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Kick-Off Concussion: How the Notre Dame Killer Recovered His Brain By Anthony Davis, Jeremy Rosenberg
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Anthony Davis was not only the most electric college football superstar of all time but he was also my teenage idol. His exploits at USC captured my imagination. This book reinforces everything I... More > know about Anthony Davis - he is a man of passion with a story to tell that will inspire those who follow his path. The Notre Dame Killer has never been more candid or more relevant. —Steve Hartman Change is coming. Anthony Davis is an unsung leader in what has at last become a popular movement. —Dr. Daniel Amen. M.D< Less
Walking on Higher Ground and Awakening the Spirit Within By Miguel Viera
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This Christian autobiography talks about the dream of a small boy to follow in the footsteps of his childhood role model to earn a full scholarship in college football. Everyday children are... More > influenced by athletes in high school, college and professional sports. This book offers insight into the world of a high school and college student athlete. It shows that it is possible to make the right decisions along the way and encourages student athletes to become the role models this society desperately needs. College is a time when many student athletes "soul search" to find that balance to juggle life's complex load involving serious questions about future aspirations. This spiritual journey addresses thought provoking questions involving Christianity that student athletes have been longing to have answered. It also talks about how to effectively play for Christ, while witnessing to others and giving all the glory to God.< Less
Champions of Naught Six: The Story of the 1906 Cleburne Railroaders By Wiley Whitten
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This is the story of the Cleburne Railroaders and the 1906 Texas season. Tris Speaker was an 18 year old rookie that season on his way to Baseball's Hall of Fame. Ft. Worth and Dallas battled for the... More > first half flag, but it was Cleburne at season's end that proved to be the best.< 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
Science of Shooting Water Polo Fundamentals By Dr. Jim Solum
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The Science of Shooting Fundamentals book is the definitive and complete examination of the outside throwing motion, the fake, the drive-in shot and the 2-meter shot. Because two-thirds of the... More > player's body is underwater and unseen, the water polo throwing motion is the most difficult motion to learn and to teach. How can we learn to shoot when we cannot see the underwater motion? The Science of Shooting Water Polo Fundamentals book reveals the secrets. For the first time in English, the secrets of the gold medal winning Hungarians and Serbians are revealed. With 190 full body pictures in over 200-pages, the mechanics above and below the water are clearly shown. The Science of Shooting book provides step by step answers for players and coaches demanding the secret knowledge of the European throwing method.< Less
40 Days Under The Big Sky By Jay Hanson
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A birdhunter's journal and narratives from hunting across Montana.
Fly Casting: A Systematic Approach By Sheila Hassan
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Mastering the fly cast is not a simple feat. This book is designed for the novice through advanced student. Part one provides complete lesson plans for the beginner, intermediate and distance caster.... More > Part two is chock full of detailed information on how and what to practice to improve your fly casting. Numerous photos depict the detail for practice and proper execution of the cast. Using the lessons and practice sessions are bound to improve any caster regardless of their experience. You will never outgrow this book.< Less
The Study of China Hand Techniques By Morinobu Itoman
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The Study of China Hand Techniques is unique in the literature of Okinawa Karatedo. It is the first book of its era to provide not only an outline of the history, and philosophy of Toudi (Karate) but... More > also provides detailed instruction on a broad range of techniques and their application including striking, kicking, locking, throwing, and choking.< Less
Kenpo Karate Techniques for Yellow Belt By Mark Arnott
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A complete description of all American Kenpo Karate techniques required for Yellow Belt. This is a manual, meant to be used on the mat as you work out. Each technique is given a short description in... More > a couple of sentences, then a detailed step-by-step description that allows you to easily realize the stance or step or punch that needs review to make the technique work. Then follows a discussion, a section of comments by teachers and students about what has worked for them. The print is large enough to stand a good chance of being readable if left open on the floor next to you as you work out. No description of a technique covers more than a page, so you don't need to turn a page while practicing (the discussions do cross page breaks). This manual has been written as a tool- not only to help you learn the technique, but to be able to practice it without reading through paragraphs of detail.< 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
Retro-Ski: A Nostalgic Look Back at Skiing By Greg Morrill
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When was the first ski tow in the United States built? Where was the first chairlift in the world located? Who created the Arlberg Method for ski instruction? Who shot Spider Sabich? The history of... More > skiing is filled with memorable people, exciting places, and incredible events. In Retro-Ski: A Nostalgic Look Back at Skiing, author, columnist, and longtime skiing fanatic Greg Morrill takes a look back at the history of the sport, recalling memories from days gone by. In each chapter Morrill poses a trivia question relating to a topic in skiing history and explores related topics through both personal memories and historical research. If you’ve ever ridden a rope tow, owned wooden skis, or laced a long-thong, Morrill’s insights may enliven your memories and make you smile. And if you’ve never had the “pleasure” of those experiences, you’ll come to appreciate what you’ve missed.< 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 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
In His Grip: A True Story of a Team That Will Take You Down and Lift You Up By Greg Hicks
