Find real-life scenarios that will help you apply the material and learn how to create a positive learning environment for your students! This third edition of "Teaching Children Gymnastics" will help you tailor a gymnastics programme to your teaching situation while combining the best facets of developmental skills and health-related fitness based on characteristics of body, space, effort and relationships. The authors guide you through the process of teaching gymnastics skills, then link those skills into sequences. Having conducted workshops at all levels, the three authors combine decades' worth of gymnastics knowledge and teaching experience. In this book, they offer updated and new material, including a chapter on designing gymnastics sequences, sections on behaviour management and inclusion and advocacy information. This book really is a one-stop-shop for gymnastic teaching! Reviews of this title are through UK and European PE and Gymnastics websites, magazines and journals including "Scottish Gymnast", "Physical Education Matters" and 'School Sport".
It is featured: at PE events throughout the UK and Europe including the Youth Sport Trust conference; in the PE catalogue sent to PE teachers, coaches and recreational sport leaders; in Human Kinetics' monthly "PE E-Newsletter" sent to over 5,000 subscribers; and, on Human Kinetics' Health & Fitness Blog.
Peter H. Werner is a retired distinguished professor emeritus from the department of physical education at the University of South Carolina. Lori H. Williams is an assistant professor at the Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. Tina J. Hall is an associate professor in the department of health and human performance at Middle Tennessee State University.
Chapter 1. Why Is It Important to Teach Children Gymnastics?; Chapter 2. Tailoring Gymnastics to Fit Your Teaching Situation; Chapter 3. Incorporating Gymnastics Into Your Program; Chapter 4. Assessing Children's Progress in Gymnastics; Chapter 5. Learning Experiences for Travelling; Chapter 6. Learning Experiences for Statics.