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Coaching Youth Wrestling

Coaching Youth Wrestling

Paperback Coaching Youth Sports Series

By (author) Asep

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  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Format: Paperback | 208 pages
  • Dimensions: 178mm x 254mm x 13mm | 445g
  • Publication date: 2 November 2007
  • Publication City/Country: Champaign
  • ISBN 10: 0736067116
  • ISBN 13: 9780736067119
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 2 black & white illustrations, 236 black & white halftones
  • Sales rank: 1,124,815

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This is a practical, easy-to-use resource that will help youth wrestling coaches understand how to prepare and run a successful youth wrestling season.Whether the reader is a parent new to coaching, or an experienced youth coach, "Coaching Youth Wrestling" will be a valuable tool that will help run a successful wrestling programme for children aged 8 to 14.Fun, safety and effective instruction are stressed, helping to create an environment that promotes learning, helps children to enjoy their wrestling experiences and motivates athletes to participate year-after-year.This new edition has been reorganised to provide a better learning experience. In addition to teaching the fundamentals of wrestling, key communication issues are addressed, including communicating with both parents and athletes and how to communicate with children if he or she is on your team. Important safety information is also covered.

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ASEP has been developing and delivering coaching education courses since 1981. As the USA's leading 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 Wrestlers' Safety; Chapter 5. Making Practices Fun and Practical; Chapter 6. Teaching and Shaping Skills; Chapter 7. Developing the Seven Basic Skills; Chapter 8. Coaching Top and Bottom Techniques; Chapter 9. Coaching Attacks and Counter-Attacks; Chapter 10. Coaching Competitions; Chapter 11. Developing Season and Practice Plans.