DEWAYNE J. JOHNSON and BARBARA PARKS
1st edition, 79 pages, $10.95
is one of a series of activity texts emphasizing an individualized
learning approach. It provides basic instruction for the field
hockey player. The text includes a glossary and discussions of
the history, benefits, and learning objectives of field hockey.
Equipment, facilities, and rules are also discussed. Fundamental
techniques are treated in terms of key learning components. Each
discussion of key components includes a section on common errors
and on self-instruction. Evaluation worksheets conclude each chapter
and provide an opportunity for peer and instructor evaluation.
Photographs and illustrations emphasize key points.
1: INTRODUCTION TO FIELD HOCKEY
Benefits of Field Hockey
2: RULES OF FIELD HOCKEY
Equipment and Facilities
3: BASIC TECHNIQUES
Carrying the Stick
Gripping the Hockey Stick
Evaluation of Basic Skill Techniques
4: STROKE TECHNIQUES
Evaluation of Basic Offensive Techniques
5: DEFENSIVE STROKE TECHNIQUES
Left Hand Lunge
Chapter 6: TACKLING
The Straight Tackle
The Circular Tackle
Evaluation of Basic Defensive Techniques
7: SPECIAL TECHNIQUES
The Free Hit
8: PLAYER POSITION, STRATEGIES AND DUTIES
J. Johnson is Professor in the Department of Movement
Science and Physical Education at Florida State University in
Tallahassee. Before coming to Florida State, Dewayne taught for
four years at George Peabody College in Nashville. he received
his B.S. from Southern State College in South Dakota, his M.P.E.
from Idaho State University, and his Ph.D. from Texas A&M
Parks teaches Physical Education at Westminster High School
in Union Bridge, Maryland.