The Sports Coach as Educator : Reconceptualising Sports Coaching, Paperback

The Sports Coach as Educator : Reconceptualising Sports Coaching Paperback

Edited by Robyn L. Jones



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.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 208 pages, 9 black & white illustrations, 3 black & white tables, 8 black & white line drawings
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Sociology & anthropology
  • ISBN: 9780415367608



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