Science of Hitting

Author: Ted Williams

Publisher: Simon and Schuster


Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 88

View: 322

Features the legendary hitter's guidance in all the basics and finer points of hitting and includes his analysis of the great hitters of the seventies and the eighties, including Rose, Brett, Carew, and Murray

The Science of Hitting a Home Run

Forces and Motion in Action

Author: Jim Whiting

Publisher: Capstone


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 333

"Describes the science behind hitting a home run, including pitch types, different bats, and force"--Provided by publisher.

The Art and Science of Hitting .500

In Baseball and Fastpitch Softball at the Highest Levels of Competition

Author: Bruce Winship Wright

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub


Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 48

View: 992

This is the first book to successfully combine the philosophies of the world's greatest hitters, sports psychologists, and spiritual masters to maximize a hitter's ability to enter the Zone during competition.The Zone, every athletes greatest asset, is that rare mental state of enhanced space-time perception where the action appears to slow down, the ball appears larger, closer, and easier to hit, your decision making is impeccable, your hand-eye coordination is razor-sharp, and perfect performances are automatic.This is the first and only book on hitting which explains in crystal clear language both why and how a hitter can enter the Zone during competition and achieve seemingly impossible goals.

Rod Carew's Art and Science of Hitting

Author: Rod Carew

Publisher: Viking Press


Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 178

View: 861

The author shares his philosophy of hitting, discusses stance, grip, and swing, explains how to analyze each hitting situation, and looks at other top hitters

Marma Adi

The Deadly Art and Science of Hitting the Vital Marmas

Author: Sanjay V. Javalkar



Category: Acupuncture points

Page: 137

View: 975

The Science of Qualitative Research

Author: Martin J. Packer

Publisher: Cambridge University Press


Category: Social Science


View: 223

This updated edition is an examination of qualitative research in the social sciences, exploring its roots to analyze its current state.

It's Only Me

The Ted Williams We Hardly Knew

Author: John Underwood

Publisher: Triumph Books


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

View: 828

Almost everyone knows the public Ted Williams: the great hitter, the war hero, the avid outdoorsman and the man who seemed to be a lightning rod for controversy his whole life. Fewer know the very private Ted, and fewer still knew him as well as his friend and confidante of over 30 years, John Underwood. From vacations off the Florida Keys, to African Safaris to the beaches of Costa Rica, Underwood and Williams vacationed together and got to know each as close personal friends. Underwood draws on both his private recordings with Williamsthe audio CD contains candor from Williams about a wide variety of subjects that no baseball fan has heard beforeand his personal experiences to craft a book about what he learned from his friendship. Reminiscent of bestseller Tuesdays With Morrie, It's Only Me allows the private side of Williams to educate and entertain baseball fans more than they ever imagined before."

The Science of Volleyball Practice Development and Drill Design

From Principles to Application

Author: Edward Spooner

Publisher: iUniverse


Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 212

View: 490

"The Science of Volleyball Practice Development and Drill Design" seeks to provide volleyball coaches at all levels with the tools for developing and improving their ability to teach and train volleyball skills and tactics. This useful guide is divided into two sections: practice development, design, and organization drill design and organization, including drills developed to teach volleyball technical skills and tactics Each section builds on the methods that scientific research in motor learning, sports psychology, and biomechanics indicates are the best ways to train athletic skills. The practice development in section one contains a comprehensive analysis of the factors that can improve learning and training of motor skills, maximizing player and team performance. Section two incorporates the theories and principles for effective and efficient drill design, as well as development to teach the ability to execute competitive volleyball skills. This section also contains one hundred drills, organized into a format aimed at enabling coaches to work toward skill perfection and improve automatic skill execution. Improve your players' abilities to learn and perfect their volleyball skills with "The Science of Volleyball Practice Development and Drill Design."

My Turn at Bat

The Story of My Life

Author: Ted Williams

Publisher: Simon and Schuster


Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 320

View: 461

The author recounts his baseball career, both as a player and as a manager, and reflects on his accomplishments as a sports fisherman.