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Effective Sports Coaching - A Practical Guide

By Alan Lynn

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ISBN: 9781847971944
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 22/11/2010
PAGES: 208
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 234x156 mm
INSIDE: 53 colour photographs and diagrams

Based on latest research, this comprehensive book guides the reader through the 'how to' of sports coaching, covers all the essential elements of coaching and demonstrates how effective coaching practice can be developed.


  • Assesses coaching ethics and provides recommendations for coaching behaviour and conduct
  • Examines coaching research and the complexities of the coaching process, including how to develop a personal coaching philosophy
  • Investigates the issues and challenges of coaching children, and makes recommendations for safe and best practice
  • Includes a consideration of coach profiling and shows how it can be used as a self-help guide to promote more effective practice
  • 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
  • Considers coaching disabled athletes
  • Discusses long-term planning
  • Demonstrates how the reader can obtain further information about becoming a more effective coach

RRP: £14.99

Site Price: £11.99

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