Sports & Recreation

101 Youth Rugby Drills

Author: Chris Sheryn

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 272

View: 709

Designed specifically for younger players, 101 Youth Rugby Drills is the practice bible for youth rugby coaches. It contains a range of progressive practice drills to help young players develop. Fun, educational and challenging, all drills are illustrated and cover the essential technical skills required to introduce rugby, including: - warming up and cooling down - handling the ball - running with the ball - running off the ball - attacking and defensive patterns. As well as easy-to-use instructions, each drill contains information on the equipment needed, the space required, how to construct a safe and effective training session and how to organise the players.
Sports & Recreation

101 Youth Athletics Drills

Author: John Shepherd

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 225

View: 991

Designed specifically for young athletes, this manual contains a wide range of progressive practice drills to help players develop. Fun, educational and challenging, all drills are illustrated and cover the essential technical skills, including: warming uprunningjumpinghurdlingthrowing As well as easy-to-follow instructions, each drill contains information on the equipment needed, the space required, how to construct a safe and effective training session and how to organise the athletes.
Juvenile Nonfiction

101 Basketball Tips

Author: Ray Lokar

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 84

View: 797

From playground to the pros, from young players to adults, there are seemingly as many ways to coach and play the game of basketball as there are places to play it. 101 Basketball Coaching Tips distills the game of basketball in order to provide concise tips, tools, and techniques on coaching philosophy, basketball strategy X's & O's, skills and drills, as well as ways to develop a basketball program on the court, outside the lines, in the locker room, and in the coach's office. From the novice youth coach to the experienced veteran, there is something in 101 Basketball Coaching Tips for everyone. The constant quest for a "better way" is what makes our profession as coaches, and this game of basketball, an ever changing adventure. As long as we continue to grow and learn, the future of our sport is in good hands.
Sports & Recreation

Coaching Soccer For Dummies

Author: National Alliance for Youth Sports

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 384

View: 791

Packed with drills and tips for practice and game days The fun and easy way(r) to kick-start your soccer coaching skills Volunteering as a youth soccer coach can be a great experience, both for you and your squad. But what if you've never coached before? Don't worry! This friendly guide explains soccer rules, shows you how to approach coaching, and gives you practical pointers on improving your team's soccer skills and encouraging good sportsmanship. Discover how to Understand soccer rules Develop a coaching philosophy Teach soccer fundamentals Run great practices Lead your team during a game Communicate effectively with parents
Sports & Recreation

Coaching Baseball For Dummies

Author: The National Alliance For Youth Sports

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 384

View: 433

If you are a baseball fan, then coaching youth baseball is one the most enjoyable and rewarding activities you’ll experience. But what if you’ve never coached before? Or you haven’t played the game in a while and have forgot some key points to the sport? No worries! Coaching Baseball for Dummies guides you through the rules of the game, explaining all the essential skills and the best ways to teach them to your players. Covering different age groups and great practice routines, this guide is all you need to have a fun-filled season. You’ll discover how to: Fulfill the role of being a coach and parent Develop a coaching philosophy Understand how your league works Evaluate your team Teach your players fundamentals Understand all kinds of children Create your practice plan Prepare for game day Overcome challenges and problems This plain-English guide also shows you how to run all kinds of drills, from hitting and pitching to fielding and base running. And when your team is tense or low on morale, it shows you how to relax your players and keep them focused on the game. There are also suggestions for making your season, and theirs, a memorable one. Coaching Baseball for Dummies shows you how much fun it can be to train kids to be athletes, have good sportsmanship, and work together as a team.
Sports & Recreation

Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Baseball

Author: Daniel Keller

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 176

View: 797

You volunteered to coach the local baseball team, but are you ready? How will you teach the fundamental skills, run effective practices, and harness the energy of your young team? Fear not: Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Baseball has the answers. In Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Baseball, longtime coach Dan Keller shares his experiences and provides advice you can rely on from the first practice to the final game. From evaluating players’ skills and establishing realistic goals to using in-game coaching tips, it’s all here—the drills, the strategies, and most important, the fun! Develop your team’s fielding, catching, throwing, pitching, and hitting skills with the Survival Guide’s collection of the game’s best youth drills that young players can actually use. Best of all, you’ll be able to get the most out of every practice by following the ready-to-use practice plans. Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Baseball has everything you need for a rewarding and productive season.
Sports & Recreation

