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Wrestling For Beginners

by Tom Jarman & Reid Hanley

At any level of wrestling competition, the basic fundamentals are essential to success in the sport. Wrestling for Beginners gives novice wrestlers those techniques that serve as the foundation for all wrestling...


Balls on the Lawn: Games to Live By

by Brooks Butler Hays & Jeremy Stein

The serious leisure aficionado knows that it doesn't take much to transform a ho-hum afternoon into a truly memorable one—just a few balls, some mallets, maybe a horseshoe or two. The transformative nature...


How to Speak Baseball: An Illustrated Guide to Ballpark Banter

by James Charlton, Sally Cook & Rose Macdonald

This guide to the language of baseball decodes the amusing, clever phrases that pepper commentary about the sport. Packed with witty explanations of everything from "duster" and "rubber arm" to "up the elevator,"...


The Underwater Museum: The Submerged Sculptures of Jason deCaires Taylor

by Jason deCaires Taylor, Carlo McCormick & Helen Scales

A one-of-a-kind blend of art, nature, and conservation, The Underwater Museum re-creates an awe-inspiring dive into the dazzling under-ocean sculpture parks of artist Jason deCaires Taylor. Taylor casts his...


Heart of Glass: Fiberglass Boats and the Men Who Built Them

by Daniel Spurr

The fascinating story of fiberglass boats and the mavericks who dreamed them. Nine out of ten sailors today own sturdy, often beautiful fiberglass craft. Fiberglass brought boating to the non-rich, but the history...


Getting Started in Sailboat Racing

by Adam Cort & Richard Stearns

A complete course in the fundamentals, Getting Started in Sailboat Racing dispels the sport's elite aura and makes racing accessible to any sailor who wants to give it a try. This illustrated manual takes readers...


The Mountaineering Handbook: Modern Tools and Techniques That Will Take You to the Top

by Craig Connally

Modern Mountaineering on Alpine Rock, Snow, and Ice

If your experience as a backpacker or rock climber is drawing you higher; if the cold, remote alpine environment calls you nearer, this book is for you. The...


Your First Sailboat: How to Find and Sail the Right Boat for You

by Daniel Spurr

The Comprehensive Sailing Start-Up Resource

  • Can a keelboat tip over?
  • Can I take a centerboard boat onto open water?
  • How can I determine what boat I want?
  • Once I do, what's a fair price to pay for it?
  • Should...


How to Sail Around the World: Advice and Ideas for Voyaging Under Sail

by Hal Roth

A new classic from one of the world's most respected sailing authors

More than 35 years ago, Hal Roth quit his job as a journalist and went sailing. Since then, he's logged more than 200,000 sea miles. Along...


Coach's Guide to Game-Winning Softball Drills: Developing the Essential Skills in Every Player

by Michele Smith & Lawrence Hsieh

"Mastering these drills will arm your players with one of the biggest intangibles necessary to perform well--confidence."

--Michele Smith

Two-time Olympic gold medalist and Hall of Fame pitcher Michele Smith...


The Essential Wilderness Navigator: How to Find Your Way in the Great Outdoors, Second Edition

by David Seidman & Paul Cleveland

Now with full-color topographic maps and featuring the latest on electronic navigation, The Essential Wilderness Navigator is the clearest and most up-to-date route-finding primer available. Providing readers...


The Official Rock Paper Scissors Strategy Guide

by Douglas Walker & Graham Walker

Rock Paper Scissors (RPS), the ultimate decision-making tool, is played the world over. By the late twentieth century, however, the sport's illustrious governing body, the World Rock Paper Scissors Society,...


Fast Track to Sailing: Learn to Sail in Three Days

by Steve Colgate & Doris Colgate

The learn-to-sail book for when you are in a hurry to gain your sea legs

At the Offshore Sailing School, the Colgates have taught more than 100,000 adults how to sail. Now they are making their proven instructional...


The First Tip-Off: The Incredible Story of the Birth of the NBA

by Charley Rosen

"Charley Rosen has undertaken the challenge of documenting the latest and greatest history of the game professionally--and has done so to great success. . . . . When I finished the book it seemed as if I had...


Hard Core Hockey: Essential Skills, Strategies, and Systems from the Sport's Top Coaches

by Rand Pecknold & Aaron Foeste

"Coach Pecknold has created a no-gimmicks system for teaching skills and strategy that gets players to the next level."

--George Gwozdecky, head coach of the University of Denver men's ice hockey team, and 2005...


HANDLING STORMS AT SEA: The 5 Secrets of Heavy Weather Sailing

by Hal Roth

The definitive guide to a critical, hotly debated topic

How should a sailor cope with storms at sea? Some advocate heaving-to, others running off. Some say trail a sea anchor over the bow, others a drogue astern....


The Old Outboard Book

by Peter Hunn

"Incredible amount of detail about all those kickers from the past, including an appendix with comprehensive model-year information."

­­WoodenBoat

"This book is the one to buy if you are interested in collecting...


Diesel Engine Care and Repair: A Captain's Quick Guide

by Nigel Calder

When it's sink or swim, this Quick Guide will keep you afloat! On the water, when an engine problem surfaces, there is no time to spend searching through an exhaustive manual. Diesel Engine Care and Repair provides...


The Ship and the Storm: Hurricane Mitch and the Loss of the Fantome: Hurricane Mitch and the Loss of the Fantome

by Jim Carrier

"Utterly compulsive and unputdownable--the most exciting, authentic, and humanly moving of all the recent Storm books. Brilliantly paced and perfectly balanced. . . . Carrier is a marvelously trustworthy narrator....


Wooden: A Legacy in Words and Images (EBOOK)

by John Wooden

The timeless wisdom of an American legend

"There has never been a finer man in American sports than John Wooden, or a finer coach."

-Sports Illustrated

2 eBooks in 1!

One of the greatest coaches in sports history,...