Focused for Rugby (Focused for Sport)
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Focused for Rugby (Focused for Sport)

"Focused for Rugby is a great asset for coaches at all levels of the game. It offers a coach-friendly guide toward the understanding of psychology. In particular, it teaches you how to apply the principles to both training and competition to improve your players. Just as important, the exercises provided in this book will allow you to monitor the progress of your players over the course of the rugby season."

Fußballwelten: Zum Verhältnis von Sport, Politik, Ökonomie und Gesellschaft
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Fußballwelten: Zum Verhältnis von Sport, Politik, Ökonomie und Gesellschaft

1 Exemplarisch nachgezeichnet smd diese bisherigen Erfahrungen bel Buss u.a. (2000). 2 Wenn hier von "Legitimität" bzw. "Illegitimität" gesprochen wird, dann Ist dies nIcht Im Sinne emer mdivldualmoralischen KategOrie gememt. sondern als eme KategOrie der Sy- stemabgrenzung Im Sinne von: verträglich bzw. unverträglich mit der autonomen kulturellen Eigengesetzlichkeit der Sinnsphäre des Sports. 3 Durch die gleichermaßen starken Tenden...

Child's Play: Sport in Kids' Worlds
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Child's Play: Sport in Kids' Worlds

"Messner and Musto have pulled together a powerful collection of essays that offer panoramic insight and riveting detail. The voices of kids are truly revelatory and powerfully demonstrate children’s cultural fluency within the constraints of age and other inequities. Child’s Play is a rare achievement that centers kids’ experience in sports while using it as a crucial prism onto other major sociological projects."

Creative approaches to physical education: Helping Children Achieve Their True Potential
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Creative approaches to physical education

Creative Approaches to Physical Education provides guidance on how to develop innovative new approaches to the delivery of each area of the National Curriculum for PE at Key Stages 2 and 3.   The ideas have all been successfully developed in schools where every child has been encouraged to find success and to express themselves in new ways that surprise and delight teachers. Pupils feel ownership of their learning and pride in t...

Three Sheets to the Wind: The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions
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Three Sheets to the Wind

Three Sheets to the Wind is a first-rate book, chockablock with the nautical origins of many colloquial expressions used today. Don't miss the boat! It's a fun read and a great gift for seafaring friends and landlubbers alike--by and large, anyone with a love for language. (Can you find the five nautical expressions in this review? If not, you need to read this book!)

Sport auf Englisch: Lerngelegenheiten im bilingualen Sportunterricht
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Sport auf Englisch: Lerngelegenheiten im bilingualen Sportunterricht

Birte Rottmann bietet eine theoretische sowie qualitativ-empirische Erfassung der Potentiale bilingualen Sportunterrichts für Lern- und Bildungsprozesse von Schülern. Sie identifiziert anhand konkreter Unterrichtsszenen Bedingungen für das Entstehen von Lerngelegenheiten in Interaktion mit Lehrperson und Mitschülern und im Wechselspiel von Englischsprechen und Bewegen im bilingualen Sportunterricht. In einem rekonstruktiven Verfahren...

Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise
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Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise

It's alright. I wish it went into depth about some of the careers and discussed the other credentials needed for some of them in more detail. But overall, it is a great starting point for exploration. My best advice would be to talk to as many people in the diverse field as possible, and not just professors, as they may very well be out of touch with latest developments outside of teaching.

The Leadership Code: Using Life's Lessons to Inspire Others
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The Leadership Code: Using Life's Lessons to Inspire Others

Still processing a lot of it, but I’d say my overall takeaway is that while all of us are called to be disciples (joyful followers) we also ALL have the ability and responsibility, really, to be leaders. While effective leadership is often judged on measurable actions and results, The Leadership Code highlights the non-tangibles - qualities every single human is capable of - selflessness, trust, transparency, honesty, integrity, sacr...

Game Changer: Phil Lawler's Crusade to Help Children by Improving Physical Education
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Game Changer: Phil Lawler's Crusade to Help Children by Improving Physical Education

Engaging and inspiring, Game Changer: Phil Lawler’s Crusade to Help Children by Improving Physical Education charts Lawler’s tireless mission to refocus physical education to a wellness-based model that encourages fitness for a lifetime. Game Changer captures the passion of this legend in the field of physical education who believed that every child—regardless of athletic ability—should be given a chance to find an activity he or she...