This is a tactical approach to teaching sport skills. The third edition of this popular book, now covers all school age groups from primary to secondary. It shows teachers how to make the switch from using a traditional games teaching approach to a tactical one using detailed unit and lesson plans, a DVD-ROM with video clips, reproducible elements and a standards-linked performance assessment system. It not only explains the tactical games approach, but it also contains more than 330 prepared lessons to help teachers apply it.
Steve Mitchell is a professor of physical education teacher education at Kent State University. He received his undergraduate and master's degrees from Loughborough University, England, where the tactical approach was developed. Judy Oslin is professor emeritus at Kent State University. She received her undergraduate and master's degrees from Kent State and earned a PhD in sport pedagogy at Ohio State University. Linda Griffin, PhD, is a professor and associate dean for academic affairs in the School of Education at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Part I. Tactical Games Teaching; Chapter 1. Tactical Games Explanation and Review; Chapter 3. Preparing Students for a Tactical Games Approach; Chapter 5. Tactical Games Curriculum Model; Part II. Lesson Plans for a Tactical Games Approach; Chapter 7. Invasion Games at the Elementary Level; Chapter 9. Striking and Fielding Games at the Elementary Level; Part III. Lesson Plans for Tactical Games Teaching at the Secondary Level; Chapter 11. Soccer; Chapter 14. Rugby; Chapter 18. Tennis; Chapter 20. Cricket; Chapter 21. Golf.