A selection of fifty alternative sports and pastimes.
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 concepts underpinning good coaching practice.
The book examines 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 covers every key aspect of coaching theory and practice, including important and emerging topics, such as:
Understanding Sports Coaching also includes a full range of practical exercises and extended 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 is an essential textbook for any degree-level course in sports coaching, and for any professional coach looking to develop their coaching expertise.
Friday Afternoon PE/Sports Studies is packed with many fun and engaging revision activities. The activities have been chosen to allow students to apply their knowledge using a variety of learning styles, and to review and reinforce their understanding of key terms and concepts. They include a host of popular games like bingo, dominoes and a range of card games. These enjoyable activities make revision exercises fun and can be used at any point within a lesson. The pack is fully photocopiable and once the teacher has a set of cards prepared they can be used over and over with all groups, bringing variety and fun to any revision session. The free CDROM provides a PDF version of the pack for easy printing. Also included in the pack: a specification matching chart to allow easy integration into any course, answers, suggested timings and teaching notes.
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