COACHING AND TRAINING ATHLETES
COACHING AND TRAINING ATHLETES is a series of essays directed at the developing coach working with the novice and improving athlete in a mixed gender environment. The essays included here, widely published in sports journals around the world, offer an introduction to the principles of humanistic coaching, discuss the use of analogy in teaching sport and suggest ways in which the coach can develop the quality of performance all athletes are seeking to achieve.
This new volume contains sample training schedules for 100m, 200m and 400m for young, developing sprinters and insightful interviews with elite athletes and world-class coaches who discuss their experiences and the philosophies behind the training methodology.
This unique collection of well-written essays is a must-read for all coaches keen to explore a creative approach to coaching and, in so doing, develop the learning potential of the athletes in their care.
The author is a freelance writer and former BAF Senior Sprints Coach (UK Athletics Level 4).
Published: 30 October 2015
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