Welcome to Smashwords!

[Close]

Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation

Sub-categories: Golf | Fishing | Martial arts | Hiking | Running & jogging | Weightlifting | Sports coaching | Baseball / History | Baseball | Motor sports | Sports training | Bicycling | All sub-categories >>
The Lazy Man's Guide to Grappling - (Brazilian jiu-jitsu, BJJ, Wrestling, etc.)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Lazy Man's Guide to Grappling is a hilarious look at what some grapplers do to cope in the hard charging grappling environment. It exposes the truth about grappling that is never discussed but everyone thinks about. We are all guilty of some of the Lazy Man's practices to varying degrees. This book exposes: -The Lazy Man's Takedowns -The Truth about Warmups -Magic Funk Taps and much more
Stone Skipping - The Complete Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,930. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
(5.00 from 1 review)
Human beings have hurled flat stones across the top of the water since the beginning of time. This book is a complete guide to stone skipping, written by a long-time Guinness record-holder for most skips (38). Photos, illustrations and narrative explain Jerdone's unique upright form and what type of stones to choose. This book will help improve your skipping and enhance your enjoyment
Get Off the Couch with Joan
Series: Get Off the Couch, Book 1. Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 6,290. 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)
Sailing Alone to Isla
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A single-handed voyage on a small sailboat from Key West Florida to Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
Saturday Morning Wake-Up Call: A 21st Century Survival Guide for High School Football Coaches
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,230. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The conclusions drawn by analyzing statistics from college and professional football often do not translate to the high school game because the games are so different. This book puts those powerful statistical techniques for maximizing a team's chance of winning into the hands of high school coaches and fans. These techniques are illustrated using the Pulaski Academy Bruins as a case study.
Golf - The Funny Side
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,770. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
One hundred and twenty thousand years ago an apeman, Ug Blankenthorpe, picked up a stick with a knob on the end. He instinctively liked it and started using it for hunting small mammals and striking people he didn't like. But he also had fun hitting small stones with it. To understand the evolution of the game read James Clarke’s fascinating history of golf.
Off The Map: Fifty-Five Weeks of Adventuring in the Great American Wilderness and Beyond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,470. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(3.00 from 1 review)
Off The Map is a collection of fifty-five outdoor adventures that take place along the rougher and more precarious edges of our country's natural splendor. If you enjoy tales of haunted hotels and hot springs, hypothermia and heat exhaustion, as well as snapshots of the most scenic locations this continent has to offer, Off The Map will satisfy your inquisitive and adventurous spirit.
Martial Arts: A Biblical Perspective
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011 by Fifthookmedia, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christianity, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
A 6000 word well researched mini book on the compatibility between the Martial Arts and Christianity. This work explores the history of ancient fighting arts, the philosophies rooted in the fighting systems, the differences between traditional and non-traditional fighting schools, fitness and heath, the concepts of yogic meditation, and the Biblical viewpoint concerning these practices.
Motivation for High School Baseball Players
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
(5.00 from 1 review)
This unique and special book is designed specifically for high school baseball players, along with all youth baseball players.
In The Spirit
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
(5.00 from 1 review)
An account of a son taking on the spirit of his father during a fall deer hunting season!
Martial Arts Soul, One Man's Journey
Price: Free! Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
(5.00 from 1 review)
Martial Arts Soul is like a “Chicken Soup” for the martial arts soul. The stories focus on Larry Louderback’s journey in the martial arts from the past 36 years. These stories are amusing and inspirational.
Improve Your Fishing Photography
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
(5.00 from 1 review)
Taking fine pictures while fishing isn't difficult, but it does take some commitment. Today's digital cameras and phones do a great job- if the person behind the lens takes some time to think. This ebook discusses the equipment you need and the techniques you need to use in order to take great photos while out on the water. Lavishly illustrated with examples and non-examples.
R is for Running
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Reference
(5.00 from 1 review)
F is for Fun in this lighthearted lexicon that spells out what it means to be a runner. It's 26 smiles of running enjoyment! An inexpensive gift for the road warrior, trail trotter, or weekend jogger!
Bijeg u planine
Price: Free! Words: 37,760. Language: Croatian. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
(5.00 from 1 review)
„Bijeg u planine“ je knjiga o počecima snowboarda u Hrvatskoj, ali to je isto tako i istinita priča o šarolikoj grupici individua koja je odlučila potražiti jedan drugačiji put. Ti inovativni klinci su okrenuli leđa gradu i svemu što on predstavlja, otisnuli se put planina, snijega i pokušali oživjeti one stare ideale poznate nam iz vremena hippy pokreta ili rock and roll revolucije šezdesetih.
Learn To Surf For Beginners
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Surfing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Surfing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Learn to surf for beginners "HELPS" you become an "AWESOME SURFER" and tips to become "SURF FIT!" This "AWESOME BOOK" provides you with great information, on the"RULES" of surfing. "DRAMATICALLY HELPING YOU" have a basic understanding of what type of surfing equipment suits your LEVEL." "GIVING YOU FANTASTIC SURF TIPS" "BASIC SURFING, DUCK DIVING,PADDLING TIPS,SURF EXERCISES, GRAB A COPY!
The Tao of Tennis
You set the price! Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis
(5.00 from 1 review)
The classic Tao Te Ching adapted for life on the tennis court. Ancient Eastern wisdom as the basis for practical advice to play and coach your best. Written by a professional tennis instructor with a degree in philosophy and English. Play your best tennis, live your best life! ** Recommended by legendary tennis guru Allen Fox, and by eminent professor of Chinese philosophy Roger T. Ames. **
Circling the City: Take a Hike Around Boulder, Colorado
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.
Waterfalls & Lava Floes
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 1 review)
Warning - going further is not recommended! Do not approach the volcano! But we could see a steaming cloud up ahead, promising views of molten lava. We looked right and noticed sulfuric fumes billowing up, bringing back warnings of “don’t get surrounded by lava”. As I looked left, I heard a yelp of surprise. Looking back – and then down – I found Paul hip-deep in pumice.
The Search for New Dive Frontiers
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
(5.00 from 1 review)
A travel article about volcanic, archeological and ice diving.
Golf Tales Volume I
Price: Free! Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
(5.00 from 1 review)
Volume I of Golf Tales contains "nice guy" story about Terrible Tommy Bolt and a tale about a broker who gets the "shits" on the golf course. In addition this volume contains a wonderful story of a young caddy's first adrenaline rush while caddying for his father in a big championship.