During his storied career as head coach of the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, Phil Jackson won more championships than any coach in the history of professional sports. This book tells the story of a preacher's kid from North Dakota who grew up to be one of the most innovative leaders of our time.
A curious collection of true stories from the stranger side of rugby, featuring the the Irish international who arranged his marriage so he could play against England, the team of football players who beat their rugby counterparts at their own game, and the day the entire Wales team was sent off.
After years of watching Kenyan athletes win the world's biggest long-distance races, the author sets out to discover what it was that made them so fast - and to see if he could keep up. He moved to Iten, Kenya, the running capital of the world, and started investigating. Was it running barefoot to school, the food, the altitude, or something else?
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.
Tells the story of the summer author spent caddying for Scottish golfer Ross Drummond, ranked over 400 in the world, on the European Tour. This title also presents the inside story of the geniuses, the cheats, the gurus and the hangers-on that make up the golf scene.
Bloody Sunday. A gaelic football match in Dublin's Croke Park became the scene of a massacre of 14 people by the Royal Irish Constabulary, following the IRA assassination of British military agents. Updated edition of this exceptional and prizewinning book.
Drawing on original interviews with athletes, coaches and managers from two dozen countries, Walker questions if great captains are made or born, why teams pick the wrong captain and how the value of the captain can be revived.