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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
Swoosh! By Wajeedah D. B. Muhammed
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Your basic skills are intact; you love the game, but a nagging question remains, ‘What does it take to complete my field goals, layups and free throws, consistently?’ Swoosh, Shooting... More > the Perfect Shot is here to take you through the process from shooting to sinking those shots. Inside you will discover: Basic shooting techniques How to increase your concentration Learn how to visualize Learn how to focus How to accomplish consistency How to put the ball in the hoop “I am so glad to have trained under Wajeedah Muhammed. With only four sessions, my shooting skills improved and my game elevated to another level. It was definitely worth the time and learning. I hope to continue my training with Ms. Muhammad soon.” Marquez Tidwell March 29th, 2016”< Less
Larong MORO-MORO The Shroud of Arnis de Mano FILIPINO MARTIAL ARTS By Abundio Baet
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This book represent a glimpse of the past being practice in the present. I meet Gat Puno Abon Baet in 2001. His skill was so impressive that I began training with him immediately. Although I have... More > train with a number of Filipino martial arts instructor, I never trained with a master that practiced what he preached and actually put it to test in the non-padded full contact stick fighting tournament in his home town of Paete, Laguna. For seven years he remained undefeated and retired undefeated. This book on Moro-Moro represents one aspect of his Garimot Family Art. As Guro Baet tells us; Moro-Moro is a system on its own. Moro-Moro is a form of folk art that became popular during the Spanish colonial period. Moro-Moro are plays (comedias) that tell stories of adventure, duels, love stories and good over coming evil< Less
RED SHOULDERED HAWKS FOR FALCONRY: The Apex Game Hawk Hiding in Plain Sight By WILLIAM SANDERS
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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
Wilderness First Aid - A Pocket Field Guide By Clifton Castleman, WEMT, Phil W. Gardner, II
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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
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
Developing Basketball Intelligence By Brian McCormick
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Through drills, situations, instruction and questioning, Developing Basketball Intelligence demonstrates how to teach game awareness and basketball intelligence. DBI explains the basic tactical... More > skills of every offense - from pick-and-rolls to 3v2 fast breaks - but moves beyond the skill execution to the all important perceptual, anticipatory and decision-making skills which separate the expert performers. Developing Basketball Intelligence teaches tactical skills, but also develops the characteristics of a high basketball IQ player, players who: * choose the best option in less time; * adapt to ever-changing situations; * possess good spatial awareness; * know the right play at any moment relative to the time and score; * and more. Developing Basketball Intelligence is a tool to develop your offensive system as a coach, and to create a learning environment which enhances your players' understanding so they can read and react and adjust and adapt on the court.< Less
Tsung Shih Tai Chi Chuan By William Durbin
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Tsung Shih Tai Chi Chuan is the perfect style of Tai Chi for modern times. With an emphasis on ancient training methods and the use of free style form, anyone of any age can practice and master the... More > wondrous Chinese art of Tai Chi Chuan. This book contains history, philosophy, basic movements, and self defense application of the grand Chinese martial art.< Less
New Handbook for Margaree By Mike Allen
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Mike Allen has revised and updated James T. Grey Jr.'s fly fishing classic, Handbook for the Margaree. Riparian changes, new access details, and other points of interest along the Margaree River are... More > entertainingly addressed.< 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
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
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.
BPSA Pathfinder Handbook - A5 (Coil Bound) By BPSA US
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The official handbook for all Pathfinder-level scouts in the Baden-Powell Service Association, U.S.
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
Rockhound: Opening the Treasure Chest By Michael Gordon
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Rockhound: Opening the Treasure Chest is the second book in a 3 part series on collecting rocks and minerals. Rockhound shows you how and where to find rare minerals, crystals and gemstones in... More > Ontario.< Less
Dreams Fulfilled: Inspirational Comeback Stories By Tom Kloske, Steve Kloske
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Incredible inspirational comeback stories of six determined athletes. Read amazing lessons of perseverance and the “never give up” attitude. Learn how they beat the odds by... More > overcoming obstacles of defeat, persecution, age, and doubt. Dreams Fulfilled takes you are on a journey of inspirational life stories teaching us about the unlimited spirit of human achievement that resides in all of us.< Less
Dreams Fulfilled: Inspirational Comeback Stories Teacher's Edition By Tom Kloske, Steve Kloske
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Incredible inspirational comeback Stories of six determined athletes. Read amazing lessons of perseverance and the “never give up” attitude. Learn how they beat the odds by overcoming... More > obstacles of defeat, persecution, age, and doubt. Dreams Fulfilled takes you are on a journey of inspirational life stories teaching us about the unlimited spirit of human achievement that resides in all of us.< Less
The Spada Maestra of Bondì di Mazo By Reinier van Noort et al.
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Bondì di Mazo's La Spada Maestra was published in Venice in 1696. It thus affords a valuable insight into the culmination of the use of the Italian rapier before it was ultimately supplanted... More > by the adoption of the smallsword and the development of classical fencing. In this extensively illustrated work, di Mazo discusses and demonstrates a lively style of fencing characterized by dynamic use of measure, evasions such as the inquartata, use of both edge and point, and grips and disarms. From the single rapier, he moves on to provide advice and examples of fencing with the addition of the dagger, the targa (a form of buckler), and the cape. This book is the first complete English translation of La Spada Maestra. It includes a brief introduction with historical notes, and annotations in the form of footnotes, appendices, and glossaries. Above all, it is clearly written so as to be readily understood and usable to scholars and practitioners of the Western martial arts. Click on “Preview” to see sample pages.< 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
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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
A Golden Era of Gymnastics 1980-84 By Karen Louise Hollis
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This is a memoir of a young gymnast growing up in England in the 1980s and falling in love with the sport of gymnastics after watching the 1980 Olympics. It tells the story of the sport between 1980... More > and 1984 and includes exclusive interviews with top gymnasts from that era including Ecaterina Szabo (Romania), Kathy Johnson (USA), Tracee Talavera (USA) and Cheryl Weatherstone (GB).< 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
Fightin Phils 2016 Championship Season By Richard Cress
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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
My Paperback Book By Guru Minds
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Guru Minds Presents: 2016 Fantasy Football Season Preview (PPR Edition) - Top 100 Player Rankings w/ Breakdowns - Season Stats - Top Rookies - Strength of Schedule
Bighorn Sheep Hunting in the Idaho Wilderness By Jeff Filler
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Tales, Stories, Pointers, and Things to Think About for Do-it-Yourself and Guided Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Hunts in the Idaho Wilderness.