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Coaching Track and Field Successfully

Coaching Track and Field Successfully - 03 edition

Coaching Track and Field Successfully - 03 edition

ISBN13: 9780736042741

ISBN10: 0736042741

Coaching Track and Field Successfully by Mark Guthrie - ISBN 9780736042741
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
International: No
Coaching Track and Field Successfully by Mark Guthrie - ISBN 9780736042741

ISBN13: 9780736042741

ISBN10: 0736042741

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 03

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Building and maintaining a successful track and field program doesn't happen by chance. It requires planning, organizing, training, motivating, and excelling in competition. Coaching Track & Field Successfully is your comprehensive guide to every facet of running a first-rate program in the sport.
Coach Mark Guthrie's University of Wisconsin-La Crosse track and field teams have claimed 15 Division III national championships since 1986. Progressive technical instruction, event-specific training, tactical meet preparation, post-meet analysis, and effective coach-athlete communication are among the many key factors in Guthrie's formula for success.

Learn from the best to make your program the best it can be. In Coaching Track & Field Successfully, 7-time national coach of the year Guthrie presents not only what to do, but also how to do it and why. Select and apply what might work best for your situation to benefit from the knowledge of a proven winner, year after year.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Pt. I Coaching Foundation

Ch. 1. Developing a Coaching Philosophy
Ch. 2. Communicating Your Approach
Ch. 3. Motivating Track & Field Athletes
Ch. 4. Building a Successful Track & Field Program

Pt. II Coaching Plans

Ch. 5. Planning for the Season
Ch. 6. Preparing for Practices

Pt. III Coaching Event Techniques and Tactics

Ch. 7. Sprints and Sprint Relays
Ch. 8. Hurdle Events
Ch. 9. Middle-Distance and Distance Events
Ch. 10. High Jump
Ch. 11. Pole Vault
Ch. 12. Long Jump and Triple Jump
Ch. 13. Throwing Events

Pt. IV Coaching Meets

Ch. 14. Mental Training for Teams
Ch. 15. Preparing for Meets