Coaching Youth Tennis

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American Sport Education Program
Human Kinetics, 2001 - Sports & Recreation - 189 pages
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This new edition of Coaching Youth Tennisis part of the improved generation of the American Sport Education Program's (ASEP) Coaching Youth Sports series. This widely respected and highly popular series is the best collection of youth sport-specific guides, which are grounded in positive coaching principles.

ASEP, the nation's number one coaching education program, developed Coaching Youth Tennisto provide coaches with both an explanation of their role and concrete instructions on fulfilling that role. You will find chapters on communicating with your athletes and their parents, teaching and developing tennis skills, planning and conducting practices, and coaching during games.

This third edition includes a special chapter on the games approach to coaching tennis, which makes practice more fun for the kids and teaching more effective for you, the coach.

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Coaching Youth Tennis

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This is written for the volunteer or possibly a beginner coach. It is very basic. If that is what you need, it might be okay. If you run a competitive program, it is likely that this will not meet your needs. Read full review

Coaching youth Tennis

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This was purchased as a gift to teach a child how to play tennis. The instructions were presented on a level that was child friendly. Read full review

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The American Sport Education Program

(ASEP), a division of Human Kinetics, Inc., has been developing and delivering coaching education courses since

1981. As the nation's leading coaching education program, ASEP works with national, state, and local youth sport

organizations to develop educational programs for coaches, officials, administrators, and parents. These programs incorporate ASEP's philosophy of "Athletes first, winning second.

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