Teaching and learning team sports and games.
New York, N.Y: Routledge-Falmer. Gréhaigne, J-F., Richard, J.-F. & Griffin, L.L. (2005).
Written as a resource for both pre-service and in-service educators, Ieaching and Learning Sports and Games is a theory to practice book that focuses on the foundations and applications of constructivism applied to the teaching and learning of invasion sports and games. The book traces the evolution of games teaching and conceptualizes this evolution with respect to the modern theories of constructivism in order to aid teachers in developing more education teaching-learning scenarios for their students in relation to invasion sports and games. The book also explores a tactical approach to games teaching and answers critical questions regarding what to teach and how to teach it in order for students to develop a more complete knowledge in relation to the games they play.
teaching. Loughborough: University of Technology, Loughborough.
Thorpe, R., Bunker, D., & Almond, L. (Eds.). (1986).
This book was the first TGfU resource that launched the TGfU
approach into the PE community. With the permission of the Editors
the whole book can be downloaded here. Read how teachers in
the UK developed this innovative into their practice based on the
practical writings of Thorpe, Bunker and Almond.
here or on the book icon for a PDF file version of the text.
Teaching Games for Understanding - Theory, Research, and Practice Griffin, L.L., & Butler, J.I. (Eds.) (2005). Human Kinetics.
Presents a comprehensive look at the TGfU model and provides multiple perspectives from 17 contributors in 6 countries. Details the history, theory, research, and practice of the approach and enables readers to better understand and apply TGfU.
Teaching Sport Concepts and Skills: A Tactical Games Approach Griffin, L.L., Mitchell, S.A., & Oslin, J.L. (1997). Human Kinetics.
Provides a comprehensive, applied, and successfully field-tested plan for using a tactical approach to teach games and sport. It explains the principals of teaching using the tactical approach and provides practical material for teaching and assessment.
Athlete-centred Coaching: Developing Inspired and Inspiring People Kidman, L. Innovative Print.
Promotes the philosophy of creating sportspeople who are great human beings. Seven coaches and athletes-involved in sports from international to school-aged level-share their knowledge, stories and philosophies, offering practical insights into how athlete-centred coaching can be put into practice.