Coaching Youth Track and Field : Official Handbook of Hershey's Track and Field Games

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-02
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
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Inclusive resource for coaches of athletes age 14 and under. Covers fundamentals, as well as communication, safety, and teaching methods. Activities modified for several ability levels. Formatted for sequential learning and quick reference. Section devoted to principles of coaching-coaching philosophy, communication, team management, training and sport first aid. Provides instruction for all events contested at Junior Olympics and Hershey's competitions. Includes drills and games, age-specific coaching tips, and more than 120 photos.

Table of Contents

Welcome to Coaching!
Welcome From Hershey and USA Track & Field
Stepping Into Coaching
Communicating as a Coach
Understanding Rules and Equipment
Providing for Athletes' Safety
Making Practices Fun and Practical
Teaching and Shaping Skills
Coaching the Sprints, Hurdles, and Relays
Coaching the Distances
Coaching the Jumps
Coaching the Throws
Coaching Combined Events and Cross Country
Coaching on Meet Day
Developing Season and Practice Plans
Related Checklists and Forms
Track and Field Terms
About ASEP
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