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Maximum Ability By Ray Mota
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Maximum Ability is a book on the use of mind power and mental abilities to achieve excellence in sports. It throws light on the thought processes and behavior of sports people and provides guidance... More > on how to excel at sports by making good use of your mental abilities and intelligence. The book also explains in detail how to achieve ‘focus’ in order to play a better game. The book identifies as many as 12 different facets of focus and gives you simple ways to achieve focus in your life. Maximum Ability is an easy read. This is a practical book that will help readers understand themselves better. The reader will find it easy to learn and apply the concepts, ideas and mental skills explained in the book especially since the author has made the effort to use visual aids like illustrations and drawing throughout. Maximum Ability is a book that all sports people will love to use as a guide to mental preparation in their day-to-day life.< Less
Race Your Best: A Plethora of P's for Phenomenal Performance By Doug Stutz
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Seven-time national cross-country Coach of the Year, Doug Stutz, shares key principles for successful distance racing, each beginning with the letter P. For each principle, one of his athletes... More > relates how she or he applied it to race stronger. Race Your Best teaches what to think and do as you prepare to race, while you race, and after you race. You’ll learn the power of running on Purpose, following a detailed Plan, making Pacts, and Practicing what you anticipate doing in key races. You’ll discover the secrets of how to focus on your Position and Pace and to Partition the race to Push through the Pain. You’ll feel the importance of Pausing to Ponder following each race and of Praising others who make your success possible. Applying just one of these, or other key principles included in Race Your Best, can make a significant difference in your racing performance. Foreword by Doug Padilla.< Less
Guns 101: A Beginners Guide to Buying and Owning Firearms By David Steier
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This book guides the reader through the thought process of deciding what type of firearm to buy based on how they plan to use the firearm. Topics include: Personal Protection / Self Defense,... More > Hunting, Competition, and Self Gratification / Personal Achievement< Less
ARNIS DE MANO Harness of the Hand FILIPINO MARTIAL ARTS By Abundio Baet
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Arnis a Filipino Martial arts, sometimes call it Eskirma, Estokada and Kali. This particular book, explained and illustrated as the GARIMOT ARNIS TRAINING taught. This is the Garimot view on history... More > and practice of ARNIS DE MANO, the so called Shield of the Hand.< Less
Garimot Arnis Training CINCO TEROS Basic Manual By Abundio Baet
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Basic of Garimot Cinco Teros. For Instructor Manual
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
Cooking Aboard a Small Boat By Paul Esterle
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No refrigeration, no running water, no stove, NO PROBLEM! The definitive book on cooking aboard a small boat from Capt’n Pauley and Ternabout. This book covers everything from stoves to trash... More > handling, recipes to food types, packaging to organizing, all in one compact book. Pick the right stove and fuel, learn to live without refrigeration and still cook great tasting meals. Chapters on: Cooking fuels and stoves, Utensils and tools, Organization, Preparation, Foods and Drinks, Recipes, Hints, Tips & Tricks, Resource: Books & Websites< Less
Shaped by Wind & Wave By Dudley Dix
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This book is a collection of random writings by a boat designer explaining boat design in layman's terms, explanations of various boatbuilding methods, how to loft the lines of a boat, how to turn... More > the hull over and various other boating subjects that you will not find in other books about boat design. It includes a chapter on recommendations for sailing around the Cape of Good Hope and also one about the only circumnavigation ever in an open boat.< Less
Vince Gironda Legend and Myth By Alan Palmieri
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Vince Gironda Legend and Myth, the life and story of Vince Gironda.
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
The High School Equestrian's Guide To College Riding By Sloane Milstein
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The High School Equestrian’s Guide to College Riding is the most comprehensive guide to “all things college equestrian”. This book helps the equestrian consider size and location... More > of school, majors and minors, team options, financial aid and scholarships, admissions. Information is provided on recruitment, tryouts and what you can be doing in high school to get ready for college.< 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
Gabriel's Creek By Alan Livingston
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Ralphie the border collie seemed to the operators of Gabriel’s Creek Golf Course to have come out of nowhere to become their course mascot. This 18-hole track wasn’t listed anywhere when... More > Chris Collins looked for someplace to play the last round of golf of his life. When old, worn road signs draw him to this uncharted arena, it seems perhaps destiny has brought them together. With Ralphie as his guide through the round, Collins experiences the magic of Gabriel’s Creek. Along the way, he meets friends and foes of his past at memorable holes across two continents. Is it time travel or just the enchantment of Gabriel’s Creek? Through an emotional day, his inspirational escapades provide the reminder that we should all treat each day as a gift. The 18th hole is more than the end of the round, as Collins finds that Gabriel’s Creek Golf Course exists in neither the earthly world nor the next, but somewhere in between.< 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
Pushing Boundaries: Students Remember 30 Years of Wilderness Challenge By Jerry Barker, Ed.D.
