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Golf Science - Optimum performance from tee to green (Paperback): Mark F. Smith Golf Science - Optimum performance from tee to green (Paperback)
Mark F. Smith
R367 R295 Discovery Miles 2 950 Save R72 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Golf is perhaps the most complicated simple game ever invented. Watching the professionals gives you only a glimpse of the complexity of what is happening, with each shot involving biomechanics, aerodynamics, ballistics, materials science, probability, even meteorology. Golf Science takes a timely new look at the game by investigating the scientific wonders that transfer the ball from tee to hole. Each chapter investigates a different area of the game and is organized around a series of Q&As. What is the optimum length for a driver? How does backspin work? The answers and the data are presented through illuminating info-graphics. The perfect way to analyse your own kit and technique, by studying the techniques of the professionals and the latest innovations in design and coaching. Golf Science is the ultimate accessory for any golfer wishing to understand their craft.

Golf Science - Optimum Performance from Tee to Green (Hardcover): Mark F. Smith Golf Science - Optimum Performance from Tee to Green (Hardcover)
Mark F. Smith
R612 R551 Discovery Miles 5 510 Save R61 (10%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Golf is perhaps the most complicated simple game ever invented. Golfing greats like Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods make the sport look easy, but anyone who has ever picked up a club knows how truly frustrating golf can be. The success of each shot depends on a diverse range of factors, from the club you choose and the speed with which you swing it, to your mood, the weather, and even the type and cut of the grass. Science plays a crucial role in most, if not all, of these factors, and in "Golf Science," sports science expert Mark F. Smith investigates the cutting-edge scientific wonders that take the ball from tee to hole. Each chapter explores a different facet of the game--mind and body, the swing, the equipment, the environment, coaching with technology, the practice process, and the score--and is organized around a series of questions. What happens in the brain during the preshot routine? Does head movement hinder swing performance? Will I hit the ball farther with a longer driver? Why do I lose distance into the wind? What can I learn from watching my ball in flight? How should practice be structured? What are the key stats in golf that I need to know? Each question is examined with the aid of explanatory diagrams and illustrations, and the book can be used to search for particular topics, or read straight through for a comprehensive overview of how golfer and equipment work together. A must-have for anyone who delights in the spirit of the game, "Golf Science" will be enjoyed not only by professionals and coaches but also by spectators of the PGA Tour and anyone who enjoys a round of eighteen holes on the weekend.

Echoes in Time (MP3 format, CD): Andre Norton, Sherwood Smith Echoes in Time (MP3 format, CD)
Andre Norton, Sherwood Smith; Read by Mark F. Smith
R194 R146 Discovery Miles 1 460 Save R48 (25%) Special order
Solomon Gursky Was Here (MP3 format, CD): Mordecai Richler Solomon Gursky Was Here (MP3 format, CD)
Mordecai Richler; Read by Mark F. Smith
R187 R175 Discovery Miles 1 750 Save R12 (6%) Special order
Atlantis Endgame (MP3 format, CD): Andre Norton, Sherwood Smith Atlantis Endgame (MP3 format, CD)
Andre Norton, Sherwood Smith; Read by Mark F. Smith
R194 R146 Discovery Miles 1 460 Save R48 (25%) Special order
The Path to Hope (MP3 format, CD): Stephane Hessel, Edgar Morin The Path to Hope (MP3 format, CD)
Stephane Hessel, Edgar Morin; Read by Mark F. Smith
R194 R146 Discovery Miles 1 460 Save R48 (25%) Special order
Life Inside the Bubble - Why a Top-Ranked Secret Service Agent Walked Away from It All (MP3 format, CD): Dan Bongino Life Inside the Bubble - Why a Top-Ranked Secret Service Agent Walked Away from It All (MP3 format, CD)
Dan Bongino; Read by Mark F. Smith
R194 R146 Discovery Miles 1 460 Save R48 (25%) Special order
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