Books

Books are a source of information and inspiration for student-athletes seeking new ways to improve their performance. Instructional books help athletes learn sport-specific skills and strategies; proper methods for improving strength, speed and power; and other aspects, such as mental training, injury rehabilitation and team building. Both fiction and non-fiction books, whether in print or electronic form, offer inspiring stories about the best athletes, teams and events in the history of sports. Find books that interest you and that will help you improve your athletic performance.

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Life Lessons From a Two-Sport Non-Scholarship College Athlete

Below is a sample chapter from my new book, Walked On: Life Lessons From a Two-Sport Non-Scholarship College Athlete. The book details the story of my...

Best Basketball Books to Read This Winter

For those who need a little something extra to get them through the winter months (not to mention COVID), it might be time to expand your basketball l...

An Athlete's Review of 'The Golden Rules' by Michael Phelps' Coach Bob Bowman

Swim coach Bob Bowman has worked with Olympians, Paralympians and arguably the greatest Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps. The current head coach o...

Why 'All-In' Is a Great Read for Young Athletes

Howard Ferguson's book The Edge used motivational quotes from professional athletes to inspire a generation of future athletes to reach their full p...

Novel 'Knight of the Purple Ribbon' Is an Action-Packed Journey

The book "Knight of the Purple Ribbon: A Novel (Baron de Graffenried's Colonial Adventures)" is a historic read based on the real life adventures of the...