Friends and Other Strangers Bob Dylan Examined

Friends and Other Strangers: Bob Dylan Examined

Bob Dylan: songwriter, singer, poet, artist, sculptor, filmmaker, Nobel Laureate - a titan of contemporary culture. Friends and Other Strangers: Bob Dylan Examined is a collection of more than 120 articles offering an informative and entertaining look at the people who have influenced, been influenced by, or simply hung around…

Goalkeeper Training Exercises for Soccer

65 Goalkeeper Training Exercises: Modern Games-Based Soccer Drills for Shot Stopping, Footwork, Distribution, and More

In 65 Goalkeeper Training Exercises, goalkeeping coach and educator, Andy Elleray, offers fellow football coaches a way of training that takes keepers from the confines of the goal or penalty area, into new, challenging, and fulfilling settings. Games-based goalkeeper training is an alternative to the traditional goalkeeping curriculum and combines…

The Winning Golf Swing Simple Technical Solutions for Lower Scores Kristian Baker

The Winning Golf Swing: Simple Technical Solutions for Lower Scores

No one ever said that the game of golf is easy. How often have you seen or bought a golf instruction book that claims to offer an improved technique or a swing fix – but which doesn’t tell you which part of your technique needs fixing? In The Winning Golf Swing,…

The Goodfather - parenting book by Lee Price

The GoodFather: Becoming a Dad For the First Time Without Losing Your Mind, Changing Your Identity, or Emigrating

Part-diary, part-guide, part-warning – The GoodFather is a light-hearted but invaluable look into the world of first-time fatherhood. Detailing the author’s eye-opening path of discovery, the book charts his journey (alongside that of his partner and their baby) as he goes through pregnancy for the first time. The nuggets of…

Small Sided Soccer Games

Deliberate Soccer Practice: 50 Small-Sided Football Games to Improve Decision-Making

Part of the Deliberate Soccer Practice Series Small-sided games are the epicentre of soccer improvement. Done right, they can play a huge role in the development of players. The environment created through these games makes it possible not just to ‘let the game be the teacher,’ but also to improve…

Book for mature dating from Cynthia Spillman

From Dinner Date to Soulmate – Cynthia Spillman’s Guide to Mature Dating

Are you reaching a more mature stage in life and looking for a new relationship? Are you tentatively returning to the dating arena following the end of a relationship? Do you want to successfully find the man of your dreams and avoid the many pitfalls? This book is for you.…

The Savvy Traveller - Travel Guide

The Savvy Traveller Survival Guide

World Travel Guide Travel is one of our favourite activities. From the hustle of bustle of the mega-cities to sleepy mountain towns to the tranquillity and isolation of tropical islands, we love to get out there and explore the world. But globe-trotting also comes with its pitfalls. Wherever there are…

Lincoln City Book - Priddle Cowley Dorrian

Six Years In Purgatory: The Story of Lincoln City in The Conference 2011-2017

How the mighty can fall. A three-goal home defeat to Aldershot on 7 May 2011 consigned regional footballing superpower Lincoln City to relegation from the Football League. It was an unexpected and potentially fatal position for a club of Lincoln’s size and history to find itself in. Desperate for an…

Bernard Shevlin Short Stories

10-Minute Treats: Seventeen Short Stories

Diverse, stimulating, and wonderfully succinct, 10-Minute Treats is a compelling collection of 17 short stories from debutant author Bernard Shevlin. Covering genres including Crime, Science Fiction, Comedy, and Adventure, 10-Minute Treats offers the reader a number of evocative, thought-provoking, and plain entertaining tales that can be read in (or around)…

The Hidden Motor: The Psychology of Cycling

The Hidden Motor: The Psychology of Cycling

Cycling is one of the world’s great sports. From The Tour de France to the Paris-Roubaix to velodromes across the globe, it encompasses many disciplines: from climbing mountains to massed sprints to the loneliness of the time trial. But what separates race winners from the nearly men? Top cyclists are…

Go Naked: The Credible Expert: How to Stand Out In Medical Sales, Create More Opportunities, And Grow Your Business

Go Naked: The Credible Expert: How to Stand Out In Medical Sales, Create More Opportunities, And Grow Your Business

