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Springboard and Platform Diving

Huber, Jeffrey

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ISBN 10: 1450424457 / ISBN 13: 9781450424455
Published by Human Kinetics Publishers
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Endorsed by USA Diving, Springboard and Platform Diving breaks down the phases of each dive while providing expert instruction to improve performance. Along with detailed instruction, developmental drills and coaching tips, it contains in-depth coverage of teaching, using skill progressions and creating annual training plans for each diver. Num Pages: 328 pages, 6 illustrations, 354 photographs. BIC Classification: WSSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 279 x 216. . . 2015. 1st Edition. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781450424455

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Title: Springboard and Platform Diving

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:New

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Springboard and Platform Diving is the authoritative guide to the sport. Thoroughly researched and painstaking compiled, it covers it all, including coaching, competition, and conditioning.

Internationally renowned coach Jeff Huber has worked with divers at all levels—from novice to Olympian—for more than four decades. Now that lifetime of knowledge, analysis, and expertise is distilled into Springboard and Platform Diving.

Inside you will find comprehensive coverage of every phase of the dive:

· Forward approach

· Backward press

· Takeoff and connections

· Positions, spotting, and come-out

· Line-up and entry

Along with detailed instruction, developmental drills, and coaching tips, you’ll discover in-depth coverage on teaching, using skill progressions, and creating annual training plans for each diver.

The definitive guide for coaches and divers, Springboard and Platform Diving has garnered the endorsement of USA Diving. Make it your go-to resource for diving excellence.

About the Author:

Jeff Huber has been involved in the sport of diving for more than 45 years. He spent 37 years as a collegiate diving coach, including 24 years at Indiana University.

During his career he developed U.S. and NCAA champions, international champions, and Olympians. At Indiana University, Huber coached divers to more than 40 Big Ten championships and more than 75 All-American selections. As a USA Diving coach, he accompanied his divers to every international competition in the world, including the Pan American Games, World University Games, World Championships, World Cups, and three Olympic Games. He has been named U.S. National Coach of the Year, NCAA Coach of the Year, USOC Coach of the Year, and Big Ten Coach of the Year.

As a diver, Huber was a California state high school diving champion, U.S. national finalist, Big Ten finalist, and U.S. Olympic Trials competitor. Despite his work with elite divers, he has coached divers of all levels and enjoyed working with both young and old divers at his prestigious summer diving academy.

Huber holds a PhD in educational psychology with an emphasis in cognition and is currently professor of practice at Indiana University in the department of psychological and brain sciences. One of his favorite classes to teach is Psychology of Coaching and Motor Performance.

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