I am enrolled on a goalkeeping level 1 course but my skills aren’t great. Does this matter?

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Dave says

In a word, no. Naturally, any kind of coaching course requires a basic skills base, just as it requires a basic understanding of the game and its principles, but coaching is about passing on instructions, techniques and knowledge rather than to perform yourself.

Goalkeeping level 1 is a fairly straightforward course anyway, featuring warm-ups, cool downs and basic techniques including footwork, positioning, handling and diving.

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