Shop

Top 100 this week in Books > Sports & Adventure (showing 1-25)

Past week | Past month
Destination Unstoppable By Maureen Electa Monte
Paperback: $15.99
Prints in 3-5 business days
(6 Ratings)
In early 2015, I had the opportunity to bring my approach to the Cranbrook-Kingswood Boy’s Varsity Hockey Team. They were talented but struggling and did not play like a cohesive unit. We... More > ignited and harvested their competitive spirit, while at the same time, built a trust bank to deepen their commitment and connection to one another. They became unstoppable because they felt unstoppable. This story, chock full of leadership lessons, serves as a model for leading, accelerating, and fully harnessing the talent on a team. What does a former NFL player say about this book? "History is littered with gifted individuals and teams that failed to reach their full potential. You must invest in a player's strengths and the strengths of the collective to build a championship team. This book will teach you to discover the untapped talent on your team, and harness it to reach your Destination Unstoppable" – Ryan Diem, Super Bowl XLI Champion, Indianapolis Colts '01-'11< Less
Un-Limit Yourself! By Nick Baker
Paperback: $10.00
Prints in 3-5 business days
I wrote Un-Limit Yourself with you in mind because I want you to become the swimmer you were truly meant to be. To do that, you’ll need to develop your mental, technical, and physical potential... More > to the fullest. It will take many years, but your journey will be well worth your time and extremely rewarding. Along the way you’ll be tested, and in the process you may fall prey to what I call “limiting factors” - things that can limit you and your swimming potential. While I don’t mean to scare you, I do feel it’s important to make you aware of these factors now, while you still have time to change.< Less
Wilderness First Aid - A Pocket Field Guide By Clifton Castleman, WEMT, Phil W. Gardner, II
Paperback: $19.95
Prints in 3-5 business days
Virtually every method of handling an injury or illness in a wilderness context is different from what you would expect in an urban environment. The remoteness from civilization, the lack of readily... More > available medical assistance, the difficulty of having to handle serious injuries on your own – often for many hours or potentially even days – can be extremely daunting if you are not prepared. This handy pocket field guide is designed to help identify, manage (and treat) and when possible, prevent common injuries and illnesses in the field.< Less
Santa Ynez Cycling: A Complete Guide to the Best Mountain Bike Rides of the Region, Including Several of the Most Popular Road Cycling Routes By Justin D. Marshall
Paperback: List Price: $55.99 $28.00 | You Save: 50%
Prints in 3-5 business days
The first and only Santa Ynez specific cycling guidebook • Written by a former outdoors writer for The Santa Ynez Valley Journal • Custom maps for each chapter • Color photos for... More > each chapter • Well-written and extensively researched • Covers all areas of the Santa Ynez Valley • Longtime local resident and author • Convenient size fits into backpack or hydration pack Marshall has captured the essence and charm of many of the trails and destinations in our local forest. Whether a visitor or a seasoned hiker/biker, you will find this a very handy and accurate guide. Dave Weaver Wilderness Ranger U.S. Forest Service< Less
All The Way For Doc By Whitworth Stokes
Paperback: $20.00
Prints in 3-5 business days
The story of a high school basketball team that won the state championship for the retiring principal of the school.
