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Handbook for Handguns: A Practical Guide to Ownership, Selection & Use By Charles Bruckerhoff
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Handgun shooting interests vary widely from practice at a shooting range with bulls eye targets, to plinking, to personal and home defense, hunting small and large game, local, regional and national... More > competitive events and the Olympic Games. Handbook for Handguns provides insights and instructions about revolvers and pistols that will be of equally great interest for someone who is basically curious about handguns as well as beginning and more experienced shooters. Bruckerhoff's thorough discussion begins with rights and liberties established by the Founding Fathers and includes an overview of federal and state laws pertaining to firearms history of firearms development, gun safety rules, modern revolvers and pistols, ammunition, ballistics, live fire and safe storage. The book has black and white photographs throughout that make details of handguns clear and useful. The beginner and specialist alike will find Handbook for Handguns an informative read and essential resource in their library.< Less
Thoroughbred Horse Racing Systems and Methodologies By Vincent Conti
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Six different horse racing systems and strategies for winning at any racetrack, horse parlor or casino. These methods are for people who are serious about making money.The invaluable information... More > contained here was specifically developed to consistently achieve winning results. Each horse racing system has been designed specifically for each race type that is currently being run in the thoroughbred racing world. Maiden,Claiming,Allowance,Handicap and Stakes racing systems. Plus the Daily Double feature, finding the "Hidden Money". Also included is a top percentage system called the Front Runner Special. This handicapper book is a must for all racing enthusiasts. An 8 rating by Phillips Newsletter!< Less
Beyond Batting Average By Lee Panas
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Over the past few decades, a multitude of advanced hitting, pitching, fielding and base running measures have been introduced to the baseball world. This comprehensive sabermetrics primer will... More > introduce you to these new statistics with easy to understand explanations and examples. It will illustrate the evolution of statistics from simple traditional measures to the more complex metrics of today. You will learn how all the statistics are connected to winning and losing games, how to interpret them, and how to apply them to performance on the field. By the end of this book, you will be able to evaluate players and teams through statistics more thoroughly and accurately than you could before.< Less
The Legends Of Landover By Glenn Dreyfuss
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Stories from the first era of the NHL's Washington Capitals, 1974-1990.
COMMITTED Workbook By Kate Hickman
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This workbook is paired with COMMITTED: The Ultimate Recruiting Resource for the Aspiring Pre-Collegiate Women's Lacrosse Player.
COMMITTED By Kate Hickman
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COMMITTED is the ultimate recruiting resource for the pre-collegiate women's lacrosse player. Lacrosse, as with all sports, is a wonderful vehicle; a means to and end, not and end on its own. With... More > that perspective, COMMITTED guides its reader through the process, speaking both to her emotional and rational needs. The recruiting cycle can challenge the simple, untainted love for the sport, change a player's motivation, and test her skills and focus, and this manual will arm her with all the tools to handle each step of the way, emotionally and rationally. There must be a healthy balance of approaching this cycle with mindfulness and focus, and with heart and spirit. COMMITTED provides the perfect equation to doing so while also ensuring the reader that they are leaving no stone unturned in the recruiting process.< Less
Titan Sinking: The decline of the WWF in 1995 By James Dixon, Jim Cornette, Benjamin Richardson
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Throughout the history of the WWF, there have been times of prosperity and times of hardship, cycles that shape the ethos of the company by forcing changes to its infrastructure and on-screen... More > direction. The one constant throughout three decades of change is Vincent Kennedy McMahon, the stalwart puppet-master who captains the ship. Unflinching, thick-skinned, and domineering, McMahon has ultimately outlasted all of his competition and come out on top of every wrestling war he has waged. In 1995, he very nearly lost. Titan Sinking tells the tale of one of the most tumultuous, taxing and trying years in WWF history. This book gives the inside story of all of it. Find out the real story of the year, and learn how 1995 brought WWF to the brink.< Less
Grand Days in the Turkey Woods By Mike Joyner
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In his third book, Grand Days in the Turkey Woods, acclaimed nature author and outdoorsman Mike Joyner continues on his journey in pursuit of the wild turkey. From preparation to the hunt, Joyner... More > shares a first-hand account of each adventure in the turkey woods. Each chapter weaves personal experiences with tips and strategies for a successful hunt. More than a “how to hunt” book, Grand Days in the Turkey Woods will appeal to both the novice and experienced game hunter. A veteran hunter, Joyner brings the trials, tribulations, challenges, excitement, and thrill of each hunt as he travels America in search of the elusive prey. Each memorable hunt is documented with photographs and vivid descriptions, making this a must-read for those who love to hunt these magnificent birds.< Less
Pushing Boundaries: Students Remember 30 Years of Wilderness Challenge By Jerry Barker, Ed.D.
