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The psychology of teaching tennis to persons with an intellectual disability

Young, Janet A and Pearce, Alan J (2012) The psychology of teaching tennis to persons with an intellectual disability. ITF Coaching and Sport Science Review, 58 (20). pp. 19-21. ISSN 2225-4757

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Abstract

This paper reviews a tennis program for persons with an intellectual disability conducted at Victoria University in Australia. Key principles associated with successfully coaching this special population of athlete are highlighted reinforcing the notion that ‘coaching is coaching’ irrespective of the target group. Practical suggestions for coaches working with persons with an intellectual disability are offered.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID26612, coaching, intellectual disability, tennis
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
FOR Classification > 1701 Psychology
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL)
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Depositing User: Ms Phung.T Tran
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2014 03:32
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2014 05:34
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/23655
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