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Glory and Heartbreak: The History of Men's Intercollegiate Basketball in the San Francisco Bay Area By Bernie Schneider
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This book recaptures the exploits of the San Francisco Bay Area's intercollegiate men's championship teams, coaches, and players. These championships included teams from Stanford, Cal, and the... More > University of San Francisco and featured Hall of Fame players such as Bill Russell, K.C. Jones, "Hank" Luisetti, and Jim Pollard. The coaches featured are Hall of Famers Pete Newell and Phil Woolpert. USF was also a racial pioneer. Then the book describes the winning seasons of the "Best of the Rest" from almost a hundred years of college basketball in the San Francisco Bay Area from the 1920's to 2014. Players featured are Bill Catwright of USF, Steve Nash of Santa Clara, and Jason Kidd of Cal. Coaches include Mike Montgomery of Stanford and Cal, Randy Bennett of St. Mary's, and Carroll Williams and Dick Davey of Santa Clara. Lastly, the book includes an appendix of interesting facts including all of the Bay Area's Hall of Famers and the names and ranking of the all-time best players divided by sides of the Bay.< 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
OUTKAST:The Game That Made A Difference in Our Lives! By Everette Parker
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When I look back on life and all of the challenges that I faced, basketball provided me with an outlet or a form of release from many of those challenges. Casablanca Park, Green Street, Beaufort... More > High, Scott Hall, Great Lakes, Charleston, and Norfolk, VA were all different places; yet they were similar! At some point, there was a kid out on that basketball court focusing on putting a ball in a basket so that he or she could escape from their reality. My children and I all use basketball as our safe haven or established comfort zone. It is the language by which we communicate and a simple game that has broken down many barriers and opened doors of opportunity and success. Outkast is a book about the ballers who find solace in the basketball courts. It is about the camaraderie forged around the game and the relationships I've managed to establish. You are certain to view the game differently after one look at how it has influenced my life!< Less
Dive the Thousand Islands HDS By Dennis McCarthy
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"Dive the Thousand Islands" is both a new book and an update of two previousbooks in one. This new book combines the out-of-print Skip's Divers Guides(Cape Vincent to Clayton and the... More > Narrows to Alex Bay) books with lots of new information on wrecks and dive sites into one new book that covers all the Thousand Islands. "Dive the Thousand Islands" has information for divers on location, depths, access, visibility, bottom type and description as well as information on the site history. Photos as well as side scan images are included for most sites. Wrecks and sites on both sides of the U.S. and Canadian border.< Less
All The Way For Doc By Whitworth Stokes
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The story of a high school basketball team that won the state championship for the retiring principal of the school.
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
Aerial Hoop Manual Volume 2 By Rebekah Leach, Julianna Hane
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In the Aerial Hoop Manual Vol.2 there are over 1000 pictures in this beast of a book. Study advanced ways to move under the hoop with classic moves such as meathooks, heel hang and toe hang. Hone... More > your technique of the shoulder stand and splits all around the hoop in chapter two. Throughout the manual learn more about aerial theory and the big picture of how moves relate to one another in the "about this move" descriptions that accompany every move. There are chapters specifically dedicated to single point lyra and double point. In those chapters, you will learn the unique set of moves that can be done with one or two rig points, respectively. Once you have those moves down, turn to the chapter on transitions for fresh ideas on connecting the puzzle pieces. Bonus material in the book includes tips on spotting and the last two chapters introduce you to partner work. These chapters cover mirroring, stacking, weight sharing and more.< Less
Shipwrecks of the Thousand Islands By Dennis McCarthy, Skip Couch
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“Shipwrecks of the Thousand Islands” is a follow-up to the books “Skip’s Divers Guides to Cape Vincent and Clayton of the Thousand Islands” and “Skip’s... More > Divers Guide to the Narrows and Alex Bay of the Thousand Islands”. Where the Diver Guides covered both shipwrecks and natural dive sites, “Shipwrecks of the Thousand Islands” is about the wrecks only.< 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
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@gmail.com< Less
Lessons In 9 Ball By David Sapolis
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Lessons in 9 Ball (3rd Edition, SOFT COVER/SPIRAL BOUND) is a 4 volume book that has been written for pool players that are seriously looking to improve their skills. This book covers all aspects of... More > the game, including THE MENTAL GAME, THE BREAK, READING THE RACK,SAFETY PLAY, and MUCH MORE. This book is filled with many DRILLS and ILLUSTRATIONS and guides the player through SPECIFIC TRAINING CYCLES to generate steady and constant improvement. This book is a must have for players of all levels.< Less
