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Essential Movements of T'ai Chi

7, 01/10/1989, £15.99
Offers a look at the theory and exercises of T'ai Chi for the beginner and advanced, young and old, or for everyone who wants to learn its technique and principle.

Keegan and Dalglish

Hardback, 10/08/2017, £20.00
A compelling joint biography of Kevin Keegan and Kenny Dalglish, whose careers as player and manager followed similar patterns.

Sky is Not the Limit: One Woman's Inspiring and Humorous account of coming to terms with sudden disability

Paperback, 16/08/2017, £14.99
On the 9th August 2015, Amanda Newton's life was changed forever.

Haunts of the Black Masseur: The Swimmer as Hero

Paperback, 07/02/2013, £9.99
`A devoted and luminously romantic history of swimming' GuardianHaunts of the Black Masseur is a dazzling introduction to the great swimming heroes, from Byron leaping into the surf at Shelley's funeral to Hart Crane diving to his death in the Bay of Mexico.

Ultimate Guide to Mountain Biking

Paperback, 21/05/2001, £9.99
This volume offers practical advice and tips on how to improve mountain biking skills, employing the latest techniques to create a holistic approach centred on a sound mental approach and correct body equilibrium. Photo-collages present the technique in a flowing, easy-to-understand manner.

Feed The Beast: Pints, pies, poles - and a belly full of goals

Hardback, 13/09/2018, £18.99
With 19 spells at various clubs in the Football League, Jon Parkin has cut an instantly recognisable figure in English football for the past 20 years. At 6" 4' and weighing in as one of football's heavyweights, Parkin has played more than 600 games during his time, to York where he is currently top scorer. This is his no-holds barred life story.

Great British Road Rides Guide: The Best of the UK in 55 Bike Routes

Paperback, 22/05/2014, £16.99
"The best of the UK in 55 bike routes"--Cover.

Great British Bike Rides: 40 Classic Routes for Road Cyclists

Paperback, 21/03/2013, £25.00
Great British Bike Rides brings together 40 of the best road rides in England, Scotland and Wales, searching out the country's most celebrated routes, toughest climbs and scenic roads. Rides feature detailed route information, bespoke mapping and a statistical breakdown of every detail cyclists require. Complemented with downloadable GPX files.

Rise of the Ultra Runners: A Journey to the Edge of Human Endurance

Paperback, 16/05/2019, £14.99
But is it an antidote to modern life, or a symptom of a modern illness? Adharanand Finn travelled to the heart of the sport to find out - and to see if could become an ultra runner himself.

My Life and Rugby: The Autobiography

Hardback, 28/10/2019, £20.00
The autobiography of Eddie Jones, the England Rugby head coach and one of the most respected coaches in sport.

Cricket 2.0: Inside the T20 Revolution

Hardback, 10/10/2019, £17.99
A forensic examination of modern day Twenty20 cricket, featuring analyses of some of the biggest names in world cricket

People's History of Tennis

Hardback, 20/05/2020, £14.99
Tennis is much more than Wimbledon! This story reveals the hidden history of the sport.

Footnotes: How Running Makes Us Human

Paperback, 08/06/2017, £10.99
Running is more than just a sport. It is also a magical way to get offline and recover some of the joy that modern life increasingly denies us. In this book, the author sets out to discover why running means so much to so many.

Way of the Runner; Journey into the Obsessive World of Japanese Running

Paperback, 07/04/2016, £9.99
The author moved to Japan to discover more about this unique running culture and what it might teach us about the sport and about Japan. In this book he reveals, what he learned - about competition, about team work, about beating your personal bests, about form and about himself.

RUNNING FREE: A Runner's Journey Back to Nature

Paperback, 05/03/2015, £9.99
Part diary of a year running through the Northamptonshire countryside, part exploration of why we love to run without limits, this book is an account of running in a forgotten, rural way, observing wildlife and celebrating the joys of nature.

Lanterne Rouge: The Last Man in the Tour De France

Paperback, 04/06/2015, £11.99
If you complete a bike race, overcoming mountain ranges and merciless weather conditions while enduring physical and psychological agony, in the slowest time, should you be branded the loser? This title flips the Tour de France on its head and tells the forgotten, often inspirational and occasionally absurd stories of the last-placed rider.

Guy Martin: My Autobiography

Paperback, 21/05/2015, £9.99
Guy Martin, international road-racing legend, maverick star of the Isle of Man TT, truck mechanic and TV presenter, lives on the edge, addicted to speed, thoroughly exhilarated by danger. This autobiography is an intense and dramatic ride.

Accidental Ironman: How Triathlon Ruined My Life

Paperback, 06/02/2014, £8.99
The heart-rending story of one of Britain's top mediocre sportsmen, charting his dizzying rise from fleshy weekend golfer to bony weekend triathlete.

Grand Slams of Tennis

Paperback, 01/12/2014, £7.99
Written with a strong, irreverent and humourous writing voice, this book concentrates on the stories behind the legends, players and great matches of tennis history, exploring the weird, whacky, controversial and legendary moments of one of the world's most popular set of sporting events.

Running with the Pack: Thoughts From the Road on Meaning and Mortality

Paperback, 06/03/2014, £8.99
Mark Rowlands explores the intimate relationship between running and thinking, especially thoughts about the meaning of life, in this brilliant follow-up to The Philosopher and the Wolf

Art of Running: Raising Your Performance with the Alexander Technique

Paperback, 14/04/2016, £9.99
Running properly is an art, and the Alexander Technique helps runners improve their competitive performance, release tension, and lessen the risk of injury. With special exercises for the head, eyes, torso, and legs, this unique guide encourages a greater awareness of how the body functions and moves, and provides proven methods for boosting results, both in training and competition.

Bicycle Book: Definitive Visual History

Hardback, 02/05/2016, £20.00
Celebrating the history of cycling from BMX and mountain biking, to track and road racing, this title is suitable for anyone with a love for cycling. It features the high-performance bikes and cycling technology, along with profiles of famous cyclists, and iconic manufacturers and brands.

Run, Ride, Sink or Swim: Rookies's Year in Women's Triathlon

Paperback, 05/05/2016, £9.99
Uncovers the ins and outs of women's triathlon: how to wear a sports bra under a wetsuit, the competition and camaraderie, whether getting over 'jelly legs' makes you a more resilient human being. This book is suitable for both the tri-curious and the dedicated tri-hard, and for any woman looking for inspiration.

Maverick Mountaineer: The Remarkable Life of George Ingle Finch - Climber, Scientist, Inventor

Paperback, 04/08/2016, £9.99
A fond and fascinating tribute to George Finch (1888-1970), mountaineer, scientist, inventor and polymath, who pioneered the use of the artificial oxygen that enabled Everest to finally be conquered thirty years after his own attempt.

Power Games: Political History of the Olympics

Paperback, 27/04/2016, £11.99
A timely, no-holds barred, critical political history of the modern Olympic Games

Periodic Table of Football

Hardback, 05/05/2016, £12.99
You can never take what you love too seriously. This book celebrates this fact. Instead of hydrogen to helium, it presents Pele to Sepp Blatter - 108 elements from the football pantheon arranged by their properties and behaviour on and off the pitch. It also includes a poster spaning over 150 years to offer an original perspective of the game.

Periodic Table of Cricket

Hardback, 05/05/2016, £9.99
Features batsmen and bowlers past and present - who have left a lasting legacy on cricket. This title includes patient and determined defensive players, from Jack Hobbs to Hanif Mohammad and Alastair Cook transitioning to fast-paced and attacking players including Shane Warne, Fred Trueman and 'white lightning' Allan Donald, among others.

Ride! Ride! Ride!: Herne Hill Velodrome and the story of British Track Cycling

Hardback, 05/05/2016, £16.99
The unmissable history of a south London velodrome and track cycling's British history

Art of Swimming: Raising Your Performance with the Alexander Technique

Paperback, 12/05/2016, £9.99
Take the Alexander Technique into the pool--and improve your performance! Focusing on popular strokes, Steven Shaw shows swimmers how to release tension from their head, neck, and back. He breaks the exercises down into therapeutic movements that swimmers can practice alone or with a partner, and in water or on dry land. His insights set the stage for a more healthful swimming experience.

Hillsborough - The Truth

Paperback, 16/06/2016, £9.99
An account of the disaster in which 96 men, women and children were killed, hundreds injured and thousands traumatised. It details the appalling treatment endured by the bereaved and survivors in the immediate aftermath, the inhumanity of the identification process and the vilification of fans in the national and international media.

Discourses of Olympism: From the Sorbonne 1894 to London 2012

Hardback, 31/07/2012, £79.99
This book evaluates the moral project of Olympism, analzying the changing value positions adopted in relation to the ideology of Olympism across the period from the 1890s to the present day. The book also analyzes discourses of Olympism concerned with youth, governance, sport for development and international relations.

Third Man in Havana: Finding the heart of Cricket in the world's most unlikely places

Paperback, 04/07/2013, £8.99
An uplifting tale of cricket - but not as you know it - making a difference in far-flung parts of the world. Guide to Your Best Body

Paperback, 14/02/2013, £12.99
From the world's leading online fitness site,, comes a revolutionary twelve-week diet and exercise program for every body type.

Great Outdoors: A User's Guide: Everything You Need to Know Before Heading into the Wild (and How to Get Back in One Piece)

Hardback, 01/04/2017, £18.99
This easy introduction to outdoor life will ensure that even a novice won't get lost in the woods while finding an activity he loves to do in the great outdoors. With 400 strategies for engaging in the outdoors, and expert tips and tricks, The Great Outdoors: A User's Guide makes Mother Nature easier to understand than ever before.

Forever Young: The Story of Adrian Doherty, Football's Lost Genius

Paperback, 04/05/2017, £10.99
The great untold story about Manchester United's golden generation

My Turn: The Autobiography

Paperback, 01/06/2017, £9.99
The autobiography of one of the greatest footballer players of all time, Johan Cruyff

Life Beyond the Airing Cupboard

Hardback, 12/11/2008, £15.00
Autobiographical reminiscences of John Barclay, the former Sussex cricketer and England tour manager.

Hard Yards: Highs and Lows of a Life in Cricket

Hardback, 14/05/2016, £18.99
No cricketer of modern times has experienced Mike Yardy's highs and lows. A serial trophy winner with Sussex and England, as player and captain, but he suffered in silence as mental illness dogged his early career, until the walls closed in during the 2011 World Cup. Since then he has rebuilt his career and his life. Hard Yards is his unique story.

Man in the Middle: The Autobiography of the World Cup Final Referee

Hardback, 20/10/2016, £20.00
The autobiography of World Cup final referee Howard Webb, football's most respected official

F2 World of Football: How to Play Like a Pro

Paperback, 20/10/2016, £14.99

Football Skills and Drills

Paperback, 07/05/2012, £18.99
Updated with drills that reflect playing and coaching styles, this second edition includes variations for adding challenging elements to promote player development. It covers topics such as offensive, defensive and special teams play, as well as every player position and area of the game: tackling, passing, catching, blocking and kicking.

Get Her Off the Pitch!

Paperback, 27/05/2010, £8.99
From the bestselling author of 'Eats, Shoots & Leaves', this is the hilarious new book from Lynne Truss about her strange journey through the world of sport and sports journalism.

Lost Lanes: 36 Glorious Bike Rides in Southern England (London and the South-East)

Paperback, 01/04/2013, £14.99
Discover the hidden corners of southern England, London and the south-east, travelling by bicycle along its ancient network of quiet lanes. From gentle spins to weekend camping adventures, wild seashores to enchanted woodlands and midnight escapades, LOST LANES will enthrall armchair explorers and inspire dedicated cyclists and families.

Qualitative Research on Sport and Physical Culture

Hardback, 12/10/2012, £82.99
Addresses issues in methodology, contemporary issues in research methods and innovative trends in qualitative research that are addressed through case study examples from areas of research in sport studies. This title includes: historical methods; ethnography; auto-ethnography; embodied methods; interviewing; and, narratives.

Boys of '66 - the Unseen Story Behind England's World Cup Gl

Hardback, 07/04/2016, £25.00
Wembley, 30 July 1966... Geoff Hurst completes his hat trick... England are the World Cup champions. Everyone knows how the story ends, but how did it begin? How did Alf Ramsey assemble an England team to win the trophy for the first, and so far only time? This book charts the chequered path to eventual victory.

Inner Game of Tennis

Paperback, 18/06/2015, £8.99
40th anniversary edition of the classic sports psychology bestseller.
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