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Plowshares Into Swords: Musings of a Different Drummer
By Louis Awerbuck
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.
Just Another Race Horse
By Marion N. Seidel
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 25,430. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Born to win his owners money, "Just Another Race Horse" follows Sonny's journey through the world of thoroughbred racing. You'll cry, as Sonny talks about his experiences with the dark side of horse racing - where being drugged, overworked, and exploited is considered normal for many horses. You'll cheer as he experiences his rescue at the hands of a compassionate horse person.
A Season on the Allegheny
By Robert Hilliard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,140. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
(5.00 from 1 review)
"A Season on the Allegheny" is a rollicking account of a year spent hunting on the Allegheny National Forest. Author Robert Hilliard tracks down more than deer, turkey, and grouse - he captures the history, culture, and conservation ethic that helps the Allegheny inspire passion in so many people.
Small Time: A Life in the Football Wilderness
By Justin Bryant
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,420. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1988, 23-year-old American goalkeeper Justin Bryant thought a glorious career in professional soccer awaited him. But professional soccer, he found, is rarely easy. Small Time is the story of a life spent mostly in the backwaters of the game, battling numerous issues, but experiencing fleeting moments of triumph that no amount of money can buy. "A Fabulous Book" Neville Southall
The Tao of Tennis
By Bob Warden
Price: Free! Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
(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. **
Secret of Athleticism
By Chong Xie
Price: $99.13 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
(5.00 from 1 review)
Chong Xie extensively delves into the success formula of elite athletes and their outstanding performances using a unique yet practical approach that has never been documented before. The book combines the elements of science, science fiction, real life application and ground breaking discovery to give the reader the true secret of athleticism in an easy and understandable way.
Rookies in the Wild
By John Riha
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
(5.00 from 1 review)
A journey into the wilderness will reconstitute a lost soul. At least that's the theory. But when a newly unemployed dad decides to take his teenage son on a life-affirming backpacking trip along the Pacific Crest Trail, he unleashes deep-rooted fears of the unknown. Cougars, Bigfoot, and iliotibial syndrome are con-conspirators in this true comic misadventure set in the Trinity Alps Wilderness.
John Muir Trail 56 Days of Crazy Adventure
By Dave Spivey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,830. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 1 review)
In June of 1984 with limited hiking skills, everyday is a learning experience. The wilderness is the classroom, and nature is the teacher. The journey began as a summer trail challenge but, ends up being a life changing experience. This is a John Muir Trail journal recounting the adventures and events of a 56 day, 221 mile, solo backpacking trip along California’s Sierra Nevada Mountain range.
Pressing Palm
By Lee E. Shilo
Series: Diamond Palm Breaking Techniques, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
(5.00 from 1 review)
Here, I would like to touch on the many physical aspects of proper or correct body Movements as pertained to this particular endeavor of Board, Brick, or Cement breaking.
Advanced Diamond Palm
By Lee E. Shilo
Series: Diamond Palm Breaking Techniques, Book 13. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,140. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
(5.00 from 1 review)
Advanced Diamond Palm is written for those who have read my previous works and already know how to perform various Hand Breaks. When you have hit a wall in your practice and need a new source and direction of improving on your breaking power, this information can very well put you into the stratosphere of breaking accomplishments
Crossing Europe Northeast To Southwest By Bicyle.
By Tomas Carlsson
Price: Free! Words: 60,230. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
A travelogue of my bicycle tour across Europe in 2013. I crossed Europe northeast to southwest.
The Tradition of Cheating at the Sport of Kings
By Glenn Thompson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,490. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems
1 star(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.
Confessions of a Kiwi Motorcyclist
By Paul Fris
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 33,860. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
1 star(4.88 from 8 reviews)
An easy read and a really good synopsis of why we ride, balanced by some sobering moments with handfuls of humour thrown in for good measure. Share the experiences of a keen New Zealand motorcyclist, some good rides, great bike reviews, tips for newbies and advanced riders and what not to do. This book will answer the questions of “Should you ride and why we ride.”
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. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
0.75 star(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.
100 Fly Fishing Tips, Tricks and Techniques
By Tim Rolston
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
0.5 star(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Over one hundred useful and thought provoking ways of improving the way your rig your fly fishing gear. Information on sharpening hooks, modifying tackle and fly lines and much more. Mostly learned in the crucible of high end competative fly fishing. Filled with useful tips for beginner and expert alike and illustrated with dozens of clear diagrams and graphics
Learn to Fly-Cast in a Weekend
By Tim Rolston
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,770. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
0.5 star(4.50 from 4 reviews)
A guide to understanding how fly casting really works and sixteen innnovative exercises to take you from your first tentative steps to mastery of the double haul. The print version of this book has sold over 2500 copies and assisted thousands of anglers to finally master their casting and improve their enjoyment of their fishing. Now updated and available as an eBook.
Sailing Alone to Isla
By Richard Philbrick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A single-handed voyage on a small sailboat from Key West Florida to Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
An Iron Hand Way: TetsuTe
By Jerry Leverett, Jr
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
an introduction to the conditioning process called Iron Hand.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide
By Jill Homer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
0.5 star(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.
She Was Once a Runner
By Anon ymous
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 25,840. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
“She Was Once a Runner” gives an honest account of a female long distance runner on a Division I college scholarship and the resultant pressure cooker in which she lives. The memoir explores the physical and psychological effects of the Female Athlete Triad on a nineteen year old girl struggling to find her identity amidst a toxic team environment and discouraging parents.