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From Knox to Dyson: Coaching, Amateurism and British Athletics, 1912- 1947
(Taylor and Francis, 2010-03)
Coaching has a long history in athletics, dating back to the era of professional pedestrians such as Captain Barclay. By the early twentieth century, because of the dominance of the amateur hegemony, the notion of ...
The Olympics, amateurism and Britain’s coaching heritage.
(Taylor and Francis, 2012-03-09)
Although an increase in the quality and availability of sports coaching is one of the ‘soft’ legacy targets for the organisers of London 2012, little is actually known about the ongoing relationships between the Olympic ...
Coaches are amongst the most visible figures in sport today but little is known about the history of their profession. This book examines the history of coaching from the early nineteenth to the late twentieth century. ...