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Based in Atlanta, GA - Rick Limpert is an award-winning writer, a best-selling author, and a featured sports travel writer.

Named the No. 1 Sports Technology writer in the U.S. on Oct 1, 2014.

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Kindle Pick of the Week: Secrets of Sports Psychology Revealed

The Secrets of Sports Psychology Revealed by Rick Wolff is aimed towards the individual athlete (or coach) who is eager to cut through all the clutter and find out what is the best approach to adopting sports psychology techniques that actually work. It includes stories about working with athletes, such as Manny Ramirez and Jim Thome, as well as lessons learned from groundbreaking Sports Psychologist H.A. Dorfman.

The Secrets of Sports Psychology Revealed by Rick Wolff will answer basic questions that most top athletes have, including:

·         is it okay to have pre-game rituals?

·         Do superstitions work?

·         Is there a guaranteed way to elevate one’s mental game into the zone?

·         How do the best athletes find a way to make mental adjustments during the heat of competition? 

This is a book that makes you think, and one might be able to see what works for others and how you can learn from that.

The author calls on his own experiences to help the readers understand that psychology plays a major role in sports.

Rick Wolff is a nationally-recognized expert in the field of sports psychology. Wolff, a former professional baseball player in the Detroit Tigers’ organization, also served as the roving sports psychology coach for the Cleveland Indians from 1989 to 1994 and has worked with numerous top professional and collegiate athletes. A direct protégé of the famed sports psychology coach Harvey Dorfman, Wolff can be heard every Sunday morning on WFAN Sports Radio in New York City where he discusses key sports parenting and sports psychology issues. An honors graduate of Harvard University as well as Long Island University, Wolff was a member of the Crimson baseball team that played in the College World Series in 1971. He was ultimately drafted and signed by the Tigers after his junior year. Always in demand from the national sports media, Wolff has appeared on all the major television networks to provide his insights on sports. He resides in Armonk, New York.


Rick's December Sports Travel Picks

Rick is the sports travel columnist for and he has you covered for December.

Where are you needing to do for the holidays?

Here is Rick's list and see the entire list by clicking the link below...


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Survey Says: Golf is Popular, but Boring

Golf Beats Competition From Bridge and Bowls to be Crowned World's Most Boring Game

By Richard Jenkins

Golf has beaten off competition from cricket, snooker and BRIDGE to be crowned the world's most BORING game.

The snoozeworthy sport was invented in Scotland in 1497 and has been putting spectators to sleep ever since.

However, it hasn't stopped it becoming one of the world's most popular games, with the US Open offering a prize of over $2 million to the winner.

And there are 118 countries in the International Golf Federation, making it one of the most globally popular sports ever created.

All the same, 39 per cent of Brits voted golf the most boring game, even beating chess, draughts and bowls.

The poll of 2,000 adults also found almost one in 10 have put on videos of golf or snooker at night to help them fall asleep.

Gregory Tatton-Brown, a spokesman for online casino, who commissioned the research, said: “Brits have a funny relationship with sports that many people would consider ‘boring’.

“Some people almost enjoy the fact that their favourite sports are dull as dishwater, as it gives them a sense of pride about loving something most people can’t understand.

“But for the vast majority of us, their confusing rules and slow pace mean they’re impenetrable to all but the most dedicated followers.”

Cricket was second on the list of the dullest sports in the world, with bridge coming in third and chess in fourth place.

And the top five was rounded out by snooker, with a quarter of the population saying it was the most boring sport in the land.

Fully half of the nation would rather clean their house from top to bottom than be forced to watch a dull sport.

And almost three in 10 would rather spend Saturday afternoon trailing around IKEA behind their partner than watch a game of cricket.

One quarter of respondents have had a boring game forced on them by a friend or loved one, who were desperately trying to show off the sport’s virtues – to no avail.

And eight in ten Brits say they don’t even have a clue what the rules are for cricket, with two thirds saying the same about snooker.

One in three Brits was forced to play netball at school, and a fifth had to play rugby or football – with a less-than-thrilled 16 per cent made to chase a cricket ball around during their school days.

And a measly four per cent of Brits now play cricket as adults – preferring to avoid it entirely.

Some of the top ways a sport makes itself boring include simply nothing interesting ever seeming to happen, and games that take entire days to complete.

And a fifth of the nation also gets wound up when a match can take an age to complete, without even having a clear winner and loser at the end.

More than a quarter of Brits laments the fact that their partner watches a sport that’s incredibly dull.

The study also found four in 10 have tried to impose a ban on boring sports on TV in the house, although one quarter of put-upon sports fans will find a way to watch anyway.

Gregory Tatton-Brown added: “Our results found the average Brit watches almost four and a half hours of sport a week on TV.

“If you’re someone who finds the sport they watch teeth-grindingly dull, that can feel like a lifetime.

“Luckily, the games found at could never be described as boring – we exist to promote excitement, after all.”


1. Golf

2. Cricket

3. Bridge

4. Chess

5. Snooker

6. Dressage

7. Fishing

8. Darts

9. Bowls

10. Football

11. Draughts

12. Formula One

13. Show jumping

14. Ultimate Frisbee

15. Horse racing

16. American football

17. Rugby

18. Curling

19. Tennis

20. Boxing

21. Fencing

22. Baseball

23. Netball

24. Ten-pin bowling

25. Water polo

26. Archery

27. Superbike racing

28. Gymnastics

29. Hurling

30. Diving


Kindle Free Pick of the Week: Liquid Courage

It's about getting and "edge"

Dean hates losing more than winning. He is willing to do what it takes to not lose anymore. Including use a new underground human growth hormone called “Fireball” hitting the gyms. It’s better than anabolic steroids, improving his legs and shoulder muscles. Anything to avoid second place at body building competitions or in his father’s love.

Dean’s body is changing. So is his mind.

As the HGH supply runs low, his ex-con buddies are pushing Dean to embrace his criminal side with a casino robbery and murder. That includes serving as pit fighters to a Russian syndicate and drawing the ire of a madman who wants “Fireball” all to himself.

What Dean’s friends haven’t told him yet is that they are eying a massive payoff as a final solution. A tribal casino sitting on the edge of town. Run by a paranoid general manager who employs a mean streak security detail eager to face a challenge.

Dean and his friends are ready to play the odds to feed a nasty “Fireball” habit, armed to the teeth and ready to take down the biggest score of their lives.

A Kindle Unlimited free pick..


Kindle Free Pick of the Week: The 7 Laws of Coaching

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