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“A very interesting and enjoyable read.” Dan Gable, Wrestling Olympic Champion, World Champion, NCAA Champion, coached Iowa to nine NCAA team championships, US Olympic Coach “God... More > often uses the least likely people, like wrestlers, to glorify Himself. The stories are funny - the characters are real.” Kyle Rote, Jr., National Soccer Hall of Fame, Champion of ABC Superstars, motivational speaker “An incredible history lesson… that God used AIA Wrestling to alter the landscape of the sport. A remarkable book.” Tim Johnson, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Wrestling Broadcaster for Big Ten and ESPN Networks In His Grip tells the true story of how a group of athletes came together to create a new team with an important mission. This group of athletes would become National Wrestling Team Champions as well as Olympic and USA World Championship team members, but that is not what motivated them.< Less
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 an end, not an end on its own. With that... More > 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
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 full color 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
Put On Your Boots and Go By James Gregory Catledge
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Put On Your Boots and Go is a collection of four stories that span over 30 years of traipsing around in the backcountry. The love of the outdoors permeates these stories of decades-old friendships,... More > miles and miles of trails walked, and shared challenges and accomplishments, both on and off the trail.< Less
Physical Competence Assessment Manual By Kelvin Giles
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This manual illustrates over 80 measurable components of Physical Competence Assessment and each assessment is shown in detail with pictorial representation of how to perform it correctly with the... More > relevant coaching points and measurement protocols. Scoring tables are also included. This manual supports the extensive content in the Basic, Intermediate, Advanced and Golf Specific Progressive Exercise Syllabus software packages. It is designed to support delivery in all Schools, Clubs and all High Performance operations and is a major support to Teacher / Coach Education services and structures. This is the full version (REVISED 2014) of the Assessment Manual and contains over 55 Physical Competence Assessments under the headings: Bracing Competence - Triple Fexion-Extension Competence - Landing and Jumping Competence - Flexibility Competence - Pushing and Pulling Competence - Running Posture Competence< Less
The Cordillera - Volume 6 By Christopher Bennett
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Each early June the world's toughest mountain bike race kicks off from Banff Canada. The race course follows dirt roads, muddy tracks, and snow covered mountains along the Continental Divide to the... More > Mexican border, some 2,750 miles in total. This race, this cannonball run of pain, is called the Tour Divide and is unique in the world of sport: the clock never stops and no outside support is allowed. The Cordillera is the journal of the Tour Divide. The Cordillera is about things that break - broken bodies, broken bikes, broken spirits. Between these covers are people at their lowest, their most physically and emotionally depleted. Volume 6 of The Cordillera describes the 2014 race. But as always, the Cordillera is about focusing and getting on with the job of trying to reach Antelope Wells. The common thread to all stories is the incredible strength of the human spirit, and what can be achieved if we really try.< Less
Love To Referee Recreational Youth Basketball Officiating Handbook By Love To Referee
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This handbook is a must for any youth recreational basketball official or any one who wants to learn how to officiate youth basketball. This easy to use handbook is designed for the beginner and the... More > veteran official.< Less
Put On Your Boots and Go By James Gregory Catledge
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Put On Your Boots and Go is a collection of four stories that span over 30 years of traipsing around in the backcountry. The love of the outdoors permeates these stories of decades-old friendships,... More > miles and miles of trails walked, and shared challenges and accomplishments, both on and off the trail.< Less
Welcome To Horlickville! History of the Racine, Wisconsin National Football League Franchise Horlick-Racine Legion 1922 1923 1924 Racine Tornadoes 1926 By Matthew C. Snyder
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Welcome to Horlickville! is a historical account of the Racine, Wisconsin National Football League franchise. The Horlick-Racine Legion 1922 1923 1924 and Racine Tornadoes 1926 professional football... More > teams participated in the NFL during the early years. This is a history of the actual events as they were communicated by local newspaper sports writers and adapted to tell the complete history. The Chicago Bears, Horlick-Racine Legion, Green Bay Packers and Chicago Cardinals duke it out for the NFL title. This never been told history of events includes the NFL Racine, Wisconsin franchise historical team facts, financial records, photos, team and individual statistical information as well as other uncovered facts. It is a close look inside the operations of an early 1920’s NFL franchise with complete details.< Less
Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook 2015 By Seth Stohs, Jeremy Nygaard, Cody Christie
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The 2015 Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook goes in-depth and provides player bios, scouting reports, statistics and much more on almost 160 Twins minor leaguers. From Abreu to Zoquiel, from Baez to... More > Williams, learn more about some of the Future Minnesota Twins.< Less
Figure Skating Record Book 2015 By Grant Chien-Hao Huang
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this is a 2015 record book for figure skaters. It has calendar, record sheet, ijs, and more.
Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook 2015 By Seth Stohs, Jeremy Nygaard, Cody Christie
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The 2015 Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook goes in-depth and provides player bios, scouting reports, statistics and much more on almost 160 Twins minor leaguers. From Abreu to Zoquiel, from Baez to... More > Williams, learn more about some of the Future Minnesota Twins.< Less