While the impact of coaches on their athletes has been appreciated for more than a century, only recently have researchers reached a consensus concerning the key coaching principles and methods that consistently ensure the most positive outcomes for athletes and coaches. Sport Coaches’ Handbook presents this more holistic approach to coaching and provides possible applications to raise the quality of coaching around the globe.
This groundbreaking reference is for aspiring coaches and current coaches across all sports and participation levels. Sport Coaches’ Handbook is authored and edited by leading international figures in coaching and coach development who have been selected by the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE). The book helps coaches to fulfill their chosen role while considering their personal values and philosophy, the athletes they coach, and the environment in which they work. Coaches will find information and insights on numerous topics of critical importance…….To see more click here
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Human Kinetics has released this groundbreaking reference for aspiring coaches and current coaches across all sports and participation levels. Sport Coaches’ Handbook is authored and edited by leading international figures in coaching and coach development who have been selected by the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE). The book helps coaches to fulfill their chosen role while considering their personal values and philosophy, the athletes they coach, and the environment in which they work. Coaches will find information and insights on numerous topics of critical importance to a successful coaching career:
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This coach friendly DVD, which has easy to implement drills for the Learn to Train (Females: 8-11, and Males: 9-12) and Train to Train (Females: 11-15 and Males: 12-16) age group athletes has been sport engineered by the Sport Medicine and Science Council of Manitoba.
It features developmental athletes in age appropriate drills and is the first of a series of multi-sport videos dealing with the crucial subject of Long Term Athlete Development.
The 2nd in the series of LTAD DVD’s from Sport Manitoba is the Games with a Purpose DVD.
Games with a Purpose focuses on teaching 6 fundamental physical literacy’s (Balance, Running, Jumping, Throwing, Catching & Striking) as well as great age appropriate mental training activities. The DVD is intended for parents, early childcare educators, teachers and coaches working with athletes in the Active Start and FUNdamentals stages of the LTAD model, specifically 4-8 year olds.
Developed in partnership with Sport Manitoba, Sport Medicine and Science Council of Manitoba along with sport expertise from Athletics Canada, Baseball Canada, Gymnastics, Canadian Soccer Association & Softball Canada. The DVD shows 3 fun activities & games to reinforce the participant’s acquisition each of the 6 literacy’s.
This coach friendly DVD highlights the speed and strength development though easy to implement drills for the Learn to Train ( Females 8-11, and Males 9-12) and Train to Train ( Females 11-15 and Males 12-16) age group athletes. The DVD also includes Field tests and demonstrates testing protocol for establishing Peak Height Velocity, ( a key practice in establishing windows of trainability).
The drills have been endorsed by the Sport Medicine and Science Council of Manitoba.
More than just Games is a video with 60 games reviewed by our physical education and early childhood educator experts as well as the Coaching Manitoba advisory board that teaches a variety of physical literacy in a variety of areas
1. On the ice from the experts in hockey, figure skating, speed skating and curling
2. Indoors from the experts in gymnastics, basketball, volleyball and combative sports
3. Outdoors from the experts in athletics, football, soccer and cross country ski
4. In the water from the experts in swimming, water polo, synchronized swimming and wake board/water ski
5. And also with implements from the experts at golf, badminton, tennis, baseball and softball
Physical literacy skills are key to being active for life. Early years of childhood are key times to acquire physical literacy skills. Teachers, early childhood educators, coaches and parents are key people to teach physical literacy skills. More than just Games is a resource for teachers, early childhood educators, coaches and parents that allows them to easily teach physical literacy skills in a fun manner so youth can acquire the physical literacy skills to allow them to be active for life.
We are thrilled to announce the opening of our Sport Manitoba Resource Centre online library.
Librarything is an online library database which you can use to search for books available at the Canada Games Sport for Life Resource Centre.
The Librarything website will give you the list of the books we have in our library and when possible a description of the book. You do not have to be a member when using Librarything to search the Resource library.
Use the “Search this Library” button located on the top right hand corner of the page under the “Search Site” button.
Hint: “Search this Library” button will give you the books available from our library where as the “Search Site” button will give you the books in the entire Librarything website.