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Selected Works: A Thimble, Half Full and other Thoughts on Swimming by Clive Rushton
Price: Free! Words: 18,360. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: 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
The Kingpin Trio/How Three Bay Area Champions Became the Class of Boxing by Colin Seymour
Price: Free! Words: 135,780. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
“The Kingpin Trio” traces the simultaneous five-year rise to superstardom of San Francisco Bay Area boxers Andre Ward, Nonito Donaire and Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero, as chronicled by veteran Bay Area reporter Colin Seymour on Examiner.com. Serious illnesses, injuries and injustices have not stopped the trio from achieving eminence unequaled in the Bay Area for nearly 100 years.
The Pool Safety Bible by Ken Walker
Price: Free! Words: 20,520. Language: American English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
Free 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.
Red Skies In Morning: An Unforgettable Stormy Passage from Juneau to Seattle by Elsan Zimmerly
Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(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.
Circling the City: Take a Hike Around Boulder, Colorado by Brock Media
Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking(5.00 from 1 review)
Tour Boulder’s wild side by hiking all the way around the city on this unique eight-part trek through prairies, riparian districts, and, of course, the foothills. Experience abundant wildflowers, acres of grasslands, the chirping antics of prairie dogs — all while enjoying some rare solitude in lesser-known open-space parcels.
"How America Can Bike and Grow Rich, the National Bicycle Greenway in Action" by Martin Krieg
Price: Free! Words: 111,160. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
As Martin Krieg works to actualize the Greenway envisioned in 1994 in “Awake Again”, this book is set against the national Mayor's Rides we have run since his true comeback story became a book. In this sequel, from the Eagle HiWheel, he shows the fun work we have been doing to make the NBG real, the actual Route and what it’s like to ride on it as we celebrate the 17 major cities it passes through
Martial Musings - Thoughts on Tai Chi and other Martial Arts by Robert Agar-Hutton
Series: Martial Musings, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
A collection of three short essays on the martial art of Tai Chi and on other arts...
Youth Double Wing: A Winning Youth Offense by Jack Gregory
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 52,300. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2009. Categories: 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.
Their Glorious Summer by Austin Gisriel
Price: Free! Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Categories: 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).
FodBoldøje - en rejse i fodboldens univers by Lasse Sørensen
Price: Free! Words: 68,760. Language: Danish. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: 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.
Jose Silva Guide to Mental Training for Fitness and Sports: Think and Grow Fit by Jose Silva
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,010. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009 by Ed Bernd Jr.. Categories: 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 by Dan Yarmey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,300. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: 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
Swimming for Pride by Larry LaForge
Price: Free! Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: 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.
63 Defense: A Winning Youth Defense by Jack Gregory
Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 46,410. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2009. Categories: 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.
What to Worm Your Horse With, Made Easy by Dr A. Nyland
Price: Free! Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian(5.00 from 1 review)
A clear, easy guide to horse and donkey worms and wormers. Written in easy language for the layperson, yet heavily referenced to scientific academic journals. Today's problem worm is the small strongyle yet the majority of advice given for deworming horses is still aimed at eradicating the large strongyle. When to worm, resistance, rotational wormings, harrowing, are all covered in this book.
Boys look at the Stars - Ping-Pong by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 34,780. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Table Tennis
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 Road to Perfection by Lawrence Thomas
Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2010. Categories: 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."
História dos Campeonatos de Futebol em Portugal, origens a 1921 by Giusepe Giorgio
Price: Free! Words: 13,200. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer
A mais completa obra sobre o futebol português em números. Este livro diz respeito ao período da introdução do futebol em portugal até 1921, em que engloba todos os acontecimentos, histórias, finais, resultados e classificações dos Campeonatos de Lisboa e Porto e o Campeonato do Norte e histórias do surgimento das equipas de futebol
Ghost Trails: Journeys Through a Lifetime by Jill Homer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(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.