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The Lower Black River: An Outdoor Guide By Ted Standage
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Spiral Bound Book Version - "The Lower Black River: An Outdoor Guide" is your guide with everything you need to know about the Black River located in Eastern Arizona. It contains all the... More > maps, fishing, and camping info that you need to make the most of your adventures at the Black River. Email Ted at: theodore.standage@blackriveraz.com< Less
Baseball Is Full Of Surprises By Joe Dyson
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This wacky story describes the first perfect season in baseball. What would it take for a team to win all 162 games? Author Joe Dyson, the same guy who wrote, "Never Entertain During... More > Watermelon Season" believes that he has the answer to that question.< Less
The Bartitsu Compendium, Volume 1: History and the Canonical Syllabus By Tony Wolf
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The Bartitsu Compendium is a complete guide to the history, theory and practice of Bartitsu, an eclectic martial art founded by E.W. Barton-Wright in the year 1899. Bartitsu was a combination of... More > four of the most effective self defence methods known at the time - jiujitsu, boxing, savate and stick fighting. The Compendium features over two hundred and seventy pages of original essays, rare vintage reprints and never-before-seen translations, illustrated with hundreds of fascinating photographs and sketches.< Less
Tenchijin Ryaku No Maki By Paul Richardson
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Once refered to as the 'Shidoshi Scrolls'. This book contains the basic forms within the Bujinkan Dojo. From rolling and locks and chokes to Kata from the 9 Ryu. The kata contain the Japanaese... More > terminology with the Japanese characters. Also included is a Kyusho list for the kata and a A-Z terminology to help you with the descriptions< Less
Dugout Wisdom: Life Lessons From Baseball By Dan Migala
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In Dugout Wisdom: Life Lessons From Baseball, author Dan Migala finds the heart in baseball, collecting and sharing words of wisdom from 55 greats of the game. These first person accounts of... More > baseball’s pivotal life moments feature noted players such as Sparky Anderson, Wade Boggs, Rod Carew, Whitey Ford, Goose Gossage, Monte Irvin, Kirby Puckett, Nolan Ryan, Ryne Sandberg, Ron Santo and Mike Schmidt. These stories transcend baseball; stories that players, fans and people of all ages can relate to, sympathize with, and learn from. Portions of the proceeds from book sales will benefit the Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation, the Association of Professional Baseball Players of America and the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum’s education program. To order the customized version of Dugout Wisdom for someone special in your life, please click here.< Less
The Nobody Hikes in L.A. Guidebook By David Lockeretz
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100 hiking trips in the L.A. area, ranging from easy to challenging, short to long, including mountains, beaches, forests, deserts and more.
Axe Hand; Hsing-i & Internal Strength Workout By Greg Hayes
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Internal Energy workouts for feeling Qi: contain meditations, rooting, exercises, objective tests and self adjustments. Handbook uses the common ground of the 'shared lived experience'. Wrist and... More > forearm stretches for energy flow: these along with massage can help with tendonitis, typing hands, carpel-tunnel and muscle knots. These also prevent injury and teach wrist locks as well as grappling seizures and locks. Five move Tai Chi form, Hsing I Five Elements detailed with step by step photos, Twelve Animals steps written descriptions. Shaolin and Tai Chi Qigong Zhan Zhuang (Standing Pole or Embrace the Moon) moving Qigongs: 'shifting the water' and 'rising-expanding/sinking-contracting'. Hsing-i San Ti: standing and moving for Qi and Fa Jing. Forearm Throw double set: adjusting moving root, responsive blocking using the same move for offense and defense, center of Qi as it moves through oneself and the center between two people.< 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
Classical Baguazhang Vol. XIX - Bagua Sanshou Zhang By Zhange Yaozhong
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This book contains routines, exercises, and information on Baguazhang as taught by Wang Peisheng to Zhang Yaozhong. It mainly focuses on the 64 Palm straight line routine, but also contains... More > descriptions of the Bagua Standing Posts, Five Elements Palms, and exercises to develop a supple body.< Less
The Anatomy of Horse Race Handicapping Or How to Have Fun at the Track By J.M. Chodkowski
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This book was written for all of you, who watch horse racing only to find themselves lost, wanting to know more about the sport, but not knowing where to begin. Perhaps you're a regular race watcher,... More > who ends up spending all of their time explaining the sport to their accompanying friends and loved ones. It's not like you don't want them sharing in the enjoyment of a sport you love, but how many questions can you really answer? This book may just be the help you're looking for, as it offers a unique perspective on how to enjoy a day at the races. By the end of our lively and amusing discussion on how to handicap with your head, eyes, blood, gut, heart, and by your tail, namely, the physical anatomy common to both horse and human, well, maybe not the tail part exactly, the reader will be able to converse comfortably on any of the sport's diverse aspects. Most importantly, they will know how to have fun at the track.< 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
New Mexico's Continental Divide Trail By Jerry Brown
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Revised November 2013 to reflect recent trail changes. This is a 119 page map atlas for the "official" route of the Continental Divide Scenic Trail in New Mexico. The data was gathered... More > by walking the trail with extremely accurate professional grade gps receivers. The maps were made by hill shading and combining USGS quadrangles to produce stunning full color maps. GPS waypoints that match the maps exactly are available online at no cost. Mapbooks for all states along the trail are available. The books are republished frequently to remain current and up to date.< Less
Alone on the High Seas to Scotland By Bill Howland
