The Other Classroom
SKU: 978-1538118672

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High school sports programs are not simply one-dimensional after-school recreational diversions from the rigors of academic life. In The Other Classroom: The Essential Importance of High School Athletics, Michael J. Coffino showcases how high school athletics have a positive influence on the student athletes beyond just the sports experience itself. He argues that the lessons learned, tools acquired, and values instilled have an enduring impact that prepare young athletes for the many challenges they will face in life. Coffino reveals how a well-considered, value-based athletic program effectively works alongside the standard educational curriculum to teach athletes a wide range of beneficial behaviors—including self-advocacy, goal-setting, leadership, conflict resolution, and more.
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Odds-On Basketball Coaching
SKU: 978-1538101971

In basketball, as in most sports, a large part of a coach’s responsibility is to prepare his or her team for games. Yet, little time in practice is typically devoted to readying the players and coaches for specific game situations. For instance, what are the various ways to use dead ball moments to maximum advantage? What adjustments should be made to launch a comeback in particular circumstances? When is it favorable to purposefully miss a foul shot?
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The Definitive Handbook for the Beginner High School Basketball Coach

This book provides the building blocks and tools new and aspiring high school basketball coaches need to run their basketball programs successfully and become effective coaches with long-term impact. Easy to follow, it is succinct and comprehensive at the same time, an invaluable source for the young coach.

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