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Black Belt in One Year - A Manifesto
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: American English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Here is what I want to "manifest" in this book. My goal is to wake people up to the fact that just because "everyone" says something is so, that doesn't necessarily make it so. This book is based on my first hand experience as a teacher. The goal is to "make manifest" what has been ingnored, forgotten or never really understood in the west regarding how the martial arts really work.
Bridging the Gap
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,360. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports
For the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, the USA sent 18 African-American athletes. 14 medaled, three with roots in the Community College system. In the decades since, Community College athletes from all races and both genders have surpassed expectations athletically and academically. Bridging Gap captivates with vital accounts from a socio-educational entity that continues to score magnificent results
LEARN HOW TO PLAY CHESS
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Chess is a game of wonders. If you play it right, you can feel how attractive the game is. But, still many people does not know how to play chess. For them I have written this wonderful book for learning Chess.
“Where’s the Manure?”/Goofiest Sports Quotes of the 21st Century (so far)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,200. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports
Dave Roos has been collecting and collating this odd assortment of sports quotes since the turn of this century for his day job – OK, make that night job – as a sports copy editor for The Courier-Journal in Louisville, KY. They come from superstars, has-beens and hangers-on throughout the sports universe, proving you don’t necessarily need crazy skills to say crazy things.
Last of the David Teams
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports
Everton Football Club in Liverpool, England, and The Oakland Athletics from Oakland, California, play in different sports some 8,000 apart yet share a special talent for besting wealthier opposition. Oakland is the original Moneyball team; Everton is England's Moneyball story. These modern-day Davids can teach us a lot about playing sports and overcoming Goliaths such as Big Money.
Sport in America — Builder of Character or “Characters”?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,640. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
This book looks specifically at the practice in the United States of permitting the type of sport competition in which fair play, honesty, and sportsmanship actually decline in the course of a university experience. The author also explores the belief of most that winning is the only thing that matters rules supreme, as well as the lack of intramural athletics in the schools, etc.
Interviews mit starken Frauen - Sportlerinnen
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Price: Free! Words: 8,680. Language: German. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports
Das vorliegende Ebook enthält Interviews die ich zwischen 2003 und 2005 mit starken Frauen wie Boxerinnen, Gewichtheberinnen, Siebenkämpferinnen oder Bodybuilderinnen geführt habe.
Interviews with Strong Women
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Price: Free! Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports
This ebook contains interviews with strong women---mostly bodybuilders---conducted between 2003 and 2004.
The Sporting Stings
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,530. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports
If you loved motion pictures like The Hustler and The Sting, and books on which they were based, you'll love The Sporting Stings. This book is full of amazing stories about prominent athletes and coaches like Muhammad Ali, Evel Knievel, Joe Namath, Pete Rose, John Madden, Red Auerbach, Lee Trevino, Casey Stengel, Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King.
Top Athletes Conditions
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
20 most common sports ailments happen to be and then provide some advice on what you can do to prevent them and treat them.
Sequins and Scandals: Reflections on Figure Skating, Culture, and the Philosophy of Sport
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,770. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Gegensatz Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports
Is figure skating sport or art? Is the judging corrupt? Why has figure skating's popularity gone into a death spiral? These beautiful essays address these questions and more. Informed by the author's training in philosophy and her familiarity with the work of noted dance critics, this book will help you glide effortlessly to a deeper understanding of the mysterious world of figure skating.
Easy Guide to Finding Treasure: Seek, Find and Have Fun!
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by CPublishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports
You've probably heard of instances where someone discovers a old painting stored in Grandma's attic, only to discover it's a long lost masterpiece! Or, they've taken a dusty old relic to auction only to learn that it is a rare find of epic proportions.