Beginning to Intermediate Taijutsu By Joseph Adriance
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BUJINKAN BUDO NINPO TAIJUTSU Martial arts manual covering basic fundamentals of the Japanese martial art Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu Bujinkan philosophy and martial arts techniques for shoden to chuden... More > level Taijustu.(martial arts grade requirements for 9th level green belt to 1st level green belt, brown belt equivalent).200+ photos and images 200+ pages of information Kamae (fighting attitudes and postures) Weapons Kamae Dakentaijutsu (punching and kicking skills) Jutaijutsu (grappling methods and flexible body arts) Taihenjutsu (breakfalls and rolling) Rank requirements 9th to 1st kyu Philosophy Life Principles Body conditioning Warror realm of power Glossary of Japanese terms Author: Joseph Adriance, 15th degree blackbeltDesign and layout: N. "Beto" Frausto, 6th. degree blackbeltEdited by: Ken Hood, 1st. degree blackbelt< 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
Colorado's Continental Divide Trail By Jerry Brown
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Revised in November, 2013. This is a 98 page map atlas for the "official" route of the Continental Divide Scenic Trail in Colorado. The data was gathered by walking the trail with... More > 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. The books are republished frequently to remain current and up to date.< Less
Wyoming's Continental Divide Trail By Jerry Brown
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Revised November 2013 to reflect recent trail changes. This is a 79 page map atlas for the "official" route of the Continental Divide Scenic Trail in Wyoming. The data was gathered by... More > 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 the entire trail are now available. The books are republished frequently to remain current and up to date.< Less
Javorek "Complex" Conditioning Leg Routines By Istvan Javorek
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Javorek "Complex" Conditioning Leg Routines by Istvan "Steve" Javorek.
I33: Fencing in the Style of the Walpurgis Manuscript By Andrew Kenner
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The Walpurgis Manuscript (Royal Armouries Manuscript I.33) is the world's oldest known personal fencing manual. This fascinating manuscript is a window onto a style of sword and buckler fencing that... More > was a popular sport and probably a means of waging war in Germany in the late 13th or early 14th century. This book will take you through a series of instructions designed to have you fencing in this ancient style in a way the authors of the manuscript would have immediately recognized. The instructions include many photographs and a graded series of practice exercises. Rediscover this ancient fencing style for yourself and enjoy and experience a medieval fencing technique which fascinated our ancestors more than seven centuries ago and is still intriguing fencers today.< 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
Taming the Bent Press By Iron Tamer Dave Whitley
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A complete guide to learning the bent press, the old school method for putting maximal weight overhead with one hand. Whether you are an experienced bent presser or brand new to it, this book has got... More > you covered. This is the culmination of over a decade of practice and research. You wanna get strong?< Less
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
Brief Instructions Upon My Paradoxes of Defence: Scholler's Edition By George Silver
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George Silver’s ‘Brief Instructions Upon My Paradoxes of Defence’ is considered one of the foremost works in the Western martial arts canon. Conceived as a companion piece to his... More > treatise ‘Paradoxes of Defence’ (1599); what is so remarkable is that from the start Silver explicitly sets out the theory and mechanics which underpin the Nobel Science of Defence. These principles are then illustrated through techniques for a wide range of weapons, including chapters on short sword, off hand grappling, sword and dagger, sword and buckler, two hand sword, staff, forest bill, pike and dagger fighting. This Scholler’s Edition has been designed with the new student in mind and accessibility as its primary concern. Silver’s language remains unaltered, but the spelling has been modernised and the work presented with a clear, contemporary layout accompanied by copious footnotes and supplementary material drawn from ‘Paradoxes of Defence’. The pocket-sized format makes this volume an invaluable training companion.< 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
Scottish Football Historical Results Vol. 1 By Brian McColl
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Volume 1 of a forthcoming series of books covering Scottish club football as taken from the pages of the Scottish Football Historical Archive. Includes nearly every date and result of club... More > competitions played in the 1870s, 1880s and 1890s.< Less
The Rainbow and the Rabbitsfoot By Wesley Houp
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A ramble down the scenic stretch of the Duck River, Tennessee
Duck Hunting Lake Erie 1945-1954 By Bruce Barber
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Duck Hunting Lake Erie during the duck hunting glory years Hard weather duck hunting in blinds and sink boxes on open water Wooden hand made decoys and boats.