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Running Technique
By Brian Martin
Series: Running Technique Tips. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 63,990. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
(5.00 from 11 reviews)
A practical guide for distance runners to learn and train for the fundamentals of good running technique. Recognize problems with running form that cause injury, or frustrate achievement of your goals. A complete framework of coordination training, mental cues and a training philosophy to improve running technique. Foreword by Philo Saunders PhD, Senior Physiologist, Australian Institute of Sport.
Essential Fly Tying Techniques
By Tim Rolston
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 25,670. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
A downloadable version of the totally innovative "Essential Fly Tying Techniques" book sold on disc. The book provides all the key techniques for tying myriad fly patterns. Includes over 80 full colour detailed graphics, links to 35 video clips of techniques and complete flies as well as the tying instructions for 14 killer patterns.
Rothschild's Guide to Football Handicapping
By John Rothschild
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 23,930. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
John Rothschild appears on ESPN Radio, Comcast TV and Sportsbook Review. His user friendly approach will benefit the seasoned professional, or the amateur. You'll enjoy John's comedic writing style which includes: 1. Thinking "Outside of the Box" to own almost anything you want. 2. Some of the dumbest wagers ever made. 3. A final exam to test what you've learned.
2013 Longhorn Football Prospectus: Thinking Texas Football
By Paul Wadlington
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,860. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
This 2013 Texas football preview is a season companion, reference guide, and resource for the entire football season. Our goal is to present a rational, entertaining assessment of Longhorn Football, Texas opponents, and the Big 12 Conference, while imparting a more comprehensive and deeper understanding of the game, so that you can enjoy game day, and our Longhorns, all the more. Hook 'em
63 Defense: A Winning Youth Defense
By Jack Gregory
Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 46,410. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 6 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.
SoccerROM Coaching Series: Winning Coaching Methods
By Robert Parr
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,340. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This book teaches the "art" of coaching to soccer coaches of all experience levels. By examining five main themes--team management, player psychology, training methods, game coaching, and match analysis--you can master the instructional methods that separate great coaches from the rest. If you are looking to do more than just "run drills", this book will show you how to be a more effective coach.
From Flat Cap to Bronx Hat
By Terry Wills
Price: Free! Words: 59,550. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
In the first parts of his autobiography, veteran West Bromwich Albion supporter Terry Wills remembers the peaks and troughs of supporting the club between 1940 and 1968. His experiences include the dangers of watching football during National Service, the downside of a 16 hour queue for tickets and the incomparable joy of two Wembley trips.
Mud, Sweat and Tears - an Irish Woman’s Journey of Self-Discovery
By Moire O'Sullivan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,350. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In July 2008, Moire O'Sullivan made a solo attempt of the Wicklow Round, a gruelling run spanning 100 kilometres over 26 of Ireland’s remotest mountains. Mud, Sweat and Tears tells one woman’s story about her passion for mountain running, a passion that has brought her to the heights of some of Ireland’s most impressive mountains and to the depths of her own human limitations.
Under the Laughter of Eagles
By Michael McQuaid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,690. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
True stories of some of the Wildlife and Navy people I served with during my tour of duty while stationed on Adak, Alaska. Viewed from a sometimes sideways sense of humor.
Tempting the Throne Room
By John Quillen
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 39,350. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
2013 was the deadliest season ever seen in the Karakoram. When John Quillen found his climbing partner lying face down with a shattered leg in the snow high on the flanks of Broad Peak, the drama had just begun. See what transpired through first hand accounts of the deaths of three team members on this ill fated expedition to the Throne Room of the Mountain Gods.
The Lazy Bettor's Guide to the Kentucky Derby: 3 Easy Angles
By Roger LeBlanc
Price: $18.95 USD. Words: 29,010. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Master horse racing's oldest and most perplexing puzzle! This guide, for beginners and experienced bettors alike, touts simple strategies for selecting Kentucky Derby winners. It's a fun, fact-fueled journey that blazes a path to wagering profits. Roger LeBlanc, a former writer for The Racing Times, shares his insights from studying the past 22 years of the Kentucky Derby.
Youth Double Wing: A Winning Youth Offense
By Jack Gregory
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.
The Manual of Bean Curd Boxing: Tai Chi and the Noble Art of Leaving Things Undone
By Paul Read
Series: The Tai Chi Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 32,330. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a Manual for 21st Century Living. Redefining the lessons of Taoism and the practical exercises of Tai Chi, this book describes how to use the most practical points from these ancient disciplines to enable us to reach out and grasp life with more energy, with more passion and with more wisdom. Instead of acquiring yet more tools, throw them away and learn the Art of Leaving Things Undone.
You Can Afford To Be A Pilot
By Timothy O'Connor
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The purpose of this book is not to teach ground school or flight training, but is intended to teach the reader how to shop for these services and, once purchased, how to keep them affordable, efficient and useful. Certifed FAA Instructor Timothy O’Connor uses his twenty years of experience with technical subjects and adult training to bring flying to people on a middle-income budget.
The Way of the River: My Journey of Fishing, Forgiveness and Spiritual Recovery
By Randy Kadish
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,650. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This collection of memoirs reflect Randy Kadish’s journey of fly fishing and spiritual recovery that began when he admitted his life had become unmanageable. Then, he asked for help and relived the deep pain of his very traumatic childhood. To soothe himself, he turned to fishing. Finally, after an unexpected crisis, he found a way to forgive and connect to the good in the world.
Day Tripping: Kayak Wisconsin Door County Peninsula Bluffs, Beaches, Lighthouses, and Shipwrecks
By Babs Malchow Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,560. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
20 day paddles with GPS coordinates for small watercraft launch sites, public accesses and restaurants with beach landings along the way. The fun to read guide shares the most dramatic bluffs, hidden beaches, lighthouses, entertaining history, coastal landmarks, and 15 shipwreck locations visible from kayaks. This is why Wisconsin's Door Peninsula is a premier kayaking destination.
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.. 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.
Triathlon for Girls Like Us
By Gloria Safar
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,860. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
(5.00 from 1 review)
All you need to know for having a great time in your triathlon: common questions, expert opinions, training plans, how to avoid injuries, nutrition, and much more. Triathlons are a great physical and mental challenge. Finishing one is always a proud moment! With information specifically addressing women participation in the sport, this book is a great guide for beginners and experienced alike.
Adventures in Water Skiing: Part 1, Hot Dogging
By Tony Klarich
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,900. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tony Klarich, well known pioneer and innovator, recounts his journey to notoriety as the world’s premier hot dog water skier. From the Long Beach Marine Stadium to the Parker Strip of the Colorado River and beyond, Klarich achieved water skiing fame with the help of his uncle Mike Murphy and the promotions of Herb O’Brien. Includes scores of classic photos and video links.
Making Sense of the NFL Draft
By Dr. Michael Lee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,930. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 1 review)
Insights into the current NFL Draft process as a predictor of eventual player success in the NFL. Current draft ranking criteria are examined and de-bunked and substitute criteria, supported by scientific research, are suggested. The book analyzes the analyzers. Making Sense is written in a “conversational” style, with numerous examples, lists, tables and references.