The Sports Coach as Educator: Re-conceptualising Sports Coaching (Volume 2)

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Teaching 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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Robyn Jones is a Reader in Sports Coaching at the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff. He has written extensively on coaching and the sociology of coaching.

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'Highly recommended, ¦The Sport Coach as Educator is testimony to Robyn Jones outstanding leadership of an international community of researchers and scholars, from largely educational backgrounds, in producing a critical tradition which will help to bridge the gap between sports science and coaching.' - IJSSC

'It is an interesting and thought provoking book which will cause many advanced coaches to re-examine and reflect on their role and relationship with their athletes.' Geoffrey K Platt, Kingston University, UK

 

 

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