Ancient Greek and Chinese leaders have stressed it for centuries, but only in the past decade have fitness and sports conditioning experts emphasized the development of abdominal and back muscles. Now we have the science to support the argument that the body's stability and power comes from its center. Stronger Abs and Back shows how to develop ..
Help your team score more runs! In Offensive Baseball Drills, Rod Delmonico, Baseball America's 1995 NCAA Division I College Coach of the Year, shows you 68 offensive drills he uses to take his teams to the top. These drills help players develop important offensive skills, like maintaining proper body and bat control, hitting to the opposite fie..
Looking for ways to challenge participants, promote teamwork, and initiate problem-solving methods? More Team Building Challenges has 15 fun activities to help your students build self-confidence and improve interpersonal relationships. The book gives you specific techniques and strategies to enhance your program and incorporate problem-solving act..
Now effective high-energy massage techniques are easy for anyone to learn! In Performance Massage Robert K. King, former National President of the American Massage Therapy Association, explains massage therapy for athletes, dancers, and other physically active people. Coaches and fitness professionals will also find this book to be a valuable refer..
This collection of challenging drills is a great resource for teaching advanced skills and for developing smart team players. You'll find 69 drills to help players develop the ability and confidence to handle the ball under pressure, improve the way they see the field and make decisions, master advanced skills that they can use in specific gam..
Successful Wrestling takes you step-by-step through 30 wrestling techniques, from simple to complex. This valuable coaching tool is organized by skill progressions rather than by types of skills. No more sorting through pages of clinic notes trying to decide which techniques to teach when and to whom. Now you can follow the proven program of one..
Five-time U.S. singles and 11-time doubles champion Dan Seemiller, possibly the best American table tennis player ever, shares his secrets for top-level play in Winning Table Tennis: Skills, Drills, and Strategies. Readers will learn the best table tennis techniques, strategies, and conditioning methods for success. The authors provide beginning..
The most complete wrestling technique book ever written With more than 700 detailed photographs illustrating moves and countermoves, this book shows how to handle any opponent in virtually any situation. Winning Wrestling Moves provides high school and college wrestlers and their coaches with all the fundamentals and latest refinements in wres..
In more than 30 years in professional baseball as a pitcher, coach, performance analyst, and consultant, Tom House has helped enhance and extend the careers of many pitching greats, including Randy Johnson and Nolan Ryan. In Fit to Pitch, Tom combines his on-field experiences, weight-room workouts, and years of research to deliver proven, pract..
Whether you're a competitive tournament player or a recreational player, Winning Racquetball: Skills, Drills, and Strategies will help you improve your game. The authors veteran instructor Ed Turner and #9-ranked professional racquetball player Woody Clouse show you all the shots and strategies for success on the court. And you'll see them from ..
Reliable information on physical activity and women's health The Bodywise Woman is more than just another women's health book it's a complete guide for the active woman. Written from a woman's point of view, the book offers hard-to-find information on women's health specifically as it relates to physical activity. It combines research with wom..
SERIOUS Training for Endurance Athletes provides the tools to create training programs and workouts that will pay off in competition. Endurance athletes, coaches, and multisport fitness buffs will learn how to design, schedule, execute, and monitor training programs for top results. Rob Sleamaker joins with Ray Browning, seven-time Ironman Triat..
Match point. Your opponent hits a deep-sliced approach shot to your backhand. To neutralize this attack and regain control of the point, you retaliate with a crosscourt passing shot, low with topspin. Your opponent is forced to return a weak volley to the open court, and you win the point with a passing shot down the line. Game, set, and match. ..
In this day of explosive scoring and rules changes that favor the offense, fielding a competitive defense is more difficult than ever. AFCA's Defensive Football Drills tries to level the playing field by providing the defense with practice activities that teach defenders the skills they need to excel. The book's 70 drills are divided into four sect..
Now there's a masterfully written guide that shows beginning and recreational skaters the fundamental skills of ice skating. In Ice Skating: Steps to Success, Karin Kčnzle-Watson nine-time Swiss National Champion, former Professional World Champion, and one of skating's best instructors shares with readers the steps that she and many of her stud..
In the first edition of Coaching Soccer Successfully , Roy Rees and Cor van der Meer combined nearly 90 years of international experience for the ultimate coaching guide. Now they're back with a brand-new edition offering even more insight on the tactical side of the game. A former professional player in the English Football League, Roy Rees has m..
This is your complete guide to 107 of the best day-hiking trails in Wisconsin. No matter what part of the state you want to explore or how easy or hard a trek you want, this handy book will lead you to the right trail. Full of interesting and scenic destinations in the northern, central, and southern sections of the state, Hiking Wisconsin offer..