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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 63.95
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$ 44.95
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$ 54.95
Explores the careers of physical education teachers from two perspectives, firstly teachers' life-stories illustrate how eight teachers became involved with sport, and secondly, from a broader thematic analysis. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 67.95
'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... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 57.95
An Introduction to Sports Coaching provides students with an accessible guide to the scientific, medical, educational and social science theory that underlies the practice of quality sports coaching. Throughout the text, the theory is illustrated 'in practice' with the use of real-life coaching scenarios, designed to show how athletes can benefit... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95
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...