The selling environment and role of the sales professional have changed. Forever. Gone are the days when the organisation, the product, or the solutions provided the greatest opportunity for differentiation. Today is no longer about features and benefits, need-satisfaction, or solution selling; it’s about the role that the sales professional…

20 Minute Golf Tune Up Book Series

20 Minute Golf Tune-Up Book Series

There are six titles in the 20 Minute Golf Tune-Up series: 20 Minute Golf Tune-Up: Range Practice Many golfers practise poorly on the range/putting green. Fact. They whack a bucket of balls for an hour but then report that their newly-honed skills do not transfer to the course. In this…

Laurel and Hardy Sitcom Stars Book

The Laurel and Hardy Legacy: Sitcom Stars Talk Stan and Ollie

Laurel and Hardy are one of the finest comedy acts to have graced our screens. From their Foreign Legion campaign in Beau Hunks to their improvised song and dance routines in Way Out West, their comic genius is known, loved, and celebrated by viewers of all ages across the world.…

Play Like Pep Guardiola's Barcelona

Play Like Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona: A Soccer Coach’s Guide

The four seasons that Josep ‘Pep’ Guardiola spent in charge of the first team at FC Barcelona saw a period of extraordinary football supremacy delivered through tactical richness, ball retention, and player skill. Indeed, for many, the Barça side of 2009-2010 is held up as one of the great teams of…

How to have a baby and not lose your shit

How to Have a Baby and Not Lose Your Shit

So you're having a baby! Congratulations! Have you started panicking yet? How to Have a Baby and Not Lose your Shit is for women who want to start a family but are not sure quite how ‘into’ babies they are. Women who have no intention of ever making their own…

Wolfram Wars: Exposing The Secret Battle in Portugal

Wolfram Wars: Exposing The Secret Battle in Portugal

Wolfram – also known as Tungsten – is about more than electric light bulbs. Its more deadly claim-to-fame rests in its armour-piercing qualities. During WWII, Wolfram was in great demand with both the Allies and Axis powers who scoured the globe for the precious material; indeed, they deployed huge resources…

Deliberate Soccer Practice Attacking

Deliberate Soccer Practice: 50 Attacking Exercises to Improve Decision-Making

Part of the Deliberate Soccer Practice Series In soccer, attacking sessions are loved by players. The chance to be creative, attack, and score goals is hugely prized by players at all levels of the game. The final piece of soccer is creating and scoring goals, and it has the reputation…

You will Thrive Jag Shoker Book

You Will Thrive: The Life-Affirming Way to Work and Become What You Really Desire

Have you lost your spark or the passion for what you do? Is your heart no longer in your work or (like so many people) are you simply disillusioned by the frantic race to get ahead in life? Your sense of unease may be getting harder to ignore, and comes…

Tragic Magic - The life of Traffic's Chris Wood

Tragic Magic: The Life of Traffic’s Chris Wood

Traffic was the most enigmatic British band of their day. Formed in early 1967 by Chris Wood, Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi and Dave Mason, they rejected the bright lights of London, in favor of a run-down, supposedly haunted, cottage in the country – a place to live communally and write…

Shetland Travel Guide 2017

Shetland Islands Visitor’s Guide 2017

To the North-East of Scotland, and around 50 miles past Orkney, lies the Shetland Islands. An archipelago of more than 100 islands, which have been inhabited for more than 6,000 years, they offer the traveller a truly unique cultural experience and some of the most amazing places to observe wildlife…

Winning Your Players through Trust, Loyalty, and Respect: A Soccer Coach's Guide

Winning Your Players through Trust, Loyalty, and Respect: A Soccer Coach’s Guide

In order to develop the best soccer players, who can achieve their very best in the game, a coach needs to instill three central qualities: Trust, Loyalty, and Respect. Without them, your words have no meaning and lack the power to inspire your players to reach new heights; with them,…

Soccer Roy First Team

Soccer Roy: First Team

Do you remember the boy called Soccer Roy? Who loved the beautiful game? Well one year on, he’s a little bigger, But his passion is still the same! Day and night he thinks of soccer, And playing is his dream, So after all that practicing, He wanted to join a…

Soccer Roy First Touch

Soccer Roy: First Touch

Please let me introduce you, To a joyful baby boy, With big blue eyes and a welcoming smile, He goes by the name of Roy. Roy had tried many toys, Ever since he learned to crawl, But his playtime changed forever, When he saw a soccer ball. About The Book…

