all the tools you need to establish yourself as an expert and give you the necessary Youth Soccer Player Development Specialist Credential to showcase that you specialize in this ever-growing niche.
YOUTH SOCCER PLAYER DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION ACCREDITATION AND APPROVAL
The GMP Fitness® Youth Soccer Player Development Specialist Online Certification Course is fully Accredited and Approved by the International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM), the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP), the American Natural Wellness Practitioners Board (ANWPB), the American Association of Natural Wellness Coaches Board (AANWC), the American Association of Natural Wellness Practitioners (AANWP), and the American Naturopathic Medical Certification Board. More CEC/CEU Approvals.
WHO IS THE PROGRAM FOR?
Everyone can learn from this program. The Youth Soccer Player Development Specialist Certification Online Course is for anyone wanting to improve and advance their personal and professional growth and knowledge of a holistic healthy lifestyle.
It is suitable for a wide array of health experts and professionals including certified health and fitness professionals, personal trainers, group fitness instructors, health educators, soccer coaches, wellness program directors, medical exercise specialists, chiropractors, chiropractic assistants, sports coaches, recreational activity instructors, physical therapists, massage therapists, athletic trainers, registered dietitians, occupational therapists, safety experts, physical education teachers, recreational activity instructors, registered nurses, certified nurse assistants, naturopaths, herbalists, physicians, osteopaths, and other allied health professionals.
✓ No Final Exam Retake Fees
✓ No Time Limit on Final Exam
✓ Paper Exam Option
✓ Supplemental Resources
✓ Client Handouts & Charts
Youth Soccer Player Development Specialist Certification
GMP Big Advantage – Instant access – dive in and start learning right away. Download the materials to the course and view them offline – so you are not confined to being online.
✓ Course Book
✓ Study Workbook
✓ Notes Guide
✓ Soccer Resources
✓ Sample Practice Plans
✓ Player Wellness Resources
✓ Kid Friendly Soccer Drills
✓ Lesson Plan Steps
✓ Final Exam and Instant Grading
✓ Certificate of Completion
Big Bonus: Specialist Designation
✓ Your Specialist Designation does not expire
✓ There are NO FEES to keep your Credential current
✓ No Final Exam Retake Fees
✓ Education Tech Support
✓ 24/7 Access
✓ Explain 12 kid soccer issues
✓ Describe a culture of excellence
✓ Explain how to deal with opponents
✓ State long-term rewards in player development
✓ Manage a meaningful youth practice
✓ Explain diversified training
✓ Describe timing runs and off-the-ball running
✓ Define kids’ soccer milestones
✓ Identify leadership behaviors in relation to coaching
✓ Identify basic performance tasks for youth soccer players
✓ Apply basic rules for dealing with a kids’ team
✓ Demonstrate 26 kids’ fantasy soccer drills
✓ Define creative soccer drills
✓ List and describe seven elements to make practice fun
✓ List and describe six secret tips to be mentally strong
✓ Lead organized soccer rituals
✓ Define the attributes of successful coaches who work with youth soccer athletes
✓ Describe youth soccer player communication implementation methods
CECs/CEUs, Accreditations & Certification Board Approvals
GMP Fitness is internationally and nationally approved and accredited by the following organizations.
If you do not see your certification company in the list below—please contact GMP Fitness at 888-467-3488 or email firstname.lastname@example.org (or click here). The course may be pending approval or you can email for a discount to offset the petition fee. We can also help with any information pertaining to the curse that may be needed.
* Military discount 10% off. Please email us for the discount code.
✓ American College of Sports Medicine—ACSM*—18—see the statement below
✓ ACTION Certification—ACTION—1.8
✓ America Fitness Professionals Association—AFPA—18
✓ British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association—BCRPA—18
✓ International Fitness Professionals Association—IFPA—18
✓ International Tennis Performance Association—ITPA*—18—see the statement below
✓ International Sports Sciences Association—ISSA—18
✓ National Academy of Sports Medicine—NASM—1.8 with a Petition*
✓ National Federation of Professional Trainers—NFPT—2.0
✓ National Strength Professionals Association—NSPA—18
✓ American Senior Fitness Association—SFA—1.8
✓ World Instructor Training Schools—WITS—18
*The ACSM accepts CEC”s if another major fitness organization approves the GMP Fitness® Courses, for example, the ISSA, NASM, etc.), even if ACSM is not listed.
