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Macho Time: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of Hector Camacho Audiobook

Macho Time: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of Hector Camacho

Author: Christian Giudice Narrator: Timothy Andrés Pabon Release Date: December 2020

Raised in 1970s Spanish Harlem, Hector Camacho lived a life as fast as his fists flew in the ring. Handsome, flamboyant, and outspoken, Camacho electrified the boxing scene of the 1980s and, shouting his mantra 'Macho Time!', beat some of the greatest fighters of his generation. His fast-lane life caught up with him eventually-and tragically-when he was shot dead outside a nightclub in Puerto Rico at the age of fifty. Macho Time is written by Christian Giudice, author of Hands of Stone, the definitive biography of Roberto Duran, which was made into the motion picture of the same name starring Robert De Niro. Macho Time will be the first biography of Hector Camacho Sr., who lived a life as fast as his fists flew in the ring. Camacho's son, Hector Camacho Jr., also a professional boxer, has worked closely with author Christian Giudice to give him unprecedented access and insight into this complex man, who was tragically murdered in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 2012.

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Lessons From The Dojo: Applying Martial Art Wisdom to Overcome Fear, Anxiety, Anger, and Self-Doubt Audiobook

Lessons From The Dojo: Applying Martial Art Wisdom to Overcome Fear, Anxiety, Anger, and Self-Doubt

Author: Peter Tocco Narrator: Trevor O'hare Release Date: December 2020

What we seek lies within. Lesson From The Dojo provides you the ability to unlock the transformative knowledge historically available only to those who dedicated their lives to martial arts. The teachings represent the accumulated wisdom of hundreds of martial art masters acquired throughout the centuries – centuries during which extreme adversity was the norm. This wisdom is as relevant today as in centuries past, and it is now available to you. Everyone can benefit from this book. Therefore, if you are tired of hearing about new-age solutions to age-old problems, this book is invaluable. It provides the insight needed to eliminate the debilitating noise that clouds our minds and negatively impacts our bodies. It ensures a healthier, more productive perspective, and the peace-of-mind that comes only by acquiring a deeper self-understanding. The lessons within will help you: ·        Control Fear, Anxiety, Anger, and Self-Doubt ·        Eliminate the debilitating effects of Analysis Paralysis ·        Understand the critical differences between Principle and Technique ·        Become the Constant in Every Equation ·        Beneficially redefine your conception of Victory and Defeat Knowing others is wisdom; knowing oneself is enlightenment. Lessons from the Dojo provides you with both. It is a life-changing investment in your future because wherever you go, you bring yourself, so venture outside your comfort zone to reach your potential. Times change, people do not.  TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR FUTURE BY INVESTING IN YOURSELF!

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Anything is Possible: Be Brave, Be Kind and Follow Your Dreams Audiobook

Anything is Possible: Be Brave, Be Kind and Follow Your Dreams

Author: Gareth Southgate Narrator: Gareth Southgate Release Date: December 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. NOW AVAILABLE TO PREORDER: the inspirational book of life lessons for young people and parents, by England manager Gareth Southgate With a foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales YOU have the potential to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE. When working with the England football team, we focus on what we might achieve instead of worrying about what might go wrong. I honestly believe that with the right mindset, a willingness to learn from our mistakes, and the ability to cope with the highs and lows, every one of us can make the most of our lives. In this book I hope I can prepare you for your own exciting journey ahead. BE BRAVE Bravery is not just the kind of heroic act that earns a medal. It's the quality we need to step out of our comfort zones and take on new challenges. BE KIND A force for good that comes from the heart, kindness changes lives. It opens up opportunities and can be our greatest strength. FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS We all have a story to tell in life. It's down to us what it will be about. So, let's begin writing YOUR STORY - and make it one that truly shines. 'Inspirational and honest - just like the man himself.' BEAR GRYLLS 'I loved this - full of wonderful advice I can't wait to share with my children.' HOLLY WILLOUGHBY 'An inspirational book' THE SUN 'It really is a great book ... lots of really nice tips for confidence, staying strong, glass-half-full mentality, what makes a good team' CHRIS MOYLES 'This is a fantastic book, I've told my son Noah, aged 11, you have to read this book ... I can't tell you how much I loved this book because [it talks] about confidence, and I struggled with confidence' CHRIS EVANS 'Southgate's analytical mind is stamped across the pages of the book; his meticulousness, his love of clarity and process. He offers tips and life lessons - focus on what you can control, do not compare yourself with others, dare to try even if it means slipping up. The tone is easy, upbeat and the messages are drummed home gently, always linking to one another ... what shines through is the warmth and inclusivity of his leadership style.' THE GUARDIAN © Gareth Southgate 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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Golf: Golf Strategies: The Perfect Swing: Golf Game Preparation Audiobook

