This second edition provides the most comprehensive guide to the field of coaching, exploring a range of coaching theories and approaches, genres and settings, and professional issues. It supports trainees and professionals to identify and develop a personal style of coaching. Its three parts cover: The theoretical traditions underpinning coaching such as cognitive-behavioural, Gestalt and existential Contexts and genres such as life, executive, peer, team and career coaching Professional issues such as ethics, supervision, continuing professional development, standards and mental-health issues. Written by leading international authors, each chapter makes links between theory and practice and includes discussion questions to facilitate reflection on the topic, further reading suggestions, and case studies. This new edition includes completely revised and updated chapters throughout, an additional emphasis on cross-cultural coaching and new chapters on Health and Wellness Coaching and Researching Coaching. The handbook is a unique resource that has helped thousands of practitioners and trainees from a variety of professions and multi-disciplinary backgrounds, including health, education, business and management and psychology, throughout their coaching career.
This comprehensive guide to coaching explores a full variety of coaching theories, approaches, and settings, and offers strategies for the reader to identify and develop a personal style of coaching. Written by leading international authors, each chapter makes explicit links between theory and practice and generic questions will facilitate further reflection on the topic. There are also suggestions for reading and short case studies. This is the first book to explore the differences between the theoretical perspectives of coaching and the links between these perspectives in relation to contexts, genres, and media of coaching.
This comprehensive guide to coaching explores a full variety of coaching theories, approaches and settings, and offers strategies for the reader to identify and develop a personal style of coaching. The book is divided into three parts: - Part One explores the theoretical traditions that underpin the foundation for coaching such as cognitive-behavioural, Gestalt and existential. - Part Two covers applied contexts, formats or types of coaching such as life, executive, peer, team and career coaching. - Part Three focuses on professional issues that impact the coach such as ethics, supervision, continuing professional development, standards and mental-health issues. Written by leading international authors, each chapter makes explicit links between theory and practice and generic questions will facilitate further reflection on the topic. There are also suggestions for reading, and short case studies. This is the first book to explore the differences between the theoretical perspectives of coaching and the links between these perspectives in relation to contexts, genres and media of coaching.
The Complete Handbook of Coaching Wide Receivers offers a comprehensive, in-depth study of receiver fundamentals. Provides several teaching techniques to give coaches the tools they need to effectively coach their athletes. Covers stance and start, catching the football, pass routes, releases, cuts and separating, stemming and other mid-route techniques, route adjustments vs. man and zone coverages, the wide blocker, yards after the catch, psychology, and much, much more. Large size format with over 250 clear diagrams and photographs.
Author: Stephen Palmer
Release Date: 2014-01-02
Genre: Social Science
The Handbook of Coaching Psychology provides a clear perspective on this emerging area of professional practice. The book begins with a mixture of personal and factual narratives on the historical and current context of coaching and coaching psychology. Stephen Palmer, Alison Whybrow and leading coaching psychologists and coaches outline recent developments in the profession, providing the reader with straightforward insights into the application of eleven different psychological approaches to coaching practice, including: solution focused coaching psychodynamic and systems-psychodynamic coaching narrative coaching cognitive behavioural coaching. Part three of the book considers the coach-client relationship, coach development and professional boundaries, together with issues of diversity and sustainability. The final part covers coaching initiatives in organisations and supervision followed by an introduction to professional bodies and available resources. The Handbook of Coaching Psychology is an essential resource for practising coaching psychologists, coaches, human resource and management professionals, and those interested in the psychology underpinning their coaching practice.
The SAGE Handbook of Coaching presents a comprehensive, global view of the discipline, identifying the current issues and practices, as well as mapping out where the discipline is going. The Handbook is organized into six thematic sections: Part One: Positioning Coaching as a Discipline Part Two: Coaching as a Process Part Three: Common Issues in Coaching Part Four: Coaching in Contexts Part Five: Researching Coaching Part Six: Development of Coaches It provides the perfect reference point for graduate students, scholars, educators and researchers wishing to familiarize themselves with current research and debate in the academic and influential practitioners' literature on coaching.
Author: Homer Smith
Publisher: Coaches Choice Books
Release Date: 2009-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation
Have you ever tried squeezing in a next-to-the-last play, before a field goal kick, and time expired before you could kick? Or have you tried kicking and missed, from too far away, when you had time to get closer? Squeezing in a next-to-the-last play, while protecting time for a last play, is one of a football coachs most difficult tasks and the one with the most potential for criticism. You need a system for approaching a moving clock, multiple variables, necessary barriers, ever-changing relativities, and demanded decisions. You need a system with structures, reference points, procedures, and warnings. You need a system for thinking ahead. The Complete Handbook of Clock Management describes such a system in detail. Topics covered include: Introducing the challenge, figuring time, playing fast, assembling weapons, using the intentional incomplete pass, the spike, using time-outs, distinguishing between procedures and decisions, clarifying objectives, squeezing in next-to-the-last plays, using up excess time before scoring, letting your opponent score a TD, using clock offense in a wind, deciding on kicking a FG or going for a TD, deciding on punting or going for a first down, deciding on an extra point in final seconds, trying for two points, taking a safety, keeping the clock moving, preparing the quarterback, practicing, playing clock defense, and sustaining progress.