Aerial Hoop Manual Volume 2 By Rebekah Leach, Julianna Hane
Paperback: $73.95
Prints in 3-5 business days
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
DISC GOLF COURSE DESIGN: Inscribing Lifestyle into Underutilized Landscapes By Michael G. Plansky
Paperback: List Price: $39.95 $27.97 | You Save: 30%
Prints in 3-5 business days
(4 Ratings)
Disc golf emerged as a lifestyle sport from the countercultural movement of the 60s & its popularity has grown while other postmodern recreation forms have faded or plateaued (Wheaton 2004). As... More > an accessible malleable form of recreation its appeal can be explained by a genius loci elicited from direct engagement & a culture of play. What landscape & cultural characteristics of disc golf make it attractive? Participants in the LA region were given semi-structured interviews at 4 popular courses representing 4 distinct typologies to discover preferences. Demographic results and analysis of interviews revealed an overall reluctance to travel, but a desire for variety. Interviewees also expressed overall enthusiasm for courses developed on underutilized post-industrial sites. Camaraderie at each site was shown to be uniquely shaped by rule-creation through play forms (Callois1961); leveling the field for new players, or creating complexity/challenge for experienced players. Guidelines & recommendations are given.< Less
WSL Ving Tsun Kuen Hok: An Overview in the Form of Essays By David Peterson
Paperback: $29.99
Prints in 3-5 business days
WSL Ving Tsun Kuen Hok is the legacy of the late Sifu Wong Shun Leung, one of the most famous and formidable students of Ving Tsun (Wing Chun) Gung Fu patriarch, Grandmaster Ip Man. In this volume,... More > Sifu David Peterson, author and student of the late Wong Shun Leung, presents a detailed overview of the entire WSL Ving Tsun Kuen Hok method in the form of individual essays that explore the forms, concepts, techniques and drills that comprise the legacy of his teacher, as well as an exclusive look at the life of Sifu Wong and his teacher, Grandmaster Ip Man. The book also discusses the very important connection between Sifu Wong and the late Bruce Lee, to whom he was a mentor, teacher and friend. Fully illustrated, in both colour and black-and-white, with never-before-published photos, along with an extensive appendix containing extra references for the reader, WSL Ving Tsun Kuen Hok: An Overview in the Form of Essays is a book that all practitioners of Ving Tsun should have in their reference collection.< Less
The Cordillera - Volume 7 By Christopher Bennett
Paperback: $27.50
Prints in 3-5 business days
Each June the world’s toughest mountain bike race is held. Covering over 2,650 miles with over 170,000 feet of climbing, the race course follows dirt roads, muddy tracks and snow covered... More > mountains along the Continental Divide from Banff Canada to the Mexican border at Antelope Wells New Mexico. This is the Tour Divide, a unique race where the clock never stops and outside support is forbidden. It is the rider and their bike against the elements—and the internal demons. The Cordillera is the journal of the Tour Divide. 2015 was an epic year with ideal racing conditions. This saw both the men’s and woman’s records fall. After two weeks of racing, the first three men finished within 46 minutes of each other. The Cordillera Volume 7 shares the stories of the successes, and challenges, of the 2015 Tour Divide. It shares the experiences of athletes plumbing the depths of endurance, in the transformational experience that is the Tour Divide.< Less
Whaddya Want? By John Parker
Paperback: $12.00
Prints in 3-5 business days
StuntMasters is the story of 13 year old, Levi Kraft and his struggle to make sense of the crazy world around him. Finding little purpose in the daily routine of life his thoughts often wander to... More > more exciting places. He falls in with friendly cohorts to suffer through his days until a mystery BMX rider blasts onto the scene at the bus stop. This after school daredevil captures Levi's heart, mind, and dreams with BMX riding. Suddenly he has a reason to care about the people and events that swarm around him. Bit by bit he wakes to a world he never knew existed. With the help of a BMX bike, a skater kid, and some other odd characters he begins to learn that he has special powers of his own; powers of positive thoughts turned into purposeful action. Follow and laugh along as Levi discovers the meaning of the StuntMasters, the identity of the mystery rider, and perhaps the secret of life.< Less
The Bartitsu Compendium, Volume II: Antagonistics By Tony Wolf
Paperback: $29.99
Prints in 3-5 business days
(6 Ratings)
