Monthly Archives: December 2018

The 3 Most-Read ‘Coaching Young Athletes’ Articles For 2018

The Top 3 Posts on the Coaching Young Athletes Blog in 2018

The ‘Coaching Young Athletes’ blog first appeared in May 2015.

In 2018 it attracted over 275,000 views from practically every country on the planet.

Below are the three most-read Coaching Young Athletes articles for 2018. To be taken to the full article, click on the image or the link.

No. 1 (Most popular post)

22 Questions to Help You Get to Know A New Athlete blog

How well do you know the athletes that you coach? Are you aware of their likes, dislikes, attitudes, goals and expectations?

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No. 2

How to Teach Young Athletes to Long Jump

A sequence of activities that can be used to introduce long jump to beginners.

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How to Measure a Long Jump (1)

How should a young athlete measure out their long or triple jump run-up? Where should they start on the runway? How long should their run-up be?

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Thanks to all who have visited the blog. I hope that you have gained a few tips and tricks that have made you a better coach, instructor or sports parent.

What was your favourite Coaching Young Athletes post for 2018?

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Further Reading

The 3 Most-Read ‘Coaching Young Athletes’ Articles For 2017

My 5 Most-Read Articles During 2016

My 5 Most-Read Articles for 2015

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20150614_154020-1Darren Wensor is a sports development professional, coach educator, specialist coach of young athletes and founder of the blog Learn more about him here and connect with him on TwitterFacebookLinkedin, Anchor or via email.

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