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The Tao of Tennis by Bob Warden
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. **
Secret of Athleticism by Chong Xie
Price: $99.13 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Experiments & Projects(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. Categories: 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. Categories: 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: $5.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: 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.
Finessing The Stone by Lee E. Shilo
Series: Diamond Palm Breaking Techniques, Book 11. Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a book for the advanced Diamond Palmist's. By this time, your Hand or Palm should be trained up enough to endure the immense shock and awe that it will need, to withstand the forces you will be subjecting it to. You should also by now, know the body mechanics needed to successfully complete a single Cement Patio Slab break, without the use of padding or protection for the Palm.
The Aging Athlete - Inspirational Interviews With Some of the Fittest Survivors of Elite Athleticism by Sifu Slim
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: American English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology(5.00 from 1 review)
"The concept is provocative. It is somehow counterintuitive to think of great athletes becoming unfit in old age. The recent suit brought against the NFL by former players indicates the fitness and health can erode all too quickly. The aging pursuers of fitness featured in 'The Aging Athlete' are the exceptions. We can learn from their own stories of perseverance." Tom Jones, Author, 40plussports
Motors For Nothing, Kicks For Free by Dain Gingerelli
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,850. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 1 review)
"Motors For Nothing (Kicks For Free)" is not a typical motorcycle book. It's a non-fiction anthology by motorcycle journalist, racer and enthusiast Dain Gingerelli about the bikes he's ridden, raced, tested, and even crashed, since he took up the two-wheel sport in 1965.
Low Ferritin by Scott Webb
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 23,390. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition(5.00 from 1 review)
Why are young runners prone to low iron stores today? More than half are testing low in ferritin. What is it about? To medical professionals, it's often an indicator for iron supplementation. How does the human body utilize iron and what depletes it? Coaches most likely understand half of this equation. Why do iron supplements work for some runners and not for others?
The President - Hobo Chronicles by Johnny T. Noctor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
When The Hobo tries to get justice for a fractured skull, the Hobart police refuse to arrest the perpetrator. Instead they try to entrap the innocent victim, giving him no choice but to sleep in the woods. In order to stay sober, he spars in hard gyms with great Australian fighters. Even when fit and sober, he realizes without the puppet master, he’ll never get to fight in Australia ever again.
Golf Yips - Practical Exercises and Mental Routines to Overcome The Yips by Jonathan Adler
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,130. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf(5.00 from 1 review)
Over the last 10 years or more, the Author, Jonathan Adler, has been helping golfers to overcome their yips. Here he shares his experiences and techniques.
Bowties & Bowl Games 2014 SEC Football Preview by Nicholas Ian Allen
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,470. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby(5.00 from 1 review)
A comprehensive preview for the upcoming 2014 Southeastern Conference football season. Former football coach Nicholas Ian Allen provides observations, insight and analysis for all 14 SEC programs, including position-by-position breakdowns, coaching info, schedule analysis and in-depth feature articles. It's the best pre-season resource available for the country's most passionate football fans.
Denali Nights: A Commercial Expedition to Climb Mt McKinley's West Buttress by Mark Horrell
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 19. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 32,560. Language: British English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering(5.00 from 1 review)
There had been an unprecedented spell of good weather on Denali, a peak notorious for its severe conditions and cold temperatures that trapped climbers in storms for days on end. Would the weather hold for Mark Horrell's team or would they find themselves fighting to survive in the teeth of a storm? This is his account of a commercial expedition to climb the West Buttress.
Be Tough ... But Don't Be "A Tough Guy" by Craig Cicardo, Sr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,240. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football(5.00 from 1 review)
Be Tough ...But Don't be “A Tough Guy" is for today's leaders and those that strive to be. It shares the idea of “toughness” being the combination of serving and caring for those they lead while demonstrating exemplary dignity and class. It is a guide for leaders who believe in this combination of compassion and toughness, and are committed to the values that will lead to their team's success.
Coaching Millennial Kids - A New Strategy to Coaching Junior Athletes by Natale O'Shaughnessy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching(5.00 from 1 review)
Coaching Millennium Kids is a new approach to coaching junior athletes using patience and compassion as tools to promote confidence, self esteem and life skills through the vehicle of sport. It really is possible to change the world one junior athlete at a time.
Taking on the NFL: The National Martial Arts League by Dexter V. Kennedy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,140. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts(5.00 from 1 review)
Football, baseball, and hockey are all franchised team sports in America. Why not martial arts? Martial arts has been a sport in America for over 70 years but has missed the opportunity to become a major league sport. Dexter Kennedy believes that can change. Taking on the NFL: the National Martial Arts League lays out the martial arts franchise concept in an easy to read and informational format.
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.
Running Technique by Brian Martin
Series: Running Technique Tips. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 63,990. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching(4.92 from 12 reviews)
A practical guide for distance runners to learn and train for the fundamentals of good running technique. Recognize problems with running form that cause injury, or frustrate achievement of your goals. A complete framework of coordination training, mental cues and a training philosophy to improve running technique. Foreword by Philo Saunders PhD, Senior Physiologist, Australian Institute of Sport.
Confessions of a Kiwi Motorcyclist by Paul Fris
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,850. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling(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. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball(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.