A Basic Guide to Decathlon

A Basic Guide to Decathlon

Book - 2001
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There's nothing more exciting and engaging than the Olympic Games. Athletes from across the globe unite to participate in the most exciting and vigorous competitions of their lives. These athletes didn't get to the Olympics by accident -- it takes years of dedication, sweat, and training to become an Olympic athlete. But you don't have to be training for the Olympics to enjoy sports. Whether you like cycling, playing softball, wrestling, or riding horses, the Olympic Guides will give you numerous tips on equipment, training, and improving your skills. Complete with up-to-date results from the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, these official U.S. Olympic Committee publications take a fascinating look at how to play sports, the history of sports, and everything in between.A Basic Guide to Decathlon is for the athlete who wants to become a decathlete and for the sports fan who wants a deeper appreciation and understanding of this challenging Olympic event. You'll learn the history of decathlon, how to get started, and the fundamentals of training. Written by Frank Zarnowski, Ph.D., the world's foremost authority on the decathlon, this book is packed with practical information.
Publisher: Torrance, CA : Griffin Pub. ; Milwaukee : Distributed by Gareth Stevens Pub., c2001.
ISBN: 9780836827965
Branch Call Number: 796.42 Zar 3583tc 1
796.42 Zar 3583uc 1
796.42 Zar 3583ml 1
Characteristics: 150 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: United States Olympic Committee
Alternative Title: Decathlon


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