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Youth Sports: Still Failing Our Kids - How to Really Fix It
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,360. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
Bob Bigelow, former NBA player and 25-year youth sports reform advocate, demonstrates how improved play models increase children’s skills. Bob has conducted unique quantitative studies that show how to truly solve the problems in today’s youth sports environment. Bob offers a genuine blueprint for success and real-world examples. If you really want to change kids’ sports, this book is a must-read!
A Forgotten First National Championship: The 1914 Army Football Team
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 186,880. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
See how the Army college football team was able to win all nine games during the 1914 season. Army decisively played and defeated teams from Rutgers, Colgate, Villanova, Notre Dame, Navy and others. The team was later named by the NCAA as one of three national college football champions for 1914. Players included future Generals Bradley and Van Fleet and Hall of Fame coach Bob Neyland.
Anabolic Steroids: A Concise Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Weightlifting
This brief guide gives an overview of anabolic steroids and discusses each of the most common compounds (as well as related substances). It also covers, in a clear and frank way, their administration, doses, and related issues.
Why Fish Don't See Your Lures: How Fish Vision Affects Intelligent Fishing Tackle Color Selection. Lake Fishing, River Fishing, Sea Fishing.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,880. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
Insights from a professional aquatic scientist! Did you know that some fish species see different colors than others, and even colors the humans eye can’t see? Have you wondered why fish can charge at a lure, then turn away without striking? Find out exactly what fish can (and can't) see and you're ability to choose the right lure for any situation will see you put more fish in the bag.
Advanced Kicking and Banking for Pool and Billiards
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cue sports
Are you a seasoned pool player that has difficulty with kicking and banking? Build your confidence in kicking and banking by learning the similar triangle aiming system through the step by step illustrated examples in this book. Learn aiming tips and tricks to solve any kicking or banking dilemma, no matter how many rails. Reach your highest playing potential.
Tigers and Tamangs: How Not to Do a Nepalese Adventure Travel Reconnaissance
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 23,380. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Mark Horrell sets off on an adventure travel reconnaissance with his friends who own a Nepalese trekking agency. On a desperate crusade to see a tiger in Bardia National Park they experience a bizarre set of escapades involving the Nepalese Army, a tame rhino and a surreal rafting trip. After visiting the birthplace of Buddha they are then terrorised by leeches on a monsoon trek.
New Zealand Photo Journal #4: Visiting Hobbiton Shire
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Come join me for this 50-image photo journal as I cycle and hike across New Zealand. In this fourth volume I'll be cycling with great anticipation to the Hobbiton Shire, which was built for The Lord of the Rings movie series. From Bilbo Baggins home to the Green Dragon Tavern for a pint -- the attention to detail is amazing. I hope you enjoy these images and travel thoughts.
New Zealand Photo Journal #13: Visiting Wellington Harbor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Come join me for this 50-image photo journal as I cycle and hike across New Zealand. In this 13th volume I'll be enjoying the capitol city of Wellington. I'll start by taking a train into the downtown station and discovering the sculptures along the harbor. Next, I'll take a cable car up to the planetarium and then touring the Te Papa Museum. I hope you enjoy these images and travel thoughts.
Golf Tales Volume II
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,280. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Volume II contains a story of infidelity on the golf course where the wife almost lost her huge wedding ring and a "Pink Panther", Paula Creamer, story that will give you the human side of this US Open Champion. Also included is the real story behind Billy Horschel's 60 in the US Am Qualifying and a story of Max McGee the hero of Super bowl I.
New Zealand Photo Journal #19: Christchurch Peninsula
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
In this 19th volume I will be cycling south along the east coast to Christchurch, where we stayed with a local Warmshower host. We rented a car to gather green-lipped mussels for dinner, and drove out to the Banks Peninsula for a stunning harbor sunset. We then visited the big city sites, marveling at the amazing graffiti and rich botanical garden. I hope you enjoy these images and travel thought
Golf Tales Volume III
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Golf Tales is like a Reader's Digest of Golf Stories. Golfers and non-golfers will enjoy reading these short stories when they have a few minutes.