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They were mostly inexperienced campers, “raising their hands” to take a big risk, exchanging their comfortable lives for a difficult week of mountaineering. Over 135 college students and... More > alumni tell stories and share memories of teamwork and testing, disappointment and triumph. They pushed their limits, believed in themselves, and took time for personal reflection. Sometimes pain -- sore muscles, altitude sickness, and frozen toes -- seemed insurmountable. Yet in memory, overcoming physical challenges remains a source of great satisfaction. Persisting when they most want to quit teaches young people to think big. Exhaustion and discomfort can be dispelled by camaraderie and humility. In their futures, finding solutions to tough problems will require truly exceptional leadership. Whether they are called to lead, asked to lead, or forced to lead, all who dared those summits will be better prepared to meet any challenge they will face.< Less
Tales From Orioles Nation By Bill Pemstein
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Bill Pemstein’s first book, A Stone’s Throw, detailed the wondrous 1980 season of Baltimore Orioles pitcher Steve Stone. Pemstein’s back with a whimsical collection of vignettes in... More > Tales from Orioles Nation. Sure, there’s a lot on Frank, Brooks, Boog and all the Orioles’ stars from that era when Baltimore was the model franchise in the Major Leagues. From the three-headed monster of John Lowenstein, Gary Roenicke and Benny Ayala to the speedy Al Bumbry to the 21-game losing streak and the comeback year of 1989, it’s all here. Orioles fans rejoice. Even former Pirates bullpen ace Kent Tekulve gets a word in.< Less
Stiff-Arming Football Myths By Emory Hunt et al.
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The staff at Football Gameplan takes a look at 50 of the biggest myths in football from “NFL Players Should Take Hometown Discount” to “Home Field Advantage Makes a... More > Difference” and debunks them with cold-hard facts and truths. ISBN-10: 0990551210 ISBN-13: 978-0-9905512-1-8< Less
The Practical Guide To Bolt Action Rifle Accurizing And Maintenance By Nathan Foster
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The how to of rifle accuracy and maintenance…. In the first book of our series, we studied the fundamentals of rifle design, rifle accuracy and the pitfalls and traps that can befall us. With... More > the theory laid, we can now get down to the business of rifle accurizing. You will not find the information within this book elsewhere, The Practical Guide To Bolt Action Rifle Accurizing and Maintenance is a stand alone book offering unique and highly practical information. Each section is laid out step by step with summary tables to help the reader achieve the goal of obtaining an accurate and reliable rifle. The Practical Guide To Bolt Action Rifle Accurizing and Maintenance is suitable for people of all backgrounds, removing the headache from the rifle accuracy game. Filled with detailed photos and descriptions, this book is packed full of helpful information. No stone is left unturned and no information is held back.< Less
The Golden Years, A History of Club Lacrosse at Notre Dame By Len Niessen
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A History of Club Lacrosse at U of Notre Dame from its beginning in 1964 through 1980
The Practical Guide to Long Range Hunting Rifles By Nathan Foster
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The Practical Guide to Long Range Hunting Rifles draws on Nathan's vast experience and provides a completely fresh approach to the subject of the long range hunting rifle. This book educates the... More > reader about basic rifle engineering and the physics involved through 31 topics to the final result - the ultimate long range hunting tool. The style of writing pulls no punches and covers everything a reader needs to know before selecting a long range rifle and during the set up process, regardless of whether the reader is selecting a factory rifle or selecting the components for a custom rifle build. Suitable for people of all backgrounds regardless of their shooting experience, this book removes the head aches from the rifle accuracy game and gives you the knowledge you need to fully understand what it takes to achieve a truly accurate and reliable long range rifle.< Less
The Pocket Basketball Coach By Dan Swidron
