Books tagged: sportsmen and women

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Psychology of Gamesmanship - How to Manage Mind Games and Tricks
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,590. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Methodology
This book is your protection against unscrupulous opponents who attempt to win by using a variety of psychological tactics. These ploys are common in competitions at all levels. When on the receiving end of these efforts, your focus is affected and the outcome is thrown into confusion. You can lose games that should have been yours if those distractions had not been brought to your attention.
Shot and a Ghost: a year in the brutal world of professional squash
Price: $4.65 USD. Words: 67,780. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Squash, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Racquet sports
Funny, sad and uplifting, Shot and a Ghost lifts the lid on a year in the life of James Willstrop, one of the world's top squash players. As critical of himself as of others, he talks openly about his relationship with father and coach, Malcolm; the devastating death of his mother, Lesley; and his fierce and often acrimonious rivalry with fellow Yorkshireman Nick Matthew. A must for sports fans.
Insults - Old, New, Borrowed, Blue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Over 750 insults from the witty to the sarcastic, humorous to the rude. From the well known and famous to the dead and anonymous; from TV and newspapers to magazines long since folded. Many of these insults have not appeared in an anthology before.