Based on latest research, this comprehensive book guides the reader through the 'how to' of sports coaching, covers all the essential elements of coaching and demonstrates how effective coaching practice can be developed.
Alan Lynn is Course Director for the MSc in Sports Coaching in the Department of Sports Studies, University of Stirling, Scotland. An experienced coach and coach educator for British Swimming, he was sportscotland Coach of the Year in 1999. He is a member of sportscoach UK's Coaching Standards Group and has presented his coaching-related research at several international conferences. Alan has written three other books for Crowood: Swimming - Crowood Sports Guides ; Conditioning for Swimmers - A Guide to Land-Based Training  and High Performance Swimming .