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    DescriptionWhether the reader is a parent who is new to coaching, or an experienced youth coach, "Coaching Youth Track and Field" will be a valuable tool that will help run a successful track and field programme for children aged 14 and under.Fun, safe and effective instruction are stressed, helping to create an environment that promotes learning, helps children to enjoy their track and field experiences and motivates athletes to participate year-after-year.This first edition includes drills, games and coaching tips to make this book even more practical for the budding coach. The book has been organised to provide an effective learning experience.In addition to teaching the fundamentals of all of the events in track and field, key communication issues are addressed (including communicating with both parents and players and how to communicate with the coaches' own child if he or she is on their team). Important safety information is also covered.

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    Coaching Youth Track and Field
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Asep
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 232
    Width: 175 mm
    Height: 251 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    ISBN 13: 9780736069144
    ISBN 10: 0736069143

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.0
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 760
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    Libri: I-SR
    BIC subject category V2: WSD
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    BISAC V2.8: SPO046000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14410
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    BISAC V2.8: SPO061000
    DC22: 796.42083
    LC classification: GV1060.9 .C63 2008
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: SCG
    Illustrations note
    11 black & white illustrations, 89 black & white halftones
    Human Kinetics Publishers
    Imprint name
    Human Kinetics Publishers
    Publication date
    02 January 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    ASEP is a division of Human Kinetics, based in Champaign, Illinois, and has been developing and delivering coaches education courses since 1981. As the USA number one coaching education programme, ASEP works with national, state and local youth sport organisations to develop educational programmes for coaches, officials, administrators and parents. These programmes incorporate ASEP's philosophy of "athletes first, winning second."
    Table of contents
    Chapter 1. Stepping into Coaching; Chapter 2. Communicating as a Coach; Chapter 3. Understanding Rules and Equipment; Chapter 4. Providing for Athletes' Safety; Chapter 5. Teaching and Shaping Skills; Chapter 6. Making Practices Fun and Practical; Chapter 7. Coaching the Sprints; Chapter 8. Coaching the Distances; Chapter 9. Coaching the Jumps; Chapter 10. Coaching the Throws; Chapter 11. Coaching Other Events; Chapter 12. Developing Season and Practice Plans; Chapter 13. Coaching on Meet Day.