Successful Coaching

Author(s): Rainer Martens

Sports & Recreation

A million coaches can't be wrong. As one of the world's best-selling coaching books, "Successful Coaching" has helped over a million coaches develop their coaching philosophies, hone their communication, teaching and management skills and better understand their responsibilities. Written by a coach for coaches across all sports, "Successful Coaching" blends the latest research and accepted practices in the sport sciences with practical advice from seasoned coaching veterans and offers students as well as new and experienced coaches a comprehensive guide to every aspect of coaching. "Successful Coaching" helps readers think critically about their motivation for being a coach and establish a coaching philosophy and style that pave the way for a fulfilling sport experience for both coaches and their athletes.


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Rainer Martens has coached at school and university levels and has studied sport as a research scientist. He has written 15 books and has been a featured speaker throughout the world. Rainer has conducted more than 150 workshops and clinics for coaches and athletes. He is the founder of Human Kinetics and the American Sport Education Program (ASEP).

Chapter 1. Developing Your Coaching Philosophy; Chapter 3. Selecting Your Coaching Style; Chapter 5. Coaching Diverse Athletes; Chapter 7. Motivating Your Athletes; Chapter 9. The Games Approach; Chapter 11. Teaching Tactical Skills; Chapter 13. Training Basics; Chapter 14. Training for Energy Fitness; Chapter 15. Training for Muscular Fitness; Chapter 16. Fueling Your Athletes; Chapter 17. Battling Drugs; Chapter 18. Managing Your Team; Chapter 19. Managing Relationships; Chapter 20. Managing Risk.

General Fields

  • : 9781450400510
  • : Human Kinetics Publishers
  • : Human Kinetics Publishers
  • : 1.27
  • : January 2012
  • : 279mm X 216mm
  • : United States
  • : July 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Rainer Martens
  • : Paperback
  • : 4th Revised edition
  • : 796.077
  • : 456
  • : 289 colour illustrations, 108 colour illustrations