Challenges and Practices in the Implementation of Coaching Manuals in Selected Youth Handball Coaching Program in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
First, they should be able to develop young talents as much as possible. Alternatively, the coaches
must at the same time when coaching the talents, keep the players, which are only playing since having handball as one of their hobbies. This requires different kind of an approach from the coach.
Thus, this study was intended to assess the current practice and challenges in implementation of youth handball coaching manual in selected Addis Ababa city handball coaching program.
This study was used descriptive survey method. The population of this study was Addis Ababa handball project coaches, trainees sport administrative bodies. The total numbers of handball project trainees, coaches and sport administrative bodies form three sub cities were 292. Among these 250 were trainees, 10 were coaches, and the rest 32 were sport administrative officials.
Though this is the fact that, as the researcher actual field observation depicted in the above table, accordingly, training manual usage was poor. The training site and its surroundings were not attractive, and the court also not in a standard type. Multiple method of training was not applied. Poor preparation of training plans was administered. Training materials were inadequate. In line
with this, there was no sport kits supplied for trainees. Due to this deficiency, there were a small number of trainees observed during the training day. The shortages of these materials have a negative impact on the effectiveness of the training process in general and the coaches and the trainees. In addition, trainees and coaches personal profile was not well recorded but the attendance record was yet good. Based on the actual observation, the communication and giving feedback timely was not good.