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The Chance of a Lifetime By Dennis Wholey
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The owner of the worst team in professional football decides to have a nationwide "coach contest." The winner will get to coach one pro football game. Out of 6.5 million entries, the... More > contest is won by an out of work, mid-level auto executive from Michigan, who knows nothing about the sport. However...< Less
The Dribble Drive Offense By Coach M. Olesen
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Kentucky Wildcats’ coach John Calipari called it “Princeton on Steroids”, and nearly got crucified for it, but it has taken his teams to the Final Four time and again. It was... More > labelled as a street-ball offense, but as people have gotten to know the offense Vance Walberg worked on for 15 years it has become clear that this is a great invention that won't go away. The offense is renowned for developing players and players love to play in it. In 195 pages this book details: • The fundamentals • The reads and X's and O's • How to enter into it, off the break or from a half court set • 90 pages of drills, including Vance Walberg's and John Calipari's drills • Plays, entries and quick hitters • Playing against sagging/switching defences Coach Olesen has coached basketball since 1995, in three different European countries and on American camps. He's a professional basketball coach, coaching both children and adults. More information and eBook version available on www.coachdribbledrive.com< 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
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 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
COMMITTED By Kate Hickman
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COMMITTED is the ultimate recruiting resource for the pre-collegiate women's lacrosse player. Lacrosse, as with all sports, is a wonderful vehicle; a means to and end, not and end on its own. With... More > that perspective, COMMITTED guides its reader through the process, speaking both to her emotional and rational needs. The recruiting cycle can challenge the simple, untainted love for the sport, change a player's motivation, and test her skills and focus, and this manual will arm her with all the tools to handle each step of the way, emotionally and rationally. There must be a healthy balance of approaching this cycle with mindfulness and focus, and with heart and spirit. COMMITTED provides the perfect equation to doing so while also ensuring the reader that they are leaving no stone unturned in the recruiting process.< Less
Handbook for Handguns: A Practical Guide to Ownership, Selection & Use By Charles Bruckerhoff
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Handgun shooting interests vary widely from practice at a shooting range with bulls eye targets, to plinking, to personal and home defense, hunting small and large game, local, regional and national... More > competitive events and the Olympic Games. Handbook for Handguns provides insights and instructions about revolvers and pistols that will be of equally great interest for someone who is basically curious about handguns as well as beginning and more experienced shooters. Bruckerhoff's thorough discussion begins with rights and liberties established by the Founding Fathers and includes an overview of federal and state laws pertaining to firearms history of firearms development, gun safety rules, modern revolvers and pistols, ammunition, ballistics, live fire and safe storage. The book has full color photographs throughout that make details of handguns clear and useful. The beginner and specialist alike will find Handbook for Handguns an informative read and essential resource in their library.< Less
Handbook for Handguns: A Practical Guide to Ownership, Selection & Use By Charles Bruckerhoff
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Handgun shooting interests vary widely from practice at a shooting range with bulls eye targets, to plinking, to personal and home defense, hunting small and large game, local, regional and national... More > competitive events and the Olympic Games. Handbook for Handguns provides insights and instructions about revolvers and pistols that will be of equally great interest for someone who is basically curious about handguns as well as beginning and more experienced shooters. Bruckerhoff's thorough discussion begins with rights and liberties established by the Founding Fathers and includes an overview of federal and state laws pertaining to firearms history of firearms development, gun safety rules, modern revolvers and pistols, ammunition, ballistics, live fire and safe storage. The book has black and white photographs throughout that make details of handguns clear and useful. The beginner and specialist alike will find Handbook for Handguns an informative read and essential resource in their library.< Less
Dugout Wisdom: Life Lessons From Baseball By Dan Migala
