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Johnson and Johnson: A Short Story about Athletics and Academics in College Sports by Larry LaForge
Price: Free! Words: 13,040. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Two unrelated men share the same last name, work on the same campus, and are driven by the same desire for professional success. One is a coach and the other is a professor. An ethical dilemma ensnares them both and threatens to derail their careers. Who will do the right thing? What is the right thing? All events are fictional, but the underlying issues are real and cause for reflection.
Swimming for Pride by Larry LaForge
Price: Free! Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
This emotional short story tells itself through the correspondence of fictional college swimmer Blake Wemberly after being informed his school plans to cut its varsity swim program. Blake and his teammates learn -- and teach -- a life lesson about coping with change and disappointment. The story is inspired by true events.
How To Grow An Orange: The Right Way To Brainwash Your Child Into Becoming A Syracuse Fan by Sean Keeley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,070. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Being a parent is hard. Make the wrong decisions and your child can grow up to do something terrible, like root for Georgetown. How To Grow An Orange shows every parent how to make sure that never happens...by providing them with everything they could ever possibly want to know about Syracuse University sports. No Orange fan should be without this guide to the people, places and history of SU.
"How America Can Bike and Grow Rich, the National Bicycle Greenway in Action" by Martin Krieg
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 111,160. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
As Martin Krieg works to actualize the Greenway envisioned in 1994 in “Awake Again”, this book is set against the national Mayor's Rides we have run since his true comeback story became a book. In this sequel, from the Eagle HiWheel, he shows the fun work we have been doing to make the NBG real, the actual Route and what it’s like to ride on it as we celebrate the 17 major cities it passes through
The Pool Safety Bible by Ken Walker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,940. Language: American English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
Invaluable Professional advice on how to keep your family, friends and pets safe around pools or other water. Learn how to make a pool the safest place it can be. Learn the root cause of 50% of pool deaths and how to protect your family. Learn what to do in a swimming pool Emergency - and how to prevent one from happening in the first place.
História dos Campeonatos de Futebol em Portugal, origens a 1921 by Giusepe Giorgio
Price: Free! Words: 13,200. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer
A mais completa obra sobre o futebol português em números. Este livro diz respeito ao período da introdução do futebol em portugal até 1921, em que engloba todos os acontecimentos, histórias, finais, resultados e classificações dos Campeonatos de Lisboa e Porto e o Campeonato do Norte e histórias do surgimento das equipas de futebol
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
Boys look at the Stars - Ping-Pong by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 34,780. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Table Tennis
It is not only ping-pong or table-tennis. It is an adventure lived by children, through their way of being. Love, cruelty, the story of the great table-tennis champions from all the world, stimulates their creativity. This tale is written in the style of a novel. The story has really happened. Dreams, reality, goals morality, the search of oneself, are the igredients.
Red Skies In Morning: An Unforgettable Stormy Passage from Juneau to Seattle by Elsan Zimmerly
Price: Free! Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
The author, a novice sailor, and her husband set out from Juneau, Alaska on a sailboat headed for Seattle, WA. Though early spring, winter weather prevailed in the far north making the voyage long and stressful. Storms, rough seas, frigid temperatures, dense fog, intense rain squalls test their abilities, stamina and their marriage.
Sail with Jim - The Dream by James G Whitelaw
Price: Free! Words: 31,100. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
A ten year old introduced to sailing by a friend makes himself a promise to someday buy his own yacht. This is the 50 year journey to fulfill that promise.
FodBoldøje - en rejse i fodboldens univers by Lasse Sørensen
Price: Free! Words: 68,760. Language: Danish. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Fodbold i Afrikas slumghettoer, lokalderby i Rio og fanoprør i de lavere engelske fodboldrækker. "FodBoldøje" beskriver de følelser, fodbolden påfører mennesker i alle aldre og alle kulturer. Bogen er en personlig rejseskildring i fodboldens mangeartede univers. Ti lande, elleve historier om mennesker og deres største lidenskab. Om politik, historie, kultur, men mest af alt - om fodbold.
Martial Musings - Thoughts on Tai Chi and other Martial Arts by Robert Agar-Hutton
Series: Martial Musings, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
A collection of three short essays on the martial art of Tai Chi and on other arts...
Circling the City: Take a Hike Around Boulder, Colorado by Brock Media
Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking(5.00 from 1 review)
Tour Boulder’s wild side by hiking all the way around the city on this unique eight-part trek through prairies, riparian districts, and, of course, the foothills. Experience abundant wildflowers, acres of grasslands, the chirping antics of prairie dogs — all while enjoying some rare solitude in lesser-known open-space parcels.
Their Glorious Summer by Austin Gisriel
Price: Free! Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Set as it was against the backdrop of the 1981 major league players’ strike, the story of the battle for the President’s Cup in Virginia's Valley Baseball League between the New Market Rebels and the Winchester Royals epitomizes that mix of glory and poignancy that produces such passion in those who love the game. An inspiring and easy read at only 7,000 words (14 pages).
Brown County, Indiana: A Beautiful Place to Live, Work or Visit by Brown Countian
Price: Free! Words: 12,790. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Archery, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
This eBook is ideal for anyone planning to visit Brown County, Indiana -- or anyone who might move here, or start a business here. It puts a treasure trove of info about this area in the palm of your hand, when downloaded to any smartphone or tablet in a wide variety of formats. Lists hundreds of artists, craftspeople, parks, shops, food, lodging, sights, activities and much more!
2 Possess & Bear Arms by Duaine Zeitz
Price: Free! Words: 25,690. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting
Written by a prominent and respected firearms instructor. Learn about weapon selection, safe handling, storage, transporting, practice and the responsibilities of carrying a self-protection weapon. A must read for anyone preparing to obtain a concealed carry permit. Contains information applicable to all states, with specific information for the state of Missouri.
Youth Double Wing: A Winning Youth Offense by Jack Gregory
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 52,300. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book covers how to implement it, coach it, and utilize it with a variety of youth football teams. The system as been field tested for over ten years by not only the author but from coaches around the country who sing its praise. The system is simple, efficient, and effective while teaching the core fundamentals.
The Successful Treasure Hunter’s Essential Guide by David Villanueva
Price: Free! Words: 32,890. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History, Nonfiction » History » History of things
With over 40 years experience in the hobby of metal detecting or treasure hunting, David Villanueva tackles the major problems metal detectorists face. Obtaining search permission; research and finding sites; laws and code of practice; choosing a metal detector and overcoming detector limitations; identifying and preserving finds, coping with buried trash and techniques for locating finds.
Jose Silva Guide to Mental Training for Fitness and Sports: Think and Grow Fit by Jose Silva
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,010. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009 by Ed Bernd Jr.. Categories: 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.