Golf: Golf Strategies: The Perfect Swing: Golf Game Preparation

Author: Ace Mccloud Narrator: Joshua Mackey Release Date: November 2020

Are you tired of anger and frustration on the golf course? Do you wish you could play more consistently? Whether you want to (1) learn basic golf techniques, (2) improve your consistency, or (3) master the mental part of the game, this audiobook will teach you everything you need to know. Do missed putts drive you crazy? Stop doing the same thing while expecting different results. Start applying proven strategies to improve your game. I've waded through the plethora of contradictory opinions on golfing tactics and distilled them into straightforward instructions anybody can follow to start seeing steady improvement. Would you like to see your game steadily improve? Start learning ideas that work in harmony to lower your scores. As you discover each principle, apply it to your golfing, and take note of how your playing improves! Get the perfect swing. Because you are a unique person, your perfect swing is going to be unique to you. I've boiled this complex action down to a few key ideas that will help you greatly improve your swing. What I share in this audiobook is designed to help your mind and body work in unison to find the swing that is optimal for you. Balance the technical versus the intuitive. All golfers fall somewhere along the lines between technical players and those who rely mainly on instinct. I have taken a mixed position, which allows me to share with you the best of both extremes, equipping you to play both technically and intuitively to your greatest advantage. Start winning and having fun on the golf course! Boost your game today: Buy it now!

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Baseball: Baseball Strategies: The Top 100 Best Ways To Improve Your Baseball Game Audiobook

Baseball: Baseball Strategies: The Top 100 Best Ways To Improve Your Baseball Game

Author: Ace Mccloud Narrator: Joshua Mackey Release Date: November 2020

Are you tired of striking out, getting weak hits or failing to make that crucial play on the field? Whether you want to (1) hit better, (2) play your position like a pro, or (3) master the game, this book will get you there. Do your teammates grumble when it's your turn to bat? Discover the three things that you can do to shore up your weak areas, boost your strengths, and equip yourself to play at your very best each and every time you hit the field. From physical exercises designed to strengthen your arms and body to mental tips that will keep your mind in the game, the proven strategies in this book will help you to improve your overall playing ability! Use the same techniques that the pro's use to improve your swing. Boost your batting average by improving each of the four stages of your swing. By adopting the specific tactics in this book you can revolutionize your at-bats and start driving in runs and getting on base with much more frequency. Increase your enjoyment of the game. Baseball is so much more enjoyable when you know exactly what to do in key areas of the game. Discover all the specific tactics that you can use for your position on the field, so that you can react instantly when the time arises. Approach the diamond with confidence and enjoy the sounds of the cheering crowd. Get in the zone and start crushing it at the plate and on the field: BUY IT NOW!

