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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
GAMES-GIMMICKS-CHALLENGES for Swimming Coaches by Bob Steele
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 122,290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
A book for swimming coaches filled with ideas swimmers of all ages and abilities love to try. It contains over 600 ideas from over 500 successful coaches at all levels. along with the author's 56 years of experience. Chapters have activities divided by either Age Group or Senior. Checkout; Rock/Paper/Scissors Relay, Dem
Fundamentals of the Soviet System by Ivan Rojas
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,560. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Weightlifting
The Soviet Weightlifting System and modern applications to the sport of weightlifting. Who should read this book? Everyone who wants to increase their weightlifting total!
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.
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.
Fitness Competitions Naturally by Katelyn Butler-Birmingham
Price: $13.00 USD. Words: 32,050. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
Is that physique for real? Could I look like that? Can I do it naturally? Dr. Katelyn Butler-Birmingham says, "Yes!" Go behind the scenes and learn what it takes to fulfill your fitness competition dream. She shares what you need to know, costs, nutrition tips and more. Her unique blend of professional expertise and personal experience make this a must read for competitors and dreamers.
Assault on Lake Casitas by Brad Alan Lewis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,910. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Rowing, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Lewis’s story is more than a book about a man attempting to win a gold medal in a sport that offers little more than personal rewards. It is about challenging convention, overcoming defeat and working outside of an established system. Assault on Lake Casitas is a compelling tale of competition at the highest possible level and the emotions that fuel obsession.
Downright Filthy Pitching Book 1 - The Science of Effective Velocity by Perry Husband
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,860. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
Downright Filthy Pitching - The Science of Effective Velocity is the study of baseball pitch speeds and how location changes the reaction time of the hitter. This science answers why pitchers are great one day and aweful the next and why hitters fall into slumps with no answers. For the first time there is scientific proof that will teach pitchers how to go from 'Nasty' to 'Downright Filthy'.
Principles-Based Instruction for Self-Defense (and Maybe Life) by Rory Miller
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,910. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Violence & harassment, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Rory Miller's meditations on effective methods to prepare students for sudden violence. Necessary areas of expertise. Types of teaching methods and their advantages and drawbacks. Trouble-shooting challenging students. Instructor ethics. Working with professionals and elite groups. Deriving your core principles and designing your personal curriculum.
The Liar The Cheat and The Thief - Deception and the Art of Sword Play by Maija Soderholm
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,680. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
You don't fight bodies, you fight minds. Maija Soderholm of Sonny Umpad's Visayan Corto Kadena and Larga Mano System presents the details of one of the most important and least understood aspects of personal combat: How to control the opponent's mind. The Liar the Cheat and The Thief explores the drills and mindset of one of the last modern duelists. A Sun Tzu said "All warfare is deception".
Lido for Time by Brad Alan Lewis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Rowing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
If you liked 'Assault on Lake Casitas', you might be interested in 'Lido for Time'. In Lido I wrote up the entries from my 1983-84 training journal. Then I opened a bottle of Sierra Nevada Pale Ale and wrote up the reasons behind certain workouts, what was going on that day, who I was feuding with at the moment, that sort of thing. Lots of fun stuff contained withing AND a top notch waffle recipe.
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.
Fishing Montana's Westslope Waters: A Fly-Fishing Road Trip to Missoula's Bitterroot, Blackfoot, Clark Fork & Rock Creek - Road Trip #2 by Juan Calvillo
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,800. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Fishing Montana's Westslope Waters, Road Trip #2 is now available. Here's the lowdown on taking a fly-fishing road trip to Missoula, Montana to fish four famous trout streams. The book includes hatch charts, info on native & wild trout, fishing access sites, fly patterns, the "must fish" hatch for each river, where to camp, what gear to fish and color photos from cover to cover.
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!
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.
Kazakhstan Weightlifting System for Elite Athletes by Ivan Rojas
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Weightlifting
Before the 2008 Olympics, Kazakhstan had never won gold in weightlifting. The secrets of Kazakhstan’s success lie in four elements: gifted athletes, a big goal, government funding, and a good plan.This book will provide new insights into the programming of Master of the Sport level weightlifters in Kazakhstan. This information will help elite athletes reach new levels of performance.
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.
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.