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Routledge Focus on Sport Pedagogy


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The field of sport pedagogy (physical education and coaching) is united by the desire to improve the experiences of young people and adult participants. The Routledge Focus on Sport Pedagogy series presents small books on big topics in an effort to eradicate the boundaries that currently exist between young people, adult learners, coaches, teachers and academics, in schools, clubs and universities. Theoretically grounded but with a strong emphasis on practice, the series aims to open up important and useful new perspectives on teaching, coaching and learning in sport and physical education.

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Meaningful Physical Education An Approach for Teaching and Learning

Meaningful Physical Education: An Approach for Teaching and Learning

1st Edition

Edited By Tim Fletcher, Déirdre Ní Chróinín, Douglas Gleddie, Stephanie Beni
February 25, 2021

This book outlines an approach to teaching and learning in physical education that prioritises meaningful experiences for pupils, using case studies to illustrate how practitioners have implemented this approach across international contexts. Prioritising the idea of meaningfulness positions ...

The Game-Centred Approach to Sport Literacy

The Game-Centred Approach to Sport Literacy

1st Edition

By Sixto González-Víllora, Javier Fernandez-Rio, Eva Guijarro, Manuel Jacob Sierra-Díaz
October 23, 2020

The Game Centred Approach (GCA) is the ideal framework for coaches and teachers to develop comprehensive tactical or technical lessons for any game, both in physical education and in extracurricular sport contexts. Learning about the pedagogical models included in this approach has never been ...

Perspectives on Game-Based Coaching

Perspectives on Game-Based Coaching

1st Edition

Edited By Shane Pill
October 20, 2020

This book offers new perspectives on game-based coaching (GBC), one of the most important practices for session design and instructional delivery in sport coaching. GBC emphasises the sport coach as educator and the development of ‘thinking players’, and this book demonstrates what that means in ...

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