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Author Lancaster, Scott B.

Title Fair play / Scott B. Lancaster ; [foreword by Bill Walsh].

Published New York : Prentice Hall Press, 2002.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  796.077 LANC {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Edition Prentice Hall Press ed.
Physical description xiv, 194 pages ; 23 cm
Notes Includes index.
Contents Foreword: On Fair Play xi -- Prologue: Starting Over 1 -- 1 Unleash the Revolution: The Time for Change and Action in Youth Sports 17 -- 2 Regaining the Road: Sports and the Journey Through Childhood 29 -- 3 Blueprint for Change: The NFL Junior Player Development Model 49 -- 4 Sports are for Kids: Eliminating Negative Coaching and Poor Parental Behavior 73 -- 5 Everybody Plays: Produce a Democratic Experience and Eliminate Prejudgments 95 -- 6 Keeping a Child's Interest: Proven Ways to Maintain Youth Involvement in Sports 109 -- 7 Making Strides: Guaranteed Improvement for All--from Beginners to "Naturals" 127 -- 8 Women Wanted: Making the Leap from the Stands to the Sidelines 139 -- 9 What Your Daughter Needs: Experts Discuss the Facts on Girls in Sports 153 -- 10 Skills for Life: Teaching Important Lessons Beyond the Playing Field 169 -- Epilogue: Head Start: A Vision for the Future 183.
Summary From hypercompetitiveness to pressure to fear of violence to sheer boredom, our kids have good reasons to quit youth sports -- and today they're quitting in record numbers. Fortunately, there is a proven solution to this growing problem. It's called Fair Play.
For more than seven years, the Fair Play model has been integral to the NFL's Youth Development program, used in dozens of communities. And it has dramatically changed the way youth sports are taught and played across the country. Fair Play gives parents and coaches a blueprint for youth sports where everybody plays and nobody quits. Its revolutionary principles * eliminate the scoreboard * get coaches off the sidelines * play boys and girls together * revoke the draft * and incorporate other changes to make sports a healthier, more positive experience that builds young athletes up instead of beating them down. It's an important philosophy, an effective set of techniques, and a new (or sometimes, old) way of playing the game, based on a single guiding principle: It's for the kids.
Subject Sports for children -- Coaching.
Parent and child.
Sportsmanship.
Variant Title Subtitle on cover: Making organized sports a great experience for your kids.
ISBN 0735203601