Author: Julia Yates
Release Date: 2013-11-20
Genre: Business & Economics
Uniquely combining the latest research into careers with the most up to date coaching approaches, Julia Yates shows how to effectively apply coaching techniques to the world of career support. Demonstrating how coaching research explains practice and how practice benefits from research, The Career Coaching Handbook is accessibly written with a solid evidence-based foundation. Presented in three parts, the book covers developments in theory and research and applies this knowledge to the real world. Part 1, Theories of Career, looks at 21st century career paths, job satisfaction and career changes – both planned and unplanned. Part 2, Career Coaching Approaches, looks at coaching strategies that are applicable to career coaching in particular. Part 3, Coaching into the World of Work, covers specific real-world situations where coaching is beneficial, from job search strategies to CV and interview coaching. Evidence and research is used throughout to demonstrate the most effective strategies for coaching. The Career Coaching Handbook provides an essential introduction for students or practitioners who are interested in developing their own practice, finding new and improved ways to do things and understanding the theories that underpin effective career coaching practice.
Author: Xan Barksdale
Publisher: Author House
Release Date: 2011-07-28
Genre: Sports & Recreation
CATCHING-101: The Complete Guide for Baseball Catchers is the most comprehensive book ever written for baseball catchers. It contains tips, drills, and proper mechanics that will help every catcher or coach better understand the most difficult position on the field. This book contains information on EVERY aspect of catching that Coach Barksdale has learned through his years of experience from coaching nationally ranked NCAA teams, and playing at almost every level from Little League to professional baseball. A few of the topics covered in CATCHING-101 are: • Receiving • Blocking • Catching Pop Flies • Throwing • Fielding Bunts • Plays at Home Plate • Drills • Pitchouts • Pass Balls/Wild Pitches • Giving Signals • And More! If you have been searching for a source with lots of high quality information about catching, this is the book for you! CATCHING-101 was written by Coach Xan Barksdale who is currently an NCAA Division I baseball coach and an ex-professional baseball player. Coach Barksdale played in the Atlanta Braves organization and has been a featured speaker at the prestigious ABCA (American Baseball Coaches Association) national convention.
Author: John L. Bennett
Release Date: 2013-10-08
Genre: Business & Economics
Current research indicates that approximately 70% of all organizational change initiatives fail. This includes mergers and acquisitions, introductions of new technologies, and changes in business processes. Leadership is critical in initiating, driving and sustaining change to produce business results, and executive coaching is the best way to support leaders at all levels. Coaching for Change introduces a model for executive coaching that provides the tools and resources to support leaders in driving organization change. In this book, a number of coaching and change models are explored with the goal of integrating them into a framework that can be applied to the individual, team or organization. Bennett and Bush explain the theories behind both coaching and change, and include practical sections on developing coaching skills. A companion website supports this book as a learning tool, featuring a curriculum, instructor guides, powerpoint presentations and more. Coaching for Change is a valuable book for students in coaching, change management or organizational development courses, as well as professionals who want to develop their skills to drive successful change within their organizations.
'This book is a milestone in the coaching literature. Elaine Cox provides an excellent text that is scholarly, practical and accessible. She offers clear insights into how coaching works so that coaching is truly understood!' - Bob Garvey, Professor of Business Education, York St John Business School 'The development of the coaching literature has often been protracted and modest. In recent years, few coaching texts provided a significant leap forward in our understanding of psychological dynamics of coaching. For this reason, Cox’s Coaching Understood is a game changer. More thoroughly and systematically than ever before, this work gets under the bonnet of the coaching engine and explores the mechanics of the coaching process. For anyone wondering why coaching works, this book is your answer.' - Yossi Ives, Tag International Development, UK (International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching Mentoring) Coaching Understood takes a fresh approach to coaching skills and techniques by examining each element of the coaching process in detail in order to verify and justify its effectiveness. By exposing the mystery underlying coaching's success as a personal and professional development intervention, Elaine Cox undertakes to generate a better understanding of coaching, improve coaching practice, and breed a new generation of more informed coachees and buyers of coaching. Coaching Understood is essential reading for students and practitioners alike. Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here
Author: Horton, Tim
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release Date: 2016-05-13
Genre: Sports & Recreation
Whether you’re a power back who muscles the ball across the goal line or an ankle-breaking open-field specialist making defenders miss, you’ll improve your game with Tim Horton, running backs coach at Auburn University. Featuring 81 of the most effective drills, Complete Running Back is the ideal resource for players and coaches.
Author: Ho Law
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2013-09-03
Genre: Business & Economics
The Psychology of Coaching, Mentoring and Learning addresses the psychological principles upon which organizational and industrial coaching and mentoring is based. The new edition of this text is updatd with new research, taking into account the growth of positive psychology and its role in coaching and mentoring. This book is ideal for coaches, mentors, trainers, psychologists, senior executives, managers, and students with an interest in this field.
Author: Christian van Nieuwerburgh
Release Date: 2017-03-20
Genre: Business & Economics
This text is an invaluable resource for novice and trainee coaches. Its accessible, step-by-step style acquaints you with the key skills needed to become a successful coach. It takes you from the 'how to', through to practicalities and challenges, and beyond to the continued development of your skills. There is even more packed into the new edition, with: over 70 videos of real coaching; including two full length sessions for you to engage with a closer look at coaching processes and models to support your understanding new activities (including templates to download) to try with clients stories from practice to give context to the skills being discussed. A world-wide success, this is a stimulating, inspiring and hugely practical book that you’ll come back to time and time again.