Coaching Young Athletes by Rainer Martens

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"Coaching Young Athletes" was written by four of America's top sport scientists for novice coaches in children's sport settings. This guide introduces and explains the basics of coaching, such as coaching philosophy, sport psychology, sport pedagogy, sport physiology, sports medicine, parent management, and sport law. Also, "Coaching Young Athletes" aims to help coaches develop a coaching philosophy; improve personal communication skills; understand and use psychological skills; teach skills effectively; prevent, treat, and rehabilitate sport injuries; and understand the legal responsibilities of a coach. The text is full of exercises and checklists designed to make learning how to be a more effective coach interesting and enjoyable.

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Published September 1, 1981 by Human Kinetics Pub. 200 pages
Genres: . Non-fiction