Teaching Sport Concepts and Skills A Tactical Games Approach

ISBN-10: 0736054537

ISBN-13: 9780736054539

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

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Help students expand their ability to perform specific skills through modified game play in which they apply tactics in gamelike situations.-Learn and use key concepts to help you successfully teach and coach students.-Get more lessons and ideas to help you apply the tactical games approach.-Teach students and athletes how to transfer problem-solving knowledge and experience from one sport to another.Already a classic in the field of sports and physical education, Teaching Sport Concepts and Skills: A Tactical Games Approach, Second Edition, has been greatly expanded to make it an even more valuable resource. The tactical games approach is a proven method used in teaching students and athletes sport-specific skills through modified game play in which they must execute tactics in gamelike settings. This book explains how to apply this approach and provides 245 ready-to-use lessons to help you do it.These lessons include tactical questions to help you elicit students' responses that identify the need for skill practice. The lessons also guide you in adapting them to your students' needs, either simplifying or increasing the challenge of the tasks involved. The lessons feature more than 200 clear diagrams that make setup and execution of the games easy.This book will help you--expand your students' ability to perform skills and tactics,-use key concepts throughout your teaching and coaching to facilitate your students' learning and development of game play skills,-teach students and athletes how to transfer problem-solving knowledge and experience from one sport to another, and-add variety to your curriculum as you enhance your students' tactical understanding and skill development.Teaching Sport Concepts and Skills: A Tactical Games Approach, Second Edition, presents significant new material:--New chapters on tactical transfer among games and tactical games as a curriculum model and a concluding chapter with tips on additional ways to teach your students through this approach-New chapters on lacrosse, rugby, cricket, and bowling-A DVD with 14 lessons demonstrated in a variety of sports and settings, showing you the theory in action in real-world teaching and coachingThrough Teaching Sport Concepts and Skills: A Tactical Games Approach, Second Edition, you'll learn how you can use this model to help you teach across your curriculum, and you'll benefit from the collective wisdom of the authors, who wrote this book by drawing from their combined decades of experience in teaching through this approach.
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Book details

List price: $49.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 11/22/2005
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 560
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.762
Language: English

Linda Griffin joined Education Northwest June 2004 and serves as the director of the Mathematics Education Unit. Her professional background includes fourteen years as a middle and high school mathematics teacher, as well as eight years working on National Science Foundation grant projects focused on teacher enhancement, gender equity, and parent involvement in the area of mathematics. Griffin has extensive experience conducting staff development and presenting workshops at regional and national conferences and has taught university courses in mathematics, including mathematics content courses for pre-service elementary teachers. Linda holds a B.A. in mathematics from the University of California at Davis, an M.A in teaching and teacher education from the University of Arizona, and an Ed.D. in educational leadership from Northern Arizona University.

Stephen A. Mitchell was a theorist and clinician. He died in 2000.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Tactical Games Teaching
Using This Book
Tactical Games Explanation and Review
Rationale for a Tactical Approach
Game Frameworks
Game Performance
Levels of Tactical Complexity
Teaching Tactical Awareness and Skill Acquisition
Summary
Transfer of Tactical Learning
Transfer of Tactical Knowledge in Games
Implications for Curriculum Development
Summary
Lesson Plans for Tactical Games Teaching
Soccer
Summary
Basketball
Summary
Lacrosse
Summary
Rugby
Summary
Volleyball
Basic Triad Formation
Teaching Volleyball
Levels of Tactical Complexity
Summary
Badminton
Summary
Tennis
Summary
Softball
Summary
Cricket
Summary
Golf
Safety
Instruction Tips
Tactical Reality Golf
Summary
Bowling
Organization of Lanes and Equipment
Instruction Tips
Establishing an Authentic Context
Summary
Tactical Games Curriculum
Tactical Games Curriculum Model
Assumptions Underpinning a Tactical Games Curriculum
Conceptual Framework
Model-Based Instruction
Summary
Assessing Outcomes
Assessment Beliefs
Assessment Strategies
Assessing Learning Outcomes
Summary
Getting Started With Tactical Games Teaching
Conceptual Framework for Planning Tactical Teaching
Putting the Planning Framework Into Action
Skills and Attitudes for Teacher Change
Implementing Practices
Reflections and Conclusions
Final Thoughts
References
About the Authors
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