Building the Gymnastic Body: The Science of Gymnastics Strength Training by Christopher Sommer
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Building the Gymnastic Body

The author and publisher of this material are not responsible in any manner whatsoever for any injury that may occur through following the instructions contained in this material. The activities, physical and otherwise, described herein for informational purposes only, may be too strenuous or dangerous for some people and the reader(s) should consult a physician before engaging in them.

Soccernomics: Why England Loses, Why Spain, Germany, and Brazil Win, and Why the U.S., Japan, Australia—and Even Iraq
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Soccernomics: Why England Loses, Why Spain, Germany, and Brazil Win, and Why the U.S., Japan, Australia—and Even Iraq

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER Named one of the “Best Books of the Year” by Guardian, Slate, Financial Times, Independent (UK), and Bloomberg News Soccernomics pioneers a new way of looking at soccer through meticulous, empirical analysis and incisive, witty commentary. The San Francisco Chronicle describes it as “the most intelligent book ever written about soccer.” This World Cup edition features new material, including a provocative exa...

Grandmaster Repertoire 3 - The English Opening vol. 1
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Grandmaster Repertoire 3 - The English Opening vol. 1

Chess Grandmaster Mihail Marin offers a complete White repertoire with 1.c4, the English Opening, in three volumes. The theory is state-of-the-art with many novelties suggested, but most useful of all are Marin’s lucid explanations of how to play the resulting positions. Volume One covers all lines after 1.c4 e5.

The Forge of Fury (Dungeons & Dragons d20 3.0 Fantasy Roleplaying Adventure)
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The Forge of Fury (Dungeons & Dragons d20 3.0 Fantasy Roleplaying Adventure)

What waits in the ruined dwarf stronghold? Two hundred years ago, the great dwarf smith Durgeddin the Black built Khundrukar, a hidden stronghold for his war of vengeance against all orckind. For years Durgeddin labored, until the orcs discovered Khundrukar and stormed the citadel, slaying all within. Legends say that Durgeddin's masterful blades and glittering treasures were never found. The Forge of Fury is the second in a series o...

Kettlebell Training for Athletes: Develop Explosive Power and Strength for Martial Arts, Football, Basketball, and Other Sports
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Kettlebell Training for Athletes

Dave Bellomo holds a graduate degree in Exercise Science, specializing in sports performance and injury prevention and an undergraduate degree in Health Science. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), a Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES), and a Certified Speed Coach, Dave has over 20 years of experience in the fitness management field and continues to consult with groups and individuals.

Bodybuilding: The Complete Contest Preparation Handbook
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Bodybuilding: The Complete Contest Preparation Handbook

"While there are other books on bodybuilding and contest prep out there, this is THE book that covers every topic in complete detail and has become the new standard for the sport. I recommend Bodybuilding not only to all my clients but also to any coach or athlete who wants to take their knowledge to the next level."

Open Water: The History and Technique of Swimming
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Open Water: The History and Technique of Swimming

Dive deep into the world of swimming with open water swimmer and coach Mikael Rosén as he explores the sport through eight different perspectives. With topics ranging from the vigorous mental and physical demands of the sport to gender and race politics, no reader will be left treading water. Rosén also provides a look into the lives of professional swimmers such as Michael Phelps and Sarah Sjöström, sharing insights into what makes ...

Modern Chess Miniatures
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Modern Chess Miniatures

Cadogan Books, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. 1857441664 Every player enjoys defeating their opponents in double-quick time. In this book, International Master Neu McDonald presents a varied selection of 'miniature' games (games in which one player or the other wins in under 30 moves) from modern master games. Each game is chosen for its instructive qualities and annotated in detail, and the games are grouped by theme to...

Players 1st: Complete Soccer Coach's Guide to Developing Extraordinary Players
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Players 1st: Complete Soccer Coach's Guide to Developing Extraordinary Players

Players 1st—a guide to soccer player development for coaches of young athletes ages 7 to 14—is as unconventional as it is comprehensive. It takes the longer-term view that if you teach the skills, the kids will play for a lifetime. This book emphasizes developing the player, meaning the focus is individual improvement rather than the team result. It encourages a “Go-for-It” mentality and welcomes the failures that happen as young ath...

Learning Fencing: A Training and Activity Book for 6- to 10-year-olds
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Learning Fencing: A Training and Activity Book for 6- to 10-year-olds

This book, written in a style easily comprehended by a child and containing motivating illustrations, was written with the youngest of athletes in mind. By inviting kids to complete individual tasks, to solve puzzles, to answer questions and to complete drawings, the book achieves the feel of an activity book. The little cartoon character "Foily accompanies the reader throughout the book, as he offers tips and invites the child to pr...