Coaching Football for Dummies (Paperback)
|Author: Greg Bach|
|Packed with drills, play formations, and tips for game days |
The fun and easy way(R) to tackle the basics of coaching youth football
Volunteering as a football coach can be a fun, rewarding experience, both for you and your team. But what if you''ve never coached before? Have no fear -- this friendly guide explains the rules of football, giving you expert advice on teaching essential skills to different age groups, running great practices, and leading your team effectively during a game.
Discover how toDevelop a coaching philosophyTeach fundamentalsEncourage good sportsmanshipCoach offense, defense, and special teamsEnsure safety on the fieldCommunicate effectively with parents
From the Publisher:
For the volunteer parents or other adult who coach youth sports, now theres a reference book to guide novices in the complexities of football. The National Alliance For Youth Sports, which has certified 2.1 million volunteer coaches and is Americas leading advocate for positive and safe sports for children, offers volunteer coaches information on everything from the fundamentals of football to how to encourage good sportsmanship. New coaches of five- to 14-year-olds will gain valuable information on running fun and creative drills, assigning the right players to positions, and incorporating teamwork into every play. And theres lots of advice on typical coaching challenges, from ensuring safety on the field to encouraging good sportsmanship and involving parents.||
The National Alliance For Youth Sports provides a range of programs for volunteer coaches, administrators, officials, parents, and young athletes. Greg Bach (West Palm Beach, FL) is the Director of Communications for the National Alliance For Youth Sports.A detailed handbook for volunteer parents or other adults who coach youth football covers everything from the fundamentals of the game of football, to fitness drills, to how to encourage good sportsmanship and teamwork, emphasizing a safe and positive approach to youth sports. Original.