Deliberate Soccer Practice Defending

Deliberate Soccer Practice: 50 Defending Football Exercises to Improve Decision-Making

Part of the Deliberate Soccer Practice Series We are told that the art of defending is dying. We are told that even large academies neglect it, as it is not 'technical' enough. Based on the concept of Deliberate Practice, and extensive recent research into talent development, this book shows the…

What Business Can Learn From Sport Psychology: Ten Lessons for Peak Professional Performance

What Business Can Learn From Sport Psychology: Ten Lessons for Peak Professional Performance

"You don’t understand anything until you learn it more than one way." Marvin Minsky  How are the best athletes in the world able to function under the immense pressure of competition? By harnessing the potential of their minds to train smart, stay committed, focus, and deliver winning performances with body…

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The Hidden Whisper

[parapsychology book series] A paranormal puzzle smoulders in the desert heat of southern Arizona. At the home of Jack and Chloe Monroe, a written message "Leave Now" appears then disappears, a candle in an empty room mysteriously lights itself, and - most enigmatically - an unidentifiable ethereal whisper begins to…

FIFA Football Video Game Book

FIFA Football: The Story Behind The Video Game Sensation

EA's most beautiful game – the FIFA series – has proved a global success. It has sold a record-breaking number of copies, garnered numerous plaudits and awards, and established itself as the leading sports title on the market. But it almost never was. Back in 1993, when the Premier League…

Social Skills Probation Workbook

Probation Workbooks

Bennion Kearny is pleased to introduce a new series of workbooks, designed for Probation and Youth Offending professionals, which aim to help address and reduce patterns of reoffending. Written by experienced Probation Officers - Jonathan Hussey and Jo Richardson - these books will become a valuable tool in the challenge…

Paul Webb Strength training for footballers

Paul Webb Academy | Strength Training Books for Footballers and Goalkeepers

In this Strength Training Book Series, ex-professional footballer and renowned strength coach Paul Webb distils over 20 years of knowledge into books designed to train athletes to become stronger, faster, more explosive, and more resistant to injury. The method Paul uses is simple, and focused, yet extremely effective and unlike…

Colin Oates Judo Getting Started

Colin Oates Judo: Getting Started

Judo is rare among fighting sports, as the fighter's intention is to defeat an opponent without inflicting injury. Aimed at newcomers to the sport, this book highlights the basics of Judo and details the most important techniques with the aid of more than 100 photos. An easy-to-read and practical book,…

Soccer Tough 2 - Soccer Psychology Book

Soccer Tough 2: Advanced Psychology Techniques for Footballers

Global soccer psychologist Dan Abrahams is back with a follow up to his groundbreaking, international bestseller Soccer Tough. In Soccer Tough 2: Advanced Psychology Techniques for Footballers Dan introduces soccer players to more cutting edge tools and techniques to help them develop the game of their dreams. Soccer Tough 2…

Youth Soccer Development Book

Youth Soccer Development: Progressing the Person to Improve the Player

In recent times, it has become clear that many aspects of traditional youth football coaching and development need to change. In an ever-changing world, driven by progress in education, societal shifts, the internet and social media, and reduced contact time with actual footballs - coaches need to adapt too. In…

An Unofficial Biography of Jurgen Klopp

How The Klopp Ticks: An Unofficial Biography of Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp’s arrival at Liverpool was met with such frenzy that it would only be slightly lazy journalism to compare it to Beatlemania - certainly, Britain was enthralled by the charismatic German taking the reins at Anfield. With his stylish black-rimmed glasses, preference for jeans over suit trousers, boisterous nature…

Let's Talk Soccer: Using Game-Calls to Develop Communication and Decision-Making in Football

Let’s Talk Soccer: Using Game-Calls to Develop Communication and Decision-Making in Football

Soccer coaches across all levels of the game share a common and simple dilemma: how best to improve their players. One of the best ways to do this is through improved communication and how we individualize our messages to our players. It’s fundamentally important for coaches to provide quality communication…

