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By Sarah Lee,Martin Dixon,Tony Ghaye

ISBN-10: 0415826527

ISBN-13: 9780415826525

ISBN-10: 113885073X

ISBN-13: 9781138850736

This booklet celebrates very important elements of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic video games. (1) For these interested by any element of Olympism, and especially coaches and athletes, London 2012 was once approximately realising desires, attaining luck and collaborating in aggressive game on the maximum point. This publication units out a few of these goals and the half coaches play during this. (2) The e-book additionally seems to be on the inspiration of ‘coaching-for-performance’ and does this from a global and multi-sport viewpoint. From interviews with Olympic coaches, the stories of these operating within the box of excessive functionality and from utilized game researchers, the publication makes use of the metaphor of the ‘coach-as-alchemist’ so one can catch the dynamics of coach-athlete relationships and function. activities equivalent to diving, swimming, gymnastics, snowboarding are incorporated in addition to person and staff sports.

The e-book is determined in the context of elite game, excessive functionality and training. Its contents light up vital varieties of reflective perform: (a) Reflection-ON-action (b) Reflection-FOR-action. the fashion of presentation comprises narratives, reflective conversations, ethnographic paintings, interview research and video-clips on hand on-line.

This e-book was once released as a distinct factor of Reflective Practice.

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