If you are a youth sports coach, you either love working with kids, volunteered to coach to work with your own child, or in many cases, there was no one else to step up and coach so you said you take the job. No matter how you ended up as the coach or manager, this course can help you understand how do you more than just survive the season.
Thousands of youth sports coaches and managers have participated in the clinics featrung youth sports experet, Aaron Locks. This is your chance to learn the valuable lessons taught at his clinics in the comfort of your own home. This course is specifically designed to help you to be better prepared. The lessons are easy to understand, implement and are presented in an informative and entertaining manner.
As in life, youth sports are a complex combination of rules, skills and philosophies. Youth sports have been around for many years and are constantly changing. The only thing about youth sports that remains constant is the passion that it provokes from players, coaches and fans. That is why I am presenting you with the Coach's Best Friend.
There are over 25 different subjects discussed including:
Coaching your own child.
Dealing with today's players
Engaging The parents.
Dealing with success and failure.
How to practice plan.
Along with many other topics that can help you to have a much more enjoyable experience while coaching your child.
No reasonable person can refute the fact that the fundamental skills of American players are slipping, and therefore the American game. I believe a primary reason is an increased emphasis on coaching the game, and a decreased emphasis on teaching our kids how to play the game.
Generally, "coaching" consists of team preparation, the devising of game plans and schemes to defeat opponents. When you are coaching, you are dealing with strategies, different offenses and defenses, and putting in plays to take advantage of the skills, strengths and weaknesses of players. The measure of a coach is the quality of the development of his system, and has been distilled into winning.
"Teaching" consists of instruction and training of individuals in the fundamental skills of the game, and in teaching players how to play, instead of how to run plays. The measure of a teacher is not in winning, but in the fundamental soundness and skill level of the players taught. A player with excellent fundamentals and skills can play successfully in any system.
Over the past 20 years Aaron Locks and his staff have helped over 155,000 players, parents, coaches and officials get more from their sports experience. If you like sports, you will love this program offered by the National Academy of Athletics!
|2||How to maximize the experience 04:13|
|3||Coaching skills 05:53|
|4||Coaching your own child 03:54|
|5||Practice planning 08:30|
|6||Dealing with today players 06:33|
|7||Engaging parents 11:58|
|8||Teaching cycle 09:22|
|9||Creating Team Environment 14:06|
|10||Communicating with Officials 12:45|
|11||Dealing with competition 15:06|
|12||How to prepare for the season 07:55|
|13||If you have to cut players 10:19|
|14||How to draft players 09:12|
|15||What To Expect This Season 07:28|
|16||What is the coaches role 07:49|
|17||Disciplining players 14:02|
|18||Pre Game Half Time 09:00|
|19||Establishing volunteer coaching staff 05:29|
|20||Game Day Conduct 07:16|
|21||Single sport vs multiple sport participation 07:59|
|22||What if you disagree with your child’s coach 08:52|
|23||Dealing Officials 08:46|
|24||What if child is not athletics 07:14|
|25||Do you treat all players 05:39|
|26||Girls playing with boys 04:25|
|27||Playing on Travel Teams or year round 04:02|
CEO and founder of the National Academy of Athletics, Aaron Locks, has an extensive history of sports administration and instruction. Aaron grew up playing many team sports and as college basketball player he knows how to compete and what it takes to be a winner on and off the field of competition.
Aaron has spent the last 30 years working in sports. His background includes working with several professional organizations: Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers, San Francisco Giants, Oakland A’s highlighted with his basketball training work with retired NCAA legend John Wooden. He has run programs for Pat Riley, Don Nelson, George Karl, Dusty Baker, Mike Dunleavy as well and the host of the Hall of Fame Rick Barry’s Basketball Fantasy Camp.
He officiated basketball for over 18 seasons and has been an NCAA basketball official for 11 years. He has trained high school and college Basketball Officials and is an observer for the Div. I West Coast Conference. He continues to give back to the game. He is the President of Superstar Invitational Basketball and was member of the American Basketball Camp Association. Aaron sits on the board of directors for the North Bay Catholic Youth Organization Basketball & is the Athletics Director of St. Rose CYO Basketball.
His passion for sport and what it has to offer both kids and adults has fueled his company to be the largest sports camp organization in Northern California. The quality of his camps and programs are based upon his belief that you must have the right combination of enthusiastic staff and quality instruction. Aaron has seen over 125,000 participants since his first camp in 1991. He is a proud father of two young children, Mason and Mia, who both play sports as well as many other activities.
Aaron has written 5 youth sports coaching books and is presenting his new Maximize the Youth Sports Experience DVD series for youth coaches & for youth sports parents.
For more information on Aaron or any of his programs, visit www.NationalAcademyofAthletics.com or call 1-866-90-SPORT
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