How to Help Your Teenager Achieve Exam Success: A Parent’s Guide

How to Help Your Teenager Achieve Exam Success: A Parent’s Guide

“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”  Margaret Mead Achievement in any sphere does not happen accidentally, it usually requires hard work, sustained effort and effective strategies. Exam success is no different. Written by an experienced A-Level teacher, this up-to-date, accessible – but most importantly concise…

Reoffending: A practitioner’s guide to working with offenders and offending behaviour in the Criminal Justice System [Probation]

Reoffending: A practitioner’s guide to working with offenders and offending behaviour in the Criminal Justice System [Probation]

Many people argue that offending behaviour is one of the most problematic issues in our communities today. An offender’s decision to resort to crime affects people and society on a day-to-day basis and brings significant emotional, physical, and financial costs to bear. The practitioner’s job in the Probation Service and…

Voices from the Explosion: RAF Fauld, the World's Largest Accidental Blast, 1944

Voices from the Explosion: RAF Fauld, the World’s Largest Accidental Blast, 1944

The story, told for the first time from eyewitness accounts, of the world’s largest manmade pre-nuclear explosion. It happened at R.A.F. Fauld bomb store on 27th November 1944 and killed 70 people. The author’s family farm was damaged in the blast but the family survived. Neighbouring friends, and their farm,…

Duchess Georgiana Book

Duchess Georgiana: Georgian Britain’s Most Popular Woman, A New Study

Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, was probably the most charismatic and fascinating lady of her time. London’s leading socialite, she married the 5th Duke of Devonshire in 1774. She was a woman who loved to gamble, entertain and spend, but there was so much more to her. Portraying aristocratic family…

Deliberate Soccer Practice: 50 Passing & Possession Football Exercises to Improve Decision-Making

Deliberate Soccer Practice: 50 Passing & Possession Football Exercises to Improve Decision-Making

Part of the Deliberate Soccer Practice Series Soccer is in transition. There is now a growing trend away from 'drills', towards sessions that are more variable and which involve more decision making. But coaches have one burning question - how? The Deliberate Soccer Practice series shows coaches how to evolve…

A Round In My Mind: The Golfer and The Sport Psychologist on The Jubilee Course at St. Andrews

A Round In My Mind: The Golfer and The Sport Psychologist on The Jubilee Course at St. Andrews

In this unique book on golf psychology and golf improvement, follow the fictional account of Chris Marriott, a 4-handicap golfer, as he plays a round of golf on the Jubilee Course at St Andrews – accompanied by a sport psychologist, James MacAndrew. As each hole presents its challenges, Chris and…

The Modern Soccer Coach: Position-Specific Training

The Modern Soccer Coach: Position-Specific Training

In recent years, player development has been a hot topic in the soccer world. With more pressure on coaches to win than ever before, the modern game seems to be less about actual players and more about tactical systems. In many places, the majority of training sessions are structured so…

The Doors Examined

The Doors Examined

Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger and John Densmore. Welcome to the known, the unknown, and the in between. Welcome to The Doors Examined. The Doors remain one of the most influential and exciting bands in rock ‘n’ roll history, and The Doors Examined offers a unique, expressive insight into…

Tipping The Balance Sport Psychology Book

Tipping The Balance: The Mental Skills Handbook For Athletes [Sport Psychology Training Series]

https://youtu.be/lVc0WC2gyEA At the highest level, athletes are highly skilled, highly trained, and highly proficient machines. Take the 100m sprint for example. All of the athletes in the Olympic final can run sub-ten seconds. They are all fast! But on the day, the deciding factor is often not how fast they…

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Saturday Afternoon Fever: A Year On The Road For Soccer Saturday

You might already know Johnny Phillips. He is a football reporter for Sky Sports’ Soccer Saturday programme and a man who gets beamed into the homes of fans across the country every weekend. For the 2012/13 season, Johnny decided to do something different. He wanted to look beneath the veneer…

Skye, Mull and Iona Visitor's Guide

Skye, Mull and Iona Visitor’s Guide 2015

Off Scotland’s western mainland exists some of the most picturesque, interesting, and unique islands in the world. The Skye, Mull and Iona Visitor’s Guide 2015 guides the reader around three of these Islands (plus Raasay) and is an indispensable resource for any traveller. Containing up-to-date information from veteran travel writer…

