Books tagged: youth sports

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So Much More Than A Game
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,810. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
During one magical summer, a group of young boys played baseball with heart, spirit and joy, but not at the beginning of the season. Starting as a disparate group, some unhappy with being stuck with a woman coach, some battling their egos, some battling their confidence and some battling their fears, they grew into a team with purpose, and unity, and with a never quit attitude, and they had fun.
Sporting the Right Attitude: Lessons Learned in a Troubled Family
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,130. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Sporting the Right Attitude: Lessons Learned in a Troubled Family, a USA Book News Award finalist, is an inspirational memoir and guide for young adults, or anyone struggling to overcome challenges. This story is how sports principles helped the author overcome a violent childhood, intertwined with insights from superstar athletes who used these same principles to conquer challenges---and win.
Baseball Coaching: Myths, Mistakes, and Misunderstandings
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,420. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Baseball Coaching: Myths, Mistakes, and Misunderstandings provides youth baseball coaches and parents with a quick reference to proper baseball hitting and pitching mechanics. It serves to dispel some of the old cliches of baseball instruction that are overused and just plain wrong. It also provides the proper mechanics and full explanation that is necessary to see real skill development.
Guru Coaching
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,530. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Renowned football powerhouse Penn State takes a great fall. How could a school with such a storied history fall and receive some of the harshest penalties in NCAA history. Simply put, they forgot what was important. On a regular basis, we hear about fans and coaches doing really stupid things. In the pages of this book, you will see what is really important in coaching and how to avoid pitfalls.
Black Butterflies, White Fences
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,080. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Ivy Strauss, a half-Jewish, Iowa farm girl has had enough! Her son Noah, a shy, stuttering twelve-year-old desperately needs some fatherly attention, but it’s clear her husband Ethan is too self-absorbed to notice the boy’s plight. Ivy describes Ethan’s involvement with his family as, “One half of a cross-breeze that blows in and out of our lives at will.”
Shoot the Pill & Smashed Puzzle
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,640. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Cliff Vermont's team advanced to the county basketball championship game, but as game day nears, a problem arises at home. Cliff has to decide between family and basketball. The story takes numerous twists and turns as both Cliff and his best friend Jamaal have to overcome the obstacles of being 12 year-old kids.
Advanced 8v8 Soccer - A Tactical Guide For Coaches And Parents
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,400. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer
Great vision and technique are both acquired and developed during youth 8v8 matches. This book brings a coach and parent through the tactics, concepts and techniques needed for teams and players who excel early to develop into premier players with elite vision and technique. The diagrams and sessions provided combine technical and tactical knowledge and translate complex soccer into 8v8 soccer