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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
2014 Longhorn Football Prospectus: Thinking Texas Football
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,540. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This 2014 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
Kelong Kings: Confessions of the world's most prolific match-fixer
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,310. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Invisible Dog Srl. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Wilson Raj Perumal has been labeled the world's most prolific match-fixer in football's recent history. Born a village boy in rural Singapore in the mid-60's, Wilson climbed the heights of international match-fixing across five continents, becoming FIFA's most wanted man. Kelong Kings is the ultimate tale about gambling, soccer and fixing, told in the words of the man who made it all happen.
What I'd Teach Your Horse
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Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 8. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,350. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
If you broke your horse to saddle and rode it for the first time today, this book is where you'd start tomorrow. Likewise, if you have an older horse that needs re-training, you'd start here. This book is a roadmap to building the foundation every horse needs, regardless of age, breed or background, regardless the type of riding for which it will eventually be used.
Running Technique
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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.
What Is Wrong with My Horse?
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Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,270. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
A book full of solutions for the horse owner. In three parts. Section I: "Fright" in it's myriad forms. Section II: Neglect your lawn, get weeds. Neglect your car, break down. Neglect your horse... collect trips to the ER. Here's what you need to know to keep your horse tuned-up and out of trouble. Section III: Step-by-step fixes for the most common problems faced by horse owners.
Climbing Mt. Fuji: Tips, Q&A, and Climber Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,880. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Mt. Fuji, Japan’s highest peak, is one of the most beautiful and most visited mountains in the world. The author, who has climbed all of the 29 highest mountains in Japan, has focused on providing all the essential information necessary for future climbers intent on scaling the mountain. If you’re planning to climb Japan’s highest peak, this book will likely prove to be a valuable resource.
Survival Heat Loss & Microclimates
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
White Wolf of Element Mountain in Vermont details the essentials of proper microclimates for survival, comfort, health and safety for humans and animals. The 5 major methods of body heat loss are also covered along with personal advice for constructing successful microclimates gained from many years of experience, whether indoors or outdoors.
Best Hiking in Southwest Colorado around Ouray, Telluride and Silverton
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,530. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
An opinionated guide to the best hikes in the San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado around three great base camps; Ouray, Telluride and Silverton. The hikes range from 6 to 12.5 miles per day. The guide describes the base camps, identifying local service, nearby attractions and non-hiking day activities. Trails include detailed descriptions, ratings, elevation profiles, maps and photos.
Crow Hopper's Big Guide to Buck Stopping
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Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 10. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Is your horse a powder keg? "Crow Hopper's Big Guide to Buck Stopping" is your guide to ending one very dangerous habit: Bucking. Learn ground work and riding exercises designed to re-train your horse's brain plus immediate fixes for horses that buck into the canter, freeze up, balk at obstacles and your own fear. Make riding fun again!
Call Of The Jungle - How a Camping-Hating City-Slicker Mum Survived an Ultra Endurance Race through the Amazon Jungle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,900. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Amanda Barlow describes the agony and the ecstasy of competing in the Jungle Marathon, the world's toughest endurance race. Leaving the comforts of home behind, she spends a week racing through the deep Amazon Jungle with just a hammock and a backpack. Every day provides new challenges, unpredictable obstacles and formidable weather that will test her physical and mental resolve to their limits.
Be Tough ... But Don't Be "A Tough Guy"
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,240. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Be Tough ...But Don't be “A Tough Guy" is for today's leaders and those that strive to be. It shares the idea of “toughness” being the combination of serving and caring for those they lead while demonstrating exemplary dignity and class. It is a guide for leaders who believe in this combination of compassion and toughness, and are committed to the values that will lead to their team's success.
Lands End to John O Groats - Cycling the Google Route
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,710. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smashed from his bicycle by an articulated truck Royston Wood found himself unable to complete a long planned for 875 mile cycling event. Battling the demons of failure he devised a plan to ride a similar distance across the UK from Land’s End to John O’Groats. With only a few days to plan the whole trip he delegated the routing to Google Maps. Cycle routing was brand new and in beta testing: what
101 Great Hikes Above Silicon Valley: Pre-planned trail adventures for all ability levels of hikers, runners, bikers, horses...and even dogs
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,490. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Don't have time to plan where to head outdoors this weekend? Try one of the beginner, intermediate, or advanced hikes detailed in this guide. 37 nearby parks are profiled, with information on trails and facilities, including slope, climb, and mileage, plus easy reference charts to find the perfect hike. Most hikes can be done in 3-4 hours within a 1-hour drive from the heart of Silicon Valley.
Las 10 claves para aprender Systema
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: Spanish. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Una visita guiada a la filosofía de aprendizaje del arte marcial ruso Systema, que pone de relieve las actitudes que limitan el aprendizaje, y aporta material para la reflexión personal. Aunque está dirigido a la comunidad de Systema, su contenido resultará también de interés para practicantes de otras artes marciales y para cualquiera que inicie el aprendizaje de algo nuevo.
Dagny Rocks
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 148,380. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Rhea grows up in the hippie days of the 70's aboard a hand-built, ocean-going tugboat. Later she joins Icelander Petur on his big sailing ketch. With an ever-changing crew, Dagny voyages nearly non-stop happily surviving mechanical failures, ripped sails, a keel conversion, irate port captains, multiple mast-removals, and two Newfoundland winters.
Day Tripping: Kayak Wisconsin Door County Peninsula Bluffs, Beaches, Lighthouses, and Shipwrecks
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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.
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Four: The British Invasion (1963 – 1966)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,850. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Volume Four: British Invasion (1963 – 1966) tells how Ford Motor Company and Team Lotus joined to conquer the Indianapolis 500, inaugurating the modern era of higher automotive technology supported by corporate money - especially the opening shots of the infamous tire wars between Firestone and Goodyear. Speeds climbed quickly until tragedy struck in turn four in 1964.
She Was Once a Runner
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 25,840. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
“She Was Once a Runner” gives an honest account of a female long distance runner on a Division I college scholarship and the resultant pressure cooker in which she lives. The memoir explores the physical and psychological effects of the Female Athlete Triad on a nineteen year old girl struggling to find her identity amidst a toxic team environment and discouraging parents.
The 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook: All-Star Break Supplement
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
This update to the 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook provides mid-season reports on players and teams in the Toronto Blue Jays' minor league system.