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British Canoe Union Coaching Handbook


Paperback Published: 31st May 2006
ISBN: 9780954706166
Number Of Pages: 352

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A manual of coaching techniques, advice and guidelines
for the canoe and kayak coach. This book is a mine of
useful information and practical tips. If you aspire to
be a better canoe or kayak coach, this is the book for
you. The book divides into three sections: Part One deals
with coaching theory and fundamentals such as psychology
and physiology explained in terms that make sense to a
practical coach. Part Two looks at generic coaching
skills that will provide useful tools whatever discipline
the coach is involved in. It works its way from
introducing people to canoesport right through to
coaching elite athletes. Part Three looks at specific
aspects of canoesport such as slalom, racing, sea
kayaking, white water kayaking, open canoeing and

Foreword Acknowledgements Contents Introduction Part One - Coaching Theory 1 Coaching - Bill Taylor 2 Physiology - Nick Draper 3 Psychology - Chris Hodgson 4 Duty of Care - Phil Hadley 5 Generic Safety Considerations - Franco Ferrero Part Two - Practical Coaching 6 First Experiences - Dino Heald 7 Coaching Novices - Bob Timms 8 Coaching Improvers - Bob Timms 9 Performance Coaching - 10 Coaching Young Paddlers - Lara Tipper, Suzy Hornby and Phil Hadley 11 Use of Video - Leo Hoare Part Three - Specialist Disciplines 12 Forward paddling and Racing - 13 Rolling - Ian Coleman 14 Open Canoe - Chris Forrest 15 Sea Kayaking - Trys Morris 16 Surf - Nigel Robinson 17 White Water - Loel Collins 18 Slalom 19 Freestyle

ISBN: 9780954706166
ISBN-10: 0954706161
Series: PESDA
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 31st May 2006
Publisher: Pesda Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.1 x 17.0  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.82

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