The Sports Coach as Educator
Reconceptualising Sports Coaching
Edited by Robyn L. Jones
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Sports Coach as Educator by Robyn L. Jones
Book DescriptionTeaching athletes to improve their performance is the essence of sports coaching. In response to new government-led initiatives to invest in and develop coaching, this book is the first introduction to pedagogical theory for coaching. Bringing helpful insights from educational theory to bear on coaching practice, The Sports Coach as Educator expands and enriches the role of the coach and allows professionals to approach their work in new and inventive ways. Exploring the nature of coaching, this text covers: * educational concepts in coaching * coaching, teaching and leadership * athletes' learning * coaching communities and the social process * reflective practice * mentoring * developing expert coaches.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415367608
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Robyn L. Jones
Introduction to Sports Coaching, Paperback (March 2013)
This text explains sport; science medicine, pedagogy, development, psychology, physiology and much more from a dedicated coaching perspective. Case studies and real life coaching examples are used to demonstrate theory in practice.
Sociology of Sports Coaching, Paperback (November 2010)
Sports coaching is a social activity. This book argues that an understanding of sociology and social theory can help us better grasp the interactive nature of coaching and consequently assist in demystifying the mythical 'art' of the activity. It is suitable for serious students of sports coaching or the sociology of sport.
Physical Education: Teachers' Lives and Careers, Hardback (March 1998)» View all books by Robyn L. Jones
Explores the careers of physical education teachers from two perspectives, firstly teachers' life-stories illustrate how eight teachers became involved with sport, and secondly, from a broader thematic analysis.
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