Coaching Youth Gymnastics

Coaching Youth Gymnastics

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Bars, floor, balance beam - its all here. Developed by ASEP in co-operation with USA Gymnastics, "Coaching Youth Gymnastics" covers all the basics of coaching and gymnastics in a concise, easy to read style. Techniques and skills for bars, floor, balance beam and vault are presented by skill level rather than by age groups and are applicable to both boys and girls where appropriate. With content aimed at developing the entire coach, beyond just skills and drills, "Coaching Youth Gymnastics" will help you to create an environment that promotes learning, enjoyment, safety and motivation for youth more

Product details

  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 172.72 x 248.92 x 22.86mm | 476.27g
  • Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Champaign, United States
  • English
  • 2 illustrations, 604 photographs
  • 0736084037
  • 9780736084031
  • 200,767

About USA Gymnastics

Kathy Feldmann is vice president of membership services at USA Gymnastics and has been involved in gymnastics for over 40 years. She has been a high school and college coach, physical education and health teacher and private gymnastics club more

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Stepping Into Coaching; Chapter 2. Communicating as a Coach; Chapter 3. Understanding Rules, Apparatus, and Equipment; Chapter 4. Providing for Gymnasts' Safety; Chapter 5. Making Practices Fun and Effective; Chapter 6. Teaching and Shaping Skills; Chapter 7. Gymnastics Basics; Chapter 8. Floor Skills; Chapter 9. Vault Skills; Chapter 10. Bar Skills; Chapter 11. Balance Beam Skills; Chapter 12. Coaching on Meet Day; Chapter 13. Developing Season and Practice more