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Coaching Kids For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-7645-5197-0
252 pages
January 2002
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PART I: A Parent's Primer.

Chapter 1: An Introduction to Sports Parenting.

Chapter 2: Determining the Right Age to Begin Sports.

Chapter 3: Dealing with Your Child's (And Your Own) Disappointments.

Chapter 4: Evaluating the Pros and Cons of Travel Teams.

Chapter 5: Understanding the Differences between Individual and Team Sports.

PART II: Coaching Tasks.

Chapter 6: Outlining Your Responsibilities As a Youth Coach.

Chapter 7: Setting Up for the Season.

Chapter 8: Preparing and Conducting Practices.

Chapter 9: Coaching during a Game or Meet.

PART III: Motivation and the Mental Game.

Chapter 10: Motivating Today's Young Athletes.

Chapter 11: Teaching the Basics of Good Sportsmanship.

PART IV: Coaching Challenges.

Chapter 12: Handling Tough Situations with Your Team.

Chapter 13: Coping with Kids' Sports Injuries.

Chapter 14: Coaching Your Own Child.

Chapter 15: Dealing with the Stresses of the Job.

PART V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 16: Ten Things Every Parent Should Know.

Chapter 17: Ten Great Coaching Tips.

Chapter 18: Ten (Actually, 20) Brief Tips for Becoming a Great Coach.

Appendix A: Youth Sports Organizations.

Appendix B: The Coach's Resource Kit.


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