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Clendenin Ski Method: Four Words for Great Skiing By John Clendenin
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The Clendenin Ski Method: Four Words for Great Skiing describes how great skiers ski. These four words alone give you the ability to master the mountain. The book is based on the success of over... More > 4,000 students in the last 15 years. Current mogul myths are presented and demystified. Also included in the book are the Keys to the Kingdom, the exercises that free you to dance on any mountain. The second edition includes additional exercises combining keys and has been thoroughly reviewed for clarity, especially for skiers who have not yet experienced the Clendenin Ski Method. Reviews for the Four Words for Great Skiing can be found at http://skidoctors.com/method/book/reviews/< Less
IRONSTRUCK ... The Ironman Triathlon Journey By Ray Fauteux
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Beginner Triathlete or Novice Ironman? IRONSTRUCK- an inspirational, common sense guide that may be the key to your success in crossing the Ironman finish line. This book is for all those who have... More > been touched by the Ironman challenge. For those from all walks of life and all levels of athletic ability who seek inspiration and common sense advice. --Find what an Ironman diet might include and what vitamins can enhance training, recovery and endurance. --Learn how to survive the swim without stress or fear. --Read how to remain calm and maintain focus in race week when the hype can be overwhelming. --Learn to use a heart monitor in training to teach your body to burn fat for fuel and increase endurance. --Understand how over training can lead to injury and poor performance on race day. --Find out the 10 most common first Ironman mistakes. "Ironstruck" will be your faithful companion during training and will remain your guide as you journey toward that distant finish line.< Less
Kenpo Karate Techniques for Purple Belt By Mark Arnott
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A complete description of all American Kenpo Karate techniques required for Purple Belt. This is a manual; it is meant to be used on the mat as you work out. Each technique is given a short... More > description in a couple of sentences, followed by a detailed step-by-step description that allows you to easily realize the stance or step or punch that needs review to make the technique work. Then follows a discussion, a section of comments by teachers and students about what has worked for them. The print is large enough to stand a good chance of being readable if left open on the floor next to you as you work out. No description of a technique covers more than a page, so you don't need to turn a page while practicing (the final discussions do cross page breaks). This manual has been written and formatted as a tool- not only to help you learn the technique, but to be able to practice it without reading through paragraphs of detail.< Less
Kenpo Karate Techniques for Blue Belt By Mark Arnott
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A complete description of all American Kenpo Karate techniques required for Blue Belt. This is a manual; it is meant to be used on the mat as you work out. Each technique is given a short... More > description in a couple of sentences, followed by a detailed step-by-step description that allows you to easily realize the stance or step or punch that needs review to make the technique work. Then follows a discussion, a section of comments by teachers and students about what has worked for them. The print is large enough to stand a good chance of being readable if left open on the floor next to you as you work out. No description of a technique covers more than a page, so you don't need to turn a page while practicing (the final discussions do cross page breaks). This manual has been written and formatted as a tool- not only to help you learn the technique, but to be able to practice it without reading through paragraphs of detail.< 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
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
Reasons To Cheer By Frank Kovak, Mike Kovak
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Sometimes an inspiring football book will come along and sweep the reader right into the story. If you enjoy uplifting stories, to the likes of "The Natural" and "Field of... More > Dreams", you have found the right book. It's an easy-read with an exceptionally good theme - maybe goosebumps good!< Less
Musha Ryu Manual By Musha Ryu Board of Directors
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This manual includes all of the core principles and techniques of Musha Ryu Aikijutsu. Musha Ryu Aikijutsu is a traditional martial arts system, with an emphasis on effective personal development... More > and self-protection. Aikijutsu is characterized by smooth flowing throws, joint-locks, submissions, chokes, strikes, and low level kicks. Founded by the Takeda Clan almost 900 years ago, Aikijutsu maintains the traditional values of its warrior heritage, values such as honor, loyalty, courage, and respect.< 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