Coaching Youth Track and Field

Author: American Sport Education Program

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 221

View: 740

Written by the American Sport Education Program in conjunction with Matt Lydum and other experts from Hersheys Track & Field Games and USA Track & Field, Coaching Youth Track & Field is the only resource available today aimed at coaches of athletes ages 14 and under. Coaching Youth Track & Field includes activities specifically designed for young track and field athletes and fundamentals of all of the events in track and field (USATF and Hersheys Track and Field Games). Coaching Youth Track & Fields 73 activities and 32 age-specific coaching tips are sure to jump-start your planning and practices and help you overcome any hurdle encountered during the season. Plus, sequenced and specific chapters help you learn, retain, and reference in a flash. Endorsed by USATF and named the official handbook of Hersheys Track & Field Games, this book a must-read as you prepare to meet the challenges and enjoy the rewards of coaching young athletes.
Sports & Recreation

Coaching Basketball For Dummies

Author: The National Alliance For Youth Sports

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 384

View: 915

So you’re thinking about volunteering to coach youth basketball? Great! You’re in for a fun, rewarding experience. Whether you’re new to the sport and looking for some guidance or you’re a seasoned coach hunting for some fresh tips, Coaching Basketball For Dummies will help you command the court with confidence. Each friendly chapter is packed with expert advice on teaching the basics of basketball—from dribbling and shooting to rebounding and defending—and guiding your kids to a fun-filled, stress-free season. You get a crash course in the rules and regulations of the game, as well as clear explanations of what all those lines, circles, and half-circle markings mean on the court. You’ll assign team positions, run great practices, and work with both beginning and intermediate players of different age groups. You’ll also see how to ramp up your players’ skills and lead your team effectively during a game. This book will also help you discover how to: Develop your coaching philosophy Understand your league’s rules Conduct a preseason parents’ meeting—crucial for opening the lines of communication Teach offensive and defensive strategies Keep your kids healthy and injury-free Encourage good sportsmanship Make critical half-time adjustments during a game Help struggling players Address discipline problems and handle difficult parents Coach an All-Star or Travel team Complete with numerous offensive and defensive drills and tips for helping your kids relax before a game, Coaching Basketball For Dummies is the fun and easy way to get the score on this worthwhile endeavor!
Sports & Recreation

Coaching Football For Dummies

Author: The National Alliance of Youth Sports

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 384

View: 793

Few experiences are more rewarding than coaching a youth football team. Your journey through the season will be packed with moments that make you smile and that you and your players will remember for the rest of your lives. But what if you’ve never coached before? No worries! Coaching Football For Dummies is the fun and easy way to tackle the basics of coaching youth football. This friendly guide shows you how to teach your players effectively, regardless of their age or skill level, and lead your team to victory—even if you’re a first-time coach. You’ll discover how to: Develop a coaching philosophy Teach football fundamentals Encourage good sportsmanship Improve your team’s skills Ensure safety on the field Communicate effectively with parents Packed with valuable information on preparing your game plan before you even step on the field, this hands-on resource gives you expert guidance in building your coaching skills, from evaluating your players and running enjoyable, productive practices to working with all types of kids—uncoordinated, shy, highly talented—at once. You’ll find a variety of fun-filled drills for teaching everything from tackling and blocking to running and catching, as well as advanced drills to take your players’ skills up a notch. You’ll also see how to: Conduct a preseason parents’ meeting—an often overlooked aspect of coaching Gather the necessary gear and fit the equipment to your players Raise the level of play on offense, defense, and special teams Take steps to avoid injuries Deal with discipline issues and problem parents Make critical half-time adjustments Transition to coaching an All-Star Team Complete with tips for working with parents, keeping your players healthy, and leading your team effectively on game days, Coaching Football For Dummies is all you need—besides a whistle and a clipboard—to navigate your players through a safe, fun, rewarding season!
Sports & Recreation

Football Coach Season Planner

Author: Malcolm Cook

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 192

View: 822

The ultimate soccer coaching toolkit for coaches at all levels of the game.
Education

