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Effective Sports Coaching: A Practical Guide Alan Lynn

Effective Sports Coaching: A Practical Guide

Alan Lynn

Published November 1st 2010
ISBN : 9781847971944
Paperback
160 pages
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From coaching ethics to the challenges of coaching children, all the how to of sports coachingBased on latest research, this comprehensive book covers all the essential elements of coaching and demonstrates how effective coaching practice can beMoreFrom 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.