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La unión hace la fuerza (¡Gol!, Book 4) by Luigi Garlando

By Luigi Garlando

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Una pasión: el fútbol.
Un sueño: ¡ser los mejores!

Ya hemos llegado al ecuador del campeonato, ¡y los Cebolletas están a solo un punto del líder! Pero su mayor reto no va a ser conseguir el primer puesto, sino superar los problemas internos. Desde que Fidu dejó el futbol, nada es lo que period: a Dani le disgusta estar bajo los tres palos, Tomi tiene celos de Becan y las gemelas se despistan continuamente... Por suerte, Gaston Champignon les va a recordar los angeles lección básica del deporte en equipo: lo más importante es mantenerse unidos.

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The Essential Smart Football by Chris B. Brown

By Chris B. Brown

The crucial shrewdpermanent Football is an exam of football's most vital recommendations and ideas, in the course of the lens of the game's top coaches, avid gamers, and schemes. Brilliantly written and eschewing pointless jargon and technicality, it makes an enormous contribution to our figuring out of soccer to assist we all -- coaches, gamers, and lovers -- get pleasure from the sport we like all of the extra.

The crucial clever Football good points research of football's best strategists and their schemes, together with:
* city Meyer's unfold offense * Tom Brady's no-huddle assault * invoice Belichick's hybrid safeguard * Mike Leach's pass-happy "Air Raid" offense * the preferred scheme for operating the ball within the NFL * Nick Saban's university of security.

The publication additionally contains explorations of recent ways to the West Coast Offense, evolutions in protective fronts and coverages, the altering function of the operating online game in unfold and pro-style offenses, and masses extra.

"Buy this booklet in the event you love football."
-- Gregg Rosenthal, Senior Editor, NFL.com
"[Chris Brown] has prepare a booklet you want to purchase if you're a soccer fan with a pulse."
-- invoice Barnwell, employees author, Grantland
"I'm a greater trainer after examining this e-book. a must-have in each coach's library!"
-- Dub Maddox, Offensive Coordinator, Jenks highschool, Jenks, Oklahoma (12x Oklahoma nation champions)
"Accessibly erudite".
-- long island Magazine
"If you're a soccer geek, it is a essential purchase."
-- Doug Farrar, Yahoo! activities
"Advanced stats are nice, yet they suggest much more for those who comprehend the place the gamers are relocating at the box and why. no one has taught me extra approximately the place the avid gamers are relocating at the box and why than Chris Brown."
-- Aaron Schatz, founding father of FootballOutsiders.com, columnist for ESPN.com/ESPN the journal
"Must-have new publication for any soccer fan."
-- Dan Shanoff, Quickish.com

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In It to Win It: The Australian Cricket Supremacy by Peter Roebuck

By Peter Roebuck

Australia's best cricket author describes and analyses Australia's cricket supremacy during the last 3 many years - the avid gamers, the strategies, the controversies. what's it in regards to the Australian cricket workforce that has propelled them to the pinnacle of global cricket? Australia's win within the 1987 international Cup in India stunned the cricketing global. there have been so few expectancies put on the development that the ABC didn't even ship a statement workforce. yet what used to be the issue that made this group specific? was once it the Waugh issue? Why have the Australians been capable of dominate the realm online game? From his long term vantage aspect as author and commentator Roebuck is in a position not just to color brilliant match-by-match photos of various successes and low disasters but in addition to examine the psychological and tactical energy which galvanized the long term luck of the Australian crew. He places the final 3 many years less than the microscope, as he appears on the contribution Boon and Border, Waugh and Warnie, McGrath and Gilchrist and so forth, have made to the Australian supremacy. From the period of the Chappells and the early days of worldwide sequence Cricket to the simplest Ashes sequence ever, Roebuck casts his eye over either the hubris and the hurly burly of Australian cricket.

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Dangerous Games: Australia at the 1936 Nazi Olympics by Larry Writer

By Larry Writer

Harmful video games drops us right into a entrance row seat on the 100,000-capacity Olympic stadium to witness a few of the best carrying performances of all time - such a lot famously the African American runner Jesse Owens, who eclipsed the simplest athletes the Nazis may pit opposed to him in each occasion he entered. The Australians, with their antiquated education regimes and beginner ethos, valiantly faced the intensely centred athletes of Germany, the USA and Japan. behind the curtain used to be cut-throat wheeling and working, defiance of Hitler, and hot friendships between athletes.

What they did and observed in Berlin that scorching, wet summer season encouraged all that got here after till their loss of life days.

This is a story of innocents in a foreign country. Thirty-three athletes left Australia in might 1936 to compete within the Hitler Olympics in Berlin. Believing wearing pageant was once the simplest antidote to tyranny, they placed their qualms on carry. something to be a part of the best express on the earth.

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I Am Zlatan: My Story On and Off the Field by David Lagercrantz, Zlatan Ibrahimović

By David Lagercrantz, Zlatan Ibrahimović

Original 12 months of publication: 2011; Eng. trans. - 2012, 2013

Daring, flashy, leading edge, volatile—no topic what they name him, Zlatan Ibrahimović is considered one of soccer’s brightest stars. A top-scoring striker with Paris Saint-Germain and captain of the Swedish nationwide staff, he has ruled the world’s so much storied groups, together with Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, and AC Milan. yet his lifestyles wasn’t regularly so charmed.

Born to Balkan immigrants who divorced whilst he was once a baby, Zlatan discovered self-reliance from his rough-and-tumble local. whereas his father, a Bosnian Muslim, drank to overlook the warfare again domestic, his mother’s loved ones was once engulfed in chaos. football used to be Zlatan’s liberate. blending in road strikes and trick performs, Zlatan was once a wild expertise who rode to perform on stolen motorcycles and relished displaying up the wealthy kids—opponents and teammates alike. aim by means of fabulous objective, the brash younger outsider grew into an not going prodigy and, through his early twenties, a world phenomenon.

Told as basically the guy himself may perhaps inform it, that includes tales of friendships and feuds with the most important names within the activity, I Am Zlatan is a wrenching, uproarious, and finally redemptive story for underdogs everywhere.

Source: Overdrive Retail EPUB

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Focused for Rugby by Adam Nicholls, Jon Callard

By Adam Nicholls, Jon Callard

To be a whole rugby participant, you need to grasp either the actual and psychological abilities of the sport. you want to be ready, devoted and made up our minds to prevail. you want to be focused—Focused for Rugby.

Authors Dr. Adam Nicholls and Jon Callard, former England foreign participant trainer, pool their years of expertise and supply a psychological education programme designed to maximize functionality at the rugby box. You’ll research immediately appropriate options for dealing with rigidity, construction self belief, coping with feelings, and top a staff. You’ll even pass contained in the quarter so that you might be at your top in even the main pressure-filled events.

Focused for Rugby is greater than a psychology textual content; it's a education programme that might sharpen psychological abilities and unharness your complete power. specialist suggestion and step by step innovations will move on to your video game.

Focused for Rugby is your entire advisor to turning into a whole participant.

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Swim Smooth: The Complete Coaching System for Swimmers and by Adam Young, Paul Newsome

By Adam Young, Paul Newsome

Transform your procedure and turn into a greater swimmer with this outstanding new method of freestyle swimming

Written for either health and aggressive swimmers, Swim Smooth includes the most recent breakthroughs in swimming that will help you notably enhance your velocity, leisure, and luck. enormous quantities of full-color images and 3-dimensional pix assist you positioned thought into perform whereas distinct suggestion deals aid for intermediate, complicated, and elite swimmers alike. The book's process allows you to establish the strengths and weaknesses of your stroke and drills and coaching counsel allow you to utilize it slow within the water.

Swim Efficently. Swim quickly. Swim Smooth.

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The Opening Kickoff: The Tumultuous Birth of a Football by Dave Revsine

By Dave Revsine

A brand new York instances Bestseller and Boston Globe Bestseller!

It's America's most well-liked game, performed through millions, watched by means of hundreds of thousands, and producing billions in sales each year. It's additionally America's so much arguable game, haunted by way of the threat of life-threatening accidents and stricken by scandal, even between its such a lot venerable personalities and associations. on the university point, we frequently tie football's stories of corruption and greed to its present attractiveness and profit capability, and we now have imprecise notions of a halcyon time—before the recent collage soccer Playoff, energy meetings, and enormous television contracts. maybe we conjure photos of younger Ivy Leaguers enjoying a gentleman's online game, exemplifying the collegial in collegiate. What we don't think is a video game defined in 1905, now not this present day, as "a social obsession—this boy-killing, man-mutillating, education-prostituting, gladiatorial sport."

In the outlet Kickoff, Dave Revsine tells the riveting tale of the formative interval of yankee soccer (1890-1915). It used to be a time that observed the game's meteoric upward thrust, fueled through overflow crowds, breathless newspaper assurance and newfound superstars—including some of the most exciting and mysterious the game has ever obvious. however it was once additionally a interval racked by means of controversy in lecturers, recruiting, and actual brutality that, together, threatened football's very life. A brilliant storyteller, Revsine brings all of it to existence in a charming narrative.

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Sports Violence by Jeffrey H. Goldstein (auth.), Jeffrey H. Goldstein (eds.)

By Jeffrey H. Goldstein (auth.), Jeffrey H. Goldstein (eds.)

Books approximately activities, even these written via students, are usually little greater than hagiography. They extol the advantage of athletics for player and spectator alike. Of larger rarity are those who glance significantly on the political, social, monetary, and mental underpinnings of up to date activities. Violence in activities is one of the quite ignored problems with severe learn. activities Violence is likely to be the 1st number of scholarly concept and examine to envision intimately aggression inside and surrounding activities. As such, it seeks to provide the broadest attainable variety of interpretations and views. The publication is, hence, either interdisciplinary and foreign in scope. chapters, through Guttmann and Vamplew, are occupied with old analyses of activities violence. Definitions and views on aggression more often than not, and sports-related aggression particularly, are the subjects of Chapters four via 7 via Smith, Bredemeier, Mark, Bryant, and Lehman, and Mummendey and Mummendey. the following, a wide selection of social and mental theories are delivered to endure at the conceptualization of aggression at the taking part in box and within the stands. Dunning and Liischen, either sociologists of game, study the origins, constitution, and services of violence, of activities, and in their interconnections. mental interpreta­ tions and examine are provided in chapters by means of Russell and Keefer, Goldstein, and Kasiarz, whereas Bryant and Zillmann learn the portrayal and results of aggression in televised sports.

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