The Baffled Parent's Guide to Coaching Youth Football

Author: Paul Pasqualoni

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 136

View: 961

A PAPERBACK ORIGINAL Features the expertise of one of the nation's top-ranking college football coaches Author Paul Pasqualoni, head coach at Syracuse University, is renowned for the hands-on style he developed over years of coaching football at all levels. Like all Baffled Parent's Guides, Coaching Youth Football takes an upbeat, inspirational approach to coaching, with an emphasis on creating a positive, supportive environment. Pasqualoni offers the fundamentals of motivating, controlling, and encouraging a disparate group of children of varying skills and dispositions. Readers learn the secrets of coaching football, including how to determine a child's position, how to teach blocking and tackling safely, and how to calm a player's­­and parent's­­fear of being hurt. Takes a drills-based approach to teaching basic skills Q&A sections provide solutions to problems most new coaches face
Vaulting

101 Pole Vaulting Tips and Drills

Author: James Eldridge (Ed.D.)

Publisher: Coaches Choice Books

ISBN:

Category: Vaulting

Page: 170

View: 233

101 Pole Vaulting Tips and Drills helps coaches work with beginning, intermediate, and advanced vaulters ages 12 and above to improve their competitive vaulting abilities. The winning tips and drills in the book are based on the best scientific information currently available from the fields of pole vaulting, exercise physiology, and other sport sciences. Topics include coaching safety for practice and competitions, nutrition, training to compete, and much more.
Sports & Recreation

Coaching Volleyball For Dummies

Author: The National Alliance For Youth Sports

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 384

View: 559

Your hands-on guide to coaching youth volleyball Have you been asked to coach a youth volleyball team? This friendly, practical guide helps you grasp the basics and take charge on the court. You get expert advice on teaching key skills to different age groups, running safe and effective practices, helping struggling players, encouraging good sportsmanship, and leading your team with confidence during a match. Lay the groundwork for a great season — develop your coaching philosophy, run an effective preseason meeting, and get up to speed on the rules and terminology of the sport Build your team — size up the players, find roles for everyone to succeed in, and coach all different types of kids Teach the basics of volleyball — from serving and passing to setting, attacking, and blocking, instruct your players successfully in all the key elements Raise the level of play — teach more advanced offensive and defensive skills and keep your kids' interest in volleyball going strong Make the moms and dads happy — work with parents to ensure a successful and fun season Score extra points — keep your players healthy and injury free, resolve conflicts, and coach a volleyball club team Open the book and find: Clear explanations of the game's fundamentals An assortment of the sport's best drills The equipment your team needs Player positions and their responsibilities Tips for running fun-filled practices Refinements for your coaching strategies How to meet players' special needs Ten ways to make the season memorable
Sports & Recreation

Coaching Football For Dummies, Mini Edition

Author: National Alliance for Youth Sports

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 64

View: 600

Touchdown! This fun and easy reference will help you makeit happen. Signed up to coach the football team and not sure where to start? This fun reference guides you through the beginning of the season to the end of the season, with helpful tips along the way. You also gain useful advice on evaluating your players' abilities and involving their parents in training and team activities. Open the book and find: Ideas for drills Tips for choosing the best offensive plays Pointers on creating a strong defense Ways to prepare for the season
Sports & Recreation

Youth Hockey for Parents and Players

Author: Gerald A. Walford

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 180

View: 265

Complete handbook for coaches and young players to one of the most popular winter sports. Includes tips for teaching skills, drills for practice on-and-off the ice, and a glossary of pertinent hockey terms.

Netball Coaching

Author: Heather Crouch

Publisher: A & C Black

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 192

View: 203

Fully updated and redesigned, the third edition of Netball Coaching offers practical advice and valuable instruction for netball players, community coaches and physical education teachers. From key coaches in the field of netball comes this netball coaching bible suitable for all levels of the game, offering invaluable guidance on skills, tactics, coaching ideas, training tips, plans and much more. This book is extremely practical and includes wide-ranging drills and up to the minute coaching tips to keep netball exciting. This latest edition is edited by one of the leaders in the netball coaching field and will be an invaluable coaching companion. It has continued to sell well since the first edition. 101 Youth Netball (7-11 years) has sold almost 4,000 copies and 101 Youth Netball (12-16 years) has sold 16,000 copies.
Sports & Recreation

Coaching Youth Baseball

Author: John Mccarthy

Publisher: Betterway Books

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 176

View: 766

For coaches, or anyone helping a child play better baseball, long-time Little League coach John P. McCarthy covers the sports basics as well as topics including teaching children confidence and how to deal with injuries. The book includes a practice plan and a checklist to help players strengthen specific skills.