Sport Coaches’ Handbook epub
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This groundbreaking reference is for aspiring coaches and current coaches across all sports and participation levels. Sport Coaches’ Handbook is authored and edited by leading international figures in coaching and coach development who have been selected by the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE). The book helps coaches to fulfill their chosen role while considering their personal values and philosophy, the athletes they coach, and the environment in which they work. Coaches will find information and insights on numerous topics of critical importance to a successful coaching career:
- Employing ethical decision making with a systematic method to ensure choices are consistent with moral and professional guidelines
- Developing a coaching philosophy and evaluating how to define or sharpen that approach
- Promoting athlete development by enhancing athletes’ psychological and physical growth as well as technical and tactical performance
- Embracing the crucial characteristics that nurture effective leadership in coaching
The book’s internationally recognized contributors collectively represent more than 300 years of coaching experience and bring to the book their extensive knowledge of coaching. Sport Coaches’ Handbook is the clear choice for coaches and coach educators dedicated to developing and improving coaches and furthering the profession of coaching.
AudienceSport coaches, coach developers, sport federations, sport organizations, and coaches’ associations. Also a resource for college courses and libraries.
Chapter 1. The Coaching Role
Dan Gould and Cliff Mallett
Chapter 2. Coaching Ethics
Andy Driska, Laurie Patterson, and Sue Backhouse
Chapter 3. Coaching Philosophy
Chapter 4. Key Coaching Functions
Dan Gould and Kristen Dieffenbach
Chapter 5. Core Coaching Skills
Sergio Lara-Bercial and John Bales
Chapter 6. Program Management
Chapter 7. Athlete Development Models
Joe Baker and Nick Wattie
Chapter 8. Psychological and Social Development of Athletes
Karl Erickson, Martin Camiré, and Jenelle N. Gilbert
Chapter 9. Physical Development of Athletes
Chapter 10. Technical and Tactical Development of Athletes
Chapter 11. Career Decision Making in Coaching
William Taylor and Mike Sheridan
Chapter 12. Continuing Education in Coaching
Cliff Mallett, Steven Rynne, and Pierre Trudel
Appendix: Governing Rules and Laws: The World Anti-Doping Code
Exercise: Assessing your coaching role
Key steps to make ethical coaching decisions
Learning as a coach
ICCE and the editors Dan Gould and Cliff Mallett has done an excellent job at scaffolding coaching competence and coach development. The book connects theory, research and practice in a coherent and applicable way, both for coaches, coach educators and coach developers