Hashim Amla began his career in Tongaat, Durban, where he and his brother played cricket in the street in front of their neighbourhood mosque. Hashim was noticed by scouts and won a place at the prestigious DHS school, where he made a name for himself as a schoolboy cricketing prodigy. Through many highs and lows, he developed into an international sporting star – one who stayed true to his background while changing the nature of South African cricket for the better.
Learn Krav Maga Through The Most Easy to Follow, Illustrated Guide Available - The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Krav Maga!
***Krav Maga Broken Down Into Easy To Follow Steps With Detailed and Illustrated Descriptions!***
You've heard about Krav Maga and want to learn the system but don't know where to start? Look no further. No other book is going to teach you Krav Maga from the ground up - teaching you the history and philosophy of this self-defense system before introducing principles, techniques and strategy. Through this methodology, you'll understand Krav Maga both mentally and physically, thus allowing you to master this effective self-defense system.
If you want to master Krav Maga, you're in the right place. Krav Maga is not something you learn overnight and it not something you can learn by simply reading a book. As with any martial arts systems, you need to train your body as well as your mind to master each movement and technique. Designed for those completely new to Krav Maga, "Krav Maga for Beginners" will introduce you to Krav Maga like never before by walking you through the mind of the developers of this self-defense system originally created for the Israeli military.
Detailed and Illustrated Content of Krav Maga Techniques and Moves Makes This Book Like Having a Krav Maga Guru With You While You Learn!
Krav Maga is one of the fastest growing martial arts styles for several reasons such as the relatively easy learning curve and the fact that the Techniques and Movements are Practical in Real World Scenarios. While many other martial arts styles are great in practice, not many challenge the immense practical implication of Krav Maga.
Krav Maga is great in ACTION. Rather than focusing on style, Krav Maga emphasizes the quick and efficient neutralization of enemy threats in addition to effective techniques to deploy against armed assailants.
"Krav Maga QuickStart Guide" has been specifically designed with ease of learning in mind to ensure you don't get stuck, lost or lose hope in the learning process. Never again will you need to waste your time searching the internet, watching videos and paying crazy amounts of money for online courses!
Who Is This For? People With Zero To Little Krav Maga or Martial Arts Experience! Krav Maga Experts Looking To Brush Up On The Basics! People Looking To Learn Krav Maga For Health and Fitness! People Looking To Learn Krav Maga For Protection and Self Defense!
What You'll Learn...- The History of Krav Maga Development! The Principles that Krav Maga is Built Upon! Proper Warm Up Drills and Exercises! The Most Important Kicks and Knee Attacks! Cruical Punch and Strike Defense Techniques! The Top Mistakes to AVOID That Those New To Krav Maga Make!
A complete history of rugby’s most famous yet enigmatic team, the New Zealand All Blacks, told by the men who have worn the iconic black jersey. Go behind the scenes with the world’s most successful sports team. From the legendary 1905 “Originals” all the way through to Richie McCaw’s record-breaking back-to-back World Cup champions of 2015, this is a history of the All Blacks like you have never experienced it before. Thanks to exhaustive archival research and exclusive new material garnered from a vast array of interviews with players and coaches from across the decades, Behind the Silver Fern unveils the compelling truth of what it means to play for the team that has dominated Test match rugby for over a century—all the trials and tribulations behind the scenes, the glory, the drama and the honor on the field, and the passionate friendships and bonds of a brotherhood off it. Absorbing and illuminating, this is the ultimate history of New Zealand rugby—told, definitively, by the men who have been there and done it.“A treat for anybody who enjoys a little inside track into the great and controversial moments. There is little as revealing in sport as thoughts delivered straight from the horse’s mouth.” —The Rugby Paper
Revised and updated with commentary from Bernice Carnegie, Herb’s daughter, and life lessons passed from father to daughter
Herbert Carnegie was the complete hockey package in the 1940s and 1950s. Though his contributions to society both in sport and education have been referenced and profiled in books, documentaries, and thousands of articles, this is Carnegie’s own account of striving to break the glass ceiling, starting with his career as a professional hockey player on all-white teams. In 1978, noted hockey journalist Stan Fischler wrote a powerful headline about Carnegie: “Born Too Soon.” A Fly in a Pail of Milk reveals the feelings of a trailblazer — a man who proved to be unstoppable on the ice and in his resolve to make our world a better place.
In this new edition, Herb’s daughter Bernice Carnegie shares stories about what it was like to work closely with Herb on youth and educational projects for more than 30 years. She also reflects on parts of her father’s writings, sharing personal thoughts, family stories, and conversations about how his journey profoundly influenced her life.
To be a golfer is to tinker-with everything from equipment to grip to swing. But one thing most players don't give enough attention to is the mental game. Psychologists aren't a new phenomenon in golf, but Dr. Michael Lardon is a different breed of performance coach. Instead of sending his players into a losing battle against emotion, indecision, and fear on the golf course, he shows them how to organize their thoughts and use them for maximum performance. His step-by-step Pre-Shot Pyramid provides any player with the ideal blueprint for shot setup, and his revolutionary Mental Scorecard will give you the tools to accurately measure what you really do on the golf course.You will learn the same techniques that Dr. Lardon shares with Phil Mickelson and dozens of other tour players, including the tools that helped Mickelson right himself after the 2012 U.S. Open to win the British Open a month later with a historic final round. Mastering Golf's Mental Game will change the way you think about golf, and is a must-listen for any player serious about shooting better scores and getting more enjoyment out of the game.
This memoir “reveals the depth of [the author’s] love for golf, fatherhood, and his ancestral home—the Sandhills of North Carolina” (Curt Sampson). Named Golf Book of the Year by the International Network of Golf, A Son of the Game is the story of how acclaimed golf writer James Dodson, feeling directionless at midlife, leaves his home in Maine to revisit Pinehurst, North Carolina—where his father taught him the game that would shape his life. Once he arrives, the curative power of the Sandhills region not only helps him find a new career working for the local paper, but also reignites his flagging passion for golf. And, perhaps more significantly, it inspires him to try to pass along to his teenage son the same sense of joy and contentment he has found in the game, and to recall the many colorful and lifelong friends he has met on the links. This wise memoir about finding new meaning through an old sport is filled with anecdotes about the history of the game and of Pinehurst, the home of American golf, where many larger-than-life legends played some of their greatest rounds. Dodson’s bestselling memoir Final Rounds began in Pinehurst, and now he follows his journey of discovery back to where his love of the game began—a love that he hopes to make a family legacy.
Bumble is back! The funny, forthright and not infrequently filthy author of best-seller ‘Start the Car’ and star of Sky Sports returns with a new collection of yarns from his years at the crease and at the microphone. It’s the book that Bumble’s many fans have been longing for.After three long years, Bumble is finally back! The outspoken author of best-seller ‘Start the Car’ returns with a whole new cricket bag full of yarns from his years on the pitch and in the commentary box.Expect more tales of Bumble’s time rubbing shoulders (and chinking glasses) with the great (as well as not so great) and good (as well as bloody awful) of cricket.Released alongside England’s home Ashes series, there will be more than a few stories of Bumble’s encounters with the Aussies over the years, but that’s not to say this will be any less rambling, madcap and downright fun than we’ve come to expect, and hope for, from the great David ‘Bumble’ Lloyd
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