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The Transition Playbook For Athletes

Author : Phil Costa
ISBN : 0578500876
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100+ Elite Athletes, including 25 Olympians, share advice on success, routine, and winning in life after sports.
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Sports Life Business

Author : Derrick Furlow
ISBN : 0999274619
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Sports Life Business: The Transition PlayBook is the workbook companion to What's Next, a self-help book aimed primarily at college and professional athletes who have left their sport, or are preparing to leave. Now they seek guidance as to what they need to do next. Author Derrick Furlow, Jr., a former college and professional football player, has been in those shoes. The Transition PlayBook is your all-in-one curriculum, devised by Furlow, that will guide you as you reflect on your past and take inventory of the skills, lessons, principles, and philosophies that have helped you achieve success. In working through this eleven-step curriculum, you will learn how to readily apply those concepts as you make the transition to a new life and career. "Derrick Furlow used his time wisely at Tennessee to transform himself from walk-on into a valuable team player. He also used his time away from the field to develop the skills and mind-set that have made him successful beyond football." -Phillip Fulmer, former head football coach at the University of Tennessee and author of A Perfect Season
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The Parent S Playbook

Author : Christopher E. Stankovich, Ph.D.
ISBN : 0971108803
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Finally, a comprehensive and interactive manual designed to address nearly every critical issue faced by parents with children involved in sports. Respected sport psychologists Christopher Stankovich and Todd Kays give parents and coaches the tools they need to create a fun and enriching sporting environment, develop essential communications skills, and help their children achieve peak-performance in both sports and life.
Category: Family & Relationships

The Embodied Playbook

Author : J. Michael Rifenburg
ISBN : 9781607326892
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The Embodied Playbook discovers a new approach to understanding student literacy in a surprising place: the university athletics department. Through analysis of a yearlong case study of the men’s basketball team at the University of North Georgia, J. Michael Rifenburg shows that a deeper and more refined understanding of how humans learn through physical action can help writing instructors reach a greater range of students. Drawing from research on embodiment theory, the nature and function of background knowledge, jazz improvisation, and other unexpected domains, The Embodied Playbook examines a valuable but unexplored form of literacy: the form used by student-athletes when learning and using scripted plays. All students’ extracurricular prior knowledge is vital for the work they undertake in the classroom, and student-athletes understand the strengths and constraints of written text much as they understand the text of game plays: through embodying text and performing it in a competitive space. The book focuses on three questions: What are plays and what do they do? How do student-athletes learn plays? How can teachers of composition and rhetoric better connect with student-athletes? The Embodied Playbook reveals the literacy of the body as a rich and untapped resource for writing instruction. Given the numbers of students who are involved in athletics, whether intramural, community-related, or extracurricular, Rifenburg’s conclusions hold important implications not only for how we define literacy but also for how writing programs can serve all of their students most effectively.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Surviving The Lights

Author : Tywanna Smith
ISBN : 1944177655
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It's more than a game; It's more than money; It's your life! This book will help aspiring professional athletes and their families avoid the curse that, oftentimes, comes with the professional sports culture. Why do so many NFL and NBA athletes struggle to lead productive, successful lives when they retire? Why do they invest in their talent, but not their life? Don't they know their playing days have an expiration date? The bigger question is: Why don't college athletes prepare to be professionals like they prepare to be professional athletes? Why do they repeat their predecessors' mistakes? Isn't that insanity? By studying this playbook, aspiring and rookie NBA and NFL athletes will be able to create a blueprint to prepare them to navigate the world of professional sports and successfully transition into the final stage of their lives. This playbook takes a proactive approach in addressing the common issues that plague athletes, enabling them to move forward strategically and with purpose. This is your opportunity to change your thinking so that you can change the game! By reading this book, you will give yourself a better shot at Surviving the Lights!
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Accelerate

Author : Aziz Abdur Ra'oof
ISBN : 1733692940
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In today's world, success can mean many things. In the book, "Accelerate," authors, Ziz Abdur Ra'oof, and Lil Barcaski take young students through a series of concepts and exercises to help them explore what kind of future they imagine for themselves. How can I find a mentor? How can I turn a hobby into a career? What is my superpower? "Accelerate" helps students answer these and many other questions. The years spent in high school and college can be difficult and challenging but when students have a game plan and an understanding of who they truly are and what they want to achieve, it can be a great experience. Accelerate is their playbook for thriving and flourishing in school and in life. Young people need to be inspired to reach their goals and dreams. "Accelerate" offers students a way to consider who they are, who they want to become, and where they want to go in life. More than just lip service and rhetoric, "Accelerate" shares a playbook full of authenticity, real-life concepts, and practical exercises that make a difference. This is a must-read!- Jon Gordon, best-selling author of The Energy Bus and Training Camp
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The Routledge International Encyclopedia Of Sport And Exercise Psychology