2017 Orkney Travel Guide

Orkney Visitor’s Guide 2017

North of the Scottish mainland exist three groups of islands within the United Kingdom: Orkney, Shetland and tiny North Rona. Nearest to the mainland is Orkney, consisting of 67 islands (21 inhabited), with the tip of South Ronaldsay just six miles off the coast. Orkney is one of the most…

The Successful Golfer

The Successful Golfer: Practical Fixes for the Mental Game of Golf

Golf Psychology You do not have to play many rounds of golf to understand how much of the game is played in the mind. Different courses, conditions, and shot requirements all present unique challenges that need focus and mental strength from the winning player. In turn, moving from the practice…

Graduation Richard Lee book

Graduation: Life Lessons of a Professional Footballer

The 2010/11 season will go down as a memorable one for Goalkeeper Richard Lee. After more than ten years at Watford FC, Richard signed for League One outfit Brentford FC, but soon found himself cast aside. Dropped after one game and behind three other goalkeepers before he would get another…

Youth Soccer Coaching Book

Making The Ball Roll: A Complete Guide to Youth Football for the Aspiring Soccer Coach

Making the Ball Roll is the ultimate complete guide to coaching youth soccer. This focused and easy-to-understand book details training practices and tactics, and goes on to show you how to help young players achieve peak performance through tactical preparation, communication, psychology, and age-specific considerations. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9A_xKA2vB80 Each chapter covers, in…

A Multitude of Fins Fishing Book

A Multitude of Fins: A Recent History of Fly Fishing for Trout

Question: What's the pastime that has similarities with sex and religion, needs crafty plans and downright cunning, reeks of desperation and death, turns grown men into liars, yet resonates with all that's best about the British? The Answer: fly fishing for trout. Over the years, journalist and angler Graham Mole…

The 7 Master Moves Jag Shoker

The 7 Master Moves of Success

One of the most common clichés about success - that it is a journey, not a destination - has concealed one of its most defining qualities. Success really is a dynamic and ever-moving process. It is about making the right moves at the right time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsfmvW6fIxM In this absorbing and…

Martians and Morlocks British Science Fiction

Martians, Morlocks and Moon Landings: How British Science Fiction Conquered The World

Science Fiction has long been a part of popular culture. From the colour co-ordinated adventures of Captain Kirk and crew to the city chomping of Godzilla, it is very much a worldwide phenomenon. And it all started over a century ago – in Britain. From Victorian literature through to the…

Modern Soccer Coach Gary Curneen

The Modern Soccer Coach 2014: A Four Dimensional Approach

Over the last 20 years, no sport has changed more than soccer. The modern player is technically more capable, physically faster and stronger, and has access to more coaching and sports science resources than ever before. With the high rewards associated with success, there has never been more pressure on…

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Finding Your Way Back to YOU: A self-help book for women who want to regain their Mojo and realise their dreams!

Are you at a crossroads in life, lacking in motivation, looking for a new direction or just plain ‘stuck’? Finding your Way back to YOU is a focused and concise resource written specifically for women who have found themselves in any of the positions above. The good news is that…

The Footballers Journey

The Footballer’s Journey: real-world advice on becoming and remaining a professional footballer

How to Become a Professional Footballer Many youngsters dream of becoming a professional footballer. But football is a highly competitive world where only a handful will succeed. Many aspiring soccer players don’t know exactly what to expect, or what is required, to make the transition from the amateur world to…

Gary Curneen Modern Soccer Coach Preseason Training

The Modern Soccer Coach: Pre-Season Training

When it comes to building successful soccer teams, pre-season is a critical time. It’s the perfect time for the coach to create a team identity, set standards, develop effective training habits, and reinforce winning behaviors. Get it right and you can set the foundation required to catapult your team towards…

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Conference Season

Disillusioned with the corporate ownership, mega-bucks culture, and overpaid prima donnas, of the Premiership, Steve Leach embarked on a journey to rediscover the soul of professional football. His journey, over the 2012/13 season, took him to twenty-four different Football Conference towns and fixtures, visiting venues as diverse as the Impact…

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Bryan Adams: A Fretted Biography – The First Six Albums