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In Dugout Wisdom: Life Lessons From Baseball, author Dan Migala finds the heart in baseball, collecting and sharing words of wisdom from 55 greats of the game. These first person accounts of... More > baseball’s pivotal life moments feature noted players such as Sparky Anderson, Wade Boggs, Rod Carew, Whitey Ford, Goose Gossage, Monte Irvin, Kirby Puckett, Nolan Ryan, Ryne Sandberg, Ron Santo and Mike Schmidt. These stories transcend baseball; stories that players, fans and people of all ages can relate to, sympathize with, and learn from. Portions of the proceeds from book sales will benefit the Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation, the Association of Professional Baseball Players of America and the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum’s education program. To order the customized version of Dugout Wisdom for someone special in your life, please click here.< Less
Make a Plan By Wallace Vosloo
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Armed with a scientific brain and an astute sense of humour, Dr. Wallace Vosloo enjoys finding practical and innovative solutions for challenging problems. In this publication he tackles... More > survival scenarios in the bush and gives tips for the hunter and nature lover.< Less
Maak 'n Plan By Wallace Vosloo
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Gewapen met ‘n wetenskaplike brein en ‘n skerp sin vir humor, geniet Dr. Wallace Vosloo dit om praktiese en innoverende oplossings vir uitdagende probleme te vind. In die uitgawe takel hy... More > scenarios wat in die veld kan verkeerd gaan, asook wenke vir die jagter en natuurliefhebber.< Less
Closing the Gap: Applied Sport Psychology for High School - Home Edition By David L. Rockwood
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CLOSING THE GAP: APPLIED SPORT PSYCHOLOGY FOR HIGH SCHOOL - HOME EDITION is the paperback version of the first textbook on sport psychology for a high school audience. You will find it easy to read... More > and apply to your own life and sport. The emphasis is on the practical application of sport psychology principles in order to actually improve your performance. You will learn about things like mental toughness, visualization, relaxation, motivation, leadership, how to avoid choking, and much more. There is also a hardbound textbook edition, which is available from my storefront at http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/DRock. Check out the book’s website for online instructional resources, downloadable worksheets, activities, overhead transparencies, a teacher’s forum, and other activities at www.SportPsychSchool.com< Less
Fly Casting: A Systematic Approach By Sheila Hassan
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Mastering the fly cast is not a simple feat. This book is designed for the novice through advanced student. Part one provides complete lesson plans for the beginner, intermediate and distance caster.... More > Part two is chock full of detailed information on how and what to practice to improve your fly casting. Numerous photos depict the detail for practice and proper execution of the cast. Using the lessons and practice sessions are bound to improve any caster regardless of their experience. You will never outgrow this book.< 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
Riding Bumps: SUP and Prone Paddle Race Training By Roch Frey, Matthew Wright, Paul Huddle
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Riding Bumps SUP and Prone Paddle training is all about going faster and pushing the limits of your ability. With over 20 years of endurance coaching experience, Roch and Huddle discuss all of the... More > basics you need to know to design our paddle race training program. Topics include: heart rate based training, nutrition, periodizing your training year, interval based paddle training, and avoiding burnout. You will also learn why you need to slow down to get fast and how to accomplish your paddling goals in the least amount of time.< 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
A Year in The Anatomy of Horse Race Handicapping Volume I By J.M. Chodkowski
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Since the book The Anatomy of Horse Race Handicapping Or Have to Have Fun at the Track was published, it has more than achieved its purpose by reaching scores of race fans, who were lost in the... More > difficult to grasp and jargon laden aspects surrounding the sport. However, there was a depth of knowledge lacking in the simple guide. In response, the blog called the Tip-of-the-Week was born. A Year in the Anatomy of Horse Race Handicapping Volume I is a compilation of those weekly tips for the year 2013.< Less
Chariots of Firefighters: Volume II: The Practice, The History and Practice of Firematic Competition in New York State - (B&W Version) By Michael Heller
