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Skagerrak and Back
Price: $2.40 USD. Words: 32,070. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
“Skagerrak and Back” is the story of my North Sea circuit aboard my 27ft yacht. This is not a tale of astonishing derring-do and bravery in the face of insurmountable odds. Neither does it purport to be a pilot book or sailing directions. It’s just the story of an achieveable summer cruise aboard a seaworthy wee boat.
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!
Turning Around Athletic Programs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
This booklet is written to help the key people see why some programs are successful and what can be done to turn the others around.
Low Ferritin
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?
From Underdog to Winner: In Pursuit of 100% Performance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,610. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017 by Frendship Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
John Pfitsch (1919-2012,) coach at Grinnell College for 50 years, and Barbara Waite, former chair of the Sport Psychology Program at The University of Iowa, square off to scrutinize theories and philosophies behind 100% performance, Coach Pfitsch’s term for the best his athletes had to offer. A conversation between Waite and Pfitsch’s ghost reveals more than how to win sport contests.
Pooch Paths: Dog Walks and Hikes in Asheville and Beyond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Looking for dog walks and hikes in and around Asheville, NC? Then “Pooch Paths” is for you! This handy eBook offers descriptions, links, directions, and even insider tips for more than thirty dog walks and hikes. You’ll find useful information about Asheville greenways, Bent Creek Forest trails, Blue Ridge Parkway trails, DuPont State Forest, Pisgah National Forest, and much more.
Running Form Drills
Series: Running Technique Tips. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Running Form Drills continues Brian Martin's examination of good running technique. This book explains how to practice running form drills and gives unique insights into how each drill can help you recognize and learn good running form. Put simply you can use Running Form Drills to help you learn how to run. Free online video resources complete a handy toolkit for any runner. Approx 12,000 words.
"My Name Is Ramona..."
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
"My Name Is Ramona..." Is the true story of Ramona Rich, a seventy-nine year old experienced windsurfer, who went windsurfing...alone. After breaking a mast, Ramona spent the next 24 hours on the water & hiking the desert, while harboring the hope that someone was looking for her and would find her...alive. What Ramona didn't know? No one was looking for her. No one knew she was missing...
Rugby Union Laws Simplified
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Rugby Union Laws Simplified is a quick read that will provide a solid knowledge foundation and understanding of the game of Rugby Union 15s as played by adults. Written in rhyme using straightforward language with accompanying black and white illustrations, the complicated game of rugby union is about to be Simplified!
A Gigantic Whinge on the Celtic Fringe
Price: $2.45 USD. Words: 51,680. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of a circumnavigation of Ireland aboard my 27ft yacht in 2011. From the Forth I went round Ireland anti-clockwise, which people tell me is the ’wrong way round’. Most of the journey was sailed solo. I skirted a lot of the bits of the ‘Celtic Fringe’. By sea Celtdom doesn't look so much a 'fringe' as the centre, a fact which I rant about quite a lot
Captain Mark's Way
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,640. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
True Caribbean Stories and Reflections of a Sailing Captain. From the Virgin Islands to Grenada, enjoy over 30 years of Caribbean madness as only a Charter Boat captain can recall, with photos. Contemplate 16 "One Page Wonders," presented to help view life and it's challenges. (Available free at CaptainMarksWay.com) Everyone has their own way, this is Captain Mark's!
An Iron Hand Way: TetsuTe
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
an introduction to the conditioning process called Iron Hand.
Making The Ball Roll: A Complete Guide to Youth Football for the Aspiring Soccer Coach
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,560. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer
Making the Ball Roll is the ultimate complete guide to coaching youth soccer. This focused and easy-to-understand book details training practices and tactics, and goes on to show you how to help young players achieve peak performance through tactical preparation, communication, psychology, and age-specific considerations.
Dagny Rocks
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 148,380. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Rhea grows up in the hippie days of the 70's aboard a hand-built, ocean-going tugboat. Later she joins Icelander Petur on his big sailing ketch. With an ever-changing crew, Dagny voyages nearly non-stop happily surviving mechanical failures, ripped sails, a keel conversion, irate port captains, multiple mast-removals, and two Newfoundland winters.
Six Sigma Principles with Practice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Production & operations management, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports statistics
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The purpose of this short ebook is to introduce the reader to some of the key concepts that underpin Six Sigma; making businesses faster and more competitive by understanding and eliminating the sources of variation in processes. It is not intended as an exhaustive text on the subject, more as a summary with some Soccer examples and anecdotes that will help the reader understand Six Sigma
Bobbing to the Baltic
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(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.
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.
Compete
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
There is a difference between being competitive and being a competitor.
La Periodización Táctica en el Fútbol Base y Aficionado - Aplicación práctica para categoría infantil, cadete, juvenil o aficionado (desde 14 años)
Price: $1.08 USD. Words: 9,510. Language: Spanish. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
Este libro desarrolla bajo la metodología de Periodización Táctica cuatro semanas de entrenamiento de un equipo de categoría infantil, cadete, juvenil o aficionado, utilizando como hilo conductor un Modelo de Juego determinado. Al tratarse de una aplicación práctica puede ayudar al lector a entender la Periodización Táctica.
I Never Had a Bike: Tales of Basketball and Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,340. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2016 by sixovone. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Ed Janka shares his stories from 40 plus years in the game of basketball. From Michael Jordan to Jerry Seinfeld and from Mike Krzyzewski to Jimmy Valvano to Hubie Brown and many more. As the sub-title says, these are stories about basketball and life. Some very humorous and others are very touching. A fun and easy read!