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Football: Football Made Easy: Beginner and Expert Strategies For Becoming A Better Football Player Audiobook

Football: Football Made Easy: Beginner and Expert Strategies For Becoming A Better Football Player

Author: Ace Mccloud Narrator: Joshua Mackey Release Date: November 2020

Do you wish there was something more you could do to help your team win? Tired of getting pushed around on the field? Whether (1) you are just starting out, (2) you want to discover some new tactics to give you the edge on your competition, or (3) you want to hone mind and body to boost your skills to the next level, this book will teach you everything you need to know. Remove those nagging doubts and take the field with confidence. This guide will explain to you in full detail some of the best strategies, techniques, and lifestyle choices that can easily help football players excel - both on and off the field - and win more often! This book is so effective that it can make a major difference in your playing. Football is a high-impact sport with major repercussions if you are not fully prepared, both mentally and physically. Learn key tactics to develop your mental toughness, especially in the heat of a game. Bring the best nutrition and physical training into play to equip your body to endure the rigors of competing at your very best. Create a winning strategy! If you want to win you must create a winning strategy off the field that will give you the competitive advantage, come game time. This book will show you exactly what you need to do - in terms of health, diet, physical training, mental toughening, and goal setting - to get you where you need to be. Become the key player who helps lead your team to victory! Start using winning strategies today: BUY IT NOW!

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Basketball: Basketball Made Easy: Beginner and Expert Strategies For Becoming A Better Basketball Pl Audiobook

Basketball: Basketball Made Easy: Beginner and Expert Strategies For Becoming A Better Basketball Pl

Author: Ace Mccloud Narrator: Joshua Mackey Release Date: November 2020

Are you embarrassed by your basketball skills? Tired of missing those crucial shots? Wish you could steal the ball more often? Whether you want to (1) shoot more accurately, (2) play better defense, or (3) discover how to be a more powerful player, this audio book will get you there. Are you afraid you’re too short to ever succeed at basketball? You can play a great game, even if you’re not a giant. Superior speed and agility can overcome a lack of height. I’ve included plenty of drills and strategies you can use to make the most of your ability to maneuver around your opponents quickly and easily! Ooze confidence on the court. If you adopt even a few of the strategies in this audio book, you can find yourself dribbling more smoothly, passing, the ball more accurately, and shooting baskets with far greater confidence and effectiveness. Know the game inside and out. From the basics to expert strategies, this audio book will fill in the gaps in your knowledge with detailed descriptions of each playing position and a variety of playing strategies. Sharpen your knowledge of the game with targeted drills and proven strength training exercises. Effectively boost your most important skills through targeted practice. Learn how to design practice sessions tailored to your specific strengths and weaknesses. Know exactly what to do in order to make the most of your practice time. See how easily you can smoke ‘em! Start enjoying the sounds of the cheering crowd. Get in the zone and start dominating on the court: Buy It Now!

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Cycling: Bicycling Made Easy: Beginner and Expert Strategies For Performing Better On Your Bike Audiobook

Cycling: Bicycling Made Easy: Beginner and Expert Strategies For Performing Better On Your Bike

Author: Ace Mccloud Narrator: Joshua Mackey Release Date: November 2020

Are you tired of being out of shape and stuck inside all the time? Whether you want to (1) race as a professional, (2) get fit, or (3) just get away and enjoy the outdoors more, then this audio book will teach you everything you need to know. Are you ready to get more energy and start enjoying your exercise again? Cycling is easy to learn, a lot of fun, and if you really love it you can even try to go professional! However, there is much more to cycling than just learning to balance on two wheels. There is both an art and a science to cycling that can give you a massive advantage, whether you view cycling as a sport, a hobby, or as a form of transportation! If you love cycling and want to take your skills to the next level, then this is the book for you! Experience all the health benefits of cycling in the fresh air. Discover how cycling can improve your muscle tone, increase your core body strength, boost your circulation and enhance your respiration. Enjoy being outdoors while cycling with friends and family. Because all ages can ride together, this is one of the best activities you can share with your family and friends. Bond together as you ride. Create some great memories! Take your cycling to the next level. If your friends are highly competitive, what better way to compete than on two wheels? Use your competitive nature to spur each other on to ride faster and farther. Develop unity and teamwork while enjoying cycling’s massive health benefits. Get fit while enjoying one of the most pleasurable activities on the planet! Your ride awaits: Buy It Now!

