We are what we eat. If this a true statement, how big a role does nutrition play in the performances of athletes? This class will expose coaches/teachers to some of the facts and myths of how nutrition helps or hinders how athletes perform. Information concerning nutrition will be presented that can help the student/athlete perform at their natural ability. Participants will be required to develop a performance based eating program for their specific sport.
Required Text: Successful Coaching-4th Edition by Rainer Martens, Human Kinetics; (February
By the end of this course, participants will have had the opportunity to examine a style of teaching/coaching
Instructors: Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer