books about: swing
Seder Rufus Butler
Swing! does for kids what Gallop! does for animals-Kids in Motion-- a boy rides a bike, a girl kicks her soccer ball, a swimmer cuts through the water, and a skater pirouettes on ice. The effect is joyous, magical, mesmerizing, and taps into the the endless fascination that children find in watching other children. The second book created by Rufus Butler Seder, the inventor, artist, and filmmaker who developed Scanimation out of his obsession ...
Kettlebell Rx: The Complete Guide for Athletes and Coaches
Victory Belt Publishing
In Kettlebell Rx , CrossFit certification instructor and world-renowned Kettlebell coach Jeff Martone teaches you how to toughen-up your body, develop unbelievable conditioning and stamina, and acquire a chiseled physique by wielding the ball of iron known as the kettlebell. Drawing on his world-wide research and the thousands of classes he has taught to athletes around the world, he breaks down kettlebell training like never before. He offers ...
The Sitting Swing: Finding Wisdom to Know the Difference (Spiritual Dimensions)
Loving Healing Press
Irene Watson's pretentious life could go no further until she faced her past. Her moving and inspiring memoir begins at the end, in a recovery center, where she has gone to understand a childhood fraught with abuse, guilt, and uncertainty. Two distinct parts of the book look at abusive child rearing and the process of recovery years later. This story shows change, growth, and forgiveness are possible. It gives hope and freedom to those ...
Kendo: The Definitive Guide
Kendo-the Way of the Sword-is one of the oldest of Japan's martial arts and the one most closely associated with the samurai. Immortalized in the action movies of Akira Kurosawa and in the bestselling novel Musashi, Kendo--originally a form of swordsmanship-has in recent years developed into a popular and highly competitive sport enjoyed by thousands of men and women around the world. Kendo: The Definitive Guide is the first book in English ...
Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Random House Audio
Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the world in 1938, receiving more coverage than FDR, Hitler, or Mussolini. But his success was a surprise to the racing establishment, which had written off the crooked-legged racehorse with the sad tail. Three men changed Seabiscuit’s fortunes: Charles Howard was a onetime bicycle repairman who introduced the automobile ...
Extraordinary Golf: The Art of the Possible (Perigee)
Most golfers approach the tee with a complex mental package: worries and judgments about their swing, the other person's swing, the course, the weather, looking good, looking bad. They think about what's wrong instead of what's possible, and this is what Extraordinary Golf teaches: the art of the possible. Drawing on his experience teaching both amateurs and professionals for more than fifteen ...
Origami to Astonish and Amuse
St. Martin's Griffin
Imagine folding a piece of paper into nail clippers that really work, or a Swiss Army knife that actually opens, or a surfer on a wave that crashes when the surfer is slid forward...There's no need to imagine-this is for real! In Origami to Astonish and Amuse Jeremy Shafer has taken the art of paper folding in an entirely new direction. Filled with hundreds of entertaining models and folding ideas, ranging from amazingly simple to ...
Marcia DeCoster's Beads in Motion: 24 Jewelry Projects that Spin, Sway, Swing, and Slide (Lark Jewelry & ...
Beaders will rejoice in this long-awaited new collection from world-famous teacher and designer Marcia DeCoster. DeCoster has devised 24 stunning beadwoven jewelry projects that showcase dynamism and movement—from a simple drop that swings from chains to elaborate pieces with intricate components that spin around a core of beads or along a beaded base. They're playful, delightful, and inspirational!
How to Perfect Your Golf Swing
Jimmy;Quinn, Brennan Ballard
9 Innings of Hitting
Dog Ear Publishing
From swing mechanics to the hitter's mental approach, 9 Innings of Hitting is one of the most in-depth resources ever written to help baseball and fast-pitch softball players improve as hitters. Troy Silva of Rijo Athletics explains what players and coaches really need to know about hitting, and exposes the common myths and misconceptions taught by coaches today including irrelevant principles that actually hinder on-field performance. ...
