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High performance disability sport coaching

High performance disability sport coaching

Peters, Derek M., editor; Kohe, Geoffery Z., 1983- editor

As the profile of disability sport has risen, so has the emphasis grown beyond participation to include the development of a high performance environment. This book takes an in-depth look at the role of coaches and coaching in facilitating the professionalisation of disability sport, in raising performance standards, and as an important vector for the implementation of significant political, socio-cultural and technological change

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Routledge, 2017
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Details

Statement of responsibility: edited by Geoffery Z. Kohe and Derek M. Peters
ISBN: 1138860379, 9781138860377
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: x, 217 pages ; 24 cm
Subject: Athletes with disabilities.; Sports for people with disabilities Coaching.; Sport.

Contents

  1. Introduction (Derek M. Peters & Geoffery Z. Kohe)  1. Going the Distance
  2. A Tale of Energy, Commitment and Collaboration (Drew Ferguson, Laura G. Purdy, Jennifer Purdy & Paul Potrac)  2. Creating a High Performance Para-Rowing Programme in the USA
  3. From the Geography of the Land to the Generosity of the Spirit (and everything in between) (Natalie J. Campbell)  3. Coaching Across the Species Barrier
  4. Para-Equestrian Dressage (Georgina Holmes)  4. `Just doing it'
  5. A Strength Based Approach to Coaching Athletes (Tania Cassidy, Lisette Burrows, Raylene Bates & Joan Merrilees)  5. On the Way to Rio 2016
  6. Coaching Paralympic Volleyball in Brazil (Carla Filomena Silva)  6. Coaching Wheelchair Basketball Players
  7. From Beginning to the Top (Hana Vßlkovß, Jakub Vßlek & Stepßn Vßlek)  7. Coaching in the Flagship Paralympic Sport: A Tale from Trackside (P. David Howe)  8. Ozzie Sawicki - Coaching Alpine Skiing
  8. The Curiosity to Be the Best (David F.H. Legg & Bradley M.J. McClure)  9. Glynn Tromans
  9. In Search of `Fearless' Boccia and the `Big Hairy Audacious Goal' (Ian Brittain)  10. From Melksham to Rio
  10. A Coach's 20-year Journey in Para-Swimming (Anthony J. Bush)  11. Beyond High Performance Disability Sports Coaching? (Geoffery Z. Kohe & Derek M. Peters)