Coaching Children in Sport

Coaching Children in Sport

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Coaching Children in Sport explains why children should not be treated as mini-adults in sport and helps coaches to devise effective ways of working that not only achieve results but also take into account the best interests of the child. Including case studies, practical reflective activities and guides to further reading throughout, this book is an essential text for all courses and training programmes in sports coaching. It is also vital reading for all students, teachers and practitioners working with children in sport, physical education or developmental contexts.activity context. Children are unique; their growth and development are ongoing; they process information differently and use ... build confidence, competence and capacity, and problem-solve in a dynamic sport and physical activity environment ... In summary, communication between the coach and young participant creates an environment where children can develop as individuals and team membersanbsp;...

Title:Coaching Children in Sport
Author:Ian Stafford
Publisher:Taylor & Francis - 2011-05-02


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