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Red Mittens & Red Ink: The Vancouver Olympics by Bob Mackin, Jr
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 84,350. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
The Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics were the Games of the Great Recession. A $6 billion-plus party that inspired a nation. But at what cost? This is more than a story of the thrill of victory and agony of defeat. It's about fear and greed, unity and division, celebration and anguish. It is red mittens and red ink.
First Steps to Creating a Successful Team Core Covenents by Bruce E. Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
The first steps to building successful teams are consistent and predictable.
Principles-Based Instruction for Self-Defense (and Maybe Life) by Rory Miller
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,910. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Violence & harassment, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Rory Miller's meditations on effective methods to prepare students for sudden violence. Necessary areas of expertise. Types of teaching methods and their advantages and drawbacks. Trouble-shooting challenging students. Instructor ethics. Working with professionals and elite groups. Deriving your core principles and designing your personal curriculum.
Father of Ice Mountains by John Quillen
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 25,140. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
A 2011 ski ascent of 24,747 foot Muztagh Ata in the Chinese Pamirs. We follow in the footsteps of legendary climber Eric Shipton for an expedition to the top of the "Ice Mountain Father". Frostbite and fistfights are all part of the landscape here in China's back of beyond.
Running Form Drills by Brian Martin
Series: Running Technique Tips. Price: $0.99 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.
Volcanic Activity: Climbing Mexico's Volcanoes by Mark Horrell
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.
Motivational Strategies by Bruce E. Brown
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.
Fitness Competitions Naturally by Katelyn Butler-Birmingham
Price: $13.00 USD. Words: 32,050. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
Is that physique for real? Could I look like that? Can I do it naturally? Dr. Katelyn Butler-Birmingham says, "Yes!" Go behind the scenes and learn what it takes to fulfill your fitness competition dream. She shares what you need to know, costs, nutrition tips and more. Her unique blend of professional expertise and personal experience make this a must read for competitors and dreamers.
Tigers and Tamangs: How Not to Do a Nepalese Adventure Travel Reconnaissance by Mark Horrell
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 23,340. 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.
The Liar The Cheat and The Thief - Deception and the Art of Sword Play by Maija Soderholm
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,680. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
You don't fight bodies, you fight minds. Maija Soderholm of Sonny Umpad's Visayan Corto Kadena and Larga Mano System presents the details of one of the most important and least understood aspects of personal combat: How to control the opponent's mind. The Liar the Cheat and The Thief explores the drills and mindset of one of the last modern duelists. A Sun Tzu said "All warfare is deception".
Running Technique by Brian Martin
Series: Running Technique Tips. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,980. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching(4.92 from 12 reviews)
A practical guide for distance runners to learn and train for the fundamentals of good running technique. Recognize problems with running form that cause injury, or frustrate achievement of your goals. A complete framework of coordination training, mental cues and a training philosophy to improve running technique. Foreword by Philo Saunders PhD, Senior Physiologist, Australian Institute of Sport.
Frank "Blinky" Palermo Philadelphia Boxing Manager by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Blinky Palermo manipulated boxing fights and robbed boxers that he managed for decades. One of his most successful fighters was Ike Williams, who captured the lightweight world championship in the late 1940s. Years later Williams told an author that Blinky stole money from him regularly. On one occasion Palermo took the entirety of a $33,400 paycheck Williams earned for fighting Beau Jack.
The 10 Disciplines by Bruce E. Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,610. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Each section has thoughts for competitors, team leaders and coaches Written for Coaches, Athletes, Leaders, Teachers, Businesses and Families
Letters to a Driving Nation - Exploring the Conflict between Drivers and Cyclists by Bruce Butler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,730. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Driver education, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Why do some drivers get so annoyed by the mere presence of cyclists on their roads? Why do cyclists react to drivers the way they do?
Yakking with the Thunder Dragon: Walking Bhutan's Epic Snowman Trek by Mark Horrell
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.