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Enhancing Performance: Mental Training for Coaches, Athletes, and Parents by Dan Yarmey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,300. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: 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
My Trinities by Tim Sims
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,110. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
NEWLY REVISED for next year's hiking season! The most comprehensive guide to Northern California's most spectacular wilderness area, the Trinity Alps (plus a lengthy chapter on the Russian Wilderness). Over 200 lakes, all major peaks and trails, plus extensive off-trail info. Geology, botany, birds, human history, swimming holes, bear dens, life-or-death narratives, and humor throughout. Photos!
GAMES-GIMMICKS-CHALLENGES for Swimming Coaches by Bob Steele
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
Cocuy Sniffing in Colombia: Walking One of South America's Classic Treks by Mark Horrell
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 15. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 16,820. Language: British English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Mark Horrell sets out to trek and climb in the Sierra Nevada del Cocuy, an area which was previously a stronghold of drug funded guerrillas who would have regarded a climber, especially a foreign one, as easy ransom money. What he finds is a green and pleasant land of mountains, lakes and glaciers which belie Colombia's reputation as a den of terrorism. This is the diary of his journey.
Cabal Fang: Complete Martial Arts Study Course from Querent to Elder by Robert Mitchell, Jr
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 124,170. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Fully illustrated and truly complete! At over 120,000 words -- that's 300+ pages -- this massive volume contains everything you need to start learning the world's most innovative, transformative, and unique martial art. The drills alone -- over 100 of them! -- are worth the price of admission. Cabal Fang is "full context martial arts" -- a modern temple martial art for a new age.
Secrets of the Natural Athlete (and how they can be yours) by Jack Broudy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,640. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Learn how natural athletes engage their entire body in an efficient, fluid, and seamless flow of motion, resulting in what appears to be effortless power, control, and grace. This unseen dynamic motion and balance is what makes the greatest athletes stand out from the rest, however, this unique motion is NOT exclusive to top athletes. It can be learned by anyone.
Older Yet Faster: Optimum Running Technique For Speed And Injury Prevention by Keith Bateman & Heidi Jones
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,000. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Older Yet Faster Publications Pty Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Based on Keith's highly successful technique-change sessions, this book deals with a runner's number one enemy, over-striding. It shows what it is, what damage it causes, and how to fix it so you can run smoother, faster, and further. Backed up with strengthening exercises by podiatrist Heidi Jones, and tips to aid your transition, this is your ticket to more successful, less injury-prone running.
Elbrus By Any Means: An Unconventional Ascent of Europe's Highest Mountain by Mark Horrell
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.
To the Top of Central America: Bagging Volcanoes in Guatemala by Mark Horrell
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.
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 True Peruvian Route: An Ascent of Aconcagua, South America's Highest Mountain by Mark Horrell
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 13. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 15,820. Language: British English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Mark Horrell was privileged to climb Aconcagua with a wise old Peruvian who had climbed the mountain more times than any other, and who had discovered one of its main routes. It soon became clear that you don't get a record like that unless you are willing to do all you can to defeat every obstacle the mountain throws at you.
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.
...And Then They Won Gold: Stepping Stones to Swimming Excellence - Volume 1 by Chuck Warner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Learn how eight of the greatest male swimmers in recent swimming history progressed from summer league swimming to collectively win 28 Olympic Gold Medals. Included are technique tips from the swimmers themselves and practice samples from each stage of their development.
Kelong Kings: Confessions of the world's most prolific match-fixer by Wilson Raj Perumal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,310. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Invisible Dog Srl. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Wilson Raj Perumal has been labeled the world's most prolific match-fixer in football's recent history. Born a village boy in rural Singapore in the mid-60's, Wilson climbed the heights of international match-fixing across five continents, becoming FIFA's most wanted man. Kelong Kings is the ultimate tale about gambling, soccer and fixing, told in the words of the man who made it all happen.
ROWMoJo Rowing Manual by The Women's Sports Network
Price: $8.37 USD. Words: 14,500. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Rowing
Physical Literacy & movement skills for Teenage Girls + advice on anxiety, training with your period, diet, body image, (HerMoJo Book 1)
Robert "Big Bob" McCullough Al Capone Associate Illinois Horse Racing Official and Murderer by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
"Big Bob" McCullough was questioned by Senate investigator George B. White at his plush Cedar Lake, Indiana residence. McCullough had admitted threatening crime expose' reporter William Drury. However he only went so far as admitting that someone had beaten him to killing Drury. McCullough lived a long life. He died in a Florida nursing home when he was 97. My book examines his criminal career.
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.
Advanced Diamond Palm by Lee E. Shilo
Series: Diamond Palm Breaking Techniques, Book 13. Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 12,140. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Advanced Diamond Palm is written for those who have read my previous works and already know how to perform various Hand Breaks. When you have hit a wall in your practice and need a new source and direction of improving on your breaking power, this information can very well put you into the stratosphere of breaking accomplishments
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.