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From the first day the second fire truck came to town firemen have been competing with each other for that honor – both on and off duty. In New York State, these friendly firematic contests... More > between “drill teams” of volunteer firefighters have reached a level of competition that is unique in the entire world; there is nowhere else in terms of speed, technique or sophistication that even comes close. "Chariots of Firefighters Volume II: The Practice" continues the story where Volume i left off by introducing the reader to modern-day firematic competition, describing in detail everything that makes up this unique sport: the organization, the tracks, the trucks and the equipment, as well as all of the contests and the rules that govern them. it is an in-depth look into a unique culture and facet of the world of firefighting in the united states that anyone with an interest in the fire service will surely want to read.< Less
Chariots of Firefighters: Volume II: The Practice, The History and Practice of Firematic Competition in New York State By Michael Heller
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From the first day the second fire truck came to town firemen have been competing with each other for that honor – both on and off duty. In New York State, these friendly firematic contests... More > between “drill teams” of volunteer firefighters have reached a level of competition that is unique in the entire world; there is nowhere else in terms of speed, technique or sophistication that even comes close. "Chariots of Firefighters Volume II: The Practice" continues the story where Volume i left off by introducing the reader to modern-day firematic competition, describing in detail everything that makes up this unique sport: the organization, the tracks, the trucks and the equipment, as well as all of the contests and the rules that govern them. it is an in-depth look into a unique culture and facet of the world of firefighting in the united states that anyone with an interest in the fire service will surely want to read.< Less
Tales From Orioles Nation By Bill Pemstein
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Bill Pemstein’s first book, A Stone’s Throw, detailed the wondrous 1980 season of Baltimore Orioles pitcher Steve Stone. Pemstein’s back with a whimsical collection of vignettes in... More > Tales from Orioles Nation. Sure, there’s a lot on Frank, Brooks, Boog and all the Orioles’ stars from that era when Baltimore was the model franchise in the Major Leagues. From the three-headed monster of John Lowenstein, Gary Roenicke and Benny Ayala to the speedy Al Bumbry to the 21-game losing streak and the comeback year of 1989, it’s all here. Orioles fans rejoice. Even former Pirates bullpen ace Kent Tekulve gets a word in.< Less
The Phenomenon: 75 Years of Berbice Cricket By Mortimer George
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This publication is a colorful commemorative 50-page magazine issued in observance of the 75th anniversary, or diamond jubilee, of the Berbice Cricket Board, Guyana. The feature of this magazine is... More > the phenomenon in Guyana Cricket, when within a period of 19 months 5 cricketers from Guyana made their test debut for the West Indies.< Less
The Guide: 75 Years of Berbice Cricket By Mortimer George
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In this book, Mortimer George provides a 300 page fact-filled guide to Berbice Cricket. Included are more than 200 hundred profiles of cricketers, administrators and others. The publication is in... More > observance of the 75th anniversary, the diamond jubilee, of the Berbice Cricket Board and is a must have for all lovers of the game.< Less
Rule the River By Mei-Ling Caldera
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Learn basic techniques for being a coxswain. This short booklet contains simple descriptions, examples, drawings, and remarks of personal experience. Great for new coxswains and novice coaches.
Grand Days in the Turkey Woods By Mike Joyner
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In his third book, Grand Days in the Turkey Woods, acclaimed nature author and outdoorsman Mike Joyner continues on his journey in pursuit of the wild turkey. From preparation to the hunt, Joyner... More > shares a first-hand account of each adventure in the turkey woods. Each chapter weaves personal experiences with tips and strategies for a successful hunt. More than a “how to hunt” book, Grand Days in the Turkey Woods will appeal to both the novice and experienced game hunter. A veteran hunter, Joyner brings the trials, tribulations, challenges, excitement, and thrill of each hunt as he travels America in search of the elusive prey. Each memorable hunt is documented with photographs and vivid descriptions, making this a must-read for those who love to hunt these magnificent birds.< Less
The Legends Of Landover By Glenn Dreyfuss
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Stories from the first era of the NHL's Washington Capitals, 1974-1990.