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  • Sports coaching in South Africa: A status quo
  • Kubayi A
  • ISBN: 9780627039997
  • eISBN: N/A
  • ePub ISBN: 9780627040009
  • 236 Pages | Published: 2024

Sports coaching in South Africa: A status quo is written by South Africans for South Africans. It is a textbook aimed at bridging the gap between theory and practice by introducing the principles of sports coaching using real-world examples and data from the South African context.

Divided into four main parts, with altogether 12 chapters, it explores topics such as:
•     The history and development of sports coaching
•     The roles and legal responsibilities of sports coaches, as well as their competitive intelligence
•     Safety issues and interventions in sports coaching
•     Coaching differently-abled athletes
•     Coaching for performance, zooming in on support systems, injury prevention and management
•     Monitoring fitness and fatigue
•     The psychology of sports coaching
•     Using performance analysis for Generation Z players participating in invasion team sports

This book is a must-read for practising coaches as well as researchers and students in the fields of sports coaching, human movement science and sports and exercise science.

PART A: INTRODUCTION
1. The history and development of sports coaching

PART B: FUNDAMENTALS OF SPORTS COACHING
2. Examining sports coaching within the South African context
3. The legal responsibilities of sports coaches
4. Roles of a sports coach
5. Safety issues and interventions in sports coaching
6. Competitive intelligence of South African sports coaches

PART C: COACHING DIFFERENTLY-ABLED ATHLETES
7. Coaching special populations

PART D: COACHING FOR PERFORMANCE
8. Support systems for sport teams
9. A multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to performance and injury prevention and management
10. Monitoring fitness and fatigue for coaches
11. The psychology of sports coaching
12. Creating a learning environment through the use of performance analysis for Generation Z players participating in invasion team sports

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