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Journal of the Month – International Sport Coaching Journal

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Our journal of the month for February is International Sport Coaching  Journal (ISCJ)Wade Gilbert PHD, the author of Coaching Better Every Season, is the Editor-in-chief for the International Sport Coaching  Journal. The journal has been in existence since 2008, the first issue of 2017 came out just last week. Continue reading

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Coaching practices for every season on the sport calendar

Maximise the development of your athletes and team throughout the year with this essential coaching guide.

Coaching Better Every Season presents the proven coaching methods and practices for pre-season, in-season, post-season and off-season.

It also provides many practical exercises and evaluation tools that can be easily applied to teams and athletes at any level.

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New primary school scheme looks to inspire children to play and learn through cricket

Millions of primary school children in England and Wales will have the opportunity to play and learn through cricket. This is thanks to a major increase in the England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) funding to Chance to Shine.

The ECB is set to double its annual donation to the children’s cricket charity from £1.25 million to £2.5 million from October 2017.

Chance to Shine is a national charity which aims to use cricket to develop personal skills values to children involved. These include leadership, teamwork, respect and responsibility. Continue reading

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Coach education guide now available in six languages

The International Sport Coaching Framework Version 1.2 is now available in six different languages.

The International Sport Coaching Framework Version 1.2 developed jointly by the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE), the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) and Leeds Beckett University (LBU), is now available in Chinese, French, German, Russian and Spanish. An Arabic translation is forthcoming.

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Master the essentials of basketball

In Basketball Essentials, you learn by doing. Detailed instruction and photographs guide you through the techniques and tactics of the game.

More than 100 practice drills help develop players and improve performance.

Both players and coaches gain an understanding of the game, offensive and defensive strategies and proven plays.

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Tennis Coach Ireland National Conference

This year’s Tennis Coach Ireland National Conference will take place at Dublin City University on 25th September.

The conference is open to qualified coaches through recognised training systems.

Speakers at this year’s event include former International Tennis Federation members such as Dave Miley, David Wilson and Robert Cherry. There will also be a talk from LTA Master Performance Coach, Kris Soutar.

Human Kinetics books will be available to buy at the event.

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Guiding children through the issues of youth sport

Best Practice for Youth Sport tackles the increasing professionalisation and specialisation of youth sport which is eroding the ideal mantra: “It’s all about the kids.”

The text explores developmentally appropriate practice and encourages athlete-centered practices that are truly beneficial for young athletes.

It is based on the principle of developmentally appropriate practice (DAP), which can be defined as engaging in decisions, behaviours, and policies that meet the physical, psychological and social needs of children based on their ages and maturity.

It is an ideal reference text for students, practitioners and researchers in youth sport and sport and exercise psychology.

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