• Will to Win: NZ Netball Greats on Team Culture & Leadership
    Will to Win: NZ Netball Greats on Team Culture & Leadership
    ISBN: 9780995113558
    Title: Will to Win: NZ Netball Greats on Team Culture & Leadership
    Author: MCCARTHY LANA, MARTIN ANDY & WATSON GEOFF

    A fascinating deep-dive into the development of the Silver Ferns traditions, the evolution of team culture and the nuts-and-bolts of leadership at an elite sporting level. The 12 legendary players and coaches interviewed including Lois Muir, Leigh Gibbs, Sandra Edge, Bernice Mene, Ruth Aitken and Casey Kopua candidly discuss the highs and lows of their careers, and of the Silver Ferns, the effect of the intense rivalry with Australia, coping with gut-wrenching losses, and the resilience of players and coaches. For the first time the perspective of these key actors is the subject of serious analysis, and the book is a real insight into the psychology of a womens highperformance team. As such, it provides a practical guide for developing team culture and leadership for netball coaches at all levels. It also includes comments from Farah Palmer on women in sport and leadership, and a brief history of New Zealand netball, including the gains and losses as netball moved into a semi-professional era, and the struggles for sponsorship and for media recognition, despite it being New Zealands most popular team sport.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $40.00
    $40.00
  • Windrush: A Ship Through Time
    Windrush: A Ship Through Time
    ISBN: 9780750989862
    Title: Windrush: A Ship Through Time
    Author: ARNOTT PAUL

    For three decades the Windrush was the maritime Zelig of the 20th century. Designed in 1930 in the Hamburg boatyard of a Jewish shipbuilder to ferry Germans to a new life in South America, it wasn't long before Goebbels requisitioned her. She became a Nazi troop carrier, a support vessel for the pocket battleship Tirpitz, and a prison ship transporting Jews to Auschwitz. Captured by the British in 1945 and renamed the SS Empire Windrush, she then spent years evacuating displaced service people and, in her famous single voyage from the Caribbean, she brought the first wave of black migrants to Britain. This vivid biography combines the memories of people who were there with a gripping account of an extraordinary merchant ship at the end of empires.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $55.00
    $55.00
  • World's Fittest Book
    World's Fittest Book
    ISBN: 9780751572544
    Title: World's Fittest Book
    Author: EDGLEY ROSS

    Ross Edgley has spent the last ten years on a global fitness pilgrimage, unlocking the secrets of some of the greatest minds and bodies in sporting history. Packed with workouts he's tried and tested in pursuit of multiple world records, this is more than a book - it's the greatest training tool ever written! Based on timeless, science-backed principles of food and fitness, it's unapologetically bold and completely ground-breaking, and it will set you on the path to permanent and lasting improvements to whatever fitness means to you. Book jacket.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $45.00
    $45.00
  • WWE Encyclopedia of Sports Entertainment New Edition
    WWE Encyclopedia of Sports Entertainment New Edition
    ISBN: 9780241422717
    Title: WWE Encyclopedia of Sports Entertainment New Edition
    Author: DK

    Delve into the world of WWE with the most expansive all-encompassing guide ever produced on sports entertainment!

    Get all the history, facts, and stats on the Superstars you love in the updated WWE Encyclopedia of Sports Entertainment. This bumper new edition packs more than 1,100 Superstars into more than 400 exciting pages, making it the perfect reference guide for the WWE universe. This expansive guide features the most controversial, charismatic, and revered Superstars from all eras and sports entertainment brands, including the most popular Superstars such as Bret "Hit Man" Hart, John Cena, Becky Lynch, Ronda Rousey, and The Rock.

    This encyclopedia covers it all, from the unbelievable championship wins and thrilling bouts on SmackDown, RAW and NXT, to the Royal Rumble and the grand spectacle of WrestleMania. With stunning visuals and in-depth commentary, the WWE Encyclopedia, 4th Edition brings together the entire WWE roster in one tremendous volume! Relive the history and excitement with this massive book dedicated to the thrilling world of WWE.

    TM & © 2020 WWE. All Rights Reserved.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $90.00
    $90.00
  • WWE Kicking down Doors Female Superstars Are Ruling the Ring & Changing the Game!
    WWE Kicking down Doors Female Superstars Are Ruling the Ring & Changing the Game!
    ISBN: 9780241409275
    Title: WWE Kicking down Doors Female Superstars Are Ruling the Ring & Changing the Game!
    Author: TRACOSAS L J

    Meet the incredible women who rule the ring!

    The Fabulous Moolah was ahead of her time, Chyna showed us serious attitude, and now Becky Lynch is leading the revolution in sports entertainment.

    Find out how the amazing women of WWE have kicked down doors and changed the game.

    © 2020 WWE, Inc. All rights reserved.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $37.00
    $37.00
  • Yoga for Men: Build Strength, Improve Performance, Increase Flexibility
    Yoga for Men: Build Strength, Improve Performance, Increase Flexibility
    ISBN: 9780241336977
    Title: Yoga for Men: Build Strength, Improve Performance, Increase Flexibility
    Author: POHLMAN DEAN

    Maximise your athletic performance, reduce your post-workout aches, and help prevent injuries with yoga.

    Professional athletes are making yoga a regular part of their fitness routines; and GQ, HuffPost, and Men's Health have all advocated yoga for men. Flexibility is one of the most important, yet overlooked, elements of fitness, and sports success- for example tight hamstrings mean your stride isn't as long when running, or that you can't swing your leg as high when kicking a ball.

    Yoga increases flexibility, building a bigger range of motion and allowing you to work more muscle fibres with every movement. With straightforward language and easy-to-follow steps, Man Yogawill teach you how to execute the 50 key yoga postures you need for greater endurance, flexibility, balance, and strength - no chanting required. It also includes 20 yoga workouts tailored to help you meet specific performance goals, such as core strength or greater power. You'll find that incorporating yoga into your training will help you get stronger, play harder, and feel better.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $37.00
    $37.00
  • Yoga for the Inflexible Male A How-To Guide
    Yoga for the Inflexible Male A How-To Guide
    ISBN: 9781984856944
    Title: Yoga for the Inflexible Male A How-To Guide
    Author: YOGA MATT

    The benefits of yoga--greater strength, flexibility, and presence of mind--are for anyone, no matter their skill level. But most classes don't feel that way if you're a first-timer--or an inflexible male. Enter Yoga for the Inflexible Male, a welcoming and humorous guide for people of all stripes that gives three vetted hour-long yoga routines, each with roughly a dozen yoga poses. The poses are illustrated and described in depth, and each one contains variations so that they are accessible to anyone, no matter their flexibility. The back of the book also has sequences geared for practitioners of specific sports, like running, biking, climbing, and so on. As more and more men are encouraged to increase their flexibility, the health advantages of yoga are no longer beyond their reach.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
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