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Informed

The Art of the Science of Preparing Athletes

by Paul Gamble

<p>Beyond textbook theory and the research literature there is always a gap to bridge when applying this information with 'live' athletes. In this book we delve into that uncharted territory that lies between. As implied in the title, there is ...

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Leadership in Sport

by Ian O'Boyle, Duncan Murray & Paul Cummins

<p>Effective leadership is essential in any sports organisation, both in the boardroom and on the training pitch. <em>Leadership in Sport</em> is the first textbook to examine sports leadership in the round, across both management and coaching ...

ISBN: 9781317594987

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Learning in Sports Coaching

Theory and Application

by Lee Nelson, Ryan Groom & Paul Potrac

<p>The facilitation of learning is a central feature of coaches’ and coach educators’ work. Coaching students and practitioners are, as a result, being expected to give increasing levels of thought towards how they might help to develop the ...

ISBN: 9781317597056

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Let Them Play

The Mindful Way to Parent Kids for Fun and Success in Sports

by Jerry Lynch

<p>American youth sports are in crisis: Parents are fighting with referees, coaches, their kids, and one another. Micromanaged kids are losing their passion to play. In <em>Let Them Play</em>, sports psychologist and team consultant Dr. Jerry ...

ISBN: 9781608684359

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Marathon Swimming The Sport of the Soul

Inspiring Stories of Passion, Faith, and Grit

by Paul Andrew Asmuth

<p>When the plans and dreams of a young swimmer are shattered by the United States’ boycott of the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow, God opens the door of new opportunities. For Paul Asmuth, then 22, it is the end of an unfulfilled dream, and the ...

ISBN: 9781595557636

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Master the Art of Running

Raising Your Performance with the Alexander Technique

by Malcolm Balk & Andrew Shields

<p>Although running is becoming one of the most popular sports, learning to run properly can take time, energy and consistency. You need to do it regularly to become good at it and until you have achieved a certain level of competence, it is ...

ISBN: 9781910231562

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Miracle at Merion

The Inspiring Story of Ben Hogan's Amazing Comeback and Victory at the 1950 U.S. Open

by David Barrett

<p>Legendary sportswriter Red Smith characterized Ben Hogan’s comeback from a near-fatal automobile crash in February 1949 as “the most remarkable feat in the history of sports.” Nearly sixty years later, that statement still rings true. The ...

ISBN: 9781628731705

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Muay Thai Basics for Beginners

by Valery Niazov, Oliver Olsen & Harald Olsen

<p>Muay Thai is a century-old fighting system born in Thailand. It offers an enjoyable fitness system that combines cardio, endurance, strength, and conditioning exercises with development of cognitive skills. It enhances concentration and ...

ISBN: 9781504311038

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New York Rangers by the Numbers

A Complete Team History of the Broadway Blueshirts by Uniform Number

by Karpin Howie & Mark Rosenman

<p>What do Alexi Kovalev, Ted Irvine, and Mike Rogers all have in common? They all wore number 27 for the New York Rangers. Current team captain Ryan McDonagh joined their ranks when he became a Ranger in 2010. Since the Rangers first adopted ...

ISBN: 9781683581789

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Next-Level Coaching

How to Use Sport Psychology to Educate, Motivate, and Improve Student-Athlete Performance

by Ben Loeb

<p><strong>Play your sport, not mind games</strong></p> <p>?Ben Loeb has created an actionable guide to implementing sport psychology in team sports, including extensive exercises and self-assessment activities. </p> <p>With seventy-five ...

ISBN: 9781632991782

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Nurturing Children's Talents: A Guide for Parents

by Kenneth A. Kiewra

<p>Explains steps that parents can take to help their child develop talent in any activity that has sparked his or her interest.</p> <p>•Chronicles the talent experiences of Olympic medalists, professional athletes, award-winning artists, ...

ISBN: 9781440867934

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Performance Analysis in Team Sports

by Pedro Passos, Duarte Araújo & Anna Volossovitch

<p>Filling an important gap in performance analysis literature, this book introduces the key concepts and practical applications of performance analysis for team sports. It draws on cutting-edge research to examine individual and collective ...

ISBN: 9781317577669

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Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching

by Shane Pill

<p>Underpinned by a philosophy of empowerment, athlete-centred approaches to coaching are defined by a style that promotes learning through ownership, responsibility, initiative and awareness. <em>Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching</em> ...

ISBN: 9781351592109

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Pickleball CPR: Coaching Pickleball Readiness

by Claudia A. Fontana

<p>"Pickleball CPR Drills" will give you proven, ready-to-use skills and drills to have at your fingertips. The PB9-GRID will help you plan and play with a purpose to your game. Included in this edition are teaching techniques and strategies to ...

ISBN: 9780578184227

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Playing Out Of Your Mind (Moving Beyond Swing Mechanics)

by Dave Johnston

<p>2017 Reader's Favourite Award Winner!</p> <p>Playing Out of Your Mind (Moving Beyond Swing Mechanics) is the third book in the series that began with Just Hit The Damn Ball! (How to Stop Thinking and Play Your Best Golf). The story is based ...

ISBN: 9780993765452

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Playing with confidence

by Bruce E. Brown

<p>1.Defining true confidence<br />2.What are you worried about? Take charge of your fears<br />3.The confident competitor’s mindset<br />4.Developing a plan of attack and stand up for yourself<br />5.Don’t take on the stress of others - Release

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Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching

Athlete-centred coaching for individual sports

by Richard Light

<p>The concept of positive pedagogy has transformed the way we understand learning and coaching in sport. Presenting examples of positive pedagogy in action, this book is the first to apply its basic principles to individual sports such as ...

ISBN: 9781315443706

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POSSESSION: Teaching Your Team to Keep the Darn Ball

by Dan Blank

<p>POSSESSION is a step by step explanation of coaching points and on-field exercises for possession soccer. In this installment of the best-selling Soccer iQ series, Coach Dan Blank again distinguishes himself as soccer&apos;s finest how-to ...

ISBN: 9781370010707

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Power Verbs for Career Consultants, Coaches, and Mentors

Hundreds of Verbs and Phrases to Get the Best Out of Your Employees, Teams, and Clients

by Michael Lawrence Faulkner

<DIV sercontent> <B> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Electrify</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px"> </B>all your personal interactions,</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">and help all your colleagues and clients </P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">reach their full potential!</P>

ISBN: 9780133154139

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Proactive Leadership

by Bruce E. Brown

<p>This book is written for anyone working on leadership with young adults. Whether you are teaching a leadership class, working with a Captains Council within your school, or an individual coach developing team leaders, it will hopefully ...

ISBN: 9781310543708

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