Teaching Sport Concepts and Skills: A Tactical Games Approach
Human Kinetics, 2006 - Sports & Recreation - 547 pages
-Learn and use key concepts to help you successfully teach and coach students.
-Get more lessons and ideas to help you apply the tactical games approach.
-Teach students and athletes how to transfer problem-solving knowledge and experience from one sport to another.
Already a classic in the field of sports and physical education, Teaching Sport Concepts and Skills: A Tactical Games Approach, Second Edition, has been greatly expanded to make it an even more valuable resource. The tactical games approach is a proven method used in teaching students and athletes sport-specific skills through modified game play in which they must execute tactics in gamelike settings. This book explains how to apply this approach and provides 245 ready-to-use lessons to help you do it.
These lessons include tactical questions to help you elicit students' responses that identify the need for skill practice. The lessons also guide you in adapting them to your students' needs, either simplifying or increasing the challenge of the tasks involved. The lessons feature more than 200 clear diagrams that make setup and execution of the games easy.
This book will help you
-expand your students' ability to perform skills and tactics,
-use key concepts throughout your teaching and coaching to facilitate your students' learning and development of game play skills,
-teach students and athletes how to transfer problem-solving knowledge and experience from one sport to another, and
-add variety to your curriculum as you enhance your students' tactical understanding and skill development.
Teaching Sport Concepts and Skills: A Tactical Games Approach, Second Edition, presents significant new material:
-New chapters on tactical transfer among games and tactical games as a curriculum model and a concluding chapter with tips on additional ways to teach your students through this approach
-New chapters on lacrosse, rugby, cricket, and bowling
-A DVD with 14 lessons demonstrated in a variety of sports and settings, showing you the theory in action in real-world teaching and coaching
Through Teaching Sport Concepts and Skills: A Tactical Games Approach, Second Edition, you'll learn how you can use this model to help you teach across your curriculum, and you'll benefit from the collective wisdom of the authors, who wrote this book by drawing from their combined decades of experience in teaching through this approach.
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