Sport Skill Instruction for Coaches

ISBN-10: 0736039872

ISBN-13: 9780736039871

Edition: 2007

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Aimed at coaches, PE teachers and professionals working with athletes, this text introduces sport science topics to coaches, as well as how these concepts can be applied to enhance sports performance.
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List price: $43.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 2/27/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Natasha Zaretsky is assistant professor of history at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.Natasha Zaretsky is assistant professor of history at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

ASEP Silver Level Series Preface
Foundations of Skill Instruction
Basics of Good Teaching
Differences Between Learning and Performing
Three Basic Ingredients of Skill Instruction
Process-Focused Approach to Providing Sport Skill Instruction
Learning Aids
It All Starts With the Athlete
Individual Differences
Learner Characteristics
Difficulties in Predicting Future Performance Success
Learning Aids
Skills Your Athletes Need
Technical Skills
What Are Technical Skills?
Classifications of Technical Skills
Speed-Accuracy Trade-Off
Learning Aids
Tactical Skills
Understanding Tactical Skills
Identifying Important Tactical Skills
Helping Your Athletes Develop Their Tactical Skills
Creating a Blueprint of Tactical Options
Learning Aids
Mental Skills
Emotional Arousal in Athletic Performance
Attention During Sport Competition
Connection Between Arousal and Attention
Memory in Performance Preparation
Using Mental Skills to Maximize Performance
Combining Mental and Physical Rehearsal
Learning Aids
Designing Practice Sessions
Skill Analysis: Deciding What to Teach
Identifying the Skills Your Athletes Need to Learn
Setting Goals
Analyzing Technical Skills
Identifying Target Behaviors
Learning Aids
Deciding on the Content and Structure of Practice
Games Approach to Skill Practice
Establishing Two-Way Communication
Instructions, Demonstrations, and Guidance
Modifications of Technical Skill Rehearsal
Practice Structure
Developing Athletes' Anticipation
Games Approach to Practicing for Competition
Learning Aids
Providing Feedback
Intrinsic and Extrinsic Feedback
Verbal and Visual Feedback
Outcome and Performance Feedback
Program and Parameter Feedback
Descriptive and Prescriptive Feedback
Practical Considerations for Giving Feedback
Learning Aids
Combining the Practice of Technical, Tactical, and Mental Skills
Planning Effective Practices
Creating Practice Activities
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Practice Activities
A Final Comment
Learning Aids
Answers to Review Questions
Answers to Practical Activities
About the Author
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