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GAMES-GIMMICKS-CHALLENGES for Swimming Coaches
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
The Tennis Parent's Bible 2nd Edition
Price: $39.99 USD. Words: 100,420. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
The ultimate goal of the second edition of The Tennis Parent’s Bible is to maximize player potential at the quickest rate. Specific roles and responsibilities of the player, coach(s) and parents are outlined for greater synergy, team harmony and accelerate athletic growth.
Making The Ball Roll: A Complete Guide to Youth Football for the Aspiring Soccer Coach
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,560. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer
Making the Ball Roll is the ultimate complete guide to coaching youth soccer. This focused and easy-to-understand book details training practices and tactics, and goes on to show you how to help young players achieve peak performance through tactical preparation, communication, psychology, and age-specific considerations.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
This is an inspiring and often harrowing account of Jill Homer's record-breaking, 2,740-mile mountain bike ride from Canada to Mexico along the Great Divide. The book follows the thrilling adventure, grueling physical challenges, and emotional turmoil of an ordinary person trying to do something extraordinary.
Bodybuilding Nutrition: Training, Nutrition, & Genetics
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 113,020. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013 by Dawn Xhudo. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Weightlifting, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
This book is not your regular plethora of bodybuilding nutrition & training books, but a book that teaches you what exactly works for your specific metabolism and genetics. By implementing the guidelines from this book, the reader will have a dramatic impact on any exercise program he or she chooses.
The Dream Horse Mysteries Boxed Set
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 260,620. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Few will hire competitive rider, Viola Parker, since a famous jumper crashed to his death with her aboard, but if she can keep a job for one year before she's 30, she'll receive a surprise trust fund. When a ghost horse begins haunting her dreams and dead bodies start piling up, the question isn’t whether she can earn a reference, but whether she'll live long enough to get it.
Calling the Game: Baseball Broadcasting from 1920 to the Present
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 183,730. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
An exhaustive, meticulously researched history of bringing the national pastime out of the ballparks and into living rooms via the airwaves. Every play-by-play announcer, color commentator, and ex-ballplayer, every broadcast deal, radio station, and TV network. Plus a foreword by "Voice of the Chicago Cubs" Pat Hughes, and an afterword by Jacques Doucet, the "Voice of the Montreal Expos" 1972-2004
Kelong Kings: Confessions of the world's most prolific match-fixer
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.
Waiting for the Fall: A Decade of Dreams, Drama and West Virginia University Football
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,870. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by Zone Read. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business
When native son and head coach Rich Rodriguez led the West Virginia Mountaineers to an unexpected Sugar Bowl victory at the end of the 2005 season, behind a youthful roster that included electrifying freshmen Patrick White and Steve Slaton, West Virginia fans figured the best was yet to come. Instead, the seasons that followed served up endless, stomach-churning drama.
Ted Williams: A Baseball Life
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 152,820. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Archery
A lot has been written about the “Splendid Splinter,” but very little of it approaches the splendor of Michael Seidel’s carefully researched and beautifully crafted biography. The focus is on Williams the ballplayer, with careful accounts presented of each year of The Kid's career. Includes two photo sections, extensive stats, and a brilliant essay on Williams' hitting philosophies.
Plowshares Into Swords: Musings of a Different Drummer
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 110,800. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is a compilation of articles written by the author under the column entitled "Tactics and Training" for S.W.A.T. Magazine from June 2004 through May 2013. The book is not and makes no claim to be, any form of instructional manual. It consists of articles which contain the author's personal opinions on issues as he feels they relate to current tactics, strategy and firearms training.
Mustaches and Mayhem: Charlie O's Three Time Champions: The Oakland Athletics: 1972-74
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 364,010. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
The Oakland Athletics captured major league baseball’s crown each year from 1972 through 1974. Led by future Hall of Famers Reggie Jackson, Catfish Hunter and Rollie Fingers, the Athletics were a largely homegrown group who came of age together. Biographies of every player, coach, manager, and broadcaster (and mascot) from 1972 through 1974 are included, along with season recaps.
The Duck Hunter Diaries (Volume 1)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,630. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Fiction » Adventure » General
For Bill Burkett, life has been an extended series of duck hunts. Here are his personal diaries that describe memorable hunts along with the high points of his journalistic career. Any hunter will identify and find these tales as exhilarating as taking down that first bluebill, canvasback, or greenwing teal.
Arctic Glass: Six Years of Adventure Stories from Alaska and Beyond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,510. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
"Arctic Glass: Six Years of Adventure Stories from Alaska and Beyond" is an anthology of thirty-three adventure stories spanning more than six years and places ranging from the frozen Alaska wilderness to the Himalayas of Nepal. Endurance racing, cycling, and self-actualization amid stunning outdoor landscapes are common themes in these compelling vignettes about "The Adventure of Life."
Can He Play? A Look At Baseball Scouts and Their Profession
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 156,380. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Can He Play? collects the contributions of some 26 members of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) on the subject of scouts, including biographies and historical essays. The book touches on more than a century of scouts and scouting with a focus on the men (and the occasional woman) who have taken on the task of scouring the world for the best ballplayers available.
Entertainment, Heroes and Villains: Success and Failure at Burnley FC
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,510. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011 by Vertical Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Entertainment, Heroes and Villains explores humble Burnley FC’s rise to the glamour of the Premiership and then its immediate relegation to the Championship. Written from the perspective of a true football fan, this fascinating emotional ride up and down the football leagues will be a familiar one for many supporters and is an enthralling read whatever team you support.
Cabal Fang: Complete Martial Arts Study Course from Querent to Elder
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.
Making History, Not Reliving It
Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 169,750. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Gate 17. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Making History, Not Reliving It recounts the first decade of Roman's rule in London mirrored against a backdrop of an ever-changing, social-media-driven, angst and envy-ridden world where the revolving door of change seems to spin as fast as that of the manager's at Stamford Bridge. Season-by-season detail is entertainingly supplemented with news and entertainment bulletins.
Auto Racing Analysis Today in Auto Racing: Victory Lane Milestones
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 262,880. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
A daily, date-by-date, 366-day compendium of victory lane milestones chronicling racing victories from 1894. Career-first driver victories, final victories of a drivers' career, first and last wins in racing series, major event victory milestones, first wins on pavement or dirt, initial victories in endurance races, first and last wins for major entrants or marques, and initial wins in 500-milers.
Israel, A Nation of Warriors
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,690. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Much has been written about Jewish history, but rarely has the “fighting history” of the Jewish people been told. “Israel, A Nation of Warriors” traces the fighting heritage and history of the Hebrew warrior. It examines the modern Israeli close quarter combat system, Krav Maga, analyzes its components and attributes, and the reasons it is sought after by security forces worldwide.