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Instructor Candidate Manual By Richmond Shreve
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This manual provides practical ideas to help experienced high performance drivers communicate what they know to students. It is designed to be an aid in bringing back to consciousness some of the... More > skills and techniques that are automatic and unconscious for experienced racers and high performance drivers. It also suggests a structured approach to instruction particularly useful to new instructors. Tables and illustrations compare and contrast the performance of novice, intermediate, and advanced students to help the instructor candidate observe and diagnose problems when coaching students. A glossary of track terms is included to aid instructors to recognize jargon and to help explain terms commonly used at the track.< Less
The End of Stretching By William "Ron" McKnight
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Sports Injury Prevention
The Second Time Around By Sexy Sluggers
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Buxom blonde Stacy has never forgotten losing her "queen" status in high school, thanks to wrestling loss to Kelly. Stacy was taken under the wing of a veteran, and entered a world she'd... More > never expected to be a part of. Now a chance for vengeance is at hand, and she faces her old rival Kelly in a topless, 2 out of 3 fall event. Is this one for all the marbles? Let's see how things go for Stacy "The Second Time Around." Includes a preliminary mud-wrestling event where Stacy gets to ref Kelly's match! 33 Images in screen-resolution PDF file. Story by E. Whyte Art by Lykamo Nudity, Adults Only< Less
You're Hired By Nick Grantham
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Fed up of struggling to break into the Strength and Conditioning profession? Is working at your local gym not good enough anymore? Do you want to establish yourself as a Strength and Conditioning... More > coach? If you feel like you are banging your head against a brick wall or struggling to get a foothold, then this book is for you. You’re in the right place. ‘You're Hired: An Insider’s Guide to Becoming a Strength and Conditioning Coach’ is going to tackle the biggest problem faced by aspiring Strength and Conditioning coaches, breaking into the profession and forging a successful career. Nick is making no money from the sales of this book, donating 75% to Marie Curie Cancer Care and 25% direct to the UKSCA's Richard Holmes Memorial Fund.< Less
The Prizefight (35mm Director's Cut) By Stevenson Moore
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Originally produced for SublimeSavagery.com, The Prizefight is now reissued as an extended Director's Cut. 32 stunning photographs depict a brutal and bloody bare knuckle boxing bout between two... More > young female labourers. The girls fight in front of an enthusiastic crowd according to the traditions of the prizering - bare fisted, bare chested and to a finish. This brand new Director's Cut features many never-before-seen photographs, lovingly edited by the original artist to tell the definitive story of the bout. In addition, the following previously unreleased extras are included: 11 behind the scenes photographs shot by a second photographer 11 outtakes showing the lighter side of the shoot 18 rehearsal photographs showing the girls training In total that's 72 photographs! There still hasn't been anything quite like The Prizefight, one of the only realistic depictions of women's bare knuckle fighting ever produced. A must for collectors. Depicts violence and female nudity - ADULTS ONLY< Less
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Kalarippayat By Dick Luijendijk
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Kalarippayat is the indigenous martial art of the South Indian state Kerala. The art incorporates empty hand fighting exercises, weapon drills, vital point attacks, massages, and healing methods for... More > muscular and bone problems. This book is based on many years of field research. It provides an insight in Kalarippayat and its traditions, and in the society of India and Kerala in particular.< Less
Hard2Guard Player Development Newsletters, Volume 2 By Brian McCormick
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How does deliberate practice affect skill development? What is the best way to improve your free throw percentage? How should we define athleticism? Hard2Guard Player Development Newsletters, Volume... More > 2 answers these questions, and many more. Packed with references to scientific journals and popular literature, Volume 2 covers subjects from nutrition to shooting and offers helpful advice to players, coaches and parents. Volume 2 includes interviews with professional strength coaches, sports medicine doctors, sports psychologists and player development specialists and covers topics like ACL injuries, Osgood Schlatter Disease and mental toughness. Volume 2 features 25 of my favorite blog posts from the original The Cross Over Movement blog. The entire book is full of information that you can take to the court to improve your game or your coaching.< 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
Wrestling Revue #154 By Arena Publishinig
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Wrestling Revue is the magazine devoted to "old school" pro wrestling. This issue features a historical look at the AWA, Crusher Ricky Cortez, the Dan Gable Museum of Wrestling and much... More > more!< Less
Secrets Of Drunken Boxing Vol. 2 By Neil Ripski
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Secrets of Drunken Boxing Vol. 2 by Shifu Neil Ripski continues in this book series with more indepth discussion of internal power, combat techniques and forms of this special form of Kung Fu. Photos... More > and clear instructions will guide you to practical understanding of this martial art.< Less
How To Become A Professional Hunter In Africa By Steve Robinson
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This book teaches the multitude of skills and trade secrets required for the reader to operate efficiently at the very highest level of the African Professional Hunting industry in the... More > continent’s finest true wilderness areas. It could also be considered as the comprehensive training manual for an entire career in the African hunting safari industry. If your ambition is to break into the exciting world of Professional Hunting in Africa or even if you simply want to know how the guy on the other side of the campfire makes it all work so perfectly, then this book is an absolute ‘must read’ for you. How to Become a Professional Hunter in Africa was written by an expert in the field who has spent more than thirty years working in the safari industry in seven African countries and is possibly the most concise, comprehensive and relevant book ever written on the African Big Game hunting industry.< Less
Banned from Boxing, The forgotten grappling techniques of classic pugilism, 2nd Edition - PREVIEW By Kirk Lawson
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In anticipation of publishing the 2nd Edition, here is a preview: The Table of Contents, Illustration Index, Chapter 14 (the Conclusion), and the Bibliography.
