Arthur Lydiard is known as the greatest track coach of all times. Since the outstanding success of his New Zealand athletes Snell, Halberg and Magee at the 1960 Rome Olympics, Arthur Lydiard’s name has been synonymous with the best training methods used by the world s top middle and long distance runners. His schedules precipitated an athletic revolution, stressing as they did physiological conditioning as a prerequisite to sporting effort, and long-duration even-pace running at a strong speed as the means of achieving this.
Lamar Lowery and Chris Lowery are experts in functional training. Together, they have teamed up to write Functional Fitness at Home where they give you effective exercises that can easily be done at home or outside using your own body weight. But that’s not all, you can also use small exercise equipment. The workouts and training circuits are compiled in such a way that a fitness enthusiast can use them and attain desired results. Beginners need not shy away because these workouts have also been structured for beginners to achieve good and visible results while improving their performance considerably.
The Complete Guide to Fencing by Berndt Barth, Emil Beck, and Claus Janka is a teaching and reference book that covers the most important concepts of training theories in the sport of fencing and their methodical applications. The Complete Guide to Fencing is a unique collaboration between internationally renowned sports training scientists – and some of the world’s most successful fencing trainers. All of the teaching methods, scientific findings, training theories, and training methods featured in the book are presented in a manner that is easy to understand, and easy to put into practice.
The Coaches’ Guide to Mind Mapping, an interactive coaching learning resource specifically designed to support the learning process of coaches, is a tool that will help you become an expert coach. This book draws on soccer for examples, but it explains a technique that can be universally applied within any sport. The demands of modern-day coaching require coaches to know and deliver a greater deal of knowledge to players, the mind mapping technique aims to support the coaching process by helping you to identify and develop your ability to recall technical and tactical knowledge from memory.
Average to Epic is an integrated guide for helping men and women transform their lives through endurance sports. It could be riding a bike 100 miles, running a marathon, or completing long-course triathlons, this book provides the resources, practical tips, planning, and motivation for the average person to take on epic athletic challenges. It covers endurance road biking, endurance mountain biking, long distance running, and triathlons. Many middle-aged people want to drastically improve their fitness and overall wellness.
Do you love table tennis? If you do, you will be happy to know it is one of the fastest growing, exciting and diverse sports around. Table Tennis Tactics contains an age-appropriate collection of all aspects of table tennis tactics for young players. It helps you to read your opponents game better and to decide how to play against forehand- or backhand dominant players. There are also valuable tips on how playing tempo can be used as a tactical element, how to produce and read ball spin and how to influence it with a suitable racket surface, and how the service game is used to take tactical control of the game.
Best Seat in the House is the inspirational story of Roberts ambitious journey to becoming a full-time ring announcer at WWE performing all over the world and announcing weekly live events, TV shows, and the enormously popular pay-per-view spectaculars for more than a decade.
Justin Roberts always dreamed of being a ring announcer at World Wrestling Entertainment. From playing with action figures of the Ultimate Warrior, the Heartbreak Kid Shawn Michaels, Bret Hitman Hart and Hulk Hogan to actually announcing these larger-than-life characters to the ring, Roberts lived out the dream of countless, passionate wrestling fans worldwide.
How much power does your human engine have? How much power do you need for cycling in different conditions? How can you optimize your training and racing performance? How can you use power meters to improve your results? What are the ultimate limits of human performance? The Secret of Cycling answers all of these questions. All factors determining the performance in cycling are explained step by step: training, nutrition, body weight, bike weight, wheels, frame, aerobars, power meters, wind, hills, temperature, the world hour record and much more. Many graphs, tables and examples from practice make it very easy to understand for the reader.
How much power does your human engine have? How much power do you need for running in different conditions? How can you optimize your training and racing performance? How can you use power meters to improve your results? What are the ultimate limits of human performance? The Secret of Running answers all of these questions. All factors determining the performance in running (from 800 meter race to marathon) are explained step by step: training, nutrition, body weight, running form, wind, hills, temperature, running gear, power meters and much more. Written in a crystal-clear and lively style, The Secret of Running carries a wealth of information for every ambitious runner.
Soccer coaches will appreciate this helpful book on goalkeeping. Through detailed photos and coaching points, Soccer Goalkeeper Training explains and demonstrates coaching points the physical and technical skills required for novice goalkeepers to improve their current level with easy to follow progressions. Another topic in this book is how to make decisions in tactical situations on the soccer field. For example, using communication as a tool for organizing the field player of one’s team. The authors also delve into the more advanced and scientific areas of periodization and mental preparation.