Coaching Youth Football / Edition 5
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Coaching Youth Football / Edition 5

by American Sport Education Program, Joe Galat, Youth Football American
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0736085661

ISBN-13: 9780736085663

Pub. Date: 06/28/2010

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

Whether you’re a parent new to coaching or an experienced youth coach, Coaching Youth Football is your handbook for a successful season. Through the expertise of former NFL coach and current AYF president Joe Galat and American Youth Football, you’ll gain field-tested tips on running your team, communicating with and

Overview

Whether you’re a parent new to coaching or an experienced youth coach, Coaching Youth Football is your handbook for a successful season. Through the expertise of former NFL coach and current AYF president Joe Galat and American Youth Football, you’ll gain field-tested tips on running your team, communicating with and handling players, providing basic first aid, planning and conducting practices, drawing up plays, and keeping it all fun.

This fifth edition features updated information and an enhanced section about players’ safety on the field, including new information on concussion from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Fundamentals of offense, defense, and special teams are covered in depth, supported by more than 70 drills and over 60 photos and illustrations. Ideal for coaches of players ages 14 and under, this book is also a valuable component of the Coaching Youth Football online course, the official course of AYF offered by the American Sport Education Program. With this book, you will create an environment that promotes learning, enjoyment, and motivation so that players will come out for the team year after year.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736085663
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
06/28/2010
Pages:
233
Sales rank:
357,879
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Welcome to Coaching viii

Welcome From American Youth Football ix

Drill Finder x

Key to Diagrams xiii

1 Stepping Into Coaching 1

2 Communicating as a Coach 11

3 Understanding Rules and Equipment 21

4 Providing for Players' Safety 37

5 Making Practices Fun and Practical 57

6 Teaching and Shaping Skills 75

7 Coaching Offense 87

8 Coaching Defense 137

9 Coaching Special Teams 169

10 Coaching on Game Day 189

11 Developing Season and Practice Plans 203

Appendix 215

Glossary 228

About the Authors 232

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