Offers an exploration of athletic success. This book shows why some skills that we imagine are innate are not - like the bullet-fast reactions of a baseball player - and why other characteristics that we assume are entirely voluntary, like the motivation to practice, might in fact have important genetic components.
The founding text of today's billion dollar coaching industry, Coaching for Performance remains the world's bestselling coaching book. This major new edition is designed to stay ahead of the profession with practical visuals and new material developed by the leading international performance consultants.
John Leonard was a gifted Gaelic football goalkeeper who had the misfortune to reach his prime at the same time, and in the same county, as one of the all-time greats: Stephen Cluxton. This is an account of his life in and out of sport.
With 4,000 questions covering a wide range of topics, every aspect of the beautiful game is tested. Each quiz focuses on a different subject, from the World Cups and major international teams, to the great clubs and legendary players.