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Tom’s Law: How to Succeed as a Personal Trainer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,440. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Discover the secrets to success in the personal training industry. After spending a lifetime working on all aspects of group and personal training, here, in this one book, Tom Law presents the habits and techniques that have helped his business thrive.
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.
The Lazy Bettor's Guide to the Kentucky Derby: 3 Easy Angles
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 29,010. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Master horse racing's oldest and most perplexing puzzle! This guide, for beginners and experienced bettors alike, touts simple strategies for selecting Kentucky Derby winners. It's a fun, fact-fueled journey that blazes a path to wagering profits. Roger LeBlanc, a former writer for The Racing Times, shares his insights from studying the past 22 years of the Kentucky Derby.
Like Heck She Isn't a Volleyball Player: 27 Essays to Make Coaches Think
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,760. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Volleyball, Essay » Author profile
A collection of essays from Jim Dietz, head volleyball coach at Lincoln Land Community College and the Director of the Capital Area Volleyball Club, both in Springfield, Illinois. Dietz, author of "The Human Side of Coaching" (Championship Productions), explores more than just the game of volleyball, all with the intent of helping himself and others become better coaches.
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
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.
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.
Crossing The 101
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
This is the remarkable story of Rob Holder, coach of the East Palo Alto Razorbacks, who through rugby, his own personal setbacks, his family and his faith provides inspiring lessons of how we should value humility above ambition, honesty above stature, altruism above entitlement. Most of all, Rob’s story teaches us that people should not be judged by color, class status _ or even their rap sheets.
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.
Kelong Kings: Confessions of the world's most prolific match-fixer
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.
Running Technique
Series: Running Technique Tips. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 63,990. 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.
Cycling the River Rhine from Basel to the North Sea
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 45,410. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
“Cycling the River Rhine from Basel to the North Sea” starts in Basel and basically follows the left bank of the Rhine through Strasbourg, Karlsruhe, Speyer, Heidelberg, Mannheim, Heidelberg, Worms, Mainz, the Rhine Gorge, Koblenz, Bonn, Cologne, Düssseldorf, Nijmegen, Rotterdam to the Hook of Holland.
Safe at Home: A Season in the Valley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
(4.00 from 1 review)
Safe at Home: A Season in the Valley tells the story of the 2009 New Market Rebels and the townspeople who house them, feed them, and root for them; welcome them into their homes in June and send them back to their schools in August. In the process, both players and fans become part of something greater than themselves, even if it is just a baseball team in a little town in the Shenandoah Valley.
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.
Best Hiking in Southwest Colorado around Ouray, Telluride, Silverton and Lake City
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,010. 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 Ouray, Telluride, Silverton and Lake City. 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.
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?
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!
Cabal Fang: Complete Martial Arts Study Course from Querent to Elder
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.
Tigers and Tamangs: How Not to Do a Nepalese Adventure Travel Reconnaissance
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.
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.