Parents are advised that places are now available on the next South Shields FC half-term coaching course for children.

The course, open for those between the ages of four and 14, will be held on the 3G surface at Mariners Park on Monday, February 20 and Tuesday, February 21.

The sessions will again be led by popular Mariners player Barrie Smith, who is also a highly-regarded coach in youth football.

Places are expected to be in high demand, so parents are urged to get in touch quickly to book their child’s place and avoid disappointment.

The course will run between 10am and 3pm on each day, and will cover all aspects of the game, from fitness and development to tactics and technique, while instilling good habits and attitudes, improving responsiblity, confidence and self-esteem.

To book for the two-day course, it costs £20 per child. You can also book for just one of the two days, at a cost of £15.

To book your child a place on this excellent course, please call 0191 454 7800, and if you are unable to speak to someone over the phone, feel free to send an email to info@southshieldsfc.co.uk

Children should arrive in their playing kit and bring with them shin pads, packed lunch with drinks and footwear suitable for all types of weather.

Children will be supervised by experienced coaches with many years of experience. They will be supervised throughout the day, including lunchtime. Sessions will be based on fun and enjoyment, with technical work, fun and games. South Shields FC promotes respect, fair play, discipline and anti-bullying at all times.

All coaches are FA qualified and have enhanced DBS clearance. We operate and follow the FA Safeguarding Children policy and guidelines. All staff are fully insured, and trained in emergency first aid and child protection.

To book your child a place on this excellent course, please call 0191 454 7800 or send an email to info@southshieldsfc.co.uk

Places are now available on a two-day SSFC Christmas coaching course for children.

The course will be led by South Shields favourite Barrie Smith, and takes place on Thursday, December 22, and Friday, December 23 on the new 3G facility at Mariners Park.

Places are expected to be in high demand, so parents are urged to get in touch quickly to book their child’s place and avoid disappointment.

It is a specialised coaching course for boys and girls aged four to 14. The course will run between 10am and 3pm on each day.

The coaching course will cover all aspects of the game, from fitness and development to tactics and technique, while instilling good habits and attitudes, improving responsiblity, confidence and self-esteem.

To book for the two-day course, it costs £20 per child. You can also book for just one of the two days, at a cost of £15.

To book your child a place on this excellent course, please call 0191 454 7800 or send an email to info@southshieldsfc.co.uk

Children should arrive in their playing kit and bring with them shin pads, packed lunch with drinks and footwear suitable for all types of weather.

Children will be supervised by experienced coaches with many years of experience. They will be supervised throughout the day, including lunchtime. Sessions will be based on fun and enjoyment, with technical work, fun and games. South Shields FC promotes respect, fair play, discipline and anti-bullying at all times.

All coaches are FA qualified and have enhanced DBS clearance. We operate and follow the FA Safeguarding Children policy and guidelines. All staff are fully insured, and trained in emergency first aid and child protection.

To book your child a place on this excellent course, please call 0191 454 7800 or send an email to info@southshieldsfc.co.uk