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From Underdog to Winner: In Pursuit of 100% Performance by Barbara Teetor Waite & John A. Pfitsch
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,610. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017 by Frendship Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
John Pfitsch (1919-2012), coach at Grinnell College for 50 years, and Barbara Waite, former chair of the Sport Psychology Program at The University of Iowa, square off to scrutinize theories and philosophies behind 100% performance, Coach Pfitsch’s term for the best his athletes had to offer. A conversation between Waite and Pfitsch’s ghost reveals more than how to win sport contests.
Overtime: A journey of a NCAA Soccer Team by Nick Roberts
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,440. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
In May 2008 Coach Nick Roberts took over as the new Head Men’s Soccer Coach at Urbana University in Ohio where the soccer team was in disarray. In March 2012, after four seasons, the team began the season seeking its first conference title. This book follows the nine-month journey of a collegiate soccer team in the quest to win soccer games and compete for a conference championship.
FaceBooklet Posts from Year 4 by Bruce E. Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,630. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
This booklet contains all the posts from year two on our Proactive Coaching Facebook page. They are divided into sections for Coaches… Competitors… Team Leaders
The Sports Motivation Master Plan by Lee Ness
You set the price! Words: 74,140. Language: British English. Published: January 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
Lee Ness’ Sports Motivation Master Plan helps you create your own route map to success. From picking your dream and learning from the greats through getting motivated and dealing with obstacles, the Master Plan is there for you no matter what your sport. If you want to be the best in your sport, no matter what it is, then you need the Sports Motivation Master Plan.
There is Genius in Passion: Reflections on developing competence and self-belief through human movement by Gordon Paterson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,740. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Gordon Paterson reflects on the life experiences that led him to the threshold of his doctorate that focused on youth sport coaching strategies conducive to strengthening the self-esteem of school sport participants.
Soccer Tough: Simple Football Psychology Techniques to Improve Your Game by Dan Abrahams
Series: Peak Performance, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Technique, speed and tactical execution are crucial components of winning soccer, but it is mental toughness that marks out the very best players. The ability to play when pressure is highest, the opposition is strongest, and fear is greatest. Soccer Tough demystifies this crucial side of the game and helps banish the fear, mistakes, and mental limits that holds players back.
The Champion's Way by Steve Victorson
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 73,020. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
In this practical and captivating guide to athletic excellence, former US Ski Team conditioning coach Dr. Steve Victorson and sports journalist/coach Robert Yehling show how the best competitors on the planet get there. The Champion's Way offers a path for anyone in pursuit of excellence. Only the greatest get there - but the possibility lies within each of us.
Art of the Upset by Bruce Reynolds
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,790. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
I have always been fascinated with the psychology and the philosophy of how to pull off the big “upset”. My book, Art of the Upset, is a “how-to” book for the coach. But, the principles of the upset can be applied to any profession and walk of life.
Running Technique by Brian Martin
Series: Running Technique Tips. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 63,990. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching(4.92 from 12 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.
So Much More Than A Game by Julie Wyckoff
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,810. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Categories: 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.