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Coaching: The Art and the Science

Coaching: The Art and the Science (Paperback)

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Coaching: The Art and the Science contains valuable information on developing positive coaching strategies, using principles collected from many fields of sport psychology, sport pedagogy, and sport physiology. Written to meet the needs of coaches at every level, this practical book takes readers through the most fundamental coaching techniques to more advanced mental and physical training methods designed to help players perform at their best. Coaching includes sections on: Talent identification; Time and stress management; Team organization; Training for strength, power, and speed; Competing under adverse conditions; Sports nutrition; Physical and psychological testing; Motivation and communication; Problem solving and decision making; and much more. The comprehensive text is studded with exercises, worksheets, charts and diagrams that make learning to be an effective coach both interesting and enjoyable. Filled with more than 50 illustrations and dozens of tables and charts, Coaching offers easy access to all the key principles of the craft of coaching in one exceptional book.

Sport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationSports training & coaching Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd Publication Date: 21/02/2013 ISBN-13: 9781770851849  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.  

Dave Chambers has coached for 40 years at the amateur, high school, university, professional and international levels. He coached in the National Hockey League for 3 years, and has also coached two national teams to world championships and one university team to a national championship in ice hockey. Chambers is the past director of the coaching programme in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Science in the School of Physical Education at York University in Toronto. He has a Ph.D. in physical education from Ohio State University and has won 5 'Coach of the Year' awards. Dave has been inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame at York University and the University of British Columbia.

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