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The Bartitsu Compendium, Volume 1: History and the Canonical Syllabus By Tony Wolf
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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 Bartitsu Compendium, Volume II: Antagonistics By Tony Wolf
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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
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
"Strike Three!" - A Player's Journey through the Infamous Baseball Strike of 1994 By Nikco Riesgo, Russ Cohen
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"Strike Three!" deals with the cancellation of the 1994 World Series and the replacement players who followed. Both of these events were historic and Riesgo was one of the first players to... More > cross the proverbial picket line and put his career on the line for the good of the game.< 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
Capt'n Pauley's Workshop By Paul Esterle
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Over 60 of Capt'n Pauley's Workshop tips, from the pages of Small Craft Advisor.
Mastering The Mental Side Of Tennis By Ernest Solivan
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Tennis players will spend hours working on shot making and strategies for an upcoming match, but what do they do to mentally prepare? What do they do to insure that the decisions they make during... More > competition best supports them in winning the match? Mastering The Mental Side Of Tennis is a book specifically written for the mental side of tournament tennis. From amateur to professional players, this remarkable book will show you step-by-step how to mentally prepare for your tournament match so that you are in a mental space that allows you to play your best. It will also help you minimize and/or eliminate those mental errors during your match that adversely affects the outcome. For other books by Ernest Solivan go to www.hk-relax.com.< Less
The Horses of San Simeon By Austine McDonnell Hearst
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In many ways, the history of William Randolph Hearst’s San Simeon is the history of California: from the Indians who first discovered its spectacular coastal location, to the Spanish... More > missionaries who built their missions there, to the Mexican dons who acquired and worked the land, to goldminer George Hearst and his family, who preserved and expanded the grand coastal ranch. Each of these generations of owners brought horses to San Simeon, to work the land, to race and to ride. In The Horses of San Simeon, Austine McDonnell Hearst tells a rich tale of the natural beauty, people and, especially, the horses—from workhorses to Thoroughbreds and grand Arabians—that made San Simeon famous.< Less
2168.1: An Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker's Journal By Eddie Cates
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"2168.1: An Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker's Journal" is a personal journal of HipBone and MtnGoat's Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike that took place in 2001.
Vinces Secret Locker By Karl Coyne
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The book everyone is talking about! Bodybuilding's Immortal "Iron Guru" Vince Gironda. CHARLES POLIQUIN review: http://www.strengthsensei.com/vinces-secret-locker/ ... More > Comments by Robby Robinson, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lou Ferrigno, Frank Zane, John Hansen, Franco Columbu, Charles Poliquin, Steve Davis, Rick Wayne, DENIE, Gene Mozee, Dick Tyler, Dr. Ameduri, Dave Draper, Ian Duckett, Anibal Lopez, and many more. -Never seen before pictures! -Lost articles from decades past! -Memorabilia from Vince's Gym -Actual letters written by Vince -Huge Question and Answer Section -48 pg "Collectors Gallery" -Endless stories from some of bodybuildings best bodybuilders. John Balik-Former Ironman Publisher "I received your book today, all I can say is WOW! What a magnificent labor of love." Alan Golnick - Muscular Development Magazine "The book looks very impressive and comprehensive, and I’m glad to see all the positive feedback from the bodybuilding community." www.VincesSecretLocker.com< Less
Whaddya Want? By John Parker
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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
Rec League By Scott Springer
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Terry Brewer's life revolved in an endless circuit like the waters in the mechanical beer sign that hung in his favorite bar. His goal of one day reclaiming the family business, a now-decaying... More > hunting lodge, is mired in a monotonous loop. Oddly enough, to Terry, the best way out lay through the open doors to a hockey rink. Through a series of circumstances, Terry finds himself drawn back to a town and sport that he had only known as a bystander. Ice hockey helps bring Terry closer to the colorful array of characters that populate the rinks and bars of Silver Creek, Minnesota - the washed up minor league star, the out-of-control goon, the Ojibwe rink owner who mentors him, and the divorced hockey mom who distracts him. From the frozen lake where he skates alone, to the rinks where he collides with oddballs, fanatics, and lovers of the game that soon enthralls him, Terry speeds closer to his dream, but in striving to attain it, he finds that he may not get what he hoped for; he may get more.< 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
