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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
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
Eleven Miles to Freedom: The Rock Climber's Guide to Elevenmile Canyon By Ben Schmitt
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A rock climbing guide to Elevenmile Canyon. Features topos, descriptions, and pictures of established of sport and traditional routes encountered in the Canyon. Eleven mile is located outside Lake... More > George, Colorado.< Less
Learning to Fish while Learning to Live,.... By Edward (Bud) W. Larkin Jr.
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This book is about the pursuit and enjoyment of fishing over a lifetime.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
Certified Polo Instructor Manual (Coil bound) By Polo Development LLC
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The United States Polo Association is proud to introduce the first edition of the Certified Polo Instructor Manual. It is our hope that polo instructors will use this book to teach and promote our... More > beloved sport.< 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
Okinawan Martial Arts Center; Student Progress Manual By C. Michial Jones
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This is the official training manual of the Okinawan Martial Arts Center covering the arts of Okinawan Gojuryu Karate-do and Ryukyu Dento Ufuchiku Kubujutsu. Within this manual you will find history,... More > biographies, etiquette, terminology, Basics, promotional requirements for Juniors and Seniors, along with Kobudo and much more. This manual will assist the student as they take there journey along the path of budo.< 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
Karate Zukan By William Durbin
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This book preserves the Kiyojute Ryu Kempo Bugei art of Goho Kempo Karate. It is a photo book of all techniques from Gokyu through Godan, fifth class yellow belt to fifth degree black belt. Examples... More > of applications are given for all of the techniques.< Less
The Sycophant By J. Goron Faylor
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HOW TO GET AHEAD. HOW TO GET AHEAD. HOW TO GET AHEAD. HOW TO GET AHEAD.
Jujutsu Zukan By William Durbin
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Juho Kempo Jujutsu is the division of Kiyojute Ryu Kempo Bugei that preserves the principle of gentleness as developed through the practice of; throws, chokes, and joint locks. This is a picture... More > book of the techniques required for all ranks from Gokyu through Godan, fifth class to fifth degree black belt.< Less
Un-Limit Yourself! By Nick Baker
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I wrote Un-Limit Yourself with you in mind because I want you to become the swimmer you were truly meant to be. To do that, you’ll need to develop your mental, technical, and physical potential... More > to the fullest. It will take many years, but your journey will be well worth your time and extremely rewarding. Along the way you’ll be tested, and in the process you may fall prey to what I call “limiting factors” - things that can limit you and your swimming potential. While I don’t mean to scare you, I do feel it’s important to make you aware of these factors now, while you still have time to change.< Less
Glory and Heartbreak: The History of Men's Intercollegiate Basketball in the San Francisco Bay Area By Bernie Schneider
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This book recaptures the exploits of the San Francisco Bay Area's intercollegiate men's championship teams, coaches, and players. These championships included teams from Stanford, Cal, and the... More > University of San Francisco and featured Hall of Fame players such as Bill Russell, K.C. Jones, "Hank" Luisetti, and Jim Pollard. The coaches featured are Hall of Famers Pete Newell and Phil Woolpert. USF was also a racial pioneer. Then the book describes the winning seasons of the "Best of the Rest" from almost a hundred years of college basketball in the San Francisco Bay Area from the 1920's to 2016. Players featured are Bill Cartwright of USF, Steve Nash of Santa Clara, and Jason Kidd of Cal. Coaches include Mike Montgomery of Stanford and Cal, Randy Bennett of St. Mary's, and Carroll Williams and Dick Davey of Santa Clara. Lastly, the book includes an appendix of interesting facts including all of the Bay Area's Hall of Famers and the names and ranking of the all-time best players divided by sides of the Bay.< Less
A Year in The Anatomy of Horse Race Handicapping Volume III By J.M. Chodkowski
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This book contains blog entries from the web site www.fun-at-the-track.com for the year 2015 capturing the moments in the sport of horse racing in both word and photos. It was the year of American... More > Pharoah, the first Triple Crown Champion in 37 years and the first-ever Grand Slam winner with his victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic.< Less
Catch Wrestling, Stepping into the Snake Pit By Daniel DiMarzio
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Catch-as-Catch-Can, a brutal martial art and sport, was created in England beginning in the 1490s and refined for hundreds of years. Sailors from the British Navy traveled all over Asia and the... More > Middle East, bringing back fighting techniques from these exotic lands. Englishmen mixed these techniques with their existing wrestling techniques sourced from all over Europe. The result was a devastating martial art known as "Catch Wrestling." The history of Catch Wrestling makes us take a hard look at what we think we know about the martial arts and where they came from. Also included in the book is a rare interview with one of the few Catch-as-Catch-Can experts still carrying on the tradition, Coach Joel Bane of Snake Pit USA. He reveals invaluable information about Catch Wrestling you would be hard pressed to find anywhere else.< Less
Combat Machete By Marc Lawrence
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This book is about modern use of a machete in place of a short sword in combative situations such as self defense, home invasions, street attacks and other hostile situations. In this book is special... More > methods collected from around the world to help you stay alive in these situations. This book has combat assessments of major machete designs for around the world.< Less
Rescuing Virgins: A Guide to Virgin Islands Sports Collectibles By Enrique Corneiro
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Rescuing Virgins: A Guide to Virgin Islands Sports Collectibles profiles more than 100 Virgin Islands athletes that have gone on to become professional or Olympic athletes.
Another Book About Running: Random Thoughts, Stories and Advice From a Slightly Better Than Average Runner... By Ryan Regnier, Jennifer Regnier
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Although this is just Another Book About Running, it's unique in that it's from the viewpoint of a slightly better than average runner. You will learn what it took the author to run a 2:40 Marathon... More > and win a 45-mile UltraMarathon. In addition, you will hear humorous stories of training and racing, as well as be presented with the unique perspective of his wife. You will quickly discover that this is NOT just another book about running, as it is packed full of useful tips and advice to further your own running career.< Less