New Zealand Photo Journal #5: Hiking Rotorua Lakes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Come join me for this 50-image photo journal as I cycle and hike across New Zealand. In this fifth volume I'll be cycling south to the volcanically active town of Rotorua with lots of natural hot springs. Next I'll cycle out to Lake Okareka to start a four-day hike along the coastline of several lakes to visit the 100-meter Tarawera Waterfall. I hope you enjoy these images and travel thoughts.
Get stronger and lose weight 2 book bundle
Price: $1.52 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: British English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Weightlifting
This will be a little guide, on a workout you can do for Powerlifting and simply getting stronger using barbells and dumbbells and using compound exercises ,I'm including curls cause they work your biceps and forearms and calf raises cause a pair of strong calf's will help a lot in your quest for strength. I'm also including ways to fit the workout into your schedule And I'm includ
Virgin Conquests: First Ascents in Ladakh
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 4. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,780. Language: British English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Mark Horrell sets out with a new group of companions from Leh in northern India, near the banks of the Indus and surrounded by mountains, to spend two weeks trekking in a remote valley near the Pakistan border. His objective is to explore the region and find an unclimbed Himalayan peak to climb. This is the diary of his journey.
Islands in the Snow: Climbing Nepal's trekking peaks
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 7. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 29,880. Language: British English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Two friends set out on a trek in the Khumbu region of Nepal which involved climbing two trekking peaks - Mera Peak and Island Peak - and crossing the difficult Amphu Labtse pass. One of them had climbed Mera in 2004, and the other had climbed Island in 2005, but neither of them had done both or crossed the Amphu Labtse. This is the diary of their journey.
In the Footsteps of Whymper: Climbing Ecuador's Volcanoes
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 10. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 17,670. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is the story of Mark Horrell's journey in the highlands of Ecuador following in the footsteps of the Victorian mountaineer Edward Whymper, who is best-known for making the very first ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865. In 1879 he made first ascents of many of Ecuador's highest mountains, and Mark was determined to find out more by climbing some of them himself.
To the Top of Central America: Bagging Volcanoes in Guatemala
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 18. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: British English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Guatemala has a chain of thirty volcanoes, four of which are active. It's not the sort of place most people think of spending their Christmas holidays, but that's exactly what Mark Horrell did. Accompanied by a disparate group of people, he sets out to climb seven volcanoes in eleven days, including Volcan Tajumulco, the highest mountain in Central America.
Elbrus By Any Means: An Unconventional Ascent of Europe's Highest Mountain
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 17. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 15,630. Language: British English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Mark Horrell boards a cable car at the village of Azau, a ski resort in the Baksan Valley on the southern side of Elbrus, the first of many forms of transport he takes across both summits as he traverses the mountain to its wilder northern side. This is the humorous account of an unusual ascent of Europe's highest mountain, and will appeal to anyone with a total disregard for cheating.
Yakking with the Thunder Dragon: Walking Bhutan's Epic Snowman Trek
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 9. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 28,620. Language: British English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
More people have climbed Everest than completed the Snowman Trek. Mark Horrell sets out to walk the famous long-distance trail in the magical Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, where economic welfare is measured not in Gross Domestic Product, but a commodity known as Gross National Happiness. Along the way he encounters feisty yaks and dramatic mountain landscapes. This is his travel diary.
Cocuy Sniffing in Colombia: Walking One of South America's Classic Treks
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 15. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 16,820. Language: British English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Mark Horrell sets out to trek and climb in the Sierra Nevada del Cocuy, an area which was previously a stronghold of drug funded guerrillas who would have regarded a climber, especially a foreign one, as easy ransom money. What he finds is a green and pleasant land of mountains, lakes and glaciers which belie Colombia's reputation as a den of terrorism. This is the diary of his journey.