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Red Skies In Morning: An Unforgettable Stormy Passage from Juneau to Seattle
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Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(4.00 from 1 review)
The author, a novice sailor, and her husband set out from Juneau, Alaska on a sailboat headed for Seattle, WA. Though early spring, winter weather prevailed in the far north making the voyage long and stressful. Storms, rough seas, frigid temperatures, dense fog, intense rain squalls test their abilities, stamina and their marriage.
Selected Works: A Thimble, Half Full and other Thoughts on Swimming
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Price: Free! Words: 18,360. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
Selected Works is a compilation of articles by Olympic swimmer and coach Clive Rushton. It examines Michael Phelps’ preparation and includes advice on training and racing, the impact of water on swimmer aspirations, values inherent in the pursuit of excellence and a heart-stopping piece on measuring effort. Also included is a preview of WATER, the shortly to be published first volume of Elements
Youth Double Wing: A Winning Youth Offense
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Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 52,300. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book covers how to implement it, coach it, and utilize it with a variety of youth football teams. The system as been field tested for over ten years by not only the author but from coaches around the country who sing its praise. The system is simple, efficient, and effective while teaching the core fundamentals.
Big Balls! World Cup Nations
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Price: Free! Words: 114,420. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
BIG BALLS! World Cup Nations is a collection of informative and irreverent football histories of the thirty-two countries represented at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. If you like football, you will love this book. It is BIG and is complete and utter BALLS!
63 Defense: A Winning Youth Defense
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Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 46,410. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
The 63 Defense using both read and stack pressure concepts made famous by the 33 Stack Defense. It blends these concepts along with the zone coverage, Tampa cover 2 concepts, and aggressive 34 outside linebacker techniques to give you an aggressive defense that is fundamentally sound yet very simple to install. Coach Gregory goes into great detail about installation, practice, and adjustments.
Jose Silva Guide to Mental Training for Fitness and Sports: Think and Grow Fit
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,010. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009 by Ed Bernd Jr.. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
(5.00 from 1 review)
Research has shown conclusively that when you practice mentally - at the correct level of mind - you will gain almost as much benefit as when you practice physically. When you combine physical and mental practice, your results are far greater. Now the world's Number One mind training program will show you how. Whether you are a pro, a weekend warrior, of a fitness fanatic, this book is for you.
Enhancing Performance: Mental Training for Coaches, Athletes, and Parents
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,300. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
This book describes the methods and mental skills necessary for optimal performance in individual and team sports. Forty brief chapters representing such topics as attention and concentration, goal-setting, imagery, mental preparation, and mental toughness are covered. The book will be of interest to coaches, college and club level athletes, high school players, and athletes' parents
The Pool Safety Bible
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Price: Free! Words: 20,390. Language: American English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
Free essential, Professional advice on how to keep your family, friends and pets safe around pools or other open water. Learn how to make a pool the safest place it can be. Discover the root cause of 50% of pool deaths and how to protect yourself. Suitable for any person who wants to learn what to do in a swimming pool Emergency.
The Road to Perfection
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Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This story is broken down into two parts. Part I 'The Road to Perfection', takes place literally on the road to Boston. Part II Giving up on Perfection', can be summed up by this quote from my story: "Regret is not the result of failure. It is a consequence of giving up. You will look back forever on what if, but you will one day find comfort in the defeat of giving it your all."
Their Glorious Summer
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Price: Free! Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Set as it was against the backdrop of the 1981 major league players’ strike, the story of the battle for the President’s Cup in Virginia's Valley Baseball League between the New Market Rebels and the Winchester Royals epitomizes that mix of glory and poignancy that produces such passion in those who love the game. An inspiring and easy read at only 7,000 words (14 pages).
Martial Musings - Thoughts on Tai Chi and other Martial Arts
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Series: Martial Musings, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
A collection of three short essays on the martial art of Tai Chi and on other arts...
Ghost Trails: Journeys Through a Lifetime
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
"Ghost Trails" is the true story of an ordinary person - timid, nonathletic, raised in the suburbs of Salt Lake City - and her unlikely route to one of the most difficult bicycle races in the world, a 350-mile epic along Alaska's frozen Iditarod trail. Through her struggles and intimate confrontations with her fears and weaknesses, she discovers the surprising destination of her life's trails.
The Big Ones — The World Record Smallmouth Bass of Dale Hollow Lake
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,930. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
From the World Record Smallie caught by D. L. Hayes in 1955, to Paul Beal’s 1986 wonder caught on eight pound test line, this book showcases the history of the 10 Dale Hollow Lake bronze-backs listed in the world record. Shell shows Smallmouth fishing’s past and offers theories about its future. Comments from some of smallmouth’s greats, including Billy Westmorland, Stephen Headrick, more.
Fantasy Football for Smart People: How to Cash in on the Future of the Game
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Price: Free! Words: 40,830. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
How to Cash in on the Future of the Game is the first book of its kind to break down the strategies used by the top daily fantasy football players. Frequently used as an in-season guide for traditional fantasy football owners, How to Cash in on the Future of the Game will greatly enhance your weekly projections and lineup decisions whether you play season-long or daily fantasy football.
FodBoldøje - en rejse i fodboldens univers
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Price: Free! Words: 68,760. Language: Danish. Published: December 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Fodbold i Afrikas slumghettoer, lokalderby i Rio og fanoprør i de lavere engelske fodboldrækker. "FodBoldøje" beskriver de følelser, fodbolden påfører mennesker i alle aldre og alle kulturer. Bogen er en personlig rejseskildring i fodboldens mangeartede univers. Ti lande, elleve historier om mennesker og deres største lidenskab. Om politik, historie, kultur, men mest af alt - om fodbold.
Boys look at the Stars - Ping-Pong
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Price: Free! Words: 34,780. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
It is not only ping-pong or table-tennis. It is an adventure lived by children, through their way of being. Love, cruelty, the story of the great table-tennis champions from all the world, stimulates their creativity. This tale is written in the style of a novel. The story has really happened. Dreams, reality, goals morality, the search of oneself, are the igredients.
The Tradition of Cheating at the Sport of Kings
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,490. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems
(4.94 from 18 reviews)
Most race horses, despite strict regulations prohibiting it, are given illegal drugs on race day. Glenn Thompson, a race horse trainer with over 30 years of experience, reveals the darkest secrets behind the scenes of the Sport of Kings. By shining a light on these secrets, he hopes to change the pattern and return decency and honor to horse racing.
Swimming for Pride
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Price: Free! Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
This emotional short story tells itself through the correspondence of fictional college swimmer Blake Wemberly after being informed his school plans to cut its varsity swim program. Blake and his teammates learn -- and teach -- a life lesson about coping with change and disappointment. The story is inspired by true events.
2 Possess & Bear Arms
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Price: Free! Words: 25,690. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Written by a prominent and respected firearms instructor. Learn about weapon selection, safe handling, storage, transporting, practice and the responsibilities of carrying a self-protection weapon. A must read for anyone preparing to obtain a concealed carry permit. Contains information applicable to all states, with specific information for the state of Missouri.
The Boiler Maker
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Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
This is a narrative of a dive I did during the lobster season opener 2010.