The Well-Rounded Soccer Coach is a unique book about coaching soccer. The author, Ashu Saxena, shares the wisdom to coaching that he has learned through the years. In this book he offers successful secrets for long-term player development, which is a current hot topic in the soccer world. The Well-Rounded Soccer Coach is a special resource that combines credibility, the experiences of a coach who has coached U9-U19 age groups (competitive club and high school teams), and comprehensive coverage of coaching soccer.
In Man the Soccer Player Homo Passiens you will discover the truth—that Homo passiens is the missing link in human evolution. That Homo sapiens is a recently arrived imposter in the evolution of the genus Homo—a charlatan, a fraud, a villain, a quack! That all the academic stuff about consciousness, language, science, and so on, emanating exclusively from (and created by) Homo sapiens is evolutionary hogwash!
Your Best Abs is revolutionary in its approach, but the research behind its benefits has been around for years. The premise is simple: Train the abs as they are designed to work, not by doing crunches and sit-ups, but by properly bracing the core. The purpose of the abs is to resist spinal extension—to brace and hold, not to push and pull.
n The Soccer Coach’s Blueprint, it’s all about a strength and more. To build a strong team, you must start with a strong foundation. But where to go from there? Every coach needs a blueprint she or he can follow to form a structurally sound coaching philosophy. The Soccer Coach’s Blueprint has the plan all coaches need.
Have you dreamed of crossing a finish line but have no idea how to get from now to the starting line? Do you have a secret goal you’re terrified to tackle? Courage to Tri will inspire you and give you practical tools to approach your first race with confidence. Even if you’ve never done anything athletic, completing a triathlon is within reach–if you put in the time and effort to try.
For three decades, David Wright has coached international swimmers who began their swimming careers in his Learn to Swim program, and this book is based on his experience guiding these swimmers from learners to international athletes. Wright saw many pitfalls that resulted in the sport losing 80% of its participants in their early teenage years—pitfalls that resulted in swimmers ending their careers broken and disillusioned. Shaping Successful Junior Swimmers examines the nature of the sport’s early dropout rate and proposes steps to correct the problem.
Women’s Complete Guide to Running, 4th Edition is the book that will take any woman, at any fitness level, into the running lifestyle. Jeff Galloway, a US Olympian in 1972, has helped over 150,000 people make this journey while reducing or eliminating aches, pains, and injuries suffered during most training programs. Jeff developed the Run Walk Run® method of training, and together with his wife Barbara, he offers a step-by-step program specifically designed for the needs and concerns of women.
Thinking about running the Boston Marathon in the future? Then Boston Marathon: How to Qualify, 3rd Edition is the book for you. This is why. With the Galloway program, its possible to be in the best shape of your life and still have energy to enjoy family and career. The highly successful training schedules include all the elements needed to qualify based on the Boston Marathon standards.
In Table Tennis with Timo Boll, the reader is provided as much information as possible about modern table tennis by none other than famed Timo Boll and Bernd-Ulrich Groß. Timos exceptional technique and successful game are analyzed in more than 50 instructional photo series with nearly 700 serial photos and more than 100 individual photos. The lefthander is considered the master of rotation, and this book will tell you exactly why.
Anatomy & Massage is a practical guide for anyone interested in learning more about this massage discipline. This book presents the new standard, which can be used not only by athletes, trainers, or their massage therapists, but also as an important reference work for physiotherapists, fitness trainers, and people interested in sports in general. The book was written by active therapists who have a lot of experience with professional sports teams and who teach sports massage.