The Game Changer: A simple system for improving your bowling scores
Over the last several decades, one of the most frustrating problems facing bowlers who are looking to get better at the sport has been the lack of a simple, universally accepted system that works for everyone. Enter Mark Baker and his revolutionary approach to coaching -- an approach that has made him the most sought-after bowling coach in the world. In this book, Baker reveals entirely new and simple ways to illustrate the kinds of things that ...
Leadership and Golf (creating Organizational Alignment) SWING to BALANCE
Thomas K Wentz
William S Wentz
Corporate Performance Systems
Leadership & Golf is about the strategic ability to transform the way your business operates and competes in the new business environment. The leadership challenge is to create the muscle memory of a game many people have never played before and do it fast. Leadership & Golf is a story about 16 executives of a company who need to change, have tried to change, and remain handicapped by the muscle memory of their old game. In the story, they ...
Swing!: A Scanimation Picture Book
Rufus Butler Seder
Workman Publishing Company
Published last fall, Gallop! introduced the amazing technology called Scanimation and took the children’s book world by storm. It became an instant bestseller—#1 on The New York Times children's list. Now Swing! does for kids what Gallop! does for animals—a boy rides a bike, a girl kicks her soccer ball, a swimmer cuts through the water, and a skater pirouettes on ice. The effect is joyous, magical, mesmerizing, and taps into the ...
The Golf Mystic
Golf Mystic Publishers
The Golf Mystic is an allegorical presentation of everyday life through the game of golf. Written in conversational style, it is the story of the wayward golf pro (Geoff) who realizes he is failing in the most important parts of his life. His golf career is in disarray and his fiancé, Claire has recently left him. Geoff is about ready to give up on the game when he encounters an obscure iconoclastic golfer and teacher in the person of Joe ...
On Learning Golf: A Valuable Guide to Better Golf
The War & Peace of golf. A quaint old classic from 1946, with an intro by the Duke of Windsor. It's good advice, and seriously, this game has hardly changed a whit in 50 years!
The Fit Is It!!: How Custom Club Fitting Matters To YOUR Golfing Dreams
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
The purpose of this book is to light a spark within a golfer who does not really understand what True Custom Club Fitting is. There is a group of True Club Fitters out there who have an absolute Passion to help golfers play to their potential. And the sad truth is that many, many golfers keep buying new clubs ever year or two hoping to find magic – based on the millions of dollars that the golfing industry spends on marketing one-size-fits-all ...
Frankie Manning: Ambassador of Lindy Hop
Temple University Press
In the early days of swing dancing, Frankie Manning stood out for his moves and innovative routines; he introduced the 'air step' in the Lindy Hop, a dance that took the U.S. and then the world by storm. In this fascinating autobiography, choreographer and Tony Award winner (Black and Blue) Manning recalls how his first years of dancing as a teenager at Harlem's Savoy Ballroom led to his becoming chief choreographer and a lead dancer for ...
Jump Off the Hormone Swing: Fly Through the Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Symptoms of PMS and Peri-Menopause
In Jump Off the Hormone Swing , Lorraine Pintus shares openly about the inner tension a woman can feel at certain times of the month between wanting to love her neighbor on one hand, and wanting to strangle her and shoot her ugly dog on the other. While many books discuss the physical and emotional symptoms of hormones, this is the first to explore in depth the spiritual aspects. J ump! is a mentoring book, not a medical book. The focus ...
Play Your Best Golf Now: Discover VISION54's 8 Essential Playing Skills
Two of golf's most revolutionary teachers share a personalized approach to accessing your peak performance. "The VISION54 approach is far more than just pure golf technique, it allows an individual to unlock their true potential by opening their mind and believing anything is possible to achieve." - David Leadbetter, David Leadbetter Golf Academy Pia Nilsson and Lynn Marriott are Complete Game Coaches, leaders of a new kind of golf ...
Quantum Golf: The Path to Golf Mastery
Just in time for Father's Day, here is a unique, beautifully designed and illustrated golf guide by a top teaching pro. In this enlightening golf parable, a tycoon who takes his game very seriously learns "quantum golf" from a farmer in Iowa, and therein lies the secret of success--on the course and in life as well.
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