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
Somewhere Along The Way By Andy Johnson
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"Somewhere Along The Way" tells of one man's experiences and observations from his thirty-five year journey to becoming a turkey hunter. You'll find humor, faith, family and lots of turkey... More > hunting in 34 short stories from the Alabama Turkey Woods.< Less
The Powers In Us By Carlos Frank
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Words are powerful! And Coach Don Powers has a magical way of using words to help the people he cares about. As you read the "50 Powerisms", inside this book, you will laugh, scratch your... More > head and find yourself sharing them because of the timeless wisdom contained in each!< Less
Power & Towers & Swimming: The Guide By Jacob Shellenberger
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Featuring Pure Power, Power Endurance, Drilling, Kicking, Post-Activation Potentiation, Other Forms of Power & Resistance, and much more, Power & Towers & Swimming: The Guide is the... More > complete and illustrated authority on power training for swimming. With over 100 sample sets, 56 illustrations, and 242 pages, this work will challenge you and your athletes to achieve new levels of performance and creativity.< Less
Home Field Advantage: One Cleveland Indians Fan's 2016 Postseason Yearbook By Sarah Wolf
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One Cleveland Indians fan's 2016 MLB Postseason Yearbook -- see the month of October (and early November) unfold through the love of baseball.
From the Third Base Coach's Box - Second Edition By Jack Dunn
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The college and high school coach who ran "the most efficient practices on the West Coast" will show you how he did it, and how he used smart strategy to stay a step ahead of the opponent... More > and consistently beat better-funded teams. Endorsed by two of his former players, Dale Murphy and Tom Trebelhorn.< Less
Baseball Rules in Black and White: "Difficult High School Baseball Rules Made Easy" By James C. Bettencourt
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The new 2017 Edition of Baseball Rules in Black & White "Difficult High School Baseball Rules Made Easy" includes three additional rule topics, plus the 2017 high school rule changes. ... More > The 2017 Edition has expanded to a total of 19 troublesome rule topics. From those 19 troublesome rules over 200 ruling actions, examples, and summaries in basic language and large font are provided. Each of the over 200 rulings include the original rule & page number from the high school rule book and this book includes a Table of Contents listed in alphabetical order, making finding a rule simple. Baseball Rules in Black and White will accelerate and increase a new umpire’s baseball rule knowledge substantially. It is a great refresher for veteran umpires and coaches. By reading easy to find, clearly stated rules you will learn more in less time than reading a conventional rule book!< Less
GOLFING INSIDE OUT By Bob Swinnerton
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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
Knives Knife Fighting & Knife Self Defense By Marc Lawrence
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This book is about the selection of knives and the use of knives for self defense. This book is meant to be used with training by an instructor to help the student have skills in self defense when... More > carrying a knife.< Less
Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook 2017 By Seth Stohs, Jeremy Nygaard, Cody Christie
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The 2017 Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook goes in-depth and provides player bios, scouting reports, statistics and much more on almost 170 Twins minor leaguers. From Albanese to Ynoa, learn more... More > about some of the Future Minnesota Twins.< Less
Pickles and Beer By Ezekiel Hart
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This is the horrifying tale of my attempt at becoming a long distance trail runner/racer. This is more of a how not to guide but I hope you never figure that out. Lace up those running shoes, break... More > out fresh jar of salty sour pickled greenery and grab a cold six pack. No, better make that a 12er. Running is thirsty work< Less
Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook 2017 By Seth Stohs, Jeremy Nygaard, Cody Christie
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The 2017 Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook goes in-depth and provides player bios, scouting reports, statistics and much more on almost 170 Twins minor leaguers. From Albanese to Ynoa, learn more... More > about some of the Future Minnesota Twins.< Less