The 3rd edition of the popular book Mentor Sport Concepts and Abilities: A Tactical Games Method for Ages 7 to 18 now covers the elementary level as well as middle and secondary levels. It shows teachers how to move from a standard to a tactical video games teaching technique with comprehensive unit and lesson plans, a DVD-ROM with video and reproducibles, and a standards-linked Game Performance Evaluation Instrument (GPAI).
Teaching Sport Concepts and Abilities, Third Edition, not just discusses the tactical video games technique, but it likewise consists of more than 330 ready-to-use lessons to help teachers use it. Primary school teachers will use video games to teach the standard concepts and tactics of these kinds of sports:
• Net and wall
• Striking and fielding
• Target sports
Middle and high school teachers assist trainees establish sport-specific tactical and technical abilities for 12 sports, including soccer, lacrosse, and flag football (new to this edition). The lessons include more than 240 diagrams that make for easy setup and execution of the video games.
For those new to the tactical technique, the accompanying DVD-ROM includes video of real lessons that demonstrate the tactical technique in action. The DVD includes ready-to-use reproducibles for in-service teachers that likewise function as examples for preservice teachers.
Focusing on tactical awareness assists trainees establish analytical abilities through game play. The tactical technique likewise enables teachers to embellish guideline for newbie, developing, and advanced performers by either minimizing or increasing the obstacle of the tasks included. The 3rd edition of Mentor Sport Concepts and Abilities will assist current and future teachers structure positive and interesting learning experiences that set the phase for enhanced performance and lifelong enjoyment of sport.