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The Pocket Basketball Coach emphasizes that whatever your reason is for playing the game of basketball, having fun should be your number one goal. This handy coaching book shows you how to set goals... More > in order to become the best player you can be, by starting with and continuously working on the basic fundamentals. This strategy allows you to build a solid foundation that will enable you to improve your skill level and grow as a player. The book is written in an easy-to-follow format that has invaluable information and is also a great source for motivation and focus, both on and off the court. Everyone from beginners to high-level players will benefit from reading The Pocket Basketball Coach by Dan Swidron.< Less
The Practical Guide To Long Range Hunting Cartridges By Nathan Foster
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To achieve success at long ranges, you need the right cartridge! But how do we define which cartridge will best suit our needs? Those of you who read the Practical Guide To Long Range Hunting Rifles... More > were given a crash course in reality versus common belief. In this second book, The Practical Guide To Long Range Hunting Cartridges, author Nathan Foster continues to cast away myths and get to the core of matters. This is not some monotonous text book looking at cartridge line ups, repeating the same old information. As the book heading suggests- this is a practical guide to help you choose which cartridge suits you, step by step.< Less
The Dribble Drive Offense By Coach M. Olesen
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Kentucky Wildcats’ coach John Calipari called it “Princeton on Steroids”, and nearly got crucified for it, but it has taken his teams to the Final Four time and again. It was... More > labelled as a street-ball offense, but as people have gotten to know the offense Vance Walberg worked on for 15 years it has become clear that this is a great invention that won't go away. The offense is renowned for developing players and players love to play in it. In 195 pages this book details: • The fundamentals • The reads and X's and O's • How to enter into it, off the break or from a half court set • 90 pages of drills, including Vance Walberg's and John Calipari's drills • Plays, entries and quick hitters • Playing against sagging/switching defences Coach Olesen has coached basketball since 1995, in three different European countries and on American camps. He's a professional basketball coach, coaching both children and adults. More information and eBook version available on www.coachdribbledrive.com< Less
Karate Styles: Surprising Links to Shortened Lifespan By Dr Jason Armstrong
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Polls show that people have the misconception that karate lengthens one’s life, when in fact the data shows the opposite (via analysis of over one hundred 8th dans in the East & West). If... More > we notice a truth in the data in art that seeks enlightenment, be it good or bad, it should be discussed & hopefully the results will lead to better outcomes for elite karate-ka in the decades to come. We examine the central topic of longevity & karate by using instructor lifespan data, a review of medical diagnostics & research, longevity research encompassing sports physiology, karate psychology and behaviour patterns which has shown to be tied to longevity. We also discuss some interesting statements on the topic by passed masters such as Itosu of the 1800s, Shito-ryu’s Mabuni, Asai of Shotokan who openly stated health may not go hand-in-hand with budo. Despite the fact that karate provides many upsides for its practitioners, why does it appear to reduce lifespan & what can be done about it?< Less
Mastering The Mental Side Of Tournament Golf By Ernest Solivan
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Tournament players will spend hours working on mechanics for an upcoming golf tournament, but what do they do to mentally prepare? What do they do to insure that the decisions they make during... More > competition best supports them in shooting the lowest score possible? From amateur to professional players, this remarkable book will show you why you may be struggling with your game and what you can do to change struggle to success on the golf course using Hemispheric Kinesiology. It will also help you minimize and/or eliminate those mental errors during your rounds that adversely affects your scoring. It is said that golf is 95% mental and 5% physical. When you have finished reading Mastering The Mental Side Of Tournament Golf you will understand why golf is 100% mental. For other books by Ernest Solivan go to www.hk-relax.com.< Less
The 2012 Complete Book on Lee Enfield Accurizing Color By Roger Wadham
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Finally, a genuinely complete guide to improving the accuracy of the venerable Lee Enfield rifle, whether 'as issued' or a completely modified target rifle. Applicable to all Enfields of the 20th... More > century, from the No1 and No4, to the jungle carbine and including the Ishapore 7.62. With 220 pages and 365 photos this book looks at the tricks and tips devised by the old masters, many of which have been rarely recorded until now. This full color copy with hard cover is printed on high quality paper, with clear, full color illustrations, and is an excellent addition to any personnel library. Suitable for enthusiasts from beginners to all but the top most experts.< Less
