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  1. Learning in Sports Coaching

    Theory and Application

    Edited by Lee Nelson, Ryan Groom, Paul Potrac

    The facilitation of learning is a central feature of coaches’ and coach educators’ work. Coaching students and practitioners are, as a result, being expected to give increasing levels of thought towards how they might help to develop the knowledge and practical skills of others. Learning in Sports...

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  2. Understanding Sports Coaching

    The Pedagogical, Social and Cultural Foundations of Coaching Practice

    By Tania G. Cassidy, Robyn L. L Jones, Paul A. Potrac

    Every successful sports coach knows that good teaching and social practices are just as important as expertise in sport skills and tactics. Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Understanding Sports Coaching is still the only introduction to theory and practice in sports coaching to...

    To Be Published October 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Sports Coaching

    Edited by Paul Potrac, Wade Gilbert, Jim Denison

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Over the last three decades sports coaching has evolved from a set of customary practices based largely on tradition and routine into a sophisticated, reflective and multi-disciplinary profession. In parallel with this, coach education and coaching studies within higher education have developed...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Research Methods in Sports Coaching

    Edited by Lee Nelson, Ryan Groom, Paul Potrac

    Research Methods in Sports Coaching is a key resource for any student, researcher or practitioner wishing to undertake research into sports coaching. It takes the reader through each phase of the research process, from identifying valuable research questions, to data collection and analyses, to the...

    Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Sociology of Sports Coaching

    Edited by Robyn L. Jones, Paul Potrac, Chris Cushion, Lars Tore Ronglan

    Sports coaching is a social activity. At its heart lies a complex interaction between coach and athlete played out within the context of sport, itself a socio-culturally defined set of practices. In this ground-breaking book, leading international coaching scholars and coaches argue that an...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Understanding Sports Coaching

    The Social, Cultural and Pedagogical Foundations of Coaching Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Tania G. Cassidy, Robyn L. Jones, Paul Potrac

    Successful sports coaching is as dependent on utilising good teaching and social practices as it is about expertise in sport skills and tactics. Understanding Sports Coaching offers an innovative introduction to the theory and practice of sports coaching, highlighting the social, cultural and...

    Published August 5th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Sports Coaching

    The Social, Cultural and Pedagogical Foundations of Coaching Practice

    By Tania G. Cassidy, Robyn L. Jones, Paul Potrac

    Successful sports coaching is as dependent on utilising good teaching and social practices as it is about expertise in sport skills and tactics. Understanding Sports Coaching offers an innovative introduction to the theory and practice of sports coaching, highlighting the social, cultural and...

    Published September 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  8. Sports Coaching Cultures

    From Practice to Theory

    By Kathleen M. Armour, Robyn Jones, Paul Potrac

    'The art of coaching is recognising the situation, recognising the people and responding to the people you are working with... that's the big thing, to handle people'. Steve Harrison, Coach, Middlesbrough Football Club. Responding to the fast growing subject in academic sports departments, this...

    Published December 4th 2003 by Routledge

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