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Talking to GOATs: The Moments You Remember and the Stories You Never Heard Audiobook

Talking to GOATs: The Moments You Remember and the Stories You Never Heard

Author: Jim Gray Narrator: Bob Costas, Carol Burnett, Jim Gray, Snoop Dogg, Tom Brady, Vin Scully Release Date: November 2020

A star-studded, dynamic production performed by Jim Gray with a foreword written and read by Tom Brady. Talking to GOATs audio also features appearances by Bob Costas, Vin Scully, Carol Burnett, and Snoop Dogg.   “As a sportscaster and sports historian, Jim’s career genuinely stands the test of time. . . . This book is sports history about some of the greats by one of the greats, who was taking it all in on the sidelines, in the stands or the dugout, by the eighteenth green, courtside, or in the broadcast booth.”  —Tom Brady, six-time NFL Super Bowl champion GOAT A riveting, insightful memoir of never-before-told stories from Jim Gray, twelve-time Emmy Award-winner, Hall of Fame sports broadcaster, and renowned interviewer— that explores the author's career and the inside stories and memorable moments of the famous legends he has covered including, Muhammad Ali, Tom Brady, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Michael Jordan and Mike Tyson. In Talking to GOATs, award-winning broadcaster Jim Gray looks back at his four decades of sports reporting from the unparalleled perspective of one of the world’s most respected and skilled interviewers.  A journalist who many iconic athletes have trusted to tell their stories (of both triumph and disgrace), Jim has had unprecedented access to the people, places and extraordinary events in the world of sports. Asking tough but fair questions, he has broken numerous stories, and landed squarely in the middle of others, from the Ben Johnson and Barry Bonds steroid scandals, to Michael Jordan’s surprise retirement, to the off-the-court Kobe/Shaq feud which led to their on-the-court break up, to being part of the live broadcast for twenty-two Super Bowls.  He’s climbed into the ring to interview Mike Tyson after he bit off a chunk of Evander Holyfield’s ear, and stood next to Ron Artest when the  “Malice at the Palace” melee erupted, and was on site at the bombing of the Atlanta Olympics. Anyone who has watched Jim effortlessly engage his subjects at the precise moment of triumph or tragedy has little idea what it takes to secure the interview, or what actually happens when the camera cuts away.  These are real, mesmerizing, and previously untold stories.  Talking to GOATs features numerous world-class athletes, including Muhammad Ali, Tom Brady, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Michael Jordan, Floyd Mayweather, Michael Phelps, Mike Tyson and Tiger Woods, and world leaders George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Mikhail Gorbachev, and many more.  Jim gives the listener a coveted all-access pass as he reviews the best interviews, the best athletes, and the best games in modern sports history. It’s like a personal introduction to the characters and careers of these heroes and villains we’ve known since childhood. He examines how money, celebrity, the media, and power interact, and how sports, more than any other institution, has led to momentous transformations in American society.  

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The Young Bucks: Killing the Business from Backyards to the Big Leagues Audiobook

The Young Bucks: Killing the Business from Backyards to the Big Leagues

Author: Matt Jackson, Nick Jackson Narrator: Roger Wayne Release Date: November 2020

