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Title Coaching youth track & field / American Sport Education Program
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2008]


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Description vii, 221 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Stepping into coaching -- Communicating as a coach -- Understanding rules and equipment -- Providing for athletes' safety -- Making practices fun and practical -- Teaching and shaping skills -- Coaching the sprints, hurdles, and relays -- Coaching the distances -- Coaching the jumps -- Coaching the throws -- Coaching combined events and cross country -- Coaching on meet day -- Developing season and practice plans
Summary "Written by the American Sport Education Program in conjunction with Matt Lydum and other experts from Hershey's Track & Field Games and USA Track & Field (USATF), Coaching Youth Track & Field is the only resource available today aimed at coaches of athletes ages 14 and under." "Endorsed by USATF and named the official handbook of Hershey's Track & Field Games, Coaching Youth Track & Field offers instruction and skill-related activities for all events contested at USATF Junior Olympics and Hershey's competitions. Plus, an entire section is devoted to principles of coaching-such as coaching philosophy, communication, team management, training, and sport first aid."--BOOK JACKET
Notes "Official handbook of Hershey's Track & Field Games, endorsed by the USATF."
Subject Track and field for children -- Coaching
Author American Sport Education Program.
USA Track & Field.
Hershey Company.
LC no. 2007038400
ISBN 9780736069144 (paperback)
0736069143 (paperback)
Other Titles Coaching youth track and field