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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.
A Philosopher and A Firefighter Go Up A Hill
Price: $5.55 USD. Words: 57,770. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
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A father-and-son memoir about a bookworm and a firefighter, a creature of contemplation and one of locomotion, the recollections of a child's journey from infancy to just before his wedding day set against an increasingly treacherous mountain climb. The theme is timeless: What's left for a father to tell and to give his son when that son has already become his own man?
Game-Day Goddess: Learning Baseball's Lingo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
"Game-Day Goddess: Learning Baseball's Lingo" documents the action you'll see on television or hear on the radio, or in the stands, and the essentials of the game. A handy reference covering the most important phrases and words used in today's game at the pro and college level, this concise dictionary features simple entries.
Breathtaking Bowhunts: A Collection of Bowhunting Adventures
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,820. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
Join Bowhunter Magazine contributor Mike Lamade on over 20 action-packed bowhunts.
The Ullswater Foxhounds 1863-1913 The First 50 Years
Series: History of the Ullswater Foxhounds, The First 50 Years. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,190. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The story of the Ullswater Foxhounds and their formation, with the usage of newspaper and other reports written at the time, takes the reader from 1863 to 1913. Detailed accounts of meets and runs over the Lakeland fells, interspersed with the author's own accounts and more recent reminiscences of days following hounds, provides the reader with intimate observations of life during those years.
The Funniest People in Sports, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Sports, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
A sample: When future NFL player Pat Tillman was attending Arizona State, his coach, Bruce Snyder, planned to redshirt him, thus keeping him eligible to play college football for an additional year. Mr. Tillman told him, “You can do whatever you want with me, but in four years I’m gone. I’ve got things to do with my life.”
Yakking with the Thunder Dragon: Walking Bhutan's epic Snowman Trek
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 9. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 28,050. Language: British English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
More people have climbed Everest than completed the Snowman Trek. Mark Horrell sets out to walk the famous long-distance trail in the magical Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, where economic welfare is measured not in Gross Domestic Product, but a commodity known as Gross National Happiness. Along the way he encounters feisty yaks and dramatic mountain landscapes. This is his travel diary.
A Devilish Pastime: A History of Football in all its Forms
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,560. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Where did football come from? How did it get to be so popular? And why can't we, across the English-speaking world, even agree on what the word 'football' means? This book looks at how the modern sports of soccer, rugby, American/Canadian football, Gaelic football and Australian Rules evolved from games played in the distant past.
Last Smallmouth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,400. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
“I don’t care what size my last fish will be …I just want it to be a smallmouth.”~Tony Bean Tony Bean, one of America’s most renowned smallmouth bass fishermen, is back fishing and teaching anglers the sport he loves. The Last Smallmouth provides step-by-step techniques for catching the elusive smallmouth as well as showing anglers good fishing practices.
Confessions of a Golf Slut
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,590. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Here is the funny and heart-warming "Drive, Putt, Love" golf sister to "Eat, Pray, Love." Trailblazing sports journalist Susan Fornoff tells how golf became her warm blanket through the heartbreaking loss of divorce and death, her compass for a hilarious journey through online dating, and her guiding light in the murky tunnel of midlife career change. Reads like fiction, but it's true!
The Spokesman
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Death, dirty money and cycling. Faced with the sudden death of his wife and children, ‘The Spokesman’ is a story of how one man takes on a long, difficult, and largely unplanned, journey to try to come to terms with his loss.
Drops Against the Stone--Rants and Ravings of a Martial Arts Eccentric
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,460. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
After teaching martial arts for years the author has seen it all and has an opinion on most. Drops is a compilation of essays to educate beyond the mat. It goes to the heart of things. Chances are something relates to your own martial path. From training to trends in the martial arts and society, you won’t always agree with him, but Drops will challenge you to sincerely pursue the martial way.
My Battle Within
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,330. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Running is Paul Hassett's way of coping with depression, and the way that he has found to really let go of the past. Many times in his life, he has pulled the pain of the events in his life inside of him and held tight. But he finally found something that helped him release it. Running has saved Paul's life.
Missouri Proud
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,520. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography, Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Missouri is a Wonderful State! It is a scenic, historic, and entertaining region surrounding the mean population center of a great country.
Fantasy Football (and Baseball) for Smart People: How to Turn Your Hobby into a Fortune
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,540. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Fantasy Football (and Baseball) for Smart People: How to Turn Your Hobby into a Fortune provides in-depth analysis on how to truly profit from fantasy sports. Working with the game's top players who are already raking in tens of thousands of dollars per month playing fantasy sports, the book is a step-by-step guide to making money from fantasy football and baseball.
NCAA Recruit Tips
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,520. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
Get behind-the-scenes tips that will help you earn athletic scholarships including… - #1 Rule to Get Noticed as a Recruit - 9 Reasons Why Players Are Recruited - 1st Question College Coaches Will Ask You - 10 Must-Ask Questions for Campus Visits - University and NCAA Academic Requirements - Understanding How Coaches Build Their Watch Lists - What to Expect Each Year in High School
Outside Duluth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,680. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
Outside Duluth will take you on an armchair tour of one of the best regions for outdoor fun in the US. Join Eric Chandler as he takes you cross country skiing, biking, paddling, and running with his family near the head of Lake Superior. Chandler's stories are part essay, part guidebook and all fun. Find out why Outside Magazine named Duluth runner-up for the best adventure hub in the whole world!
Mystical Miles The 2nd Dimension of Running
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,680. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Mystical Miles is a book about running and life. The book explores the sweat, chafe, racing and achievement - the 1st dimension of running. It offers insight into most levels of running. The book also explores how blisters and exhaustion can deepen understanding of running, of self, nature and life - the 2nd dimension of running. Running then deepens into a way into the heart and richness of life.
Climbing Back
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,260. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
My heart is pounding, I try to relax and focus as I sit on a start line of my World Championship race. Years earlier my heart pounded for a very different reason, I was cold, alone and shaking in pain. I wondered if I would survive the night. After falling 200ft hours earlier, I thought my dream of racing internationally would never happen. This inspiring story describes how I climbed back.
Saved By Tennis, Retirement and Ageing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,310. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis
Saved By Tennis tells about the challenges that the author faced learning to play tennis as a 70-year-old retired university professor. It relates his experiences at his local Lawn Tennis Club, first in a beginner’s class and then in an over-45s group. He then tells about playing singles friendlies, his participation in the Club’s competitive ladder, and his struggles with net play in doubles.