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Culture Defeats Strategy - 7 Lessons on Leadership from a Texas High School Football Coach
with Randy Jackson,
Grapevine (TX) High School Head Coach;
2015 Tom Landry Award winner

Culture Defeats Strategy has sold over 5,000 copies to leaders in every field. Coaches, teachers and managers have all sung the praises of this 'culture manifesto.'

Coach Jackson takes you into his program, and shows you how he creates:

  • Core values his team uses as a blueprint for their daily standard
  • The yearly 4-quarter process
  • A 'Band of Brothers' mentality
  • Meaningful relationships to have players 'lay in traffic' for their coaches
  • The attention to detail and discipline is the way mindset

In Culture Defeats Strategy, he uses stories from his experiences that will bring home his message of program building and leadership development.

Coach Jackson has become one of the foremost culture experts in the country. He is one of the few 'boots on the ground' coaches who writes and speaks to share his culture system with other leaders.

A must-read anyone wanting to create a championship culture or become an impactful leader.

212 pages.

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Soccer Science

edited by Tony Strudwick, head of performance at Manchester United Football Club

Through the years a wealth of information has been accumulated in soccer. Experiential and science-based knowledge abounds in the sport. Yet the scientific information has not been sufficiently disseminated to those who would benefit most from it.

Soccer Science fills the void with the best and most up-to-date research in the sport.

With editor Tony Strudwick and a who's-who list of international experts on the sport, Soccer Science offers you an unprecedented wealth of advanced yet accessible information on biomechanics, physiology, psychology, skill acquisition and coaching, tactical approaches and performance and match analysis. It is simply the most significant and comprehensive published work on the sport.

664. 2016.

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Practice Perfect Softball

Developed by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA)
edited by JoAnne Graf

The road to a championship season begins long before the first pitch of the opening game. It begins before a player even steps onto the field.

In Practice Perfect Softball, the game's premier coaches share their approaches, experiences, and philosophies of every aspect of practice. This authoritative guide goes beyond the stretches and drills, straight to the heart of winning-effort and attitude. From structuring sessions to evaluating practice performance, you'll find proven and practical recommendations from the all-star lineup of contributors:

  • Julie Lenhart
  • Rachel Hanson
  • Beverly Smith
  • Rachel Lawson
  • Lisa (Sweeney) Van Ackeren
  • Dot Richardson
  • Ken Eriksen
  • Connie Clark
  • Celeste Knierim
  • Bill Gray and Melissa Chmielewski
  • Lonni Alameda
  • Jo Evans
  • Jen McIntyre
  • Donna Papa

Inside, you'll identify and establish practice ethics; assess team strengths; and develop players' skills in the field, on the mound, and at the plate. Practice Perfect Softball is your guide to developing champions on and off the field.

224 pages. 2016

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Nutrition for Amateur Wrestling: A Simple Approach to Fueling the Machine
by Charles Lambert, Ph.D.
International Network of Wrestling Researchers;
USA Wrestling Bronze Certified Coach

This book will assist in achieving optimal weight and will allow a wrestler to maintain maximum power outputs during matches, one day, and multiple day tournaments. Chapters include:

  • Chapter I: Amateur Wrestling Nutrition and Metabolism Primer
  • The Case against Rapid Weight Loss
  • Energy Balance and Weight Loss
  • Framework for Nutrition for Pre-Season Through Year End Tournaments
  • Optimal Nutrition for Training during the Season
  • Nutrition for a Single Match, a One Day Tournament, and a Multiple Day Tournament
  • What and how should the Wrestler Eat and Drink Post-Weigh In

58 pages. 2016.

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Volleyball Steps to Success
with Becky Schmidt
Hope College Head Coach, 2014 NCAA DIII National Champions

Take to the court with confidence and dominate the competition. Volleyball: Steps to Success provides comprehensive instruction in a unique progressive format that will have you digging, blocking, and racking up the kills in no time.

With 64 on-court drills and technical instruction for all of the game's essential skills, national championship coach Becky Schmidt sets you up to become a well-rounded player capable of playing any position on the court. Master individual skills such as serving, passing, and setting through detailed skill instruction, court diagrams, and full-color photo sequences. Then progress to valuable tactics and strategies that will help you become an on-court leader for your team.

Learn how to determine your opponent's strengths and attack the weaknesses. Read your opponent's offense to be in the right position to dig hits and begin the counterattack.

Be the player you always wanted to be. As part of the popular Steps to Success series, which has sold more than two million copies worldwide, Volleyball: Steps to Success is your guide to on-court success.

216 pages. 2016.

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