'The Young Bucks are two guys who not only beat the odds to become one of the greatest, most popular tag teams ever, but also two industry changing visionaries. Matt and Nick are two of the smartest, hard-working, passionate individuals I’ve met during my 28 year career. With the creation of AEW, The Bucks will definitely leave the pro wrestling industry in a much better place then they discovered it in.' —Matt Hardy, multiple-time world tag team champion The electric and daring independent wrestling tag team tells their inspiring story, revealing how two undersized, ambitious amateur athletes from Southern California became the idols of millions of popular sports fans and coveted among the ranks of AEW’s elite wrestling lineup.  Famous for their highflying moves, Superkicks and viral videos, Matt and Nick Jackson are two of the hottest and most talented competitors in professional wrestling today. Known as the Young Bucks, this pair of ambitious brothers are an inspiration to both fans and aspiring wrestlers worldwide due to their message of resilience and determination. That they are also faithful family men devoted to their loved ones gives them additional appeal.  A warm, heartfelt story of hope, perseverance, and undying ambition told with the brothers’ wit and charm, Young Bucks begins in Southern California, where two young boys grew up dreaming of success and fame. Matt and Nick look back on the sacrifices they made to achieve their ambitions, from taking odd  jobs to pay for their own wrestling ring to hosting backyard events with friends. They share their joy at being recruited into the amateur California circuit and the work it took to finally make it professionally, and speak frankly about what it means to have the support of millions of fans cheering their talents in arenas nationwide. The Young Bucks talk endearingly about their sport, their faith, and their families, sharing personal reflections and behind-the-scenes anecdotes while paying tribute to the wrestling acts and inspirations that came before them. They also elaborate on this historical time in the evolution of wrestling, as the sport and its culture dramatically change day by day. Alternating between each brother’s perspective from chapter to chapter, this entertaining memoir is a complete portrait of what it means to grow into—and give back to—wrestling, the sport and profession they embody and love. 

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Only Here For A Visit: A Life Lived to the Full – from Sporting Glories to Wild Stories Audiobook

Only Here For A Visit: A Life Lived to the Full – from Sporting Glories to Wild Stories

Author: Alan Brazil Narrator: Alan Brazil Release Date: November 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. The hilarious, no holds barred autobiography from sporting legend and broadcaster Alan Brazil. As Alan recounts tales from his extraordinary life, he relives the sporting occasions, radio broadcasts and famously long drinking sessions that have defined his career. He takes readers inside the talkSPORT studio for a behind-the-scenes view of his most memorable interviews, and talks for the first time about the on-pitch rivalries and dressing room debriefs of his footballing career. With his typically outspoken and irreverent delivery, Alan shares everything from his thoughts on how the sports he loves have changed to his top tips for picking winners (and many losers) at Cheltenham. And he revels in wine-soaked jaunts in the South of France and late-night supermarket sweeps with Ray Parlour - if you can keep up. Packed full of never-before-told stories, refreshing appraisals, sporting controversy and a cast of larger-than-life characters, this is a brutally honesty and wickedly funny insight into an extraordinary life. © Alan Brazil 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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The Greatest Games: The ultimate book for football fans inspired by the #1 podcast Audiobook

The Greatest Games: The ultimate book for football fans inspired by the #1 podcast

Author: Jamie Carragher Narrator: Jamie Carragher, Kent Riley Release Date: November 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. What are the greatest football games ever played? Debated in every pub, stadium and dressing room up and down the country, everyone has their own opinion and their own memories of the beautiful game. Sharing his views on the greatest matches he has played in or enjoyed as a fan, Jamie Carragher takes readers into the dressing room, on to the tour bus and out on to the pitch as he relives the defining moments of his playing career and the games that have shaped his relationship with the sport. 'I want to look back at those special games that, as a kid, made me fall in love with the game; tell some of the untold stories about the big games I was lucky enough to play in and reflect on the great matches that, since retiring, I've been privileged to witness as a pundit and a fan.' Told with the same wit, humour, intelligence and passion behind his hit podcast and his punditry, The Greatest Games sees Jamie speak to teammates, rivals, managers and legends of the game - from Steven Gerrard to Paolo Maldini, Wayne Rooney to Rafa Benitez, Xabi Alonso to Gary Neville. With their help, Jamie shines a fresh light on a selection of the beautiful game's greatest matches: title deciders, cup finals, against all odds comebacks, underdog tales, old school classics, tactical masterclasses and end to end thrillers. Packed full of hilariously stories, exclusive anecdotes and revealing insights, these are Jamie Carragher's greatest games. © Jamie Carragher 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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