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Enhancing Performance: Mental Training for Coaches, Athletes, and Parents
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,300. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
This book describes the methods and mental skills necessary for optimal performance in individual and team sports. Forty brief chapters representing such topics as attention and concentration, goal-setting, imagery, mental preparation, and mental toughness are covered. The book will be of interest to coaches, college and club level athletes, high school players, and athletes' parents
One Last Thing: The Untold History Of The Martial Arts Philosophy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,120. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
What if, in a dialog between the past and the present, between the real and the fictitious, innovative writers and fighters such as Bruce Lee, Alan Watts, Marshall McLuhan, Kwai Chang Caine, Carl Young, and Lao Tzu were brought back to life and transported to the present so they might raise an index finger, lean forward and whisper knowingly, “Oh, before I forget, One Last Thing!"
What I'd Teach Your Horse
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Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 8. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,350. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
If you broke your horse to saddle and rode it for the first time today, this book is where you'd start tomorrow. Likewise, if you have an older horse that needs re-training, you'd start here. This book is a roadmap to building the foundation every horse needs, regardless of age, breed or background, regardless the type of riding for which it will eventually be used.
Hurricane Handbook
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In this, as in any discussion about boats and weather, one can make no assumptions. There is little new in that matrix. Boats, the sea and weather have posed those ambiguities ever since man leapt astride a log and rode it the first time. However, there are some steps that a responsible owner can take in an attempt to minimize damage. The following suggestions, properly executed, may help.
Football Metaphysics: World Cup 2014
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Football Metaphysics: World Cup 2014 is a team-by-team preview of the 32 participating national teams in the FIFA World Cup to be held in Brazil. But more than just a simple sports dork preview, Football Metaphysics digs into the forces behind each national team's quest for success, at varying levels, this summer in the World Cup.
She Was Once a Runner
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 25,840. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
(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.
Practical Shooting Basics #4: Sight Picture
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting
Fourth book in the Practical Shooting Basics series. Covers sight picture, sight alignment, practice drills, eye dominance, cross-dominance and more. Use these techniques and your shooting will improve dramatically.
Bobbing to the Baltic
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of my cruise from Edinburgh to the Russian border aboard my 27ft yacht ‘Zophiel’. In 2012 we left the Forth to cross the North Sea. Though we had intended to go to Denmark, wimpiness and poor navigation took us to Holland instead. I sailed to the Baltic, cruising the islands of Sweden and Finland as far as Russia. I returned, via Estonia and the east of Sweden, to Holland.
Appalachian Trials - A Psychological and Emotional Guide to Successfully Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,770. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
What is the most difficult part of thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail? Most assume that it's the physical challenge of hiking nearly 2,200 miles. It's not. In no uncertain terms, the psychological and emotional grind is why 7 in 10 hikers ultimately quit on the Appalachian Trail. APPALACHIAN TRIALS is the only resource aimed to equip hikers with the mindset necessary for a thru-hiking the AT.
Day Tripping: Kayak Wisconsin Door County Peninsula Bluffs, Beaches, Lighthouses, and Shipwrecks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,560. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
20 day paddles with GPS coordinates for small watercraft launch sites, public accesses and restaurants with beach landings along the way. The fun to read guide shares the most dramatic bluffs, hidden beaches, lighthouses, entertaining history, coastal landmarks, and 15 shipwreck locations visible from kayaks. This is why Wisconsin's Door Peninsula is a premier kayaking destination.
Ways of Learning: A Handbook for Teachers and Students of Tai Chi and the Martial Arts
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Series: The Tai Chi Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,330. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Most books on Teaching or Learning focus on exercises, instructions and class activities, repeating old patterns and tired methods. Ways of Learning takes a different approach by NOT showing you what to think, rather HOW to think. Ways of Learning is the essential handbook for both students and teachers to ensure growth, flexibility and openness to new methods. Ways of Learning takes you back to
My Trinities
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 116,020. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
This is not your grandpa's guidebook! Finally a comprehensive guide, with attitude, to Northern California's most spectacular wilderness area, the Trinity Alps. 60 photos. Based on first-hand knowledge of 188 lakes, all major peaks and trails, plus backcountry info not in other books. Geology, history, botany, swimming holes, bear dens, life-or-death narratives, and humor throughout.
Philbrick's Appalachian Trail Transit Guide, Southern Edition: Georgia to the Mason-Dixon Line
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,740. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Philbrick's Appalachian Trail Transit Guide helps hikers access the Trail via public transportation. It is the only comprehensive compilation of public transit information between two covers for accessing the Trail. It provides detailed, practical information to get on the trail and off in case of emergency, to resupply, or to just go home. The guide is an essential tool for planning any AT hike.
Arctic Glass: Six Years of Adventure Stories from Alaska and Beyond
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,510. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
"Arctic Glass: Six Years of Adventure Stories from Alaska and Beyond" is an anthology of thirty-three adventure stories spanning more than six years and places ranging from the frozen Alaska wilderness to the Himalayas of Nepal. Endurance racing, cycling, and self-actualization amid stunning outdoor landscapes are common themes in these compelling vignettes about "The Adventure of Life."
Forever Free: Your Right To Fish Michigan's Inland Lakes and Streams
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,850. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Michigan has between 10 and 11 thousand lakes and ponds, and more than 35 thousand miles of inland rivers and streams, almost of which are public waters. This book is targeted toward the hundreds of thousands of fishermen who do not know their rights on public waters and are either unwilling or unable to hire an attorney to enforce those rights.
Self Defence: The Simple Truth
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
This books helps to give readers the tools needed to deal with conflict. It simplifies the law on self defence, gives advice on martial arts and the verbal intervention tools to help with any conflict situation. It looks at the psychology of an attacker, the most common attacks and different pre-emptive strikes and their medical implications.
Soccer Tough: Simple Football Psychology Techniques to Improve Your Game
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Series: Peak Performance, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Technique, speed and tactical execution are crucial components of winning soccer, but it is mental toughness that marks out the very best players. The ability to play when pressure is highest, the opposition is strongest, and fear is greatest. Soccer Tough demystifies this crucial side of the game and helps banish the fear, mistakes, and mental limits that holds players back.
Bushwhack: A Serial Story of Off-Trail Hiking & Camping in the Pacific Northwest Wilderness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,360. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Three women, six men, and one dog, set out on a good-intentioned, multi-day, off-trail hiking adventure. Laughing, joking, even flirting with each other, it all starts out so well. Until... well, you'll have to read it to find out. To experience this book as intended, as a serial story, please read only one chapter per day, if you can resist the temptation.
Practical Shooting Basics #3: Trigger Press
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting
Third book in the Practical Shooting Basics series. Covers trigger press,practice drills and more. Use these techniques and your shooting will improve dramatically.
How To Organise A Rugby Tour Without Going Insane
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,640. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business
(5.00 from 1 review)
From concept to conduct, this book will support the planning and logistical considerations in taking any sporting team on a tour. Logically outlined, it will support any team at any level to participate in domestic or international amatuer tournaments.