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Dummies “In a Day” e-books include unique elements specifically created for this series, such as directions to online practice tutorials and quick 5-minute exercises designed to help readers get a better grasp of the topic.
Feel the need for speed with Asymmetric Sailing.
Asymmetric designs have revolutionized the sport of sailing but require a special set of skills. Now you can learn the secrets of getting the most from your boat - whether you sail an entry level dinghy, high performance skiff, sportsboat or catamaran.
Usain Bolt can achieve faster running times with no extra effort on his part or improvement to his fitness, according to a study published today in Significance, the magazine of the Royal Statistical Society and the American Statistical Association. Cambridge Professor of Mathematical Sciences John D. Barrow illustrates how, based on concrete mathematical evidence, Bolt can cut his world record from 9.58 seconds to 9.45.
There’s never been a better time to buy a boat and sail away. Western economies are on the brink of collapse and a decent return on investments is hard to find – so why not cast off on the adventure of a lifetime?
There are plenty of sailing and seamanship skills than don’t feature on the syllabus of even the most advanced official sailing course – and a wealth of such wisdom can be found in the pages of Expert Sailing Skills.
Duke Blue Devils coach, Joanne P. McCallie, shares her universal, no-nonsense philosophies and her personal journey as a coach, mother and wife in her new book, Choice Not Chance: Rules for Building a Fierce Competitor.
Discover the simplest way to start sailing!
Doctors treating a man with severe vertigo two days after a grappling injury while training in mixed martial arts have called for stricter regulations if the sports are allowed to continue.
Author Molly Fletcher (dubbed by CNN "The Female Jerry McGuire") discusses her book "The Business of Being the Best: Inside the World of Go-Getters and Game Changers."
What is a mom to do when she doesn’t know the ins and outs of the sports that her children play and finds herself not able to give pointers and advice that a good practice buddy should?
New hockey titles just in time for the start of the new season.
For those looking to improve their mental skills, authors Ron and Marty Hale-Evans deliver a witty, compelling, and action-oriented cache of personal productivity tips and techniques in Mindhacker: 60 Tips, Tricks, and Games to Take Your Mind to the Next Level
A practical guide to the basics—from chords and strumming patterns to guidance on finger-picking.
To reflect the latest developments in the sport, this fourth edition includes coverage of pro football's realignment, officiating and instant replay, college football's Bowl Championship Series, and new coaches and stars.
The first "Miracle on Ice" business book, explaining how the team building and management principles that led to their success can be applied in any business from US Goalie, Jim Craig.
Can you trust your charts? Do you know what each symbol represents and where to look to find essential information to keep you off the rocks and out of harm?
“Drink in moderation. Think in excess.”
Author Jon Radoff describes the social element to online games.
Tom Cunliffe, star of BBC TV’s The Boats That Built Britain, is also Britain’s leading sailing writer. In his new hardback book, he shares a collection of his most entertaining, outspoken and instructive writing.
The latest edition of Golf For Dummies covers all of the latest information on the game, from improving fundamentals to mastering the game's mental aspects.