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Championship Behaviors
Championship Behaviors ›
By Hugh McCutcheon, Foreword by Thad Levine, Foreword by Thad Levine
Price 18.95

Trade Paper

ISBN 9781637274736

Published Oct 2023

<strong>From an Olympic gold medal-winning coach, a new playbook for effective athlete education and team building</strong><br /><br />Championship results require championship behaviors—it’s as simple as that. In this essential book, Hugh McCutcheon provides a proven framework for competitive excellence based in motor learning, psychology, and decades of coaching experience and success.<br /><br /><em>Championship Behaviors</em> provides athletes, parents of athletes, and coaches a defined path to the &quot;how&quot; of significant achievement while simply and clearly explaining the research behind the &quot;why.&quot; McCutcheon speaks to the need for aspiring athletes to work, learn, and compete and the responsibility coaches have to teach, coach, and mentor. As he says, &quot;We won’t always have five-star talent, but we can often make up the difference by being five-star teachers, learners, and competitors.&quot;<br aria-hidden="true" /><br /><strong> A sought-after coach and consultant, McCutcheon also illuminates the value of integrating the physical, mental, and social aspects of sport to maximize chances of competitive success.</strong>
Championship Behaviors
Championship Behaviors (3 Formats) ›
By Hugh McCutcheon, Foreword by Thad Levine
Cloth Price 28.00

Cloth, PDF, EPUB

ISBN 9781629379579

Published Nov 2022

<strong>From an Olympic gold medal-winning coach, a new playbook for effective athlete education and team building</strong><br /><br />Championship results require championship behaviors—it’s as simple as that. In this essential book, Hugh McCutcheon provides a proven framework for competitive excellence based in motor learning, psychology, and decades of coaching experience and success.<br /><br /><em>Championship Behaviors</em> provides athletes, parents of athletes, and coaches a defined path to the &quot;how&quot; of significant achievement while simply and clearly explaining the research behind the &quot;why.&quot; McCutcheon speaks to the need for aspiring athletes to work, learn, and compete and the responsibility coaches have to teach, coach, and mentor. As he says, &quot;We won’t always have five-star talent, but we can often make up the difference by being five-star teachers, learners, and competitors.&quot;<br aria-hidden="true" /><br /><strong> A sought-after coach and consultant, McCutcheon also illuminates the value of integrating the physical, mental, and social aspects of sport to maximize chances of competitive success.</strong>
A Woman's Game
A Woman's Game (3 Formats) ›
By Suzanne Wrack
Cloth Price 28.00

Cloth, PDF, EPUB

ISBN 9781629379333

Published Aug 2022

<strong>A compelling and comprehensive history charting the rise, fall, and rise again of women#&39;s soccer</strong><br /><br />Women’s soccer is a game that has so often been relegated to the margins in a world fixated on gender differences above passion and talent. It is a game that could attract 50,000 fans to a stadium in the 1920s, was later banned by England#&39;s Football Association grounds for being &quot;unsuitable for females,&quot; and has emerged as a global force in the modern era with the US Women#&39;s National Team leading the charge.<br /><br /><em>A Woman’s Game</em> traces this arc of changing attitudes, increasing professionalism, and international growth. Veteran journalist Suzanne Wrack has crafted a thoroughly reported history which pushes back at centuries of boundaries while celebrating the many wonders that women#&39;s soccer has to offer.<br /><br />With the enormous success of the World Cup, 82 million US viewers for the USWNT against Netherlands in the 2019 World Cup Final, enlightened and outspoken players like Megan Rapinoe helping raise the profile of the game across the world, and a fully professional top-tier league going from strength to strength in both the US and the UK, the time cannot be better for this in-depth look at the beautiful game.
Iron War
Iron War (3 Formats) ›
By Matt Fitzgerald
Trade Paper Price 19.95

Trade Paper, PDF, EPUB

ISBN 9781629379814

Published Mar 2022

The classic account of an unforgettable endurance test, now updated with a new introduction. The 1989 Ironman World Championship was the greatest race ever in endurance sports. In a spectacular duel that became known as the Iron War, the world's two strongest athletes raced side by side at world-record pace for a grueling 139 miles. Driven by one of the fiercest rivalries in triathlon, Dave Scott and Mark Allen raced shoulder to shoulder through Ironman's 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike race, and 26.2-mile marathon. After 8 punishing hours, both men would demolish the previous record—and cross the finish line a mere 58 seconds apart. In Iron War, sports journalist Matt Fitzgerald writes a riveting epic about how Allen and Scott drove themselves and each other through the most awe-inspiring race in sports history. Iron War goes beyond the pulse-pounding race story to offer a fascinating exploration of the lives of the world's two toughest men and their unquenchable desire to succeed. Weaving an examination of mental resolve into a gripping tale of athletic adventure, Iron War is a soaring narrative of two champions and the paths that led to their stunning final showdown.
High Drama
High Drama (4 Formats) ›
By John Burgman, Foreword by Kynan Waggoner
Trade Paper Price 19.95

Trade Paper, PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket

ISBN 9781629377759

Published Mar 2020

One afternoon in 1987, two renegade climbers in Berkeley, California, hatched an ambitious plan: under the cover of darkness, they would rappel down from a carefully scouted highway on-ramp, gluing artificial handholds onto the load-bearing concrete pillars underneath. Equipped with ingenuity, strong adhesive, and an urban guerilla attitude, Jim Thornburg and Scott Frye created a serviceable climbing wall. But what they were part of was a greater development: the expansion and reimagining of a sport now slated for a highly anticipated Olympic debut in 2020.High Drama explores rock climbing's transformation from a pursuit of select anti-establishment vagabonds to a sport embraced by competitors of all ages, social classes, and backgrounds. Climbing magazine's John Burgman weaves a multi-layered story of traditionalists and opportunists, grassroots organizers and business-minded developers, free-spirited rebels and rigorously coached athletes.