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Practice perfect softball

National Fastpitch Coaches Association. · Human Kinetics
Format:  Print book : English

The road to a championship season begins long before the first pitch of the opening game. It begins before a player even steps onto the field. In Practice Perfect Softball, the game's premier coaches share their approaches, experiences, and philosophies of every aspect of practice. This...
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Race of the Century: The Heroic True Story of the 1908 New York to Paris Auto Race

J M Fenster · Crown
Pages: 387
Format: Hardcover

On the morning of February 12, 1908, six cars from four different countries lined up in the swirling snow of Times Square, surrounded by a frenzied crowd of 250,000. The seventeen men who started the New York to Paris auto race were an international roster of personalities: a charismatic...
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The New School Guide to Northern California Whitewater

Daniel P Menten · New School Publications
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

The New School Guidebook is a whitewater guidebook to the Six Rivers Region of Northern California. From majestic Redwood floats to tumultuous whitewater streams the New School Guide is designed to help people of all skill levels enjoy the fantastic streams of this beautiful area. This...
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Swimming in the Sink: An Episode of the Heart

Lynne Cox · Thorndike Press Large Print
Pages: 253
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Bestselling Author From inspired and inspiring open-water swimmer and supreme athlete Lynne Cox comes a powerful book about super athleticism and human frailty, about invincibility and the sudden (mind-altering) repercussions of illness, and about the triumph of spirit,...
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Get Your Own Damn Beer, I'm Watching the Game!: A Woman's Guide to Loving Pro Football

Holly Robinson Peete · Rodale Books
Pages: 228
Format: Paperback

Year after year, Sunday afternoons and Monday nights during the NFL season have belonged to men. While they cheer and argue play calls, the women in their lives are relegated to beer and chip detail. It's time for these women to join the action, and Holly Robinson Peete, star of 21 Jump...
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Stars Beneath the Sea: The Pioneers of Diving

Trevor Norton · Carroll & Graf Publishers; First edition. edition
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In a series of brilliantly detailed portraits, this history of the daring art of diving recounts the eccentric exploits and sense-defying feats of the men who turned underwater adventure into a modern science. Spear fishermen and conservationists, treasure hunters and archaeologists, photographers...
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Lucky Bastard: My Life, My Dad, and the Things I'm Not Allowed to Say on TV

Joe Buck · Dutton
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In his debut memoir, Joe Buck talks about his life, his career, and his memorable relationship with his father, legendary sportscaster Jack Buck.Sports fans see Joe Buck everywhere: broadcasting one of the biggest games in the NFL every week, doing the World Series every year, announcing...
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Strength Ball Training 3rd Edition

Lorne Goldenberg · Human Kinetics
Pages: 333
Format: Print book

Who says the best can't get better? The third edition of "Strength Ball Training" delivers more exercises, programs, assessments, and videos for better results. Preferred by elite athletes, fitness experts, and strength and conditioning specialists, stability and medicine...
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Driven: From Homeless to Hero, My Journeys On and Off Lambeau Field

Donald Driver · Random House Inc
Pages: 278
Format: Book

The legendary NFL receiver, all-time receptions and yards leader for the Green Bay Packers, and Dancing with the Stars champion looks back on his life and career. When he was picked in the seventh-round of 1999 NFL draft, Donald Driver couldn't find Green Bay on a map. He was given little...
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The Baseball Codes: Beanballs, Sign Stealing, and Bench-Clearing Brawls: The Unwritten Rules of America's Pastime

Jason Turbow · Pantheon; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Everyone knows that baseball is a game of intricate regulations, but it turns out to be even more complicated than we realize. What truly governs the Major League game is a set of unwritten rules, some of which are openly discussed dont steal a base with a big lead late in the game, and some...
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Strength Training for Fat Loss

Nick Tumminello · Human Kinetics; 1 edition
Format: Print book

No fads, gimmicks, or miracle claims. Just science-based programming, sensible strategies, and the results you desire. In Strength Training for Fat Loss, Nick Tumminello, renowned trainer and innovator in the field of human performance, explains how to use the 3 Cs of metabolic strength...
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Swimming : steps to success

Scott Bay · Human Kinetics
Pages: 240
Format:  Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Be confident in the pool or open water with Swimming: Steps to Success. This proven program will help you master these techniques: * Freestyle * Backstroke * Breaststroke * Butterfly * Starts and Turns * Open Water * Survival Swimming Step-by-step instruction and color...
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One Last Strike: Fifty Years in Baseball, Ten and a Half Games Back, and One Final Championship Season

Tony La Russa · William Morrow; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

One Last Strike by legendary baseball manager Tony La Russa is a thrilling sports comeback story. La Russa, the winner of four Manager of the Year awards—who led his teams to six Pennant wins and three World Series crowns—chronicles one of the most exciting end-of-season runs...
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American Endurance: Buffalo Bill, the Great Cowboy Race of 1893, and the Vanishing Wild West

Richard A Serrano · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Richard A. Serrano's new book American Endurance: The Great Cowboy Race and the Vanishing Wild West is history, mystery, and Western all rolled into one. In June 1893, nine cowboys raced across a thousand miles of American prairie to the Chicago...
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The Closer

Mariano Rivera · Little Brown & Co.
Pages: 280
Format: Hardcover

The greatest relief pitcher of all time shares his extraordinary story of survival, love, and baseball.Mariano Rivera, the man who intimidated thousands of batters merely by opening a bullpen door, began his incredible journey as the son of a poor Panamanian fisherman. When first scouted...
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