Author : Dieter Hackfort
ISBN : 9781351739450
Genre : Psychology
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The Routledge International Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology integrates the topics of motor control, physical education, exercise, adventure, performance in sports, and the performing arts, in several important ways and contexts, drawing upon diverse cultural perspectives. More than 90 overarching topics have been systematically developed by internationally renowned experts in theory, research, and practice. Each contribution delves into a thematic area with more nuanced vocabulary. The terminology drawn upon integrates traditional discourse and emerging topic matter into a state-of-the-art two-volume set. Volume 1: Theoretical and Methodological Concepts is comprised of theoretical topic matter, spanning theories and terminology from psychology contextualized to sport and physical activity, sport psychology-focused theories, and expansive discussions related to philosophy of science and methodology. Volume 2: Applied and Practical Measures draws upon practical concepts that bridge theory and research and practice. Broader issues that extend beyond sport and physical activity participants are embedded within the entries, intended to augment physical, mental, and social well-being. This expansive encyclopedia is a must-have resource for all professionals, scholars, and students in the fields of sport psychology and sport science.
Category: Psychology

The No Meat Athlete Cookbook

Author : Matt Frazier
ISBN : 9781615192670
Genre : Cooking
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A Sports Illustrated Best Health and Wellness Book of 2017 Plant-powered recipes to power you—perform better, recover faster, feel great! A fast-growing global movement, No Meat Athlete (NMA) earns new fans every day by showing how everyone from weekend joggers to world-class competitors can become even healthier and fitter by eating whole plant foods. Now The No Meat Athlete Cookbook—written by NMA founder Matt Frazier and longtime health coach, yoga teacher, and food writer Stepfanie Romine—showcases 125 delicious vegan recipes, many inspired by plant-based foods from around the world. Put nourishing, whole foods on the table quickly and affordably, with: Morning meals to power your day (Almond Butter–Banana Pancakes, Harissa Baked Tofu) Homemade sports drinks to fuel your workouts (Cucumber-Lime Electrolyte Drink, Switchel: The Original Sports Drink) Nutrient-packed mains to aid recovery (Naked Samosa Burgers, Almost Instant Ramen) Sweets that work for your body (Two-Minute Turtles, Mango Sticky Rice) Oil-free options for every recipe; gluten-free and soy-free options throughout
Category: Cooking

Athletic Journal

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ISBN : UOM:39015045948323
Genre : Athletics
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Vols. 9-10 include proceedings of the 8th-11th annual meeting of the American Football Coaches Association and of the 3d-6th annual meeting of the National Association of the Basketball Coaches of the United States.
Category: Athletics

Nace Journal

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ISBN : PSU:000059797302
Genre : College placement services
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Category: College placement services

Franchise Times

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924110488222
Genre : Franchises (Retail trade)
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Category: Franchises (Retail trade)

Not For Long

Author : Robert W. Turner (II)
ISBN : 9780199892907
Genre : SPORTS & RECREATION
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The NFL is the most popular professional sports league in the United States. Its athletes receive multimillion-dollar contracts and almost endless media attention. The league's most important game, the Super Bowl, is practically a national holiday. Making it to the NFL, however, is not about the promised land of fame and fortune. Robert W. Turner II draws on his personal experience as a former professional football player as well as interviews with more than 140 current and former NFL players to reveal what it means to be an athlete in the NFL and explain why so many players struggle with life after football. Without guaranteed contracts, the majority of players are forced out of the league after a few seasons. Over three-quarters of retirees experience bankruptcy or financial ruin, two-thirds live with chronic pain, and too many find themselves on the wrong side of the law. Robert W. Turner II argues that the fall from grace of so many players is no accident. The NFL, he contends, powerfully determines their experiences in and out of the league. The labor agreement provides little job security and few health and retirement benefits, and the owners refuse to share power with the players, making change difficult. And the process of becoming an elite football player--from high school to college and through the pros--leaves athletes with few marketable skills and little preparation for their first Sunday off the field. With compassion and objectivity, Not for Long reveals the life and mind of high school, college, and NFL athletes, shedding light on what might best help players transition successfully out of the sport.
Category: SPORTS & RECREATION

Scholastic Coach

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ISBN : UOM:39015073095237
Genre : Athletics
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Category: Athletics