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Bill wrote this original journal just about every day of the remarkable voyage from Cape Cod to Scotland as he sailed alone aboard the Kandahar. Some days he wrote in the cockpit. Some days, below... More > deck in the cabin, and during the stormiest days he wrote while braced in a bean bag chair lying on the cabin sole. The journal is accentuated by Bill's hand drawn maps and drawings of memorable moments during the journey.< Less
The Emerald Guide to Baseball 2014 By edited by Gary Gillette and Pete Palmer
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Edited by Gary Gillette & Pete Palmer with Rod Nelson and Ted Turocy The definitive source for batting, pitching, and fielding statistics for every major and minor leaguer active in 2013. The... More > most comprehensive book of record on the 2012 baseball season. Including 2014 Franchise Directories, Schedules, Spring Training Rosters, Minor League Affiliates, Broadcasting Information, and Career Leaders in 26 Categories for All Major League Teams. Plus a Huge 2013 Year-in-Review Section: * Comprehensive Essay Covering MLB, On and Off the Field * Expanded Standings * Head-to-Head Won-Lost Records * Head-to-Head Runs Scored & Allowed by Opponent * Exhaustive Team & Individual Batting, Pitching, and Fielding Statistics * Expanded Leader Boards * Day-by-Day Game Logs for all 30 Clubs * Great Hitting and Pitching Performances * MLB, NL, and AL Records Set or Tied * Individual Career Milestones * Box Scores for Every Postseason Game * Postseason Batter & Pitcher Registers and more!< Less
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 Guide for the Volunteer Taekwondo Referee By Marc Zirogiannis
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This is the ultimate beginner's guide to acting as a volunteer Taekwondo referee for small to middle sized tournaments. The guide includes rules, proper etiquette for referees and competitors, valid... More > scoring, good communication, how to identify and issue warnings, point deductions, disqualifications and more. The book includes a glossary of relevant terms as well as a step by step guide on when to use these terms and what hand signals will accompany them. Whether you are a beginner referee, trying to refresh your skills, a tournament organizer, a Taekwondo coach or competitor this easy to follow guide is the one you must read before entering the ring.< 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
Kempo Kiso By William Durbin
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Kempo Kiso is a book about the fundamentals of the martial arts including the aspects of stance, posture, footwork, vital points, and proper breathing. Written by world renown Kempo master, William... More > Durbin, this book can be invaluable to people who practice any of the martial arts.< Less
A Year in The Anatomy of Horse Race Handicapping Volume I By J.M. Chodkowski
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Since the book The Anatomy of Horse Race Handicapping Or Have to Have Fun at the Track was published, it has more than achieved its purpose by reaching scores of race fans, who were lost in the... More > difficult to grasp and jargon laden aspects surrounding the sport. However, there was a depth of knowledge lacking in the simple guide. In response, the blog called the Tip-of-the-Week was born. A Year in the Anatomy of Horse Race Handicapping Volume I is a compilation of those weekly tips for the year 2013.< Less
Chariots of Firefighters: Volume II: The Practice, The History and Practice of Firematic Competition in New York State - (B&W Version) By Michael Heller
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From the first day the second fire truck came to town firemen have been competing with each other for that honor – both on and off duty. In New York State, these friendly firematic contests... More > between “drill teams” of volunteer firefighters have reached a level of competition that is unique in the entire world; there is nowhere else in terms of speed, technique or sophistication that even comes close. "Chariots of Firefighters Volume II: The Practice" continues the story where Volume i left off by introducing the reader to modern-day firematic competition, describing in detail everything that makes up this unique sport: the organization, the tracks, the trucks and the equipment, as well as all of the contests and the rules that govern them. it is an in-depth look into a unique culture and facet of the world of firefighting in the united states that anyone with an interest in the fire service will surely want to read.< Less
Fencing on the Thrust and Cut By Reinier van Noort
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Johann Georg Paschen (1628-1678) was a fencing master and prolific author in the 17th century, producing numerous treatises on for example fencing, fighting with the pike, and vaulting. Not much is... More > known about Erhardus Henning, who published a small treatise on Cut-fencing in Königsberg in 1658. This book contains both these treatises, translated into English by Reinier van Noort, founder of the School voor Historische Schermkunsten in the Netherlands. In addition, photographs of the plates of Paschen are included with the text.< 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
Taolu Wu Bu Quan By Soufiane Aziz
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Ecole De Dragon D'or De kung-Fu et Arts martiaux Vous présente Ce Livre Pour Apprend facilement Le Taolu Wu Bu Quan
The Legends Of Landover By Glenn Dreyfuss
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Stories from the first era of the NHL's Washington Capitals, 1974-1990.
Pitcher: The Life and Loves of an Athlete By H.J. Sage
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This is the story of baseball player Connor Scanlon, the women he loves, and the women who love him. With help from his next-door neighbor, a career minor-league catcher, Connor proceeds from an... More > being all-state high school player to a fine college pitcher who leads his team to its first College World Series in Omaha. When his career moves to the professional ranks, he makes as much impact with his legal ideas as with his strong right arm as he challenges the age-old system that makes players the exclusive property of the owners. He plays a tough game on and off the field, lucky on the pitching mound, and lucky in love. From his first love, Lucy, to Aileen, Suzanne, Angela and back, Connor Scanlon is a charmer. A reliable teammate and friendly companion, he faces life's crises with equanimity. As he moves from the baseball to the legal world, his skills help him contribute to major changes in the way the game is played.< Less