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Graduation: Life Lessons of a Professional Footballer
By Richard Lee
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,300. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Graduation is the memoir of Brentford, and ex-Watford Goalkeeper - Richard Lee.
101 Great Hikes Above Silicon Valley: Pre-planned trail adventures for all ability levels of hikers, runners, bikers, horses...and even dogs
By Miriam Nuney
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,490. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Don't have time to plan where to head outdoors this weekend? Try one of the beginner, intermediate, or advanced hikes detailed in this guide. 37 nearby parks are profiled, with information on trails and facilities, including slope, climb, and mileage, plus easy reference charts to find the perfect hike. Most hikes can be done in 3-4 hours within a 1-hour drive from the heart of Silicon Valley.
The Five Inch Course: Thinking Your Way To Better Golf
By John Retzer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,830. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
The Five Inch Course: Play better golf with the swing you already have.. The Five Inch Course offers more than a hundred strategies for improving your golf score without improving your swing. By playing smarter, more strategic golf, even weekend hackers can dramatically improve their scores without improving their swings.
The Art of Personal Competition - How Sun Tzu Would Coach Key Team Players
By Allan P. Sand
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 24,590. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
This is how Sun Tsu would guide your development as a sports player! Apply the philosophy of war to your competitive development and increase your ability to out-think and out-maneuver opponents!
The Art of Team Coaching - How Sun Tzu Would Coach Coaches
By Allan P. Sand
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 21,330. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
This book contains the true and real secrets of competition. Within are guidelines to effective training, thinking, planning, and execution. The details presented here remove uncertainty and confusion from your game plans. Every problem now has an answer; every difficulty has a responsive plan.
The Art of War versus The Art of Pool - How Sun Tzu Would Teach Pool & Billiards Strategy & Tactics
By Allan P. Sand
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 21,340. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cue sports
If Sun Tzu played pocket billiards, this is how he would apply war strategies and tactics to pocket billiards. Consider that the pool table is really a rectangular battlefield. Your opponent is there to win. Are you? Learn how to be your own general and direct your actions so that you can win more games.
Zen Tennis
By Paul Mutimer
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 30,740. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis
zen tennis develops a philosphy behind the sport of tennis, a philosophy that takes into account the physical, mental and emotional aspects of the game. indoing so, it draws on japanese zen, chinese martial arts, indian meditation and western psychology. in taking this total approach, we gain a set of attitudes and qualities that can be taken into all areas of our lives.
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.
Wicked Fast Talladega
By J Louis Frey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,310. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
If you thought Daytona International Speedway, founded in 1959, was fast you're in for a surprise. Bill France, NASCAR's founder, built a track bigger, wider, and faster than Daytona. It was built in Alabama, and it has an attitude. It was the scene of a drivers boycott, the largest crash in Sprint Cup racing history, and some of the wildest action anywhere. Its the Talladega Superspeedway!
Psychology of Gamesmanship - How to Manage Mind Games and Tricks
By Allan P. Sand
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,630. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
This book is your protection against unscrupulous opponents who attempt to win by using a variety of psychological tactics. These ploys are common in competitions at all levels. When on the receiving end of these efforts, your focus is affected and the outcome is thrown into confusion. You can lose games that should have been yours if those distractions had not been brought to your attention.
Who is the Greatest Sportsmen of the Modern Era?
By Frank Oliver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,930. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Who is the greatest sportsman of the modern era? In this great value book Michael Jordan, Lance Armstrong, Andre Agassi, Michael Schumacher, Tiger Woods, and Valentino Rossi are analysed in seven detailed biographies; they are then compared against each other in the categories of Dominance, Popularity, Mental Toughness, Athleticism, Achievement, and Longevity to determine an overall winner.
Game Plan: A Radical Approach to Decision Making in the National Football League
By Frank DuPont
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,650. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Game Plan is the ultimate book for the thinking football fan. The book tackles the issue of decision making and strategy in the NFL from the viewpoint of a true contrarian. No NFL tradition is sacred in this look at why so many NFL teams have such a difficult time making good decisions. More importantly, Game Plan offers a radical solution that can make almost any team better.
Sidelines
By Stuart Albright
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,680. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Sidelines is an insider's look at the fascinating world of high-school football, and, beyond that, it is also about the death and rebirth of the American community. Stuart Albright uses football to explore our nation's complicated history of race and public education and to explain why some communities continue to thrive while others are slowly dying away.
Woodlands, Waterways and Mother Nature
By Bob Ballantyne
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,420. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
Collected herein is a series of short essays designed for the casual reading – and edification – of outdoors-oriented folks, be they anglers or hunters, hikers or campers, or students of basic ecology.
Golf: A Beginners Guide and Reference
By Ron Celano
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,550. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
A guide and reference for anyone that wants to take up the game of golf or is in a position to mentor a new player or is an experienced player who wants to contribute to making the game more fun for others.
THE SUCCESSFUL TREASURE HUNTER’S ESSENTIAL DOWSING MANUAL: How to Easily Develop Your Latent Skills to Locate Gold, Silver, Coins, Caches…
By David Villanueva
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
This essential manual is a revolutionary new guide to finding treasure, which shows how anyone – beginner or seasoned professional – can easily use the skills they probably never realized they had, to locate treasure – wherever it lies hidden. And, just as importantly, how to pin-point and recover that treasure fast...
Thoughts on Firearms Tactics and Training
By Christopher Eger
Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 45,570. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting
Thoughts on Firearms Tactics and Training by noted firearms instructor, writer, and security consultant Christopher L Eger is a collection of more than 50 articles covering firearms training, tactics, interesting weapons and ammunition, and survival in a modern time. It offers fresh and unique perspective to help you survive and carry forward.
Bluejacket: A Sailor's Life
By Chet Bright with Derek Turner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
From World War II to Korea to Vietnam, Chet Bright handled some of the Navy’s most dangerous jobs. He faced the prospect of death at sea many times, but he lived for the adventure. Bluejacket is the story of those adventures, from his days at war to his post-military years sailing the Caribbean. He gave his life to the sea. In return, it gave him these memories.
Two Fools And A Cat
By Kim Brown
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 37,550. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
When Kim, Jazzymyne and their cat leave Los Angeles, California on New Year's Day they have no idea where the wind will take them. Their second day at sea they are caught in a violent storm. They struggle back to land and upon attempting to anchor near an island off the coast of Mexico, Kim breaks her hand. Conflict looms when Jazzymyne tires of the hardships and wants to go home.
Kilimanjaro: One Man's Quest to Go Over the Hill
By M.G. Edwards
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,020. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kilimanjaro: One Man's Quest to Go Over the Hill chronicles the author's attempt to summit Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. At forty years old and on the verge of a midlife crisis, he tried to change his life by climbing a mountain. This book is for climbers and hikers interested in climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and for anyone who feels over the hill and needs to make a life change.