Bryan Adams is a one man rock’n’roll success story: he went from washing dishes for $2.50 per hour to becoming a multi-millionaire by making music that people liked. Adams’ ‘Reckless’ album sold over 10 million units globally whilst his ballad ‘Everything I Do (I Do It For You)’ cleared an…

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Growing Pains: Brentford FC’s 2015/16 Season

Brentford FC Book The 2014/15 season saw newly-promoted Brentford FC reach the Championship playoffs and come within a whisker of the Premier League. However, it was also a season that ended in controversy with highly successful Manager Mark Warburton leaving the club and the club’s management structure being remodelled to…

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Universality | The Blueprint for Soccer’s New Era: How Germany and Pep Guardiola are showing us the Future Football Game

The game of soccer is constantly in flux; new ideas, philosophies and tactics mould the present and shape the future. Since the turn of the century we have witnessed dramatic changes in the beautiful game: new types of player, new coaching methods and tactical innovations have all enhanced and changed…

Dress the 1920s The Great Gatsby

Dress the 1920s: From Flapper Chic to The Great Gatsby

"In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different" - Coco Chanel Do you crave The Great Gatsby look? Want to know more about Flapper Girls, get the bobbed hair of Louise Brooks, or indulge in the timeless style of Coco Chanel and Molyneux? With the resurgence of interest…

Scientific Approaches to Goalkeeping in Football: A practical perspective on the most unique position in sport

Do you coach goalkeepers and want to help them realise their fullest potential? Are you a goalkeeper looking to reach the top of your game? Then search no further and dive into this dedicated goalkeeping resource. Goalkeeping is a unique and often undervalued role within a football team. It can…

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Soccer Brain: The 4C Coaching Model for Developing World Class Player Mindsets and a Winning Football Team

Coaching soccer is demanding. Impossible to perfect, it requires a broad knowledge of many performance areas including technique, tactics, psychology and the social aspects of human development. The first two components are covered in detail in many texts – but Soccer Brain uniquely offers a comprehensive guide to developing the…

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Churchill versus Hitler: War of Words

https://youtu.be/NuItwbMFJ3A "A senile clown", "Bloodthirsty Guttersnipe", "Undisciplined Swine", "Gangster", "Drunkard". Adolf Hitler and Winston Churchill clashed for years in public as their opinions of each other and feuding helped determine the course of the Second World War. As diplomatic and military episodes unfolded - both men analysed, commentated upon, and…

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Steel and Grace: Sheffield’s Olympic Track and Field Medallists

There is a British city that has produced some of the most exceptional individuals to ever grace the Olympic Games. A city that has developed many of the finest athletes to wear our national colours. Offering a unique insight, and drawing on extensive archives, Steel and Grace: Sheffield’s Olympic Track…

North Korea Book

North Korea: On the Inside, Looking In

North Korea remains one of the last bastions of old-style communism: a military dictatorship, ruled with an iron grip for the last sixty years by the Kim dynasty. Every aspect of society is rigidly controlled; a country of paranoia, propaganda, and juche. Irish Engineer, Dualta Roughneen, experienced the trials and…

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Coaching For The Zone: A Practitioner’s Guide to Coaching for Business and Sport

The Zone... a place for... > Attaining exceptional levels of achievement and performance > Total confidence in doing the right thing > Going beyond the self > Automatic and Effortless Actions These are descriptions of being in The Zone and are phrases many people use when describing their greatest performances,…

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Definitions

No one believes that a young woman has been kidnapped, except for her estranged sister. Fighting past mistakes and present dangers, Charley must use her sister Gina’s dictionary of custom definitions to find her before it is too late. But Charley must also overcome the family of Gina’s ex-fiancé; a…

Jessica Ennis-Hill Book

Jessica Ennis-Hill: The Story So Far

Jessica Ennis-Hill needs little introduction. She is one of Great Britain's foremost, and beloved, athletes and was the golden girl of London 2012 as she became the top heptathlete on the planet. The image of Jess winning her final event – the 800 metres – and crossing the line, arms…

The Psychology of Cricket: Developing Mental Toughness [Cricket Academy Series]

The Psychology of Cricket: Developing Mental Toughness [Cricket Academy Series]

The mental side of cricket is what separates the best players from the rest. Technical, tactical, and physical preparation are important for top class performances but it is often what happens inside a player’s mind that is the difference between success and failure. Whether batting, bowling, or fielding, a player’s…

