The psychology of teaching tennis to persons with an intellectual disability

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Young, Janet ORCID: 0000-0002-0040-0691, Pearce, Alan J and Browne, A (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

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
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/23655
Official URL https://www.tennisicoach.com/en/content/the-psycho...
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
Historical > FOR Classification > 1701 Psychology
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL)
Keywords ResPubID26612, coaching, intellectual disability, tennis
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