Push Through

Author : Hawley Woods
ISBN : 1735483133
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Within every person, lies the potential to be great. Ask yourself: Do you want to be great? Do you want to have a great career and family? Do you want to be a great member of your community and create positive change? Do you want to be a great leader and inspire those around you? There are many ways to achieve greatness, all of which happen only with the right mindset and action plan. For conquering your life, with all its trials and triumphs, you need a playbook, one that can show you how to be the best version of yourself and become a figure of discipline, passion, cooperation, and determination. Whether it's in an office, home, field, or court, create a legacy that you'll be proud to leave behind. If you are ready for transformation, you are where you need to be right now. Walk with us on a journey of self-discovery and incorporate these principles to overcome what is blocking your growth.Hawley Woods and Carey Yukich both loved sports and earned their opportunities to play and coach volleyball at the club and collegiate level. As division one players, these women understand the mindset to push through, whether in the classroom or on the court. As collegiate coaches, both women made the difficult transition to lead and foster winning, successful programs. The skills, traits, and systems they learned on and off the court have led to their success in business. They have earned the privilege of becoming influencers in the insurance and financial services industry. Hawley and Carey are sharing their 7 proven principles with you to help you map out and design your ultimate playbook for success. Leaders are not born; they are created when these principles are put into action.
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Dive Playbook

Author : Justin Brown
ISBN : 1951838025
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Just like millions of other 5-year-old kids. Justin Brown had a dream of making it to the NFL and becoming a professional athlete. Just like millions of other kids, he chased after this goal and after overcoming challenges and all the odds he ended up accomplishing this goal. He earned the title and finally Identified himself as an NFL football player. One conversation with a future hall of fame wide receiver and teammate of the Pittsburgh Steelers after a tiring workout changed his whole perspective on who he thought of who he was. After being asked "Who are you "he gave a typical response saying he was a football player. He soon found out the difference between what your do, what your profession is and who you really are. Only problem was that life did not give him enough time to come up with the answer for that easy but challenging questions. After suffering 3 season ending injuries in a row Justin found himself out of the NFL and back in his hometown Wilmington, Delaware. Depression, Anxiety, Fear, all settling with the Question still lingering over his head of who he really is. Now without the tittle that he identified himself as to no longer lean on Justin lost with nothing to look forward as he was transition into life without football. While Justin was trying to find himself, he came across a local restaurant and was challenged by a Local business owner to learn his history. Most importantly he was challenged to define the steps in his process that it took him to make it from the small town of Wilmington, Delaware to major Division one school and eventually to the NFL and use that process to allow him to have even greater success in the 2nd quarter of his life. Come learn Justin's Principles that he believes will help Gifted students and student athletes discover who they really are as well as the steps it will take to get the absolute most out of their potential as they navigate through their high school years.
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The Sport Of Selling

Author : Jeffrey Plucker
ISBN : 0982868952
Genre : Business
File Size : 38.36 MB
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Like a playbook used by athletes, "The Sport of Selling" is a fun, simple read with actionable items and ideas. The tools of the game and the sports action people love often equate with closing a deal or overcoming an objection. 284 pp.
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Win Again

Author : Mark Moyer
ISBN : 0999387103
Genre : Career changes
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Whether you were a professional or an amateur athlete, you always played your heart out. Throughout your time in your chosen sport, you believed you were doing what you were born to do. Athletes, however, have brief careers, and most end their sporting lives in high school or college. For a dedicated few, there's the glory of the Olympics and professional sports, but even these careers end long before an athlete's working life is over. What do you do after you've donned your uniform for the last time? Mark Moyer has the answer. An experienced career coach and executive recruiter, Moyer argues that the skills, the work ethic, and the competitive mind-set you cultivated as an athlete will serve you well in the corporate world. Using Moyer's proven Win Again method, you'll discover how to define your ideal job and work toward it. You'll turn strangers into allies and grow your network as you position yourself for interviews, negotiate offers, and anticipate your prospective employer's needs. Insightful and full of actionable steps, Win Again! helps you transition from the playing field to the boardroom. Yes, there's competition in the corporate world, but you're used to competing. You've already got an edge!
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Fitness Fur Geeks

Author : Bruce W. Perry
ISBN : 9783868994049
Genre : Electronic books
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Fur einen echten Geek ist Fitness eine Wissenschaft wie jede andere auch. Klar, dass er sich dem Thema systematisch, mit viel Neugier und mit dem richtigen Humor nahern will. Er mochte die richtigen Hacks kennen, um seine Ziele schneller zu erreichen, und vor allem die tiefergehenden Grunde, warum dies so ist. Endlich gibt es das passende Buch fur ihn: Fitness fur Geeks. Hier lernt er interessante Apps und Widgets furs Training kennen und erfahrt allerhand Wissenswertes, z.B. uber die Bausteine der Ernahrung und sekundare Pflanzenstoffe. Naturlich findet er auch jede Menge Tipps, wie er sein System mit Hilfe von Bewegung rebooten kann - etwa mit Joggen oder sorgfaltig geplanten Runden im Fitnessstudio. Auch spontan ausfuhrbare Fitnessprogramme fehlen nicht, wie z.B. die "Airport Fitness Hacks," durchfuhrbar bei langen Aufenthalten in Flughafen. Der Autor, naturlich ein echter Geek, wei, wovon er spricht: Er hat fur O'Reilly Media zwei Programmierbucher geschrieben und an Hunderten Straenrennen sowie vielen anderen Sportereignissen teilgenommen.
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