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The 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook
By Jay Blue
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,100. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook is the complete guide to the Toronto Blue Jays Minor Leagues. This book in unprecedented in size and scope and covers everything in the Jays' minor league system from the Buffalo Bisons to the Dominican Summer League. The book features over 250 player profiles, team profiles, a 2013 draft report and much, much more.
A Warm Sea - Dreaming of Sailing and Making It Happen: Tales of our cruising life in the Mediterranean
By Ben Ho
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,490. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
This is the whimsical story of a couple who left their comfortable suburban life and embarked on a journey of exploration and self-discovery by living on board their sailboat and cruising the Mediterranean. It is about the challenges and delights of the cruising life, the cultures and histories from the Middle East to the Tuscan Islands, the friendly people they met, and the irresistible cuisines.
Dry Land: Winning After 20 Years at Sea with the Pittsburgh Pirates
By Charlie Wilmoth
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,930. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Dry Land follows fans of the Pittsburgh Pirates through the team's first winning season in two decades. Along the way, Bucs Dugout's Charlie Wilmoth explains how the Pirates finally built a team strong enough to end the streak with a 94-win season and a playoff run.
From Peach Baskets to Dance Halls and the Not-so-Stern NBA
By Evan Weiner
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,530. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
The 21st century version of the National Basketball Association will never be confused with the various leagues that cropped up after Dr. James Naismith came up with a game in the fall of 1891 at a Springfield, Massachusetts YMCA. Dr. Naismith put up some peach baskets and gave 18 players a soccer ball and the game of "basket ball" was born. A century later, basketball was a global sensation.
America's Passion: How a Coal Miner's Game Became the NFL in the 20th Century
By Evan Weiner
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,150. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(4.00 from 1 review)
The National Football League is the premier sport in the United States. But it always wasn't that way. Author Evan Weiner takes us back to the days when the NFL was a mom and pop store operation with the players and others who witnessed the league's growth first hand. The game started in the coal mines in western Pennsylvania and is a multi-billion dollar business today.
The Tradition of Cheating at the Sport of Kings
By Glenn Thompson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,490. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems
1 star(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.
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.
Golf Psychology - When Positive Thinking Doesn't Work
By Jonathan Adler
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.
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.
Ride Like a Trooper
By Jack Hawkins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,240. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Ride Like a Trooper is based upon the first of the manuals adopted by the United States Army, translated from the “Notes on Equitation and Horse Training” which were the answers to the examination questions at the School of Application for Cavalry at Saumur, France. It was adopted by the US Army and the Mounted Service School on 16 July, 1910.
Handguns for Beginning Shooters and First Time Owners
By RJ VETTER, Jr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,780. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting
Designed for the new or beginning shooter as well as those interested in, or looking to purchase their first handgun. Based upon our experience in law enforcement as well as our years as an instructor, and overseeing range operations. Simple and easy reading designed to bring you the basics you will need to get started.
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.
Secret of Athleticism
By Chong Xie
Price: $99.13 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
(5.00 from 1 review)
Chong Xie extensively delves into the success formula of elite athletes and their outstanding performances using a unique yet practical approach that has never been documented before. The book combines the elements of science, science fiction, real life application and ground breaking discovery to give the reader the true secret of athleticism in an easy and understandable way.
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.
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.
How I Made My Fortune In The MMA Business And You Can Too
By Jeremy Augusta
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Jeremy Augusta is the founder of Combat Sports Insurance, the countries only insurance business of any kind dedicated to the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Jeremy has worked with hundreds of MMA event promotions, gyms and other industry businesses all over the world.
Mystic Seafarer's Trail: Secrets behind the 7 Wonders, Titanic's Shoes, Captain Sisson's Gold, and Amelia Earhart's Wedding
By Lisa Saunders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,530. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Journey to and from the center of adventure--Mystic, Connecticut. Includes little known facts behind Mystic’s pizza, "7 Wonders," hurricanes, cemeteries and massacre, plus information on area shipwrecks, Amelia Earhart's wedding, Benedict Arnold’s treachery and Ernie the Ledge Light Ghost.
Saturday Morning Wake-Up Call: A 21st Century Survival Guide for High School Football Coaches
By K. Russell DePriest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,340. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The conclusions drawn by analyzing statistics from college and professional football often do not translate to the high school game because the games are so different. This book puts those powerful statistical techniques for maximizing a team's chance of winning into the hands of high school coaches and fans. These techniques are illustrated using the Pulaski Academy Bruins as a case study.
How to Fix Basketball Games
By Arnold Popkin
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.
Running Form Drills
By Brian Martin
Series: Running Technique Tips. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Running Form Drills continues Brian Martin's examination of good running technique. This book explains how to practice running form drills and gives unique insights into how each drill can help you recognize and learn good running form. Put simply you can use Running Form Drills to help you learn how to run. Free online video resources complete a handy toolkit for any runner. Approx 12,000 words.