*National Academy of Sports Medicine—1.8 CEUs but with a petition. GMP Fitness® will deduct $25 from your order or refund your order $25 to offset the petition fee which is a simple online process. After you pass the course you put in the name of the provider (GMP Fitness), the course hours (6 hours which is ..6 CEUs), and the date of completion, upload the certificate you receive for the course and pay $25.
*ITPA (The International Tennis Performance Association)—ITPA members can earn continuing credits for their certifications through GMP Fitness.
✓American Natural Wellness Practitioners Board (ANWPB)—18
✓GMP Fitness is an internationally accredited and certified training provider by the International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM)
For all other professionals – including chiropractors, doctors, physical therapists, massage therapists, etc., please email email@example.com if you are interested in taking this course and receiving CEs..
Validation of Learning For Credit and Non-Credit
Continuing Education Credits (CECs/CEUs) will be applied for certified professionals and others who request them. You will receive an electronic version of your Certificate, which can be printed for your records and also redeemed for CEUs/CECs with your organization or school. The number of credits can be found on your Certificate. Also on the Certificate may be a provider number and the name of the organization or school.
Even if no credits are available from your organization or school, you may be able to download a Certificate. If not, a Certificate will be emailed to you.
Achievement Recognition Certificates
For the Achievement Recognition Certificates – Go to the “Credential Recognition” Tab. These Credentials are GREAT for your PORTFOLIO!
GMP Fitness® Exam Facts
✓ Exam instructions are online.
✓ Online true/false and/or multiple/choice final exam.
✓ You must pass the exam with 80% or higher.
✓ NO time limit to take the exam.
✓ You can save your final exam if you cannot complete it in one sitting.
✓ Immediate grading and exam results.
✓ NO fees to take the exam–included in the price.
✓ NO fees to Retake the exam–included in the price.
Simple Steps To Get Your Certificate
1. Pass the online final exam.
2. Receive your CEU/CEC certificate and/or Credential Certificate.
3. CEU/CEC Certificates are available for you to download but they are not the updated certificates. It is better to wait for the certificate to be emailed to you. Credentials Certificates will be emailed to you. Both certificates will emailed to you within 2 business days, but usually the day you pass the exam.
Your Reward For Excellence
→ Youth Soccer Player Development Specialist Certificate upon successful completion of the exam (This is a downloadable CEC/CEU Certificate – included with the price of the Course)
→ Distinguished Achievement Recognition Certificate
Display your Specialist Credential with our Distinguished “Professional Youth Soccer Player Development Specialist” Certificate.
GREAT for your PORTFOLIO!!!
What does it take to become a Professional Specialist?
You will need to complete the course and pass the final exam.
Keeping your Credentials Current
There are NO FEES to keep your Credentials current, but we do strongly encourage students to take further education. This will not only elevate your skills and fortify your knowledge, but it will also show your dedication and commitment to your clients and your profession.
How long does it take to complete the Youth Soccer Player Development Specialist Certification?
The time frame to complete the Youth Soccer Player Development Specialist Certification course is 6 weeks. If you cannot complete the course in 6 weeks please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request an extension due to an extenuating circumstance are situation.
You will have 24/7 access to this course. You are welcome to revisit the materials as many times as you like. The length of time required to complete the course depends on the individual’s dedication and available time to study.
Professional (P) Course Prerequisites
Just One Prerequisite … To qualify to take any of the GMP Fitness Courses you must be at least 18 years of age. See our FAQs for more information.
Customer Course Support
As part of the GMP Fitness® commitment to customer service, you’ll receive unsurpassed, exceptional customer support. Have a question after you purchase the course—contact us at email@example.com or call 888-467-3488.