When communicating, coaches tend to focus on the content of the messages they send: "Run hard"; "Follow through." In doing so, they believe that the information is objective and that athletes will always receive the message as intended. That belief is far from the truth.
Sport Skill Instruction for Coaches
It has been said that �experience is knowledge acquired too late.� As a coach you want to do all you can to speed up your athletes� learning of tactical skills rather than wait for them to learn by experience.
Coaching Track & Field Successfully
The first thing to remember as a coach is that hurdlers apply much greater stress to their legs and body than do normal sprinters; therefore, you cannot expect them to run hurdles on back-to-back days. This does not eliminate, however, the need to work on the daily flexibility that is associated with the hurdling technique.
Basketball Offenses & Plays
In zone offenses, certain principles hold true regardless of the precise motion displayed on the court.
Finding fun, excitement, interest, pleasure, and satisfaction-all forms of intrinsic motivation-in the process of contesting will help guard against decompetition. But what evokes and sustains intrinsic motivation?
Triathlon 101-2nd Edition
What to do in the weeks before a race
Softball Skills & Drills 2nd Edition eBook
The easiest release to use for the changeup is usually the stiff wrist, but the choice should depend on which release is easier and more comfortable for the pitcher.
Developing Swimmers eBook
Of all the competitive strokes, breaststroke provides the most variety among world- and national-class swimmers, though over the past several years the trend has been moving away from lifting the shoulders and head high out of the water and toward a flatter, more forward stroke.
Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise eBook
The very best programs provide a solid grounding in the broad field of kinesiology, including exercise physiology; biomechanics; motor development, control and learning; sport psychology; and sociocultural analysis of sport and physical activity.
Basketball for Women-2nd Edition
The school is making a financial and educational commitment to you, and that commitment is a two-way street.