Scouting

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Release Date: 2008-11
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Published by the Boy Scouts of America for all BSA registered adult volunteers and professionals, Scouting magazine offers editorial content that is a mixture of information, instruction, and inspiration, designed to strengthen readers' abilities to better perform their leadership roles in Scouting and also to assist them as parents in strengthening families.

Scouting for Boys

Author: Robert Baden-Powell
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 9780486318127
Release Date: 2014-11-24
Genre: Sports & Recreation

This blueprint for the Boy Scout movement not only provides energetic tips on camping, tracking, and woodcraft, but offers proper Victorian-era advice on manners, self-discipline, and good citizenship. Includes the original illustrations.

The Art of Scouting

Author: Shane Malloy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470963468
Release Date: 2011-02-11
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The Art of Scouting delves into the secretive world of hockey prospecting, a world more akin to Cold War-era spying than a casual day in the stands. Scouts decide whether a player has the talent to make the final step to the NHL-or not-but what they do and how they do it are a mystery to most fans. Shane Malloy is one of the first media personalities to be welcomed into the world of scouting and brings to hockey fans an enlightening and fascinating narrative that explains the culture, history, science and art of hockey scouting. Malloy's unique experience-combined with interviews featuring scouts, coaches and hockey executives- will give readers a true understanding and appreciation for what scouts do and how they do it, what it really takes to make it to the NHL, and how to watch the game like a scout. Praise for The Art of Scouting: "If you love hockey but wonder how teams are built and what goes into scouting, then this book is a gem." — Kelly Hrudey, Hockey Night in Canada Analyst "The work that Shane has done is based on knowledge and diligence. We have great respect for this project as it has tremendous substance to it. An excellent source of information." —Doug Wilson, Executive Vice President and General Manager, San Jose Sharks "If you have ever been at a hockey game and seen the scouts in the corner and wondered what they do, how they do it and why they do it, The Art of Scouting by Shane Malloy will take you inside their world." —Bob McKenzie, TSN Hockey Insider "For anyone fascinated by player evaluation and what goes into it, this is a must-read. Interesting perspectives and a good cast of characters. Thought-provoking and entertaining." —Peter Loubardias, Hockey Broadcaster,Rogers Sportsnet "The Art of Scouting provides readers with a behind-the-scenes view of the sport's lifeblood...scouting and the people that do it...A great read for any hockey fan." —Brad Treliving, Vice President and Assistant General Manager, Phoenix Coyotes

Scouting

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Release Date: 1970
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Includes Annual report of the Boy Scouts of America.

The Official Handbook for Boys

Author: Boy Scouts of America
Publisher: Applewood Books
ISBN: 9781557094414
Release Date: 1997-08-01
Genre: Reference

Combines guidance in the meaning, spirit, and activities of scouting with detailed information on camping, hiking, nature and wildlife, first aid, and good citizenship

Boy Scouts Handbook

Author: Boy Scouts of America
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781616081980
Release Date: 2012-02-15
Genre: Sports & Recreation

A reprint of the first Boy Scouts handbook from 1911 covers woodcraft, camping, signs and signaling, first aid, chivalry, and games.

Football Scouting Methods

Author: Steve Belichick
Publisher: Martino Publishing
ISBN: 1578987067
Release Date: 2008-03
Genre: Sports & Recreation

"Considered the bible of scouting techniques" according to the Los Angeles Times, Football Scouting Methods explains the basic scouting strategies and insights of author Steve Belichick. He was widely viewed as the ablest football scout of his time and coached at the U.S. Naval Academy for 33 years; his son is New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, a three-time Super Bowl winner.When Steve Belichick died in November 2005, the New York Times headline cited him as "Coach Who Wrote the Book on Scouting," and quoted Houston Texans General Manager Charley Casserly calling Football Scouting Methods "the best book on scouting he had ever read." Joe Bellino, Navy's Heisman Trophy winner in 1960, told the Times that Steve Belichick "was a genius. On Monday nights, he would give us his scouting reports, and even though we were playing powerhouses, I always felt we were prepared because he found a way for us to win."In recent years Football Scouting Methods has been one of the top ten most sought out-of-print books; used copies have been quite scarce. This reissue edition makes the original 1962 text available once again in exact facsimile.The book covers how to scout opponents, recognize defenses, analyze offenses, discover "tip-offs" that reveal the opponent's plays, compose a useful report, self-scout, and conduct postgame analysis."Steve Belichick taught many younger men how to scout and how to watch film and how to prepare their teams for the next week's game," David Halberstam noted in the Washington Post, and his best student was his own son Bill Belichick, "one of whose greatest skills as a coach to this day remains his ability to analyze other teams, figuring out both their strengths and their vulnerabilities, and shrewdly deciding how to take away from them that which they most want to do."When CBS asked Bill Belichick to name his favorite book, he replied "Well, I've got to go with my dad's. Football Scouting Methods. I'd have to go with that."

Scouting for Girls

Author: Tammy M. Proctor
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313381140
Release Date: 2009
Genre: History

This volume examines scouting—the largest voluntary movement for girls—in its first century of existence, seeking to understand how the organization has lasted and how it has changed.

The Art of Scouting

Author: Art Stewart
Publisher: Ascend Books Llc
ISBN: 0991275616
Release Date: 2014-07-01
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

The heart and soul of Kansas City's major league baseball franchise is a 5-foot 6 and impeccably dressed man you probably haven't heard of. You don't know the Royals history and successes until you know him. His name is Art Stewart and he helped bring Bo Jackson to the Royals on a hunch. He fell in love with baseball when he snuck into his attic and found his late father's baseball gloves, and his seven decades on the wild ride of major league baseball make him a living, breathing, storytelling personification of America's pastime. From George Brett to Frank White, Bret Saberhagen to Bo Jackson, Carlos Beltran to Eric Hosmer, the Royals' history is Art's history. Art just tells it better than anyone else.

Scouting Jasmine

Author: Jennifer Rardin
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781405520683
Release Date: 2012-07-02
Genre: Fiction

Jaz Parks is on the hunt for a politically-powerful vampire; but little does she know that she herself is being hunted - by her future boss, Vayl. In this exciting short story that takes place prior to Once Bitten, Twice Shy, Vayl sees Jaz in action for the very first time. Word count: ~7200 Show More Show Less

Scouting for Boys

Author: Robert Baden-Powell
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0192802461
Release Date: 2005-02-10
Genre: History

Presents the original handbook on scouting that inspired the Boy Scout Movement, providing tips on health and hygiene, lessons in woodcraft, adventure stories, and survival techniques.

How to Scout Football

Author: George Allen
Publisher: Martino Publishing
ISBN: 1578987296
Release Date: 2009-02
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Originally published: Danville, Ill.: School-Aid Co., [1953]