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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
How to Catch Fish with the Three Inch DOA Shrimp
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Archery
Most inshore gamefish love to eat shrimp, which makes the DOA Shrimp one of the most effective lures you can use. This little books tells you when to use the Shrimp, which colors to use, how to rig it for different conditions, and several different fishing techniques that prove effective. Catch more and bigger fish with the DOA Shrimp!
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.
Ten Top Redfish Flies - And How to Tie Them
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Do you want to catch redfish on fly? This little ebook, the result of 25 years worth of on-the-water research and observation, shares with the reader ten of the most effective redfish flies available, as well as concise instructions on how to fish them. Fly tiers will appreciate the links to tying instructions. Do you want to catch more and bigger redfish? Read this book!
Golf Yips - Practical Exercises and Mental Routines to Overcome The Yips
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,130. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
(5.00 from 1 review)
Over the last 10 years or more, the Author, Jonathan Adler, has been helping golfers to overcome their yips. Here he shares his experiences and techniques.
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.
When the Yankees Were on the Fritz --Revisiting the "Horace Clark Era"
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,060. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
"When the Yankees Were on the Fritz" is about a low time in New York Yankee history, the Horace Clarke Era, 1966-1974. Fritz's scouts had sold him on the concept that if he were on the Yankees he would be getting a World Series check almost every season, but instead, the Yankees fell to last place in the American League for the first time ever. Fritz never did get a World Series check.
At Home in the Bushes: Busking, Bikes and the Lure of the Open Road
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,000. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Thompson Crowley was a man with a love of adventure. Not for him, a life of humdrum domesticity and routine. So one day, with his guitar and a few essentials strapped into place, he set out from his home patch near Lincoln and hit the road north. His mode of transport? An old bicycle that wasn't long for this world. This is the charming, funny and occasionally poetic story of what happened next.
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.
"Horse Tricks" Featuring Dr. Sutherland's System of Educating the Horse (Annotated) Together with "A Handful of Feats"
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Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 9. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,880. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
This book offers 44 tricks a horse might be taught plus a quick and easy fix for horses that bite. Part I, first published in 1861 and written by GH Sutherland, presents 39 tricks annotated for the modern horseman. Part II, penned in recent times by John Lyons Certified Trainer Keith Hosman, explains 5 "feats" - each feat having proven quite popular at his training clinics conducted about the U.S.
I'd Trade Him Again: Wayne Gretzky & Peter Pocklington
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,490. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
THE TRADE! 25 years later, in the annals of professional hockey, no incident has resulted in such furor, such angst among Canadians as did the decision by team owner Peter Pocklington to trade Edmonton Oiler Wayne Gretzky to the Los Angeles Kings. Pocklington's biographers focus on the relationship between the two men, today and during the heady heydays of the five-time Stanley Cup champion team.
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.
How to Fix Basketball Games
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Changing a few rules in basketball will make the game much fairer and more enjoyable. The major changes concern intentional fouls near the end of a game and the fouling out rule. Other subjects discussed include changes in time outs, changing the shot clock to 24 or 30 seconds, and better use of replay. Logical explanations for change are given, and fairness is the most important criterion.
Golf Psychology - When Positive Thinking Doesn't Work
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,520. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
An alternative to popular Positive Thinking this ground breaking book on Golf Psychology reveals the practical mindfulness techniques and philosophies that will help you to play your best golf when it matters. Author Jon Adler has worked with Touring Professionals and Amateurs for over ten years, helping them to overcome mental problems and blocks by developing the Art of Relaxed Concentration.
American Racer
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Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,830. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
“Yes, I know, I sneer at the psychopaths I compete against on tracks. But I just hide my own nature better under a veneer of cool intelligence and urbane good manners. Attack my child or my women, and I will kill you. Slowly. And my sleep will not be delayed one minute by your demise.” — Bobby Solara in AMERICAN RACER by Dakota Franklin
Diamond Palm Training Methods Book II
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Series: Diamond Palm Breaking Techniques, Book 3. Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
(4.00 from 1 review)
Do not get me wrong, even proven shortcuts can be long and laborious processes. Practice, and training simply by their nature, are tedious at best. At some point in your training, you will have to grapple with this reality. How you maintain this training process is an individuals choice.
An Iron Hand Way: TetsuTe
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
an introduction to the conditioning process called Iron Hand.
Skagerrak and Back
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Price: $2.40 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
“Skagerrak and Back” is the story of my North Sea circuit aboard my 27ft yacht. This is not a tale of astonishing derring-do and bravery in the face of insurmountable odds. Neither does it purport to be a pilot book or sailing directions. It’s just the story of an achieveable summer cruise aboard a seaworthy wee boat.
Destroy the Enemy in Hand-to-Hand Combat (An Authentic Field Manual of the Red Army)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by Dilernia Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
“Destroy the Enemy in Hand-to-Hand Combat” was the official Red Army close combat manual during the Second World War. Published in 1941, this would have been the very manual used to train the troops that fought and defeated the Nazis at Stalingrad and in Berlin, in fierce close-quarter combat. Translated into English by professional translator Boris Karpa.
Donald Sterling, Racist Team Owner: 100 Questions & Answers about the Scandal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
L.A. Clippers basketball team owner & billionaire Donald Sterling is involved in a scandal related to a conversation his mistress taped. On that tape, he reveals himself to be a racist. This book pulls together information from diverse sources to answer frequently asked questions about the case, such as: “Who is Donald Sterling?” “Who is his wife?” “Who is his girlfriend?" and "What happens next?"