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Finding Forrest Fenn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,740. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
If you have ever dreamed of treasure hunting and wondered about the mystery and intrigue; this book will bring you along with The Wolf and his wolfpack on an exciting adventure and their quest for Forrest Fenn's hidden $1 million treasure hidden somewhere in the Rocky Mountains north of Santa Fe.
GAMES-GIMMICKS-CHALLENGES for Swimming Coaches
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 122,290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
A book for swimming coaches filled with ideas swimmers of all ages and abilities love to try. It contains over 600 ideas from over 500 successful coaches at all levels. along with the author's 56 years of experience. Chapters have activities divided by either Age Group or Senior. Checkout; Rock/Paper/Scissors Relay, Dem
Youth Double Wing: A Winning Youth Offense
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 52,300. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book covers how to implement it, coach it, and utilize it with a variety of youth football teams. The system as been field tested for over ten years by not only the author but from coaches around the country who sing its praise. The system is simple, efficient, and effective while teaching the core fundamentals.
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.
Soccerwarz:
 Inside America’s Soccer Feud Between Major League Soccer, North American Soccer League and United Soccer League
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,400. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Kartik Krishnaiyer, soccer journalist and one of the leading experts on the sport in the United States, takes you behind the scenes of the US soccer feud between MLS, USL and NASL. The book examines the role that the now disgraced Traffic Sports had within NASL, as well as the league's plans to challenge Major League Soccer's position as the top division in the United States.
Downright Filthy Pitching Book 1 - The Science of Effective Velocity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,860. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
Downright Filthy Pitching - The Science of Effective Velocity is the study of baseball pitch speeds and how location changes the reaction time of the hitter. This science answers why pitchers are great one day and aweful the next and why hitters fall into slumps with no answers. For the first time there is scientific proof that will teach pitchers how to go from 'Nasty' to 'Downright Filthy'.
To the Top of Central America: Bagging Volcanoes in Guatemala
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 18. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: British English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Guatemala has a chain of thirty volcanoes, four of which are active. It's not the sort of place most people think of spending their Christmas holidays, but that's exactly what Mark Horrell did. Accompanied by a disparate group of people, he sets out to climb seven volcanoes in eleven days, including Volcan Tajumulco, the highest mountain in Central America.
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.
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.
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.
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
Ruthless Putting
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 50,820. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Defiant Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Why waste hours, days, or even weeks learning a new putting stroke... when you can become a scoring machine with the one you've already got? Ruthless Putting is the owner's manual that should have come with your putter. In it you'll learn the simple techniques you need in order to take strokes off your game.
Motivational Strategies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Your success or failure as a coach will be in direct proportion to your ability to plan, teach, relate and motivate.
Scout's Guide to MotoAmerica 2016
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,710. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
Cameron Beaubier, Josh Hayes, Roger Hayden, and the rest of the superstars of the MotoAmerica are put under the microscope in this NFL-style scouting guide. Inside SCOUT'S GUIDE TO MOTOAMERICA 2016, the styles, strengths, and weaknesses of the United States' most gifted and dedicated motorcycle roadracers are broken down in excruciating detail.
Virgin Conquests: First Ascents in Ladakh
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 4. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,780. Language: British English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Mark Horrell sets out with a new group of companions from Leh in northern India, near the banks of the Indus and surrounded by mountains, to spend two weeks trekking in a remote valley near the Pakistan border. His objective is to explore the region and find an unclimbed Himalayan peak to climb. This is the diary of his journey.
Proactive Leadership
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,140. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
This book is written for anyone working on leadership with young adults. Whether you are teaching a leadership class, working with a Captains Council within your school, or an individual coach developing team leaders, it will hopefully provide a sustainable plan.
Best Hiking in Southwest Colorado around Ouray, Telluride and Silverton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,530. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
An opinionated guide to the best hikes in the San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado around three great base camps; Ouray, Telluride and Silverton. The hikes range from 6 to 12.5 miles per day. The guide describes the base camps, identifying local service, nearby attractions and non-hiking day activities. Trails include detailed descriptions, ratings, elevation profiles, maps and photos.
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.
Turning Out The Lights: Concussions, Spectacle and the NHL
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,260. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
In 1998 Steve Bocking suffered his second concussion in two years playing hockey. His father was a surgeon who had seen enough. He started a campaign to change the rules, and won in 2011 when Hockey Canada banned all head shots. But the NHL still refuses to listen. When did the game change? What are the dangers of concussions? Why does the world's top hockey league continue to ignore the evidence?
Snowshoes and Shipton: Climbing Muztag Ata in the Chinese Pamirs
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 3. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 26,810. Language: British English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
The great mountain explorer Eric Shipton failed to reach the summit of Muztag Ata, vomited from exhaustion on the way down and arrived back with frostbite. Undeterred by Shipton's failure, Mark Horrell thought he'd have a go at the mountain himself. Despite its gentle appearance, it reaches an impressive height of 7546m, higher than he'd ever climbed before. This is the diary of his adventure.