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Understanding Sports Coaching (Electronic book text, 2nd)
Understanding Sports Coaching (Electronic book text, 2nd): Tania G. Cassidy, Robyn L. Jones, Paul Potrac

Understanding Sports Coaching (Electronic book text, 2nd)

Tania G. Cassidy, Robyn L. Jones, Paul Potrac

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Successful sports coaching is as dependent on utilising good teaching and social practices as it is about expertise in sport skills and tactics. Understanding Sports Coaching offers an innovative introduction to the theory and practice of sports coaching, highlighting the social, cultural and pedagogical concepts underpinning good coaching practice. Now in a fully revised and updatedsecond edition, the book explores the complex interplay between coach, athlete, coaching programme and social context, and encourages coaches to develop an open and reflective approach to their own coaching practice. It addresses key issues such as:
  • power and the coach-athlete relationship
  • viewing the athlete as a learner
  • instructional methods and reflection
  • how our view of ability informs assessment
  • coaching philosophy and ethics.
Understanding Sports Coaching also includes a full range of practical exercises and case studies designed to encourage coaches to reflect critically upon their own coaching strategies, their interpersonal skills and upon important issues in contemporary sports coaching. This book is essential reading for all students of sports coaching and for any professional coach looking to develop their coaching expertise.

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Imprint: Routledge
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2008
Authors: Tania G. Cassidy • Robyn L. Jones • Paul Potrac
Format: Electronic book text
Pages: 216
Edition: 2nd
ISBN-13: 978-1-281-75315-1
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Education
Books > Sport & Leisure > Sports & outdoor recreation
Books > Children's & Educational > Vocational subjects & skills
Books > Social sciences > Education > Teaching of a specific subject
Books > Sport & Leisure > Sports & outdoor recreation > Sports training & coaching
Books > Children's & Educational > Vocational subjects & skills > Physical education & sports studies
Books > Sport & Leisure > Sports & outdoor recreation > Sports training & coaching > General
LSN: 1-281-75315-7
Barcode: 9781281753151

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