José Mourinho book: The Rise of the Translator

José Mourinho: The Rise of the Translator

His once glowing olive complexion was dull, and bags hung heavily under his eyes. With his enthusiasm for football seemingly eroded, José Mourinho’s tumultuous three-year reign as Real Madrid manager came to an end. The Special One had seemingly lost his stardust as he saw his side limp out in…

Soccer Tactics 2014: What The World Cup Taught Us

Soccer Tactics 2014: What The World Cup Taught Us

World Cups throw up unique tactical variations. Countries and football cultures from around the globe converge, in one place, to battle it out for world soccer supremacy. The 2014 World Cup in Brazil was no different, arguably throwing up tactical differences like never seen at a competition in modern times.…

Worst in the World: International Football at the bottom of the FIFA Rankings

Worst in the World: International Football at the bottom of the FIFA Rankings

The fate of sporting underdogs has long stirred the passions of many a follower. There is something pleasing about watching apparently ‘ordinary’ people taking on the sporting elite. Teachers, accountants, fishermen and waiters – they play for the love of football and the pride in their nation. FIFA Rankings For…

Colin Oates Judo Book: Groundwork

Colin Oates Judo: Groundwork

Whether your sport is Judo, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Wrestling or MMA, the skill and art of Newaza (Groundwork) should be studied in depth. "Colin Oates Judo: Groundwork" highlights the basic drills required by the novice, to the more complex moves used by experienced groundwork practitioners. With the aid of over…

The Bundesliga Blueprint: How Germany became the Home of Football

The Bundesliga Blueprint: How Germany became the Home of Football

German Football is on a roll: winners of the 2014 World Cup, Bundesliga club sides leading the way in Europe, a production line of superb talent coming through the system. Yet, fifteen years ago – at Euro 2000 – it was all so different. Germany suffered one of their most…

Beatrix Potter: An Illustrated Travel Guide to Her Lakeland World

Beatrix Potter: An Illustrated Travel Guide to Her Lakeland World

Beatrix Potter is one of the world’s most beloved authors. Famous for her tales of Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle Duck and Jeremy Fisher – Beatrix fell in love with the Lake District, finding Hill Top Farm, and leaving behind her childhood home in London. This concise illustrated guide, with more…

The New Teacher Survival Guide: An A-Z for the Primary School Teacher

The New Teacher Survival Guide: An A-Z for the Primary School Teacher

As a primary school teacher, you are about to embark on a great adventure – entering a privileged career that is exciting, uplifting, overwhelming and terrifying (not necessarily in this order; occasionally all at once). Teaching is hard work, but it’s never dull. Who couldn’t love a day that might…

The Way Forward: Solutions to England's Football Failings

The Way Forward: Solutions to England’s Football Failings

English football is in a state of crisis. It has been almost 50 years since England made the final of a major championship and the national sides, at all levels, continue to disappoint and underperform. Yet no-one appears to know how to improve the situation. In The Way Forward, football…

Developing the Modern Footballer through Futsal

Developing the Modern Footballer through Futsal

For Pele, futsal was “very important, no doubt”. The Brazilian FIFA Player of the Century grew up playing the sport before transitioning to the 11-a-side game. So did many others – from household-name superstars to semi-professionals to Sunday league players. Futsal Training The benefits of futsal have recently entered the…

We Want The World: Jim Morrison, The Living Theatre and the FBI

We Want The World: Jim Morrison, The Living Theatre and the FBI

“I’ve always been attracted to ideas that were about revolt against authority… I like ideas about breaking away or overthrowing of established order. It seems to be the road toward freedom.” - Jim Morrison. How could the Establishment not pursue a man who began public life with a statement like…

Small Time: A Life in the Football Wilderness

Small Time: A Life in the Football Wilderness

In 1988, 23-year-old American goalkeeper Justin Bryant thought a glorious career in professional football awaited him. He had just saved two penalties for his American club - the Orlando Lions - against Scotland's Dunfermline Athletic, to help claim the first piece of silverware in their history. He was young, strong,…

Alison Nicholas: Walking Tall Golf Book

Alison Nicholas: Walking Tall

Alison Nicholas, MBE, is one of Great Britain’s most successful golfers. In a professional career spanning more than 20 years, she claimed 18 tournament wins including the British Open, topped the Ladies European Tour Order of Merit and, in 1997, won the most prestigious championship in golf – the US…

