The Winners Manual: For the Game of Life

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Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Sep 30, 2010 - Religion - 304 pages
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The Winners Manual: For the Game of Life shares Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel's “Big Ten” fundamentals for success: Attitude, Discipline, Faith, Handling Adversity & Success, Excellence, Love, Toughness, Responsibility, Team, and Hope. Peppered with personal stories from Coach Tressel’s storied coaching career, this book shares the fundamental lessons that he has been imparting to his players and coaching staffs for the past 20 years. A perfect blend of football stories, spiritual insights, motivational reading, and practical application, The Winners Manual provides an inside look at the core philosophy that has positively impacted the lives of thousands of student athletes and served as the foundation for two of the most successful college football programs of all time. Includes 8 pages of color photos and a foreword from NYT best-selling author John Maxwell. All of the proceeds from the book are being donated directly to the William Oxley Thompson Memorial Library Renovation Campaign.
Other features: Each chapter closes with a practical application section, where readers will be “coached” on how they can apply the lessons imparted throughout the book to their own lives, via the establishment of measurable goals. Provides a rare inside glimpse into the mind of one of the most respected coaches in college football history and into the huddle of one of the most successful football programs of all time. Filled with hundreds of inspirational stories, quotes and anecdotes.
 

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My son is an avid OSU fan and he was pleased to have received this book. Go Bucks! Read full review

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I really love the book. The ebook, not so much. There were many typos and errors in it. It sometimes distracted from the reading. Read full review

Contents

First chapter
3
Epilogue
259
Credits
269
About the authors
271
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Tressel led Ohio State to its first national title in 34 years. He had previously coached Youngstown State to four Division I-AA National Championships. He was named the 2002 National Coach of the Year.

Chris Fabry is a 1982 graduate of West Page Pitt School of Journalism at Marshall University. He has written more than 50 books for adults and children including The Red Rock Mysteries with Jerry B. Jenkins and The Left Behind: The Kids Series with Jerry Jenkins and Dr. Tim LaHaye. Some of his other works include AT the Corner of Mundane and Grace and Spiritually Correct Bedtime Stories. In 2007 Chris and Jerry put out a new series called RPM about the world of NASCAR aimed at 10-14 year olds. Chris is also a Christian Radio Host on Moody Radio for his show "Chris Fabry Live". He also narrates audiobooks and in 2010 co-authored Coming Back Stronger with Drew Brees.

John Maxwell was born and raised in New York City and attended NYU film school as an undergraduate. His first job was working as a production assistant on rock videos, when he got a firsthand look at the reality of the music industry. He currently lives in New York and works as a sound recordist for film and television. "Point Fury" is his first novel.

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