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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.
Their Glorious Summer by Austin Gisriel
Price: Free! Words: 7,450. 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).
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.
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.
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.
Boys look at the Stars - Ping-Pong by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 34,780. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » 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.
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
63 Defense: A Winning Youth Defense by Jack Gregory
Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 46,410. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby(5.00 from 7 reviews)
The 63 Defense using both read and stack pressure concepts made famous by the 33 Stack Defense. It blends these concepts along with the zone coverage, Tampa cover 2 concepts, and aggressive 34 outside linebacker techniques to give you an aggressive defense that is fundamentally sound yet very simple to install. Coach Gregory goes into great detail about installation, practice, and adjustments.
The Road to Perfection by Lawrence Thomas
Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This story is broken down into two parts. Part I 'The Road to Perfection', takes place literally on the road to Boston. Part II Giving up on Perfection', can be summed up by this quote from my story: "Regret is not the result of failure. It is a consequence of giving up. You will look back forever on what if, but you will one day find comfort in the defeat of giving it your all."
Natural Horse Care The Right Way (Equestrian / Riding) by Dr A. Nyland
Price: Free! Words: 37,520. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
A must for every horse owner! Natural Horse Care The Right Way exposes myths and incorrect information about certain herbs, minerals and natural practices, that can be, and have proven to be, unhealthy and even dangerous for horses. Natural Horse Care The Right Way also supplies evidence for the usefulness of some minerals and herbs, and discusses the benefits of barefoot, bitless and treeless.
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.
Ghost Trails: Journeys Through a Lifetime by Jill Homer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,760. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(3.50 from 2 reviews)
"Ghost Trails" is the true story of an ordinary person - timid, nonathletic, raised in the suburbs of Salt Lake City - and her unlikely route to one of the most difficult bicycle races in the world, a 350-mile epic along Alaska's frozen Iditarod trail. Through her struggles and intimate confrontations with her fears and weaknesses, she discovers the surprising destination of her life's trails.
The Big Ones — The World Record Smallmouth Bass of Dale Hollow Lake by Darren Shell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,930. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
From the World Record Smallie caught by D. L. Hayes in 1955, to Paul Beal’s 1986 wonder caught on eight pound test line, this book showcases the history of the 10 Dale Hollow Lake bronze-backs listed in the world record. Shell shows Smallmouth fishing’s past and offers theories about its future. Comments from some of smallmouth’s greats, including Billy Westmorland, Stephen Headrick, more.
The Tradition of Cheating at the Sport of Kings by Glenn Thompson
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 19,490. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian(4.94 from 18 reviews)
Most race horses, despite strict regulations prohibiting it, are given illegal drugs on race day. Glenn Thompson, a race horse trainer with over 30 years of experience, reveals the darkest secrets behind the scenes of the Sport of Kings. By shining a light on these secrets, he hopes to change the pattern and return decency and honor to horse racing.
Get Off the Couch with Joan by Joan H. Young
Series: Get Off the Couch, Book 1. Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ten essays, most were previously published as newspaper columns, chronicling two years of hikes on the North Country Trail by the author. "Young has an easy, breezy way of writing that makes reading both pleasurable and informative." - Big Rapids (MI) Pioneer (txt version not recommended, as the photos are a big part of the experience)
Adventures Underwater - 10 watery tales of excitement under the sea to whet your appetite for your own travel adventures by Ian Usher
Price: Free! Words: 27,460. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
When Ian Usher put his "life" up for sale on eBay in 2008, he had no idea where life's adventure was going to take him next. Asked many times in interviews, "What will you do once you have sold your life?", his usual glib response was, "Anything I like, really!" This book details some of the amazing underwater adventures found during two years of travel and adventure after the eBay auction.
The Big German: Dirk Nowitzki's journey to NBA champion by The Dallas Morning News
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
By being himself and becoming a champion, Dirk Nowitzki rose from 10-time All-Star and 2007 league MVP and being arguably the best European-born player in NBA history to transcendent athlete.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide by Jill Homer
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.
The Successful Treasure Hunter’s Essential Guide by David Villanueva
Price: Free! Words: 32,530. 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.