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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
Aikido Discoveries - Further Essays on Aikido Training By Hoa Newens
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In this second compilation of essays, Hoa Newens Sensei continues to share the key concepts that add meaning and direction to the training of the serious Aikido students. The essays are presented in... More > chronological order and help the readers follow the evolution of the author's thinking, progressing from the technical realm to the more abstract working of cosmic principles.< 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
Destination Unstoppable By Maureen Electa Monte
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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
Nine Times and Big Rock Outdoor Companion (Color edition) By Brad Caldwell
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Second edition guidebook to Big Rock South Carolina. Includes around 200 bouldering routes and 20+ rope routes.
The Sycophant By J. Goron Faylor
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Sidelines By Stuart Albright
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Sidelines is an insider’s look at the fascinating world of high-school football, and, beyond that, it is also about the death and rebirth of the American community. Stuart Albright uses... More > football to explore our nation’s complicated history of race and public education and to explain why some communities continue to thrive while others are slowly dying away. Sidelines tells the story of nine very different communities across North Carolina, from deep in the Appalachian Mountains where a team of Cherokee Indians carry the hopes of an entire tribe on its shoulders, to military outposts where the War in Iraq dominates every aspect of daily life. We meet resilient coaches in urban schools on the brink of state take-overs and men who lived through segregation, fire bombings, and shattered dreams. Sidelines profiles ordinary coaches and community leaders who do extraordinary things.< Less
How To Trap a Coyote in 2 Weeks By BH Lindblad
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Many people want to learn how to trap coyotes but learning how can be difficult. They are arguably the smartest animal in North America and have the most beautiful fur (not to mention a pelt will be... More > worth $65+ this year!). Unless you have someone to show you how to trap them in person, you must rely on the outdated books that are out there, which often cost $15 each and are only 50 pages long! This book has over 120 pages. I had to learn how to trap on my own and it took me YEARS longer to learn because it was so hard to find good info. I didn't even catch one for two years and I lived in an area that was literally crawling with coyotes.< Less
Sara B Memoir By susan gateley
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Join Sara B's crew as they explore green water on the edge and meet a few of the folk who sailed there with her. Edge dwellers all, they are hardy, adaptable, creative, and resilient. Not always... More > practical, but frequently amazingly ingenious, their actions will amuse and entertain you in this tribute to the little schooner who didn't sink and to a fast vanishing boating life style.< Less
Largo Olisi System Long Stick Fighting Method By Marc Lawrence
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This book is about a stand alone fighting system that can be used for self defense, combative methods or dueling. The Largo Olisi system can be used with any other martial art system, self defense... More > system or Military Combatives.< Less
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“RED SHOULDER HAWKS FOR FALCONRY, THE APEX GAME HAWK HIDING IN PLAIN SITE “ This is the FIRST book that has ever been published on America’s beautiful Red shoulder hawk for falconry... More > ! Forward by Steve layman, world famous falconer, biologist and operant conditioning expert. William Sanders, who has been a falconer for over 50 years, examines in detail, how and why this bird has been wrongly passed over as a great game hawk. The author covers field observations, trapping his bird and a detailed account of the training and successful hunting of his male passage Red Shoulder. Mr. Sanders provides an amazing area of unique information on training methods, the Japanese Muchi stick and food bowl, operant conditioning games, exercises and more. For the FIRST TIME in the English language, the use and detailed construction of the fabled EASTERN JANGOLI is presented, with full color photos. Every Austringer needs to buy this book if only for this rare information. This is 21st century falconry meets ancient ways.< Less
Someday We Should Go Back By Rick Granger
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In 1996 Rick Granger climbed Mt. Whitney with his Army roommate. For fifteen years they kept saying, “Someday we should go back.” Finally, the wait is over. This time they go with a... More > team of four. Rarely do you get four random guys together and have as much fun as they did. This is their story.< Less
Down The Line By David Moore
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A collection of poems and short stories written by David Moore.
No One Ever Will !! By David Moore
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A collection of sports related stories and poems.
Bats in the Cradle By David Moore
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A story of the circle of life in baseball. A sport father and son truly love.
Teaching Trout To Talk By Stuart Bartow
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Are these places real, or mere dream? Are they illusions, tricks of the mind, fata morgana, that the angler imagines might exist? These green pools, where the brook trout are even greener, that can... More > be glimpsed just around the bend? The small stream fly angler is the fool who is ever in search of the perfect pool that no one knows about, hidden away in a brook everyone else ignores. Still, sometimes, the angler is lucky and stumbles upon that place that is ever-changing, elusive.< Less
WSL Ving Tsun Kuen Hok: An Overview in the Form of Essays By David Peterson
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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
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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
The Taijiquan Classics By Yun Zhang
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Taijiquan is one of the most widely practiced and least understood martial arts in the world. Many people no longer practice Taijiquan as a martial art. Of those who do, few outside of China have had... More > the opportunity to read and understand the Classics of Taijiquan as the canon of the art. If there were scriptures pertaining to Taijiquan, the Classics would be those. The Taijiquan Classics serve as a fundamental reference for all serious students of Taijiquan. For non-Mandarin speakers, this book is the first complete compilation of the Classics in English, including clear and precise explanations of the essential concepts of Taijiquan. The Classics provide deep insight into Chinese culture generally, with descriptions of the teachings of Daoism that have guided a people over millennia. We hope that readers of this material will appreciate the depth of its content and the effort that was required to bring it to the level of clarity provided within.< Less
Native American Fighting Arts By Marc Lawrence
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This book is about the fighting methods of the Native Americans as it has been shared with the author. It about a journey through the Native American community with people, places, methods, and... More > skills.< Less
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To attain higher levels of performance, the game of golf will demand that you develop more than the physical nature of your golf swing. You will also need to use the power of your mind to support... More > you in being able to see many of your experiences in a new way. Through "Golfing Inside Out" you will begin to activate your imagination and creativity to support you and your golf game. No longer feeling limited by your past experiences, you will now be open to explore new possibilities. Soon you will find yourself walking down the fairway feeling more confident, being more consistent and playing the game of golf at a level you have always dreamed of.< 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:< Less
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Master Competitive Pistol Shooting By Ragnar Skanåker
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An update of the long since sold out classic book “Pistol Shooting”, by Ragnar Skanåker, Olympic Gold medalist and World Champion. Skanåker provides in depth knowledge of... More > pistol shooting techniques and gives training tips for both beginners and elite athletes. Focusing on the ISSF shooting events like Free Pistol, Air Pistol, Rapid Fire, Standard and Center Fire, the book also touches on other popular events. The chapter on basic and specific physical fitness training for pistol shooters is often overlooked, but a key component to higher scores. At the end the book dives into the mental aspects of shooting and coping with competitions, as well as characteristics and winning attitudes of master pistol shooters.< Less
Surfski: Perfecting Your Technique By Kevin Brunette
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SURFSKI: Perfecting your Technique is targeted at paddlers keen to evolve their stroking action, with the objective of achieving stability and boat speed. A perfect technique, one that is smooth and... More > effortless is the dream of every paddler and once achieved, draws the attention and admiration of surfski peers. This book contains information needed to develop a robust platform for technique, from using a suitable craft and wing bladed paddle, sitting correctly, rotating to directing a pull in the optimal trajectory. In addition to the practical aspects of a stroke, it includes details on blade feather, stroke rate, wing blade efficiency, visualisation and working with a coach. Also included are guidelines on making changes to your stroke, processing input from external sources, undertaking boat-on-boat comparisons, making headway upwind and synchronising with a doubles partner, all with the purpose of fast-tracking your learning in the technical aspects of the sport.< Less