Coach For A Nation: The Life and Times of Knute Rockne by Jim Lefebvre

By Jim Lefebvre

Coach For A Nation transports the reader to a rare time of strength, pleasure, ardour, and percentages in early twentieth Century the USA. Into this burgeoning drama stepped an immigrant lad destined to make his mark at the kingdom like few earlier than him, or seeing that. Rockne blossoms at Notre Dame and skyrockets to nationwide popularity due to his excellence as participant and later trainer of the battling Irish. His visionary genius made Notre Dame soccer a family identify, but his tale transcends athletics; it embodies the desire and promise of a brand new period dawning within the US. growing to be from a stammering speaker to an oratorical huge, he encouraged hundreds of thousands via his message of commitment, teamwork, and reasonable play.

Rockne's legacy, in lifestyles and in dying, nonetheless affects the sport of faculty soccer and an American viewers of the twenty first Century. Now his lifestyles tale is informed as by no means before.

Show description

Read Online or Download Coach For A Nation: The Life and Times of Knute Rockne PDF

Best sports coaching books

GOOD GOLF IS EASY : Jouer en confiance, avec facilite et en prenant du plaisir (French Edition)

Dans ce livre, John Norsworthy vous dévoile remark :1. Rendre votre swing, ainsi que votre jeu en général, régulier et fiable. 2. Redécouvrir et vous servir de vos capacités innées de coordination, de rythme, ainsi que des sensations que vous avez apprises alors que vous étiez encore enfant. three. Economiser des coups sur tous les trous, grâce à des innovations pour les coups délicats, le petit jeu et le placing.

A Coach's Guide to Successful Soccer Practices: Drills and Activities to Create Champions

The A Coach's consultant to profitable football Practices: Drills and actions to Create Champions is produced from 8 chapters with over 80 drills protecting simple abilities, small completive video games, and health actions. additionally incorporated are ability rules for kids, warm-up actions, circuit education info, and extra.

Soccer Speed

Football pace addresses all points of velocity, together with actual conditioning, tactical talents, and psychological suggestions, with 36 drills and small-sided video games. gamers will learn how to preserve and regain ownership, switch course fast, grasp one-touch passing and receiving, and hire recommendations to unbalance the competition.

Dutch Soccer Secrets: Playing and Coaching Philosophy - Coaching - Tactics - Technique

What's the mystery of Dutch football? How can a country of approximately sixteen million population usually produce world-class gamers like Cruyff, Haan, van Basten, Rijkaard, van Nistelrooy, van der Sar, van Bommel, Robben and van Persie, in addition to world-class coaches like Michels, Cruyff, Beenakker, Advocaat, Stevens and van Marwijk?

Additional info for Coach For A Nation: The Life and Times of Knute Rockne

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.78 of 5 – based on 32 votes