The 2012 Complete Book on Lee Enfield Accurizing B&W By Roger Wadham
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At last, a comprehensive look at the accurizing techniques that made the venerable Lee Enfield military rifle into a world famous target rifle. The accurizing methods, both old and almost forgotten,... More > and the brand new concepts, are explored in detail. All the measurements(200 pg, images 365), and step by step instructions you'll ever need to accurize your own rifle, whether for strictly 'as issued' condition or highly modified, are all provided. This book is strong on the practical, and will suit those new to Lee Enfields and all but the most expert shooter.< Less
Banned from Boxing, The forgotten grappling techniques of classic pugilism, 2nd Edition By Kirk Lawson
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"I recommend Kirk's 'Banned from Boxing'..." -Terry Brown "...the most important work on classical boxing I have seen so far." -Ken Pfrenger "'Banned from Boxing' is a... More > unique valuable resource..." -Tony Wolf "Invaluable Contribution to Martial Arts" -Internet review Revisiting the subject in this revised and expanded 2nd Edition work, Kirk Lawson, a Martial Artist with more than 25 years of experience in the Martial Arts, both Western and Eastern, and an avid Western Martial Arts researcher, explores the exciting and mostly forgotten world of grappling in historic boxing. Using antique boxing manuals as reference as well as a healthy dose of experience, Kirk systematically presents in easy to follow terms and sequences the throws, trips, and grapples of historic boxing. With 90 historic images and new illustrations, modern martial artists and boxing historians alike will find this book an indispensable reference.< Less
Closing the Gap: Applied Sport Psychology for High School - Home Edition By David L. Rockwood
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CLOSING THE GAP: APPLIED SPORT PSYCHOLOGY FOR HIGH SCHOOL - HOME EDITION is the paperback version of the first textbook on sport psychology for a high school audience. You will find it easy to read... More > and apply to your own life and sport. The emphasis is on the practical application of sport psychology principles in order to actually improve your performance. You will learn about things like mental toughness, visualization, relaxation, motivation, leadership, how to avoid choking, and much more. There is also a hardbound textbook edition, which is available from my storefront at http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/DRock. Check out the book’s website for online instructional resources, downloadable worksheets, activities, overhead transparencies, a teacher’s forum, and other activities at www.SportPsychSchool.com< Less
Good to Great Goaltending By Adam Platzer
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To become GOOD at this position, lacrosse goaltenders must first master all the essential techniques that come with job. These are techniques such as the ready position, communication skills, top... More > hand movement, stepping to the ball, positioning in the crease and clearing the ball. To become GREAT at this position, goaltenders must also be able to enhance their all around speed. While many consider speed to be defined by how fast they can run, goaltenders must consider how fast they react to make a save. This book will provide you with both the essential goaltender techniques that will make you good, as well as the unique speed training drills that will make you great. These unique drills are centered on training the four human elements that help make a lacrosse save: mind/body, eye perception, reaction time and movement speed. Furthermore, a training technique called shadow goaltending is introduced that compliments many of the drills and drastically improves overall technique.< Less
The Vertical Jump Development Bible By Kelly Baggett
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The definitive how to manual on vertical jump improvement. Performance Coach Kelly Baggett shows you exactly how he increased his own vertical leap by 20 inches and how you can increase yours too. ... More > Over 20 scientifically ground and battle tested programs for athletes of all ages and levels of advancement. Whether you're male or female, 12 yrs. old or 50, you will learn how to get the most out of your training and how you too can gain consistent vertical jump improvements of up to 20 inches or more.< Less