Coaching Resources for Teacher’s Toolbox

SHAPE America is committed to putting all children on the path to health and physical literacy. To support this commitment, SHAPE America believes that organized sport and physical activity programs should be conducted and coached by individuals with the requisite knowledge of positive youth development.

To help youth and interscholastic sport coaches, coach educators and sport researchers, we offer a broad array of programs, products and services.


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Classroom-ready & teacher-friendly resources you can use right now to help your students on the path to health and physical literacy. Learn more


SHAPE America Journal Articles
JOPERD: Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • Advanced Strength and Conditioning Programming for Physical Education
  • January 2022
  • Reimagining the Youth Sport System Across the United States: A Commentary From the 2020–2021 President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Science Board
  • October 2021
  • Integrating Strength and Conditioning Into a High School Physical Education Curriculum: A Case Example
  • May / June 2021
  • Everyone Matters: Eliminating Dehumanizing Practices in Physical Education
  • January 2021
  • Enhancing Student Motivation and Social Skills: Adopting the Sport Education and Cooperative Learning Models
  • October 2020
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    Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport
  • Top 10 Research Questions Related to Preventing Sudden Death in Sport and Physical Activity
  • September 2017
  • Resource: Coach-Initiated Motivational Climate and Cohesion in Youth Sport
  • Resource: Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Excellence: Insights From Accomplished University Team-Sport Coaches
  • Strategies: A journal for Physical and Sport Educators
  • Improving Your Aim: Effective Goal-Setting Practices for Team Sport Coaches
  • November / December 2021
  • Building a Winning Culture
  • September / October 2021
  • Enhancing Athlete Outcomes Through Quality Coaching
  • July / August 2021
  • Introduction to Feature Series: Development of Youth Athletes
  • May / June 2021
  • What Teens Need from Sport Programs: Educational Athletics by Transformational Coaches
  • January / February 2021
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