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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
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.
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.
63 Defense: A Winning Youth Defense
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Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 46,410. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2009. Category: 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.
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.
"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.
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.
Bobbing to the Baltic
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of my cruise from Edinburgh to the Russian border aboard my 27ft yacht ‘Zophiel’. In 2012 we left the Forth to cross the North Sea. Though we had intended to go to Denmark, wimpiness and poor navigation took us to Holland instead. I sailed to the Baltic, cruising the islands of Sweden and Finland as far as Russia. I returned, via Estonia and the east of Sweden, to Holland.
Ballun Pingut 2
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 28,500. Language: Maltese. Published: May 24, 2014 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists
The second edition of Ballun Pingut comprises 1400 terms and expressions in the Maltese language, all linked to the world of soccer. The author explains the terms and gives them in alphabetical order. The book can interest different audiences such as those who love the Maltese language and those who form part of the soccer world.
Preventive Officiating
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,290. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Through author Randy Vogt's three decades plus of officiating soccer games, he has seen many problems on fields that could have been prevented. Preventive Officiating will help with many of the challenges facing referees. This soccer rule book is a very easy read as it is just over 100 pages with many diagrams.
História dos Campeonatos de Futebol em Portugal, 1954 a 1960
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,860. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
A mais completa obra sobre o futebol português em números.Este livro diz respeito ao período dos campeonatos de futebol, de 1954 a 1960, em que engloba todos os acontecimentos, histórias, finais, resultados e classificações das Ligas, Campeonatos Nacionais, Regional e Taças de Portugal 
José Mourinho: The Rise of the Translator
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,850. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
From Porto to Chelsea, and Inter to Real Madrid – the Mourinho story is as intriguing as the man himself. Now, a new challenge awaits at Stamford Bridge. Covering the Mourinho story to October 2013 and featuring numerous exclusive interviews with figures not synonymous with the traditional Mourinho narrative.
Queen of Indy
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Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,650. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Alongside its terrifying thrills, QUEEN of INDY counts among its other excitements a super love story and a seamlessly integrated insider’s look at the creation of a great auto racing team to contest the greatest automobile race in the world. As expected in every Dakota Franklin thriller, QUEEN of INDY abounds in sharply drawn characters on the edge of psychopathology—or over it.
The Complete Guide To Learning How To Sail
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,680. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
This ebook has been developed by sailing experts to help people get started in this great sport, sailing. All the information and guidance is here in a step by step format, giving the new comers to sailing the theory and confidence to take those next steps forward, getting out on the water. If you are new to sailing, then this is a must to get you started in this fantastic sport.
Once upon A Player
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,190. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Gorgeous college senior Val is the star spiker of her volleyball team who never runs out of dates. But this year, she sets her sights on an unexpected target--the unassuming yet ultra-cute Jake Clementia. Val is used to getting what she wants, and is sure she'll snag him before graduation. But in the process, she is sideswiped by a surprise move that sends her tumbling from her pedestal.
Mud, Sweat and Tears - an Irish Woman’s Journey of Self-Discovery
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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.
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.