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Making The Ball Roll: A Complete Guide to Youth Football for the Aspiring Soccer Coach
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,560. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Category: 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.
Soccer Tough: Simple Football Psychology Techniques to Improve Your Game
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Series: Peak Performance, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012 by Bennion Kearny. Category: 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.
Plowshares Into Swords: Musings of a Different Drummer
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Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 110,800. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: 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.
Running Technique
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Series: Running Technique Tips. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 63,990. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
(5.00 from 11 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.
The 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,100. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook is the complete guide to the Toronto Blue Jays Minor Leagues. This book in unprecedented in size and scope and covers everything in the Jays' minor league system from the Buffalo Bisons to the Dominican Summer League. The book features over 250 player profiles, team profiles, a 2013 draft report and much, much more.
Training on Empty
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,030. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
(5.00 from 1 review)
An engaging and honest autobiography of a former elite runner who nearly perished from anorexia, one that also explores the biopsychosocial and sociological aspects of this pervasive, malignant, but ultimately surmountable disease. Brittin's comprehensive account of her tribulations combined with her background in psychology makes this a unique must-read for athletes & health professionals alike.
Boat Girl: A Memoir of Youth, Love, & Fiberglass
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 94,660. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Beating Windward Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Boat Girl” is the heart-breaking memoir of what it’s like to grow up aboard a sailboat. Melanie paints a vivid picture of the trials and tribulations of family life aboard a sailboat without drowning the reader in the technical details of sailing. “Boat Girl” strikes a perfect balance between a coming of age story and a sea tale, enjoyable for boaters and land-lovers alike.
A Clear Water Stream
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 11. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
This is a newly illustrated edition of a much-loved classic of country and angling literature. Set in the first half of the 1930s, it tells of the time when the Williamson family lived at Shallowford in Devon. A two-mile stretch of fishing came with the cottage, on the River Bray, which runs through the deer park close by, and the book tells the story of Williamson's relationship with the river.
American Racer
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Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,830. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
“Yes, I know, I sneer at the psychopaths I compete against on tracks. But I just hide my own nature better under a veneer of cool intelligence and urbane good manners. Attack my child or my women, and I will kill you. Slowly. And my sleep will not be delayed one minute by your demise.” — Bobby Solara in AMERICAN RACER by Dakota Franklin
Football Metaphysics: World Cup 2014
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Football Metaphysics: World Cup 2014 is a team-by-team preview of the 32 participating national teams in the FIFA World Cup to be held in Brazil. But more than just a simple sports dork preview, Football Metaphysics digs into the forces behind each national team's quest for success, at varying levels, this summer in the World Cup.
Queen of Indy
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Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,650. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Alongside its terrifying thrills, QUEEN of INDY counts among its other excitements a super love story and a seamlessly integrated insider’s look at the creation of a great auto racing team to contest the greatest automobile race in the world. As expected in every Dakota Franklin thriller, QUEEN of INDY abounds in sharply drawn characters on the edge of psychopathology—or over it.
Collingwood's 50 Most Sensational Games
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 101,860. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
The Collingwood Football Club is the biggest show in Australian professional sport for a reason. Loved and reviled in equal measure, The Club is steeped in a rich, sometimes turbulent 120 year history. Here, fifty of the seminal on-field moments have been identified, described and analysed for posterity - historical snapshots that go some way to explain the Magpie mystique.
Jose Silva Guide to Mental Training for Fitness and Sports: Think and Grow Fit
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,010. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009 by Ed Bernd Jr.. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
(5.00 from 1 review)
Research has shown conclusively that when you practice mentally - at the correct level of mind - you will gain almost as much benefit as when you practice physically. When you combine physical and mental practice, your results are far greater. Now the world's Number One mind training program will show you how. Whether you are a pro, a weekend warrior, of a fitness fanatic, this book is for you.
Sully: Grafting for England
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,440. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The early 1980s was a golden age for football hooliganism and shoplifting in Europe. With security forces on the continent yet to fully realise the extent of the English Disease and security relaxed in even the most expensive shops, Europe was ripe for pillage and Sully was one of many to take full advantage - funding his trips following the national team with ill-gotten gains.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(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.
Arctic Glass: Six Years of Adventure Stories from Alaska and Beyond
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,510. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: 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."
SEMI-PRO-AM: The Basketball Reality You Never Knew
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: American English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
The untold true story of a Basketball Reality where NBA All Stars matchup with Footlocker Employees, FIBA World Champions face High School Wannabes and where the salary of one team’s 12th man equals that of this team’s entire roster. 15 men battle the opposition, each other and themselves to succeed against everyone from the Sport’s Bottom Feeders and those who feast at its Highest Table.
Peak Fulfillment - Colorado's 54 Highest Peaks in One Fine Summer
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,950. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
From wildflower-studded valleys to treacherous talus, husband and wife team Phil and Suzanne Brink keep climbing to reach the top of every fourteen-thousand feet tall peak in Colorado. With 54 "Fourteeners" scattered around the state, they must move fast if they're going to reach the summit of # 54 before the snow flies and the money runs out!
LASTCAR: The First Year-By-Year Chronicle of Last-Place Finishers in the NASCAR Cup Series (1949-2013)
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Series: LASTCAR, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,700. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
LASTCAR’s Brock Beard pens his own history of the NASCAR Cup Series from the perspective of the series’ last-place finishers, providing detailed analysis of every season run from 1949 through 2013.
The Last Great Heavyweights-From Ali and Frazier to Lewis and Tyson
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 118,230. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
From the steamy night-heat of Zaire in Africa, to the early morning wet-cold of Cardiff, Wales and celebrity studded ringsides in the sin-city of Las Vegas. Grab a ringside seat and relive the epic fights of Ali, Frazier, Foreman, Holmes, Tyson, Holyfield, Lewis and Bowe. Only the strongest of courage survive. Ultimately, there is one man left standing. The last great heavyweight champion.