IN 1899, E.W. Barton-Wright devised the martial art of Bartitsu as a process of cross-training between jujitsu, boxing, savate and stick fighting, designed to beat the fearsome street gangsters of... More > Edwardian London at their own game. The second volume of the Bartitsu Compendium provides resources towards continuing Barton-Wright’s experiments. It combines extensive excerpts from fifteen classic Edwardian-era self defence manuals, including well over four hundred illustrations.Volume II also offers an extensive collection of long-forgotten newspaper and magazine articles on Bartitsu exhibitions and contests; original articles on Bartitsu history and training; a complete course of Edwardian-era “physical culture” exercises; personality profiles, essays and more besides. The Bartitsu Compendium, Volume II is a must-have companion piece for the first volume in this series, and offers further fascinating insight into the world of “antagonistics” in Edwardian England. < Less
Clendenin Method: Four Words for Great Skiing By John Clendenin
eBook (PDF): $15.95
The third edition of The Clendenin Ski Method: Four Words for Great Skiing describes efficient, effortless bump skiing focused on baby boomers. The favorite, all-inclusive Key has been added. The... More > entire book has been fully reviewed for clarity for those readers not fortunate to attend an on-snow camp. Reviews of Four Words for Great Skiing can be found at http://clendeninmethod.com/method/book/reviews/< Less
The Bartitsu Compendium, Volume 1: History and the Canonical Syllabus By Tony Wolf
Paperback: $27.36
Prints in 3-5 business days
(13 Ratings)
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
The Skateboarder's Journal - Lives on Board 1949-2009 By Jack Smith
Paperback: $29.95
Prints in 3-5 business days
(2 Ratings)
A piece of wood, two trucks, four wheels…a skateboard. You start by rolling down a sidewalk, and end up rolling through life. For some the ride stops at the end of the street; for others the... More > ride never ends. This book was written by those for whom the ride is never-ending: by the 15-year-old grom who falls asleep dreaming of skateboarding; by the 40-something “pad dad” you see at the local skatepark; by the women whose stories have never been told; and by the 73-year-old architect who didn’t begin skateboarding until the age of 65. Over 170 stories and 200+ photographs. The "everyman/everywoman" are accompanied by contributions from some "notable" skateboarders, and other personalities from the skateboard world that I have come to know since I began skateboarding in 1974. Some of the great skateboarding photographers have graciously contributed to the book. 333 pages. Introduction by Jack Smith Foreword by Stacy Peralta Edited by Jonathan Harms Cover and Book Design by Adrian Pina< Less
The Skateboarder's Journal - Lives on Board By Jack Smith
Hardcover: $39.95
Prints in 3-5 business days
(1 Ratings)
A piece of wood, two trucks, four wheels…a skateboard. You start by rolling down a sidewalk, and end up rolling through life. For some the ride stops at the end of the street; for others the... More > ride never ends. This book was written by those for whom the ride is never-ending: by the 15-year-old grom who falls asleep dreaming of skateboarding; by the 40-something “pad dad” you see at the local skatepark; by the women whose stories have never been told; and by the 73-year-old architect who didn’t begin skateboarding until the age of 65. Over 170 stories and 200+ photographs. The "everyman/everywoman" are accompanied by contributions from some "notable" skateboarders, and other personalities from the skateboard world that I have come to know since I began skateboarding in 1974. Some of the great skateboarding photographers have graciously contributed to the book. 333 pages. Introduction by Jack Smith Foreword by Stacy Peralta Edited by Jonathan Harms Cover and Book Design by Adrian Pina< Less
Ki Bugei Kenkyu Kai Kyohan By William Durbin
Paperback: $15.00
Prints in 3-5 business days
The Ki Bugei Kenkyu Kai is a research organization of Kiyojute Ryu Kempo Bugei. This book contains ten years of notes regarding such martial arts as Shorinji Kempo, Okinawan Bushi Te, Judo,... More > Aikijujutsu, Ninjutsu, and others. Pictures illustrate many of the techniques of this art and more. For those wanting to learn more in-depth aspects of the martial arts, this is the book for you. A most for any Kiyojute Ryu Kempoka.< Less
Kiyojute Ryu Kempo Instructors Handbook By William Durbin
Paperback: $15.00
Prints in 3-5 business days
This is an instructors handbook for all Kiyojute Ryu Kempo Bugei black belts, to let them know what their responsibilities are in regard to teaching, assisting in their instructor's Dojo, or running... More > their own Dojo. It makes clear what is expected of a person at each and every rank of black belt and what it takes to be a good teacher. This book is a must for every Kiyojute Ryu black belt and will be of interest to any person of any traditional martial art.< Less
