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Smart Coaching

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Table of Contents below


Smart Coaching is directed to new and experienced aerobic-endurance sport coaches. Coaches in non-aerobic and non-endurance sports will find much of interest to them as well.

Arnie has used much of the material in the book to help train nearly 1,000 coaches in the sports of cycling, running, triathlon, and walking.

Learn about:

●   Roles of coaches

●   Coaching responsibilities

●   Communication skills

●   Hints for giving talks

●   Coaching style

●   Motivation and confidence in athletes

●   Nutrition

●   Safety and risk management

●   Training principles

●   Fitness systems

●   Strength and flexibility training

●   Coaching beginners, older athletes, and athletes with disabilities

●   Workouts


Smart Coaching

by Arnie Baker, MD

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Price: $12.95

eBook - 74 pages (May 2005). This is an electronic book. There are no shipping or handling costs.

Argo publishing; ISBN: 0964060140 ; Dimensions (in inches): 8.50 x 11.00

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Table of Contents

Target Audience  




Section One: Coaching as a Profession  

Roles of Coaches

Coach Responsibilities 

Communication Skills  

Hints for Giving Talks   

Style—Hints to be a Better Coach  

Team Building and Teamwork   

Motivation in Athletes   

Confidence in Athletes   



Preparticipation Health   

First Aid Kit   

Risk Management  



Section Two:  General Sport Training   

Training Principles   

Fitness Systems   

Teaching Skills  

Strength & Weight Training   


Beginning Athlete Needs  

Special Groups  


Workout Glossary


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