AKs and Lollipops: Inside The Syrian Conflict

AKs and Lollipops: Inside The Syrian Conflict

Since the spring of 2011 Syria has been a country intent on destroying itself. What began as peaceful demonstrations, against the leadership of President Bashar al-Assad, soon became a national uprising to overthrow the dictator. With millions displaced, and hundreds of thousands dead, it is a humanitarian disaster on a…

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Ace the Sale! a Practical Methodology for Selling B2B Enterprise Software, Hardware or Services

Fed up with wading through the mass of sales training books out there? Ace the Sale! is a no nonsense guide, uniquely written for the busy sales rep. Using a golf course analogy, this book takes each hole as a must-do step in the sales cycle. There is clear instruction…

Coaching Psychological Skills in Youth Football: Developing The 5Cs

Coaching Psychological Skills in Youth Football: Developing The 5Cs

Successful footballers are typically those who are best able to: regulate their emotions, fix their attention, utilise effective interpersonal skills, and remain highly motivated and self-assured in the face of consistent challenges. These behaviours are the hallmark of mentally tough, emotionally intelligent players, and can be grouped under the 5Cs…

Soccer Training Blueprints: 15 Ready-to-Run Sessions for Outstanding Attacking Play

Soccer Training Blueprints: 15 Ready-to-Run Sessions for Outstanding Attacking Play

Are you a busy coach and time is tight? Would you like to get hands on with ready-to-use session templates quickly? Then this book is for you! Minimizing jargon and looking to maximize the limited contact time you have with your players, Soccer Training Blueprints is a must-read practical book…

What is Tactical Periodization?

What is Tactical Periodization?

Originally developed by Vitór Frade, at the University of Porto, Tactical Periodization is a methodology – popularized by coaches such as José Mourinho and Andre Villas Boas - that trains soccer players through a logical process that focuses on four moments of the game. These four moments are: Offensive Organisation,…

I've Got a Stat For You: My Life With Autism - Book

I’ve Got a Stat For You: My Life With Autism

At the age of four, Andrew Edwards was diagnosed with autism. “Go home and watch Rain Man,” the specialist told his mother. “In all probability your son will be institutionalised.” Determined to prove the specialist wrong, Andrew's mother set out to give her son the best life possible. I’ve got…

Ahead of the Game | Brentford FC Book

Ahead of the Game: Brentford FC’s 2014/15 Season

In May 2014, Brentford FC were promoted to the Football League Championship. It was only their second season at such a level, in sixty years, and many asked how the newcomers would cope against the so-called massive clubs Norwich City, Blackburn Rovers, Cardiff City and Leeds United. Would they survive?…

Soccer Tough - Soccer Psychology Book

Soccer Tough: Simple Football Psychology Techniques to Improve Your Game

“Take a minute to slip into the mind of one of the world’s greatest soccer players and imagine a stadium around you. Picture a performance under the lights and mentally play the perfect game.” Technique, speed and tactical execution are crucial components of winning soccer, but it is mental toughness…

Just Carry On Breathing - Suicide Survival Book

Just Carry On Breathing: A Year Surviving Suicide and Widowhood

https://youtu.be/IjK15CoBgEg Gary Marson’s world collapsed in seconds when he returned home from work to find his wife – Louise – a gifted and much-loved doctor, had taken her life at the age of just 40. Just Carry On Breathing is a powerful, raw, touching and insightful account of Gary’s subsequent…

Academic Skills Training Book

The Academic Weight Room: Strengthen Your Academic Skill Set

> Do you struggle with exam questions you've never seen? > Do you want to get better results by working smarter rather than harder? > Are you frustrated with study skills advice that just doesn't seem to work for you? Here is a secret. Most top students are not necessarily…

Golf Psychology Book Cover | Golf Tough

Golf Tough: Practice, Prepare, Perform and Progress

"Too many golfers incorrectly believe that within lower handicaps lies better technique. And too many golfers believe that the only way to shoot lower scores is to improve their technique. Wrong and wrong!" Golf Tough is an original and inspiring book– a golf psychology book that will transform your game.…