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A Fighting Life

My Seven Decades in Boxing

by Lou Duva

<p>For more than seven decades, Lou Duva has been a mainstay in the boxing world. With his craggy face and the bulbous nose of a boxer with questionable defensive skills, Duva is one of the most enduring images of boxing, having climbed in and ...

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A Guide to Soccer and Coaching: Ade’s Way

by Adrian Webster

<p>Adrian Webster wants his coaching book to be different. This book shares his views and experiences of having been involved in the game as a player, coach and manager at youth, college and pro levels. He started to get involved in coaching ...

ISBN: 9781386017172

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A History of Sports Coaching in Britain

Overcoming Amateurism

by Dave Day & Tegan Carpenter

<p>At the London Olympics in 2012 Team GB achieved a third place finish in the medals table. A key factor in this achievement was the high standard of contemporary British sports coaching. But how has British sports coaching transitioned from ...

ISBN: 9781317686309

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Advanced Personal Training

Science to practice

by Paul Hough & Simon Penn

<p>Effective fitness instruction and training programme design require an exercise specialist trainer to combine professional experience with strategies underpinned by scientific evidence. This is the first comprehensive fitness instruction and ...

ISBN: 9781317408734

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Advanced Strength and Conditioning

An Evidence-based Approach

by Anthony Turner & Paul Comfort

<p>Becoming an effective strength and conditioning practitioner requires the development of a professional skills set and a thorough understanding of the scientific basis of best practice. Aimed at advanced students and beginning practitioners, ...

ISBN: 9781134880621

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Advances in Coach Education and Development

From research to practice

by Wayne Allison, Andrew Abraham & Andy Cale

<p>This book highlights the latest advances in coach education and development through collaborative research co-ordinated by the English Football Association, the only national governing body of sport to run a coaching research programme. ...

ISBN: 9781317328186

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Art of the Upset

by Bruce Reynolds

<p>Every coach who takes his or her sport seriously has dreamed of the day when everything falls into place and the game that no one thought could be won—is.</p><p>I have always been fascinated with the psychology and the philosophy of how to ...

ISBN: 9780984617777

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Athlete's Way of Excellence

Ancient Chinese Wisdom Revealing the Secrets to Modern Day Athletic Peak Performance and How to Be in the Zone

by Tobe Hanson

<p>If you want to achieve peak performance, experience being in the Zone, as well as experience daily joy and continuous improvements in your sport or athletic pursuit, this book is for you! Athlete's Way of Excellence is a revolutionary and ...

ISBN: 9780999060162

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Baseball Coaching: Myths, Mistakes, and Misunderstandings

by Royce Tippett

<p>Baseball Coaching: Myths, Mistakes, and Misunderstandings provides youth baseball coaches and parents with a quick reference to proper baseball hitting and pitching mechanics. It serves to dispel some of the old cliches of baseball ...

ISBN: 9781458116291

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Becoming a Sports Coach

by James Wallis & John Lambert

<p>A ‘coach’ is more than just somebody who leads in the organisation and delivery of structured sport. The role of a coach goes beyond leadership, requiring an understanding of theories of teaching and learning. To become a coach you must know ...

ISBN: 9781317644200

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Ben Hogan's Short Game Simplified

The Secret to Hogan's Game from 120 Yards and In

by Ted Hunt

<p>In the follow-up to his successful <em>Ben Hogan’s Magical Device</em>, author Ted Hunt takes things a step further, focusing his attention on the elements of Hogan’s picture-perfect swing specific to shots attempted within 100 yards of the ...

ISBN: 9781628732221

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Ben Hogan's Tips for Weekend Golfers

Simple Advice to Improve Your Game

by Ted Hunt

<p>Ben Hogan made hitting a golf ball look easy, and the results spoke for themselves. But Hogan’s “swing system” is as complex as a spider’s web; the variables and connections are never-ending. In <em>Ben Hogan’s Tips for Weekend Golfers</em>, ...

ISBN: 9781510722293

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Calisthenics: 40 Effective Bodyweight Exercises to Boost Your Muscles and Build a Stronger Body

by Peter Hill

<p>Do you want to try a new, interesting way to work out? Are you trying to build muscle? Are you looking for things to add to your workout routine to make it more versatile? Have you heard of Calisthenics but are unsure of how to approach this ...

ISBN: 9781370744497

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Call Me Coach

Team Sports and Life

by Glenn W. Myers BA MEd JD

<p>All coaches share one common trait: they love what they do and are passionate about how they do it. Yet despite this shared common trait, it still can be challenging to identify what qualities make up a successful coach. When studying ...

ISBN: 9781532046209

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Care in Sport Coaching

Pedagogical Cases

by Colum Cronin & Kathleen Armour

<p>While it is accepted that sport coaches should safeguard participants, <em>Care in Sport Coaching: Pedagogical Cases</em> argues that coaches have a duty of care that moves beyond protection and involves the development of caring ...

ISBN: 9781351109291

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Case Studies in Coaching

Dilemmas and Ethics in Competitive School Sports

by Timothy M Baghurst

<p>The nearly two dozen case studies in this timely book will help future and current coaches of school sports develop successful strategies to avoid or overcome challenges and become more aware of the need to remain professional and consider ...

ISBN: 9781351818605

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Coach 'Em Up

Reclaiming Sports for the Benefit of the Athlete

by Caz McCaslin

<p>There are two types of coaches in American sports: the ones who think, What can my players do for me? and those who approach the craft with the mindset of What can I do for my players?. </p><p>No matter where games are played - from ...

ISBN: 9780692960363

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Coach and Inspire

by Bruce E. Brown

<p>Called to Coach and Inspire – “There Was This Coach”<br /> Seven motivational concepts used by inspirational coaches to improve performance, grow confidence and change lives.<br /> 1 – Learning to be positive demanding<br /> 2 – ...

ISBN: 9780463493984

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Coaching

A Realistic Perspective

by Michael D. Sabock & Ralph J. Sabock

<p><em>Coaching: A Realistic Perspective</em> is the ideal textbook for anyone entering the coaching profession of any sport. More than detailing the duties and tasks of a coach, this book explores the often-overlooked issues and ...

ISBN: 9781442270718

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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

ISBN: 9781311673640

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