FIH Level 2 COACH Award (Online)

Online Sessions: (10:00 to 13:00 CET) on 11, 13, 15, 22 March 2024

The FIH Level 2 Participation Coach (L2C) Award is the second step on the FIH Coach Education Pathway.

The L2C designed for coaches, teachers and volunteers wanting to coach players at initiation/beginner/foundation level.

Applicants must hold the FIH Level 1 Coach Award or equivalent to participate in this course.

FIH Academy Courses are recognised globally, however, with 140 FIH member nations, equivalence to National Association qualification and requirements, as well as local laws will vary. For further information please contact your National Association or Continental Federation.

What's included?

  • E-learning Induction
  • 4 Live Zoom sessions
  • Online Assessment
  • L2C Certification
  • Interactive experience


Our online L2C consists of 12hrs of online interactive Zoom/MS Teams sessions (usually 4 x 3hrs), with up to 16 participants and 2 FIH Educators.


  • Coaching Theory
  • Coaching Teams
  • Technical Skills for field players

Learning Outcomes

Course Structure

By the end of this course, we hope you are able to:
  • Further explore concepts of how to coach
  • Design Learner Centred, game relevant sessions
  • Understand Attack - Defence - Transition Game Principles & Tactics
  • Understand the technical skills needed to perform specific individual principles
  • Explore how to coach technical skills in a game relevant session
In addition, through the two mandatory workshops:


The FIH L1C online is usually organised over three sessions of 2hrs each. The planner to the right will give you a rough idea of the session breakdown, however, this will vary depending on the educator delivering and the participants prior knowledge.

All participants are required to complete pre-course tasks and to actively engage in online sessions.
Patrick Jones - Course author