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Coaching Football for Dummies
by Greg Bach


Overview - Few experiences are more rewarding than coaching a youth football team. Your journey through the season will be packed with moments that make you smile and that you and your players will remember for the rest of your lives. But what if you've never coached before?  Read more...

 
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Overview
Few experiences are more rewarding than coaching a youth football team. Your journey through the season will be packed with moments that make you smile and that you and your players will remember for the rest of your lives. But what if you've never coached before?

No worries Coaching Football For Dummies is the fun and easy way to tackle the basics of coaching youth football. This friendly guide shows you how to teach your players effectively, regardless of their age or skill level, and lead your team to victory--even if you're a first-time coach. You'll discover how to:

  • Develop a coaching philosophy
  • Teach football fundamentals
  • Encourage good sportsmanship
  • Improve your team's skills
  • Ensure safety on the field
  • Communicate effectively with parents

Packed with valuable information on preparing your game plan before you even step on the field, this hands-on resource gives you expert guidance in building your coaching skills, from evaluating your players and running enjoyable, productive practices to working with all types of kids--uncoordinated, shy, highly talented--at once. You'll find a variety of fun-filled drills for teaching everything from tackling and blocking to running and catching, as well as advanced drills to take your players' skills up a notch. You'll also see how to:

  • Conduct a preseason parents' meeting--an often overlooked aspect of coaching
  • Gather the necessary gear and fit the equipment to your players
  • Raise the level of play on offense, defense, and special teams
  • Take steps to avoid injuries
  • Deal with discipline issues and problem parents
  • Make critical half-time adjustments
  • Transition to coaching an All-Star Team

Complete with tips for working with parents, keeping your players healthy, and leading your team effectively on game days, Coaching Football For Dummies is all you need--besides a whistle and a clipboard--to navigate your players through a safe, fun, rewarding season


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780471793311
  • ISBN-10: 0471793310
  • Publisher: For Dummies
  • Publish Date: July 2006
  • Page Count: 362

Series: For Dummies

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