THE BEGINNERS GUIDE TO FLYBALL

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The Beginner S Guide To Flyball

Author : Lisa Pignetti
ISBN : 0988630435
Genre : Pets
File Size : 72.20 MB
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The Beginner's Guide to Flyball covers everything you need to know about the exciting dog sport of flyball, including: - How to transform your dog from a beginner to a flyball champion, using positive training techniques and the latest methods - How to troubleshoot many of the common flyball training issues and challenges - Where to find a flyball club in your area (or how to start your own club) - How the rules and titles work in both flyball organizations - What to expect at a flyball tournament - What equipment you'll need and how to find or make it Whether you're just starting out and learning from scratch, or are already competing and want to improve, The Beginner's Guide to Flyball walks you through the process in a friendly, conversational and reassuring way. 20% of all royalties will go to the National Canine Cancer Foundation.
Category: Pets

The Cheater S Guide To Baseball

Author : Derek Zumsteg
ISBN : 9780547525105
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 77.35 MB
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Ever see Mike Piazza block the plate? Or Derek Jeter slide hard into second? Illegal. But it happens every game. Baseball’s rules, it seems, were made to be broken. And they are, by the players, the front office, and even sometimes the fans. Like it or not, cheating has been an integral part of America’s favorite pastime since its inception. The Cheater’s Guide to Baseball will show you how cheating is really done. In this lively tour through baseball’s underhanded history, readers will learn how to cork a bat, steal signs, hurl a spitball, throw a World Series, and win at any cost! They’ll also see the dirty little secrets of the game’s greatest manipulators: John McGraw and Ty Cobb; Billy Martin and Gaylord Perry; Graig Nettles and Sammy Sosa; and, yes, even Barry Bonds. They’ll find out how the Cleveland Indians doctored their basepaths to give new meaning to the term home field advantage. They’ll delight in a hilarious examination of the Black Sox scandal, baseball’s original sin. And, in the end, they’ll come to understand that cheating is as much a part of baseball as pine tar and pinch hitters. And it’s here to stay.
Category: Sports & Recreation

A Coach S Manual For Beginners

Author : Craig Shankle
ISBN : 9781453582909
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 69.58 MB
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This book is a compilation of my observations and experience over the years; it represents my personal philosophy of the game and coaching. As such, against the dictates of proper English language usage I have used personal pronouns ad nauseam because it is my experience and my philosophy. Much of what I have espoused in this book goes against sound, winning baseball theory and sound baseball strategy, specifically with regard to the batting order and rotation of players through the positions. These are formative years for players and their baseball experience should be fun and of an instructional nature where they experience different positions and test their newfound skills and abilities. The stated premise of this book is to have fun and learn to be good citizens. There will be plenty of time, later on, to hone skills and settle on one or two positions for specialization and to develop the killer instinct. For now the objective is to acquaint players with the game while having fun and not drive them from it for life by insisting on perfection. Just because you adopt the techniques espoused herein does not mean you will have a losing season or that you are not being competitive or teaching sound baseball. It just means you are considering the individual as a whole and helping him/her to become responsible members of a team whether athletic or social. Some players seem to be born with presence while others may have it instilled by their parents at a young age. Finding these rare and stimulating leaders and challenging their abilities in order to stretch their performance level is the coachs job. Because they learn so quickly, you may teach them more perhaps than you would a player not similarly gifted. This does not mean the accomplishments of the less gifted are inferior to those of the gifted player. Try to challenge each player according to his/her abilities and reward their successful achievements with positive reinforcement. Winning baseball strategy dictates you place your best six hitters at the top of the batting order: Most consistent at getting on base bats first. Best bunter second. Best hitter third. Next best hitters, fourth, fifth and sixth. Poorest hitters seventh, eighth and ninth. The eighth and ninth slots are usually reserved for the catcher and pitcher. Then place your best fielders at all the key positions and play them there constantly. Rotate your worst players into the game where they can do the least damage and leave them there for the shortest time possible under league rules. If thats the way you want to play the game and coach your players, then this book is not for you. Conversely, if your goal is to help small children grow to learn to enjoy baseball at all levels and in the process become good citizens and have fun doing it, then this book may help. Throughout I have made many blanket statements and stated things should or should not be done a certain way. Please do not misunderstand me; just as Baseball is a game of inches, so too is it many shades of gray. Please feel free to adjust and compromise as necessary from time to time for the mutual benefit of both the team and enjoyment of the players. I guess all I have been saying is just try to do whats right. I know I have forgotten to include many important details that may have been helpful to your coaching experience, please forgive me. I tried. I hope that this will give you enough information to overcome your fears and give coaching a try. Thanks for your attention and perseverance. Good luck next season and may you have many successful seasons and dedicated players in the future.
Category: Sports & Recreation

