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About the Service

For newcomers to any sport, learning all the rules, skills, techniques, and strategies involved in becoming a star player is an intimidating process that can take years to master. With books from the Steps to Success Sports Series, however, the process becomes much easier and a lot more fun, allowing athletes to advance with a lot of knowledge and skill, whether it be on the court, on the field, in the pool, or at the range.


The Steps to Success Sports Series is the most extensively researched and carefully developed set of books ever published for teaching and learning sport skills. Each of the books in this series offers a complete progression of skills, concepts, and strategies that will help you get into the action as soon as possible.


Nearly all the titles from the Steps to Success Sports Series are now available through our subscription service. With the Steps to Success E-Book Service, you will receive full access to all 22 titles in the service for six months so that you can master every sport you wish. Students can access files through any web browser.


The Steps to Success E-Book Service currently includes access to e-books for the following sports and activities:


  • Archery
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cricket
  • Fencing
  • Field hockey
  • Fitness
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Netball
  • Racquetball
  • Rifle
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Weight








To purchase the service, click on “Steps to Success E-Book Service” under “Featured Products” on the home page. After purchasing the subscription, you will have immediate access to all 22 titles featured in the service for the next 6 months. You can access the titles from your home computer or an iPad.


iPad Users

Purchase of the Steps to Success Sports Series is made at The free app used for reading on the iPad is available at the App Store. Once you have purchased your ebooks at the website, you will be able to access them anywhere by downloading the free app on your iPad.



If you are an instructor hoping to learn more about class adoption of the Steps to Success E-Book Service, please contact your Human Kinetics sales representative (find yours at Your students can purchase the e-book service by visiting The Steps to Success E-Book Service is also available for sale your through your campus bookstore when ordering ISBN 978-1-4504-6394-2. Please contact your sales representative for more details.