Effective Sports Coaching
A Practical GuideBook - 2010
From coaching ethics to the challenges of coaching children, all the "how to" of sports coaching Based on latest research, this comprehensive book covers all the essential elements of coaching and demonstrates how effective coaching practice can be developed. It provides recommendations for coaching behavior and conduct, examines coaching research and the complexities of the coaching process, looks at how one can develop a personal coaching philosophy, investigates the issues and challenges of coaching children, and makes recommendations for safe and best practice. It examines in detail nine expert coaching actions: building relationships; creating a learning environment; effective communication, organization, and control; coaching pedagogy; goal-setting; planning and preparation; observation and analysis; and reflective practice. It also considers disabled athletes and discusses long-term planning.
Publisher: Marlborough, Wilts. : Crowood Press, 2010
Branch Call Number: 796.077 L993e
Characteristics: 208p. : ill