A New Puppy In The Family

Author : Elaine Everest
ISBN : 9781848033900
Genre : Pets
File Size : 44.53 MB
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A new puppy in the family is an exciting time for young and old alike. The arrival of this cute little bundle of fur and joy will capture your heart. But a puppy also brings with it responsibilities and some challenges. This book guides you through every aspect of choosing and owning your puppy and nurturing it into the obedient, loving, loyal, fully grown dog that will be a credit to you or your family: * How and where to find the best breeder. * Providing bedding, a sleeping area and safe toys. * Basic house training and play suggestions from day one. * Micro chipping and pet safety and health. * Supervising children and dogs. * Obedience training. * Showing your dog. * Coping with illness and bereavement. / With additional comments and advice from other dog owners, this book is a must for anyone considering buying - or just about to buy - a new puppy.
Category: Pets

Dog Training Doesn T Have To Be Hard Read These 6 Tips

Author : Ernesto Myers
ISBN : 9781329659636
Genre : Pets
File Size : 73.8 MB
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When you decide to bring a puppy or older dog into your home and your life, there is a lot that you have to consider and training is just one part of that. In this ebook, you'll find helpful tips on: -3 Best Practices For Dog Training -Helpful Tips For Dog Training -6 Surprisingly Effective Ways To Dog Training GRAB A COPY TODAY!
Category: Pets

The Little League Guide To Tee Ball Helping Beginning Players Develop Coordination And Confidence

Author : Ned McIntosh
ISBN : 0071410783
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 73.37 MB
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All you need to know about Tee Ball from the leading name in children's sports Endorsed by Little League Baseball®, The Little League® Guide to Tee Ball covers all the bases for parents as well as coaches. Authors Ned McIntosh and Rich Cropper, who have nearly thirty years of coaching experience between them, show you how to keep the game fun for the kids while you teach them baseball fundamentals. In this informative and easy-to-read book, you will learn how to help your rookies develop the coordination and confidence they will need throughout their Little League careers--and beyond. Topics include: Choosing the right equipment Teaching kids to hit, throw, catch, and run bases Teaching the rules and positions of the game Keeping practice fun and maintaining proper perspective Deciding to register your child in Tee Ball rather than softball And more From breaking in a new glove to developing a natural swing, The Little League® Guide to Tee Ball gives you the advice and know-how to teach the next generation of baseball players.
Category: Sports & Recreation

A Beginner S Guide To Baseball Card Collecting

Author : Casey Childress
ISBN : 0962016705
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 28.1 MB
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Includes directions on how to organize your baseball card collection and store it, how and where to buy, sell, and trade cards and tips on getting autographs.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Exercising Your Puppy

Author : Julia Robertson
ISBN : 9781845843571
Genre : Pets
File Size : 31.83 MB
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Whether you've just bought your first puppy, or are an experienced dog breeder, this book is essential reading. A detailed outline of how puppies develop physiologically, together with appropriate exercises for them at each relevant stage of their puppyhood, helping ensure good balance, mobility and health throughout your dog's life.
Category: Pets