Mastering the Mental Side Of Pitching By Ernest Solivan
Paperback: $16.95
Prints in 3-5 business days
Pitchers will spend hours working on mechanics for an upcoming game, but what do they do to mentally prepare for game day? What do they do to insure that the decisions they make on the mound best... More > supports their team in winning the game? Mastering The Mental Side Of Pitching is a book specifically written for the mental side of pitching. From amateur pitchers to professional, this remarkable book will show you step-by-step how to mentally prepare for your visits to the mound so that you are in a mental space that allows you to pitch your best. It will also help you minimize and/or eliminate those mental errors during your game that adversely affects the outcome. For other books by Ernest Solivan go to www.hk-relax.com.< Less
Doitsu Ryu JuJutsu Syllabus By Wieland Hackenberg
Paperback: List Price: $10.00 $6.00 | You Save: 40%
Prints in 3-5 business days
The new grading syllabus for Doitsu Ryu Ju-Jutsu as practiced in Australia from 5th Kyu to 2nd Dan with black and white photos
The Cordillera - Volume 5 By Christopher Bennett
Paperback: $25.00
Prints in 3-5 business days
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 2,700 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 5 of The Cordillera describes the 2013 race. But as always, the Cordillera is about focusing and getting on with the job of trying to reach Antelope Wells. Even if your frame has cracked and is being held together by duct tape. The common thread to all stories is the incredible strength of the human spirit, and what can be achieved if we really try.< Less
The Cordillera - Volume 6 By Christopher Bennett
Paperback: $27.50
Prints in 3-5 business days
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
A Strong{er} Approach To Fitness By Dr. Michael R. Lewis
Paperback: $19.99
Prints in 3-5 business days
This book is designed to provide the reader with a comprehensive exploration of physical fitness illustrating the importance of various strength training programs. This book shows the readers how to... More > combine exercises into progressive strength programs, and how to apply intensity, volume, recovery and exercise sequencing for long term training goals. This book also describes the big three core lifts: squat, bench press and deadlift, plus many other strength training programs and techniques.< Less
WSL Ving Tsun Kuen Hok: An Overview in the Form of Essays By David Peterson
Hardcover: $99.99
Prints in 3-5 business days
(15 Ratings)
WSL Ving Tsun Kuen Hok is the legacy of the late Sifu Wong Shun Leung, one of the most famous and formidable students of Ving Tsun (Wing Chun) Gung Fu patriarch, Grandmaster Ip Man. In this volume,... More > Sifu David Peterson, author and student of the late Wong Shun Leung, presents a detailed overview of the entire WSL Ving Tsun Kuen Hok method in the form of individual essays that explore the forms, concepts, techniques and drills that comprise the legacy of his teacher, as well as an exclusive look at the life of Sifu Wong and his teacher, Grandmaster Ip Man. The book also discusses the very important connection between Sifu Wong and the late Bruce Lee, to whom he was a mentor, teacher and friend. Fully illustrated, in both colour and black-and-white, with never-before-published photos, along with an extensive appendix containing extra references for the reader, WSL Ving Tsun Kuen Hok: An Overview in the Form of Essays is a book that all practitioners of Ving Tsun should have in their reference collection.< Less
Controlled Process Shooting: The Science of Target Panic By Joel Turner
Paperback: $39.95
Prints in 3-5 business days
Target panic is a natural phenomenon that afflicts every archer. It is not a disease. I have dealt with every form of target panic known to mankind throughout my 31 year archery career. I started... More > shooting a recurve bow at the age of 7 and I fully understand the frustration target panic can cause an archer. I can admit that I did not have control of my shot, because I did not understand HOW to gain that control. I have had the unique opportunity to train police officers in very stressful firearms events and it was in these events that I found the path to shot control. This book is designed to help aid shooters of every form manage shot control using a simple set of criteria.< Less
Fightin Phils 2016 Championship Season By Richard Cress
Paperback: $18.00
Prints in 3-5 business days
The Fightin Phils 2016 Championship Season is a photo album of this great team's Taney Baseball Intermediate League season. Each player has a feature spread, and there are more than 180 photos from... More > the games.< Less