HMG Centre for Sports Excellence

HMG Centre For
Sports Excellence

This is a preparatory course conducted by the All India Football Federation. Introductory courses are educational means, used as a ‘recruitment’ tool to select promising future Coaches for the AFC C Diploma. Register here to apply for D license course

Licensing Criteria

All school tournaments and Leagues


  • 2 practical assessments
  • Written exam
  • Session planning
  • Prepare Logbook


  • Minimum Age 18 years
  • First Aid course from 2020/21

Mode of Delivery

  • 6-day course
  • Sessions can be run in evenings or weekends
  • Delivered locally; organized by State Football Association


AIFF fees 2500+ organizational costs to be paid to the host state/organization

Learning Outcomes

  • Being aware of coach’s behavior and youth player psychology
  • Coaching of individual technique in a game-related format
  • Analyzing players performance and development Individually and in groups
  • Designing progressive match related training sessions
  • Introduction to age-specific coaching and related development themes

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D License - 12th to 17th January 2023

D License - 10th to 15th June 2022

D License - 7th to 12 May 2022