I Got This By Ed Kingston
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This collection of sport psychology writings is a brief glimpse into a short, but vibrant sport psychology career. Dr. Ed Kingston brought down to earth insights to the athletes and coaches with whom... More > he worked. Whether it was collegiate athletes or aspiring juniors, his messages resonated. Dr. Kingston passed away unexpectedly during the fall of 2011. He was doing what he loved most, coaching his son's youth soccer team. Not wanting the writings and wisdom of a career cut short to be lost, his colleagues at the Professional Sport Psychology Symposium have collected and bound them. This book is for athletes, coaches, sports parents, and sport psychology professionals. Ed would be pleased that his perspectives on high performance and the sporting experience continue to make an impact. All of the proceeds from book will be contributed to the Ed Kingston fund for his family - beautiful wife and two energetic children.< Less
The Cordillera Volume 4 By Christopher R. Bennett
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Early each June the world's toughest mountain bike race kicks off from Banff, Canada. The racecourse follows dirt roads, muddy tracks and snow covered mountains along the Continental Divide to the... More > Mexican border; 2,700 miles in total. This race, this cannonball run of pain, is called the Tour Divide and it is unique in the world of sport: the clock never stops and no outside support is allowed. The Cordillera is the journal of the Tour Divide. The Cordillera Volume 4 is about things that break– broken bodies, broken bikes and broken spirits. Between these covers are tales of people at their lowest, their most physically and emotionally depleted. But the Cordillera Volume 4 is also about fixing, about getting busy and racing south. You will be amazed and heartened by the true stories in this volume. You will laugh and possibly cry as athletes plumb the depths of their endurance and then live to share it with you.< Less
Advanced Tai Chi By William Durbin
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Advanced Tai Chi covers two sets of auxiliary and advanced movements which will help a person achieve a higher level of skill in Tai Chi as a form of exercise and self defense.
New Mexico's Continental Divide Trail By Jerry Brown
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Revised November 2013 to reflect recent trail changes. This is a 119 page map atlas for the "official" route of the Continental Divide Scenic Trail in New Mexico. The data was gathered... More > by walking the trail with extremely accurate professional grade gps receivers. The maps were made by hill shading and combining USGS quadrangles to produce stunning full color maps. GPS waypoints that match the maps exactly are available online at no cost. Mapbooks for all states along the trail are available. The books are republished frequently to remain current and up to date.< Less
I33: Fencing in the Style of the Walpurgis Manuscript By Andrew Kenner
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The Walpurgis Manuscript (Royal Armouries Manuscript I.33) is the world's oldest known personal fencing manual. This fascinating manuscript is a window onto a style of sword and buckler fencing that... More > was a popular sport and probably a means of waging war in Germany in the late 13th or early 14th century. This book will take you through a series of instructions designed to have you fencing in this ancient style in a way the authors of the manuscript would have immediately recognized. The instructions include many photographs and a graded series of practice exercises. Rediscover this ancient fencing style for yourself and enjoy and experience a medieval fencing technique which fascinated our ancestors more than seven centuries ago and is still intriguing fencers today.< Less
Vintage Base Ball Scorebook - 25 Games - 2014 By R C Shaw
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Rules and Scorebook for 19th Century base ball - New 2014 Edition to compliment current vintage base ball games played in North America. This unique scorebook features 50 scoring pages (enough to... More > score 25 matches) along with general rules and field dimensions for 1861, 1867, 1876 and 1886 base ball games. As an added bonus, for vintage base ball advocates as well as base ball historians, the scorebook front and back covers illustrate full color representations of current and past base ball team uniforms. This valuable resource is used by vintage clubs and spectators alike to gain a better understanding of how the game was played, and is played today. A companion poster of vintage base ball uniforms is available through the publisher.< Less
Out from the Center: Seattle Neighborhood Walks By Jared Curtis
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A collection of essays describing walks from the geographical center of Seattle WA, with destinations that include neighborhood parks, public art installations, and other local sites of interest.
2013-14 Mankato East Girls Hockey By Susan Broman
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2013 2014 Mankato East Girls Hockey Scrap Book. Includes News clippings and photos taken by parents
Manual of Football Officiating (15th edition: coil bound) By Jim Briggs
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The Manual of Football Officiating is the most comprehensive book ever written on the mechanics of football officiating. This is an encyclopaedia of the "best practices" of football... More > officiating. The nearly two hundred pages are devoted to individual positions, a pre-game, general principles and axioms, measurements, working with your chain crew, etc. It’s as comprehensive an officiating resource as any you will read. Combine this manual with your NFHS and NCAA/CFO manuals and you and your crew will be on the road to raising your game. Jim Briggs has provided football officials at every level with a clear, understandable, and detailed description of officiating mechanics which encompasses every component of the game. It most certainly is an invaluable tool for those who are motivated to become an even better, perhaps exceptional, official. It has been periodically revised since its first publication in 1984, and is now in its 15th edition.< Less
Basketball Award Certificates -- Printable and Downloadable Basketball Certificates of Award By Sagelily Books & Certificates
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Basketball Award Certificates –more than 50 different award certificates in a pdf file that can be printed out on any type of paper. These downloadable and printable Basketball Certificates of... More > Award can be given to players of any age. No limit to the number of times each award certificate can be printed.< Less
The Complete Beginners Guide To Trout Fishing By Trevor Kugler
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In this 30+ page e-book, we outline everything the beginning trout angler needs to know. From equipment, to bait/lures, to where to fish, to the techniques that result in success. This e-book is a... More > "must read" for the beginning trout angler. Get the information you need to catch trout with consistency.< Less
The Lower Black River: An Outdoor Guide By Ted Standage
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Spiral Bound Book Version - "The Lower Black River: An Outdoor Guide" is your guide with everything you need to know about the Black River located in Eastern Arizona. It contains all the... More > maps, fishing, and camping info that you need to make the most of your adventures at the Black River. Email Ted at: theodore.standage@blackriveraz.com< Less
1000+ Climbing Tips By andy kirkpatrick
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1000 Tips For Climbers is aimed at anyone who hangs off stuff, or just hangs around in the mountains. It's not an instruction book, but more a massive collection of all those little tips that make a... More > real difference. These tips are based on thirty years of climbing obsession, as well as nineteen ascents of El Cap (3 solo ascents and one days ascent), Alpine North Faces, icecaps, scary climbs and expeditions. For a more extreme taste of this book, imagine an alien came down to earth, stuck a straw in a climber's head, one who'd been climbing for about thirty years, and proceeded to suck out their brain; then transmogrified all that it contained in to a 57,000 word book of climbing tips. Well this is just such a book!< Less
A Unique Look at Big League Baseball - 2014 Edition By Joe Taxiera
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Unique History, Photos & Statistics through the 2013 season for ALL Baseball Fans. Used by broadcasters from 21 different MLB teams during the 2012 & 2013 seasons, as well as many... More > broadcasters and sportwriters from ESPN, Comcast, etc., and thousands of baseball fans. ***Jayson Stark, ESPN: "The greatest baseball record book ever! It hasn't been more than 6 inches from my possession since I got my hands on it." ***Dave Van Horne, Miami Marlins broadcaster: "I couldn't imagine being without your book! I marvel at the detail and depth of subjects and history covered in your book." ***Marty Lurie, SF Giants talk show host: "Absolutely outstanding...I think it truly is the best record baseball record book in existence! You really have something special here." ***Tim Kurkjian, ESPN: "Joe's book is GREAT, and his book sits prominently in my office." ***Many more quotes from broadcasters and writers and other information, including downloadable sample PDF pages, available at www.uniquebaseball.com.< Less
Lykamo's Fighting Females # 1 By Ero Lulz
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Here Lykamo presents his very first gallery of fighting femmes. Unique holds, poses, some black & white, all representing the talent of this one-of-a-kind artist. Seventeen images in... More > screen-resolution PDF format. NUDITY, ADULTS ONLY< Less