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Enhancing Performance: Mental Training for Coaches, Athletes, and Parents by Dan Yarmey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,300. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: 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
My Trinities by Tim Sims
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,110. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
NEWLY REVISED for next year's hiking season! The most comprehensive guide to Northern California's most spectacular wilderness area, the Trinity Alps (plus a lengthy chapter on the Russian Wilderness). Over 200 lakes, all major peaks and trails, plus extensive off-trail info. Geology, botany, birds, human history, swimming holes, bear dens, life-or-death narratives, and humor throughout. Photos!
Kelong Kings: Confessions of the world's most prolific match-fixer by Wilson Raj Perumal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,310. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Invisible Dog Srl. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Wilson Raj Perumal has been labeled the world's most prolific match-fixer in football's recent history. Born a village boy in rural Singapore in the mid-60's, Wilson climbed the heights of international match-fixing across five continents, becoming FIFA's most wanted man. Kelong Kings is the ultimate tale about gambling, soccer and fixing, told in the words of the man who made it all happen.
...And Then They Won Gold: Stepping Stones to Swimming Excellence - Volume 1 by Chuck Warner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Learn how eight of the greatest male swimmers in recent swimming history progressed from summer league swimming to collectively win 28 Olympic Gold Medals. Included are technique tips from the swimmers themselves and practice samples from each stage of their development.
Older Yet Faster: Optimum Running Technique For Speed And Injury Prevention by Keith Bateman & Heidi Jones
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,000. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Older Yet Faster Publications Pty Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Based on Keith's highly successful technique-change sessions, this book deals with a runner's number one enemy, over-striding. It shows what it is, what damage it causes, and how to fix it so you can run smoother, faster, and further. Backed up with strengthening exercises by podiatrist Heidi Jones, and tips to aid your transition, this is your ticket to more successful, less injury-prone running.
Redband Trout Waters: A Fly-Fishing Road Trip to Oregon's Crooked, Deschutes & Metolius Rivers by Juan Calvillo
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A beautifully photographed guide, in color, with all you need to know to take a fly-fishing road trip to central Oregon and fish for native redband trout. Information to use Bend, Oregon as your base camp, or camp along the Crooked, Deschutes or Metolius rivers. The book contains hatch charts, selected patterns, maps for access and camping, flows and context, technique, and more.
Crossing The 101 by Mike Klis
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
This is the remarkable story of Rob Holder, coach of the East Palo Alto Razorbacks, who through rugby, his own personal setbacks, his family and his faith provides inspiring lessons of how we should value humility above ambition, honesty above stature, altruism above entitlement. Most of all, Rob’s story teaches us that people should not be judged by color, class status _ or even their rap sheets.
ROWMoJo Rowing Manual by The Women's Sports Network
Price: $8.37 USD. Words: 14,500. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Rowing
Physical Literacy & movement skills for Teenage Girls + advice on anxiety, training with your period, diet, body image, (HerMoJo Book 1)
Cabal Fang: Complete Martial Arts Study Course from Querent to Elder by Robert Mitchell, Jr
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 124,170. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Fully illustrated and truly complete! At over 120,000 words -- that's 300+ pages -- this massive volume contains everything you need to start learning the world's most innovative, transformative, and unique martial art. The drills alone -- over 100 of them! -- are worth the price of admission. Cabal Fang is "full context martial arts" -- a modern temple martial art for a new age.
Father of Ice Mountains by John Quillen
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 25,140. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
A 2011 ski ascent of 24,747 foot Muztagh Ata in the Chinese Pamirs. We follow in the footsteps of legendary climber Eric Shipton for an expedition to the top of the "Ice Mountain Father". Frostbite and fistfights are all part of the landscape here in China's back of beyond.
Tempting the Throne Room by John Quillen
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 39,350. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » By region(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.
Red Mittens & Red Ink: The Vancouver Olympics by Bob Mackin, Jr
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 84,350. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
The Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics were the Games of the Great Recession. A $6 billion-plus party that inspired a nation. But at what cost? This is more than a story of the thrill of victory and agony of defeat. It's about fear and greed, unity and division, celebration and anguish. It is red mittens and red ink.
Marine Electrics Made Simple or How to Keep the Batteries Charged by John Champion
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electrical
Marine electrics explained in plain language. How to keep the batteries charged. Discusses solar panels, wind generators, main engine charging systems, generators, battery types and much more.
The Hidden Motor: The Psychology of Cycling by Martijn Veltkamp
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
Written for connoisseurs of cycling, but equally rewarding for general readers, the book examines cycling from the viewpoint of classic psychological studies, and stage and race histories, as well as interviews with former professional riders. The Hidden Motor is a must-read book for anyone who wants to know all about this most exceptional of sports.
Refits, More Ways to Make Your Boat Better. by John Champion
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Six chapters including marine refrigeration, hard stand haul out, refitting in Thailand, engine vibration problems, accessing components on board and mistakes made by builders we have to live with. Non technical and easily understood with a few laughs to make this a fun and informative read.
Best Hiking in Southwest Colorado around Ouray, Telluride, Silverton and Lake City by Diane Greer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,010. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
An opinionated guide to the best hikes in the San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado around Ouray, Telluride, Silverton and Lake City. The hikes range from 6 to 12.5 miles per day. The guide describes the base camps, identifying local service, nearby attractions and non-hiking day activities. Trails include detailed descriptions, ratings, elevation profiles, maps and photos.
Knowing the Facts about the Martial Arts by John Ankerberg
Series: Knowing the Facts. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,980. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Apologetics
Perhaps few Oriental systems have become as widely accepted in the West as the martial arts. They claim to work by unifying mind, spirit, and body chiefly through meditation and physical discipline. How the martial arts work; the fitness claims; major problems and potential dangers are examined in this book.
Robert "Big Bob" McCullough Al Capone Associate Illinois Horse Racing Official and Murderer by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
"Big Bob" McCullough was questioned by Senate investigator George B. White at his plush Cedar Lake, Indiana residence. McCullough had admitted threatening crime expose' reporter William Drury. However he only went so far as admitting that someone had beaten him to killing Drury. McCullough lived a long life. He died in a Florida nursing home when he was 97. My book examines his criminal career.
A Gigantic Whinge on the Celtic Fringe by Martin Edge
Price: $2.45 USD. Words: 51,680. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of a circumnavigation of Ireland aboard my 27ft yacht in 2011. From the Forth I went round Ireland anti-clockwise, which people tell me is the ’wrong way round’. Most of the journey was sailed solo. I skirted a lot of the bits of the ‘Celtic Fringe’. By sea Celtdom doesn't look so much a 'fringe' as the centre, a fact which I rant about quite a lot