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Tigers and Tamangs: How Not to Do a Nepalese Adventure Travel Reconnaissance
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 23,380. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Mark Horrell sets off on an adventure travel reconnaissance with his friends who own a Nepalese trekking agency. On a desperate crusade to see a tiger in Bardia National Park they experience a bizarre set of escapades involving the Nepalese Army, a tame rhino and a surreal rafting trip. After visiting the birthplace of Buddha they are then terrorised by leeches on a monsoon trek.
Team Building Through Positive Conditioning - A Team Building Formula
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Want your conditioning to be a source of pride? Want to have your conditioning to become part of practice that brings your athletes and coaches together in a supportive environment. Want your athletes to focus on not wanting to let each other down?
She Was Once a Runner
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 25,840. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
(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.
Life Lessons For Athletes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Being an athlete is far more than having physical skills and being able to perform better than an opponent on a given day.
The Role of Parents in Athletics
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
This booklet is taken from a chapter in my book Teaching Character Through Sport – Developing a Positive Coaching Legacy.
Four Keys to Successful Youth Coaching
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
1 - Planning the Season • Eight critical points in the season - Master season checklist - Daily practices - Parent meeting - Coaching your own child 2 - Teaching the Game • Maximizing the possibilities - How to teach a physical skill - Define, Model, Shape and Reinforce
Youth Sports: Still Failing Our Kids - How to Really Fix It
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,360. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
Bob Bigelow, former NBA player and 25-year youth sports reform advocate, demonstrates how improved play models increase children’s skills. Bob has conducted unique quantitative studies that show how to truly solve the problems in today’s youth sports environment. Bob offers a genuine blueprint for success and real-world examples. If you really want to change kids’ sports, this book is a must-read!
A Team Study Championship Principles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
This booklet contains thirteen commitment standards– each with a story and discussion points and questions to help athletes understand a championship culture.
Yakking with the Thunder Dragon: Walking Bhutan's Epic Snowman Trek
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 9. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 28,620. Language: British English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
More people have climbed Everest than completed the Snowman Trek. Mark Horrell sets out to walk the famous long-distance trail in the magical Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, where economic welfare is measured not in Gross Domestic Product, but a commodity known as Gross National Happiness. Along the way he encounters feisty yaks and dramatic mountain landscapes. This is his travel diary.
Get stronger and lose weight 2 book bundle
Price: $1.52 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: British English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Weightlifting
This will be a little guide, on a workout you can do for Powerlifting and simply getting stronger using barbells and dumbbells and using compound exercises ,I'm including curls cause they work your biceps and forearms and calf raises cause a pair of strong calf's will help a lot in your quest for strength. I'm also including ways to fit the workout into your schedule And I'm includ
Jake Hehl Brooklyn Robins Pitcher And Catholic League Bowling Star
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bowling
Jake Hehl is an atypical biographical subject. He was a high school sports phenom. He excelled in baseball, basketball, and football at Brooklyn Prep. Hehl pitched one inning in major league baseball before being summoned for military duty in World War I. He pitched in the minor leagues from 1918-1926. He was a versatile athlete who became a star bowler in Brooklyn's 1940s Catholic Church Leagues.
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.
Caribou Hunt: Hunting in British Columbia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
A true story of caribou hunting in central British Columbia. The author and his good friend hunt for mountain caribou from a remote camp accessible only by aircraft or horseback. This short work chronicles the ten day adventure of two friends on a guided hunt, ending on a mountain top, in a snow storm at dusk. The scenery, characters and exciting climax make for a memorable tale.
New Zealand Photo Journal #4: Visiting Hobbiton Shire
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Come join me for this 50-image photo journal as I cycle and hike across New Zealand. In this fourth volume I'll be cycling with great anticipation to the Hobbiton Shire, which was built for The Lord of the Rings movie series. From Bilbo Baggins home to the Green Dragon Tavern for a pint -- the attention to detail is amazing. I hope you enjoy these images and travel thoughts.
Volcanic Activity: Climbing Mexico's Volcanoes
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 6. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 13,710. Language: British English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Many people don't know that it's possible to go mountaineering in Mexico, on a chain of volcanoes dotting the central plateau for 100km from Mexico City to Orizaba. The mountains are few and far between, with a great sense of space at the summit, and views to the far horizon. This is the story of Mark Horrell's journey in Mexico's Cordillera Neovolcanica.
Training on Empty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,020. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
(5.00 from 1 review)
An engaging and honest autobiography of a former elite runner who nearly perished from anorexia, one that also explores the biopsychosocial and sociological aspects of this pervasive, malignant, but ultimately surmountable disease. Brittin's comprehensive account of her tribulations combined with her background in psychology makes this a unique must-read for athletes & health professionals alike.
The View From The Top Of Japan: My 2-Decade-Long Quest To Scale The Nation’s 25 Highest Peaks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,600. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Within 4 months of arriving in Japan over 21 years ago, Gary J. Wolff was standing atop Fuji-san, the nation’s highest peak. During the next 2 decades, Gary climbed all of the 29 highest mountains in Japan and 38 of the tallest 50. In this eBook, Gary shares details about Japan’s highest mountains including pics, maps, trail descriptions, and other info based upon his many exciting climbing trips.
Riding the Dragon's Back: The Great Race to Run the Wild Yangtze
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Desktop Adventure. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
The thrilling and true account of the competition to be the first river rafting team down the Yangtze, one of the world's longest and most mythic rivers. When a group of American rafters begins its trip high in the Tibetan Plateau, China's patriotic youth rush to the river to beat the foreigners down their own historic waterway, the "dragon" of the title.
New Zealand Photo Journal #5: Hiking Rotorua Lakes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Come join me for this 50-image photo journal as I cycle and hike across New Zealand. In this fifth volume I'll be cycling south to the volcanically active town of Rotorua with lots of natural hot springs. Next I'll cycle out to Lake Okareka to start a four-day hike along the coastline of several lakes to visit the 100-meter Tarawera Waterfall. I hope you enjoy these images and travel thoughts.
Elbrus By Any Means: An Unconventional Ascent of Europe's Highest Mountain
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 17. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 15,630. Language: British English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Mark Horrell boards a cable car at the village of Azau, a ski resort in the Baksan Valley on the southern side of Elbrus, the first of many forms of transport he takes across both summits as he traverses the mountain to its wilder northern side. This is the humorous account of an unusual ascent of Europe's highest mountain, and will appeal to anyone with a total disregard for cheating.