Books tagged: athletics

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The Champion's Way
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 73,020. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
In this practical and captivating guide to athletic excellence, former US Ski Team conditioning coach Dr. Steve Victorson and sports journalist/coach Robert Yehling show how the best competitors on the planet get there. The Champion's Way offers a path for anyone in pursuit of excellence. Only the greatest get there - but the possibility lies within each of us.
London 2012 Olympics - Building the Stratford Venues
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Track & field
General interest material about the design and development of the main sporting venues for the 2012 Olympics in Stratford, London. Giving an outline about how the site was prepared, how the individual venues were designed, and the actual development work to make the venues ready for competition in July 2012. Of particular interest to athletes and spectators who will actually visit the venues.
Long jump for Littlies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Motor skills
An introduction to long jump aimed at small children - a guide for parents, teachers and non-coaches
Wyatt Under Water - Emergency Air Scuba Dive Training (Teen Stargazers)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Water Sports
Fourteen-year-old Wyatt Curtis longs to escape the tedium of his suburban neighborhood and enter the fantastic world of SCUBA diving. Brilliant visions of expansive coral reefs, schools of tropical fish, and gliding emerald sea turtles haunt his every waking moment. Can Wyatt overcome the rigorous training and ridicule of his peers to turn his dream into reality?
Trolympics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,020. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
The games of the thirtieth Trolympiad are being held in Slag Valley and Lord Coal himself will preside over the opening ceremony, lighting the Great Torch and firing off the greatest sporting event in the troll calendar. But tickets are hard to come by, so when Herbert wins some in a bet, he and the family are off to Slag Valley like a shot. Only sport isn't the only thing on the agenda.
So You Want to be a Runner
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,080. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
A simple guide to running for beginners with no jargon. Covers your targets, that first training run, training schedules, running clubs, racing, running holidays and how to avoid or cope with injuries. There is a bit of humour with some practical advice from a runner with 30 years experience. The essence is to enjoy running.
The Prize Beyond Gold
Price: Free! Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"The Prize Beyond Gold" is a science fiction story set in a future where all athletics records have reached the limits of the physically attainable, so that they are almost impossible to break.
Sports Psychology: Being The Best You Can Be
Price: $9.98 USD. Words: 31,890. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
To perform at your best in your sport, you need a winning attitude and an unshakeable confidence in your ability to do what it take when the pressure is on. In this book, you are given the necessary research-validated sports psychology information and tools so that you can harness your anxieties, focus on you desired outcome, rehearse your performance and then go do what you have rehearsed.
Spirit of Golf -Thoughts of the Day: Book 2
Series: Thought's of the Day, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 13,360. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
One of the most basic principles in our lives that becomes important to understand is that we cannot have anything until we first imagine it in the mind. This is as true with a golf shot as it is with anything else.It is ultimately how we internally activate an experience through thought and imagination that either brings it closer to us or pushes it further away...
Spirit of Golf -Thoughts of the Day: The Book
Series: Thought's of the Day, Book 1. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
The real shift in improving athletic performance, or for that matter any aspect of our lives, comes as we journey into the inner stillness of the unknown. We go beyond the conditioned limitations of a fragile, reactive egoic mind; beyond the stubbornness and fear of what we think we already know. At the point where the unknown becomes our friend, a transformation begins to occur...