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More than Ninety Minutes is an analysis of tactics, signings, managers, players, and club directors’ decisions. Based on real examples taken from recent soccer history, the author, Alejandro Perez, dissects the mistakes that are made along with their successes. He then examines how their actions on and off the pitch impacted their play and their trophy cabinets. It is a critical account arising from a weekly study made over the course of ten years of the top European leagues and clubs such as Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico de Madrid, Inter Milan, Bayern Munich, and Borussia Dortmund.
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.
Building on the book Learning Fencing, this book, Training Fencing explains how to train for the techniques and tactics in the sport of fencing and shows why fencers must improve their endurance, strength, and speed. Young fencers learn to go beyond practice bouts and enrich their training with exercises that may seem to have nothing at all to do with fencing. They discover how important it is to warm up before training and competitions and learn why an athlete gets stiff muscles.