Taiji, Xingyi, Baguaquan Throwing By Way of Our Modern Masters By Mark Small
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This is a Chinese martial arts primer on using taiji, xingyi and baguaquan principles for throwing an opponent. It represents over 40 years of experience on the author's part, and it is packed with... More > useful knowledge. There are lineage charts, an extensive bibliograhy, index and glossary. The last chapter has descriptions of 37 applications detailed in over 100 photos of throwing techniques. Master Chen Yun-ching of Taiwan has written the forward. One chapter compares and contrasts Yang Family and Chen Pan-ling taijiquan forms; another sets out leverage-to-resistance principles; another shows how to use the Ba Men or Eight Gates; another explains the use of Silk Reeling Qigong for martial purposes; another explains the pre- and post-heaven bagua patterns as overlaid by the Lo River Map; another deals with san shou free fighting strategies; another sets out a series of exercises to use in training.< Less
The High School Equestrian's Guide To College Riding By Sloane Milstein
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The High School Equestrian’s Guide to College Riding is the most comprehensive guide to “all things college equestrian”. This book helps the equestrian consider size and location... More > of school, majors and minors, team options, financial aid and scholarships, admissions. Information is provided on recruitment, tryouts and what you can be doing in high school to get ready for college.< Less
Hard2Guard Player Development Newsletters, Volume 5 By Brian McCormick, PhD
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Brian McCormick's Hard2Guard Player Development Newsletters, Volume 5 answers the questions that most coaches haven't thought to ask. What type of juice should my players add to their diets? What do... More > they mean when television analysts suggest that great point guard or quarterbacks have eyes in the back of their heads? Should we lift weights during the season? What is the secret to success? Volume 5 focuses heavily on motor learning principles such as degrees of freedom, differential learning, and contextual interference, and explains the practical implications on practice and player development. Volume 5 includes information on jump training and ACL injury prevention to perfect practice and playing in chaos. The objective through the newsletters is not to answer all the questions, but to provide information that forces the reader to ask better questions of him or herself.< Less
Playmakers: The Player's Guide to Developing Basketball Intelligence By Brian McCormick, PhD
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Through drills, situations, instruction and questioning, Playmakers: The Player’s Guide to Developing Basketball Intelligence demonstrates how to teach game awareness and basketball... More > intelligence. Playmakers: The Player’s Guide to Developing Basketball Intelligence explains the basic tactical 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. Playmakers: The Player’s Guide to 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.< 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
Aerial Hoop Manual Volume 2 By Rebekah Leach & Julianna Hane
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In the Aerial Hoop Manual Vol.2 there are over 1000 pictures in this beast of a book. Study advanced ways to move under the hoop with classic moves such as meathooks, heel hang and toe hang. Hone... More > your technique of the shoulder stand and splits all around the hoop in chapter two. Throughout the manual learn more about aerial theory and the big picture of how moves relate to one another in the "about this move" descriptions that accompany every move. There are chapters specifically dedicated to single point lyra and double point. In those chapters, you will learn the unique set of moves that can be done with one or two rig points, respectively. Once you have those moves down, turn to the chapter on transitions for fresh ideas on connecting the puzzle pieces. Bonus material in the book includes tips on spotting and the last two chapters introduce you to partner work. These chapters cover mirroring, stacking, weight sharing and more.< Less
Hard2Guard Player Development Newsletter, Volume 6 By Brian McCormick
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Brian McCormick's Hard2Guard Player Development Newsletters, Volume 6 tackles the basketball status quo and provides real world and well-researched answers to the questions that many fail to ask. Why... More > do we teach young players to use the triple threat position on every catch when the model of professional offensive execution, the San Antonio Spurs, rarely use the triple threat at all? Why do we accept non-contact ACL injuries in girls' basketball as a fait accompli rather than implementing measures to reduce players' risks? Volume 6 also includes incredible interviews with basketball coaches, strength and conditioning coaches, and physical therapists from around the world. The collection of articles in Volume 6 cover a wide variety of topics, and each page is filled with information that a player or coach can use immediately.< Less
Clendenin Method: Four Words for Great Skiing (B/W) By John Clendenin
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The third edition of The Clendenin Ski Method: Four Words for Great Skiing describes efficient, effortless bump skiing focused on baby boomers. The favorite, all-inclusive Key has been added. The... More > entire book has been fully reviewed for clarity for those readers not fortunate to attend an on-snow camp. Reviews of Four Words for Great Skiing can be found at http://clendeninmethod.com/method/book/reviews/< Less
From Shotokan to the Street By Andi Kidd
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How can you make your karate training applicable for the real world. This is not just a techniques book, but a full description of how to take your art and turn it into a personal self-protection... More > system.< Less
Perspectives of Modular Instructor Guide By Bram Frank
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This book is an Instructors guide to the Modular Tactical System: Modular Blade Concepts-Martial Blade Concepts-Martial Blade Craft as developed by Bram Frank. The system is based on Filipino Martial... More > Arts and uses simple gross motor skills and simple modules of motion to achieve tactical use. This book is an instructors guide that shows HOW to teach as well as WHAT to teach. For MBC instructors its a must and for anyone wanting to learn the concepts of MTS:MBC it will open the door to the methodology. The book features tactical tools designed and patented by Bram Frank expressly for the Modular system. The responsible use of edged tools( knives) is shown and the fact that less than lethal response is more effective than lethal to stop any opponent and control a situation. Liability and Legality of the use of the tools and training are discussed in detail.< Less