The Steve Black Story
Normal Price: $19.99
Your Price: $17.99 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $0.90 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Blackie by Steve Black
Book DescriptionThis engaging autobiography documents Steve Black's journey from life as a bouncer in Newcastle to the global sporting achievements that followed. Black is commonly regarded as one of the most inspirational fitness gurus in the world. He has worked with the finest sportsmen in both rugby and football, while his advice and motivational skills have been sought by many, including Kevin Keegan, Peter Reid and Paul Bracewell. It is in rugby, however, that he has really made his mark. His involvement in the game began when he took up his current post with Newcastle Falcons at the inception of the 'rugby revolution', which catapulted him into a different sphere. He was then signed up by manager Graham Henry as the conditioning coach for the Welsh national side. Following this came his selection for the British Lions tour of Australia in 2001. In 2003, he was named as one of the key factors behind Rugby World Cup hero Jonny Wilkinson's success. However, Black's story could have been very different. At 16, he worked as a bouncer for a variety of rough pubs in Newcastle upon Tyne but differed from the herd in that he followed a strict religious and moral code. When the pub scene becameincreasingly violent, Black bowed out and went to college, where he attained an honours degree in sports science before embarking upon a career in sport. Blackie is an inspirational read for anyone who seeks success, be it in sport or life in general.
Buy Blackie book by Steve Black from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781845960230
(197mm x 128mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Mainstream Publishing
Publisher: Mainstream Publishing
Publish Date: 6-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Blackie book by Steve Black and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Steve Black
Steve Black is a well-known conditioning coach throughout the world of professional sport, having had notable successes with Newcastle Falcons, Newcastle United, Sunderland, Fulham, the Welsh national rugby team and the British Lions. He lives in Newcastle. Arthur McKenzie is a former policeman and international athlete. Over the last 23 years, he has firmly established a wide and varied writing career for stage, radio and television.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.