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They were mostly inexperienced campers, “raising their hands” to take a big risk, exchanging their comfortable lives for a difficult week of mountaineering. Over 135 college students and... More > alumni tell stories and share memories of teamwork and testing, disappointment and triumph. They pushed their limits, believed in themselves, and took time for personal reflection. Sometimes pain -- sore muscles, altitude sickness, and frozen toes -- seemed insurmountable. Yet in memory, overcoming physical challenges remains a source of great satisfaction. Persisting when they most want to quit teaches young people to think big. Exhaustion and discomfort can be dispelled by camaraderie and humility. In their futures, finding solutions to tough problems will require truly exceptional leadership. Whether they are called to lead, asked to lead, or forced to lead, all who dared those summits will be better prepared to meet any challenge they will face.< 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
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
50 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Started Climbing By Delaney Carpenter
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You've just started rock climbing! You've joined a climbing gym, made some climbing buddies, bought your first pair of shoes, first harness, chalk and chalk bag and you are ready now to climb! Here... More > are a few things I wish I'd known when I started climbing - a lot of which would have prevented me from developing bad and unsafe habits before I was finally correced. Remember, climbing itself is not dangerous. Learn how to climb safely and responsibly so that you can get the most enjoyment out of this lifestyle sport!< Less
Pig Tales and Other Hunting Adventures By Mike E. Neilson
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Pig Tales and Other Hunting Adventures is a collection of hunting stories from the author, Mike E. Neilson. Go with the Mike as he hunts musk ox in the Arctic, Cape buffalo in Africa and wild hogs... More > in Oklahoma. Lace up the boots and stalk, deer, turkey, and other game. This book is a great addition to any collection of outdoor adventures. Mike takes the reader across the globe from South America, to Africa and North America. Pig Tales and Other Hunting Adventures is an accumulation of stories by a high school teacher who loves to travel, hunt and experience new adventures that many dream about. Mike takes on the dream and makes it his own.< 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
No Bait….Just Bears!: Black Bear Hunting Tactics By Douglas Boze
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How can I hunt bears without the use of bait or dogs? What do I look for in good bear habitat? Are tactics different in spring, summer and fall? Can bears be called in like other predators? No... More > Bait…Just Bears! answers these questions and more, with detailed pictures, expert knowledge gained from years of hunting black bears and true story personal accounts of what to expect when calling bears in close. Learn what environments to look for, how to spot bears from afar and most importantly, what you have been missing out on! The thrill of spot and stalking black bears is an adrenaline rush not to be missed! Born and raised in Stanwood Wa, and now living on the edge of the wooded foothills near his home town with his beloved wife Amy and step son Haydin, Douglas Boze would rather be chasing black bears, predator calling or keeping the tradition of trapping alive than most anything else on Earth.< Less
Beyond a Whistle and a Prayer: Transforming Lives, Pursuing Excellence, Honoring Jesus through Coaching By Christopher M. Schrader, PhD.
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“Beyond a Whistle and a Prayer will forever change the way you look at sports and coaching. Society advocates sports as a means to instill virtue and character in our youth. But we all know... More > that the system is broken to a large extent — from youth sports through college, and beyond. Too many coaches and parents are driven by the scoreboard, the win-at-all costs model. Is it any wonder that 70% of kids drop out of sports by age 12? Many of us remember the words and actions of coaches for a lifetime. What memories are you leaving with your athletes? Chris helps us make sense of why sports are broken and how they can be restored as a tool to positively impact lives. It all centers on coaches being transformed by biblical truths and implementing practical tools so they can field competitive teams while also loving their athletes well. Join the journey and learn to coach with joy.” —Gilbert Tuhabonye: Author of This Voice in My Heart; 8-time NCAA All-American; Distance Running Coach< Less
Miles to go before I sleep By Average Joes
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The Race Around Ireland is a non-stop 2,200 km bicycle race that circumnavigates the island of Ireland anti-clockwise. It is held every year at the start of September and can be approached as a solo... More > competitor, as a team of two, four or eight. In January of 2014, a group of cyclists from Maynooth Students for Charity Cycling Club decided to take on the challenge. They were told it was the toughest endurance race in Europe. This is the story, as told through the recollections of the participants, of how a bunch of Average Joes conquered the race and set a new Irish record time. It is a story of great adventure, of beating the odds, of battling inner demons and exceeding expectations. Ultimately it is a story of teamwork and lifelong friendship, because that’s what won the race.< Less
The Horse-noble companion By Cecil Hampton
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This book describes some of the adventures and joy of owning our two horses. Some of the chapters are related to training, horse care, horse shows, and trail riding in the Superstition Mountains and... More > Tombstone Arizona.< Less