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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.
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.
Into The Deepest And Darkest
By Joseph Emmanuel
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 56,860. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
As a member of a team of expert deep/cave divers for more than 12 yrs, including the achievement of four Guinness Records for deep diving, the author is uniquely positioned to give an account of his experiences and adventures. This book is his personal account of the expeditions and the people he's been privileged, not only to dive with, but to call his friends. Safe Diving Everyone.
Extreme Trekking
By Vladimir Lancheres
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,230. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The book is about extreme altitude trekking, an activity that can easily be underestimated by the novice. It addresses preparation, provides unique technical information, and explains why Aconcagua is a greater challenge than it may appear to be. The story is a personal experience on the mountain with 10 other trekkers from around the world. Only 3 reached the summit but not without incident.
Saturday Morning Wake-Up Call: A 21st Century Survival Guide for High School Football Coaches
By K. Russell DePriest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,340. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
(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.
Diamond Palm Book III (Coconut Alley)
By Lee E. Shilo
Series: Diamond Palm Breaking Techniques, Book 4. Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Let me begin by stating that in my humble opinion, the (Coconut On A String) break is by far the most difficult break a Diamond Palmist will ever encounter. Hence, it is the yardstick by which Mastery in the Art of Diamond Palm may be measured.
A Golf Marshal's Chronicles
By Chuck Burgett
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,550. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Golf Marshal’s Chronicles by Chuck Burgett Golf the gentlemans game? That's not the way it really happens. It's about the animals, the fighting, the hazards, the parties, even bio functions. If you, or someone you know, love the game of golf they will want to read about this side of the game. True, but hard to believe, stories will have everyone laughing from first to the last page.
How to Photograph Alpine Ski Racing
By Daniel Teetor
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
(4.00 from 1 review)
This book is focused specifically on capturing stunning images of alpine (downhill) ski racers on the slalom and gs courses. Amateur photographers can see what kinds of photographs are possible and learn how to get them. Many photographs of actual ski races are used throughout to illustrate the many helpful tips. This guide will help you get dramatic action shots of your friends and family!
Red Skies In Morning: An Unforgettable Stormy Passage from Juneau to Seattle
By Elsan Zimmerly
Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(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.
Encounter on Onion Peak
By Doc Michaels
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
(4.00 from 1 review)
I'm not sure what it was, but the woods fell silent as it made its' way up the side of the hill. I wasn't worried, but then my dog, who enjoyed chasing bear, deer, and elk, crouched down and started shivering as the creature crested the hill. He should have been up barking at it, and chasing it away, but instead he was cowering! That worried me some!
Spanish Castle to White Night
By Mark Chisnell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,600. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
(4.00 from 1 review)
So, you think you’d like to sail around the world? Sunsets across calm oceans, cocktails at cosy anchorages, landfalls in amazing new places? Not if you take part in one of the planet’s last great adventures. An incredible race, ripping and roaring through the seven seas. This is a tale of endurance, deprivation and adventure, a story of winners and losers, those who made it and those who did not.