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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 67.95
Teaching athletes to improve their performance is the essence of sports coaching. In response to new government-led initiatives to invest in and develop coaching, this book is the first introduction to pedagogical theory for coaching. Bringing helpful insights from educational theory to bear on coaching practice, The Sports Coach as Educator expands... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
An Introduction to Sports Coaching provides students with an accessible and engaging guide to the scientific, social scientific, medical and pedagogical theory that underlies the practice of quality sports coaching. Now in a fully updated and revised second edition, it introduces students to the complex, messy, multi-faceted nature of coaching,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95
Explores the lives and careers of physical education teachers from two perspectives. Firstly, teachers' life-stories illustrate how eight teachers became involved with sport, how they entered the physical education profession, why they developed particular teaching philosophies, and how they have tried to progress in their teaching careers. Secondly,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 71.95
'The art of coaching is recognising the situation, recognising the people and responding to the people you are working with... that's the big thing, to handle people'. Steve Harrison, Coach, Middlesbrough Football Club. Responding to the fast growing subject in academic sports departments, this groundbreaking new coaching studies text offers a view... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 61.95
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.... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2013; US$ 15.99
The deliciously adaptable chocolate chip cookie stars in this charming book of more than 40 recipes. These formulas yield the perfect cookie for every taste, every time, whether the baker's druthers are crispy or soft, vegan or gluten-free, or salty or nutty cookies. A baker can never have too many good recipes for a perennial favorite, and Chocolate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95
Every successful sports coach knows that good teaching and social practices are just as important as expertise in sport skills and tactics. Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Understanding Sports Coaching is still the only introduction to theory and practice in sports coaching to fully explore the social, cultural and pedagogical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 57.95
Sports coaching is a social activity. At its heart lies a complex interaction between coach and athlete played out within the context of sport, itself a socio-culturally defined set of practices. In this ground-breaking book, leading international coaching scholars and coaches argue that an understanding of sociology and social theory can help us... more...