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Master Competitive Pistol Shooting By Ragnar Skanåker
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An update of the long since sold out classic book “Pistol Shooting”, by Ragnar Skanåker, Olympic Gold medalist and World Champion. Skanåker provides in depth knowledge of... More > pistol shooting techniques and gives training tips for both beginners and elite athletes. Focusing on the ISSF shooting events like Free Pistol, Air Pistol, Rapid Fire, Standard and Center Fire, the book also touches on other popular events. The chapter on basic and specific physical fitness training for pistol shooters is often overlooked, but a key component to higher scores. At the end the book dives into the mental aspects of shooting and coping with competitions, as well as characteristics and winning attitudes of master pistol shooters.< 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
Hunting The First State: A Guide to Delaware Hunting - Second Edition By Steven Kendus
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Perfectly situated on the eastern seaboard between the Chesapeake Bay to the west and the Delaware River, Delaware Bay, and Atlantic Ocean to the east, Delaware has proven to be a hunting paradise... More > for local sportsmen. For centuries, outdoorsmen and outdoorswomen have harvested the natural riches offered by the wild game that inhabit Delaware’s deciduous forests, salt and freshwater marshes, and cultivated crop fields. Common game, such as white-tailed deer, Canada geese, and varied species of ducks have been targeted by the majority of Delaware hunters, but woodcock, quail, snow geese, crows, squirrels, and rabbits are also plentiful in Delaware and provide Delaware sportsmen with hours of hunting enjoyment each season. Join Delawarean Steven Kendus as he uses his hunting wisdom, experience, and research to preserve Delaware’s hunting legacy by sharing important history, tactics, locations, tips, and tricks associated with Delaware hunting.< Less
This is Pai Te Lung Kung Fu By Glenn Wilson
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Grandmaster Glenn C. Wilson helps you discover one of the most revered traditional styles of martial arts today. From the roots of Shaolin in China to its influences of travel through the Ryu Kyu... More > islands, to its modern development in Hawaii and its journey worldwide. Pai Te Lung Kung Fu is respected as a powerful and extremely lethal system of Asian martial arts and forms of self defense. The legendary Great Grandmaster Dr. Daniel Kalimaahaae Kane Pai developed a modern yet traditional art that was passed to him from some of the most learned minds of their time. You will be introduced to the treasures of Pai martial arts such as, Iron Body, Nine creature fighting virtues, philosophy, Healing, Wooden slide dummy, Traditional Forms, Combative fist sets, History, Photo gallery with rare photos and much more. Explore 19 chapters, 300 pages and hundreds of photos on your journey into this most fascinating Asian art of combat, healing and philosophy.< 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
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
It's Knight Time By Donald P. Sweeney
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A memoir of coaching young boys in a meaningful and Christian way that included teaching the skills to be successful. It made the game of baseball a vehicle for the transition of young boys to young... More > adults while keeping the values of a bygone era.< Less
The LENS: Raising a Champion Athlete and Man in Today's Myopic World By Travis Daugherty
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The LENS gives you the clarity to help your son reach his full potential on the playing field and in life. It provides a powerful vision for who he can become, and a meaningful purpose for navigating... More > today’s myopic (short-sighted or narrow-minded) youth sports culture. It helps you see clearly what matters and what doesn’t. The LENS focuses on developing the talents of a champion athlete, hidden from the average sports parent in our world today. Regardless of his age or physical ability, you’ll see how these talents can be developed in your son. You’ll also see how they change who he becomes, and how they separate him from others in sports and in life. In a world of youth sports where rising costs, increased investment, and unhealthy pressure have become the norm, it’s time to give your sports parent experience the meaning and purpose it deserves. It’s time to choose a new perspective. It’s time to become a champion parent, and to raise a champion son.< Less
Living Above the Clouds: A Collection of Extreme Adventurous Short Stories By Richard W. Gourash
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From a young boy growing up on the outskirts of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Richard W. Gourash’s travels have taken him from plains to mountaintops, climbing some of the many steep ranges in... More > North America. He’s been through the Western United States, Alaska, and Northern Canada—through some of the most rugged mountains of the northern hemisphere. In Living Above the Clouds, he shares a collection of adventure short stories that detail his excursions to the most extreme, dangerous, and remote situations in the world. From his first western big game trip to Colorado to hunt elk and mule deer, to looking for Fannin rams in the Yukon Territory, Gourash sketches the details and adds vivid descriptions to paint a visual as he marches through time. The narratives included in Living Above the Clouds conveys Gourash’s deep passion for the outdoors and the challenges nature presents. It inspires others to go the extra mile, climb higher, and take on challenges, to realize their own dreams of adventure.< Less
Lil Ninjas Activity Book By Artigue Josh
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A collection of techniques, history and fun activities for students in the Lil Ninja program at Gladiators Academy
The Essence of RyuTe By James Logue
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(The final works of James D Logue)... The intent of this document is to reveal the concepts and applications of RyūTe at every level so that serious practitioners will not only gain a... More > fundamental understanding of these concepts but also find a pathway to the true life-protection arts. Presented in this document is a simple, yet straightforward, explanation and interpretation of lessons and experiences gained from a lifetime of study with Taika Oyata. As a direct link to the true art and to assist in gaining a broader understanding of the life-protection arts, the history and culture behind the people who developed and preserved this art is covered briefly.< Less
McCall Rock Climbing Guide By Thomas Gebhards
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A book written for McCall Donnelly High School Senior Project. Small rock climbing guide book for the area around McCall, Idaho.
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 tells the stories of 100 Virgin Islands athletes that have gone on to play professional sports at the highest levels. Sports categories... More > include baseball, basketball, football, boxing, horse racing, volleyball, mixed martial arts, sailing, skiing, motor sports and Olympics.< Less
Between the Bases: A Girl's Baseball Journey By Beth Greenwood
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I decided to write a small book to reach out to young girls and other people in and outside of my community to tell them about girls in baseball. I wanted give these girls role models that have had... More > success in baseball that they can look up to. In my book I gave a summary of women’s baseball in the U.S. and the athletic system currently in place. I also share my journey and the stories of several other successful women in baseball across the world. Copies of my book are going to the International Women’s Baseball Center in Rockford, Illinois and the town library so that my book and stories can go beyond our community and have an impact on a larger scale.< Less
THE 9-MILE MARATHON By MARLIES KORT
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It’s easy to get wrapped up in following those ‘standard’ training schedules. The shocking truth is they're all based on a big lie. Marlies is not just a champ, nor just a great... More > coach. She’s a visionair. Passionate about running. And sharing. Teaching. With a strong desire to exploit new insights. Not afraid to change the running society. Marlies teaches us how we can do without the old ’no pain no gain’ mantra. It is new, and yes, disruptive. Breaking with what most coaches tell you today. There isn’t any other marathon training program like it.< Less
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A Golden Era of Gymnastics 1985-89 By Karen Louise Hollis
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Karen Louise Hollis takes you on a journey through the golden era of gymnastics, featuring the years 1985 to 1989 and detailing all the major competitions of the time. As well as reviewing the events... More > she saw on television, she also attended several competitions and displays and gives the reader an opportunity to see them through her eyes. The book includes contributions from 37 gymnasts who competed for their country during this time including Svetlana Boguinskaia, Bianka Panova, Laura Cutina, Eugenia Golea, Michelle Dusserre, Hrabrina Hrabrova, Hayley Price, Lisa Young, Lisa Grayson and many others.< Less
Golf For Super Seniors By William "Bill" Prentiss
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Golf For Super Seniors is a memoir with insights on how older players can get improved scores and more fun from their game.
The Problem of Practical Karate By Andi Kidd
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This book explores the 'Problem of Practical Karate'. Fifteen essays by a variety of karate-ka delve into what practical karate is and what you need to do to train it. With the essays anonymised... More > this book makes you look at your own thought processes and motivations. Edited by Andi Kidd with a foreword by Peter Consterdine, this is a book to make you think, not just follow dogma.< Less
How to Develop a Champion Setter By Carey Cavanaugh
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This book provides the blueprint to develop champion setters in volleyball. From identifying the traits which great setters possess, to technical, tactical and mental requirements for success.
'Folk Hero Forever': The Eclectic, Enthralling Baseball Life of Luke Easter By Alex Painter
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Luke Easter was the eleventh ballplayer to break Major League Baseball's long-observed color barrier. Over his career, thousands watched in amazement as the towering yet mysterious Easter hit the... More > longest, and most, home runs many of them had ever seen. The largely-forgotten Easter reached near-mythological status during his playing days, while serving as a racial trailblazer at nearly every turn. Prepare to be delighted, "Folk Hero Forever" is a home run!< Less
Winning Strokes By Michael Chambers
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How can mindfulness help our Cricketers? By being in the moment players become calm and alert, thereby enhancing their performances.
Club Volleyball 101: Basics for Club Volleyball Beginners By Selene Gentzler
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School volleyball season has ended. The world of club volleyball begins. To the newbie it can be overwhelming to understand how club volleyball works and how to get the best for the athlete. A bare... More > bones informative book to help get footing in the adventures of the world of club volleyball.< Less
you don't know JACKS By MIKE GREENE
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This book will take you through the recruiting, Fall baseball, Winter workouts, Indoor pre-season, trips (38 of 42 road games), playoffs and players personal stories about their experience. Follow... More > these players from the start of Fall ball, all the way to the playoffs and the players signing their scholarship papers to continue playing. If you want to understand the makings of a college baseball program, follow these characters known as THE JACKS through the 2017-18 season.< Less
The Athlete's Guide Bouncing Back From Injury By Jessica Sauter
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Jessica Sauter is a High School Senior who underwent a number of sports injuries. Her book "The Athlete's Guide, Bouncing Back From Injury" is her seven-step guide to recovery along with... More > interviews of